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Plant Controller in Fort Atkinson, WI at OSI Group

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

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Job Description


Responsible for managing facility level accounting activities to achieve established facility and related organization objectives. Supervises department staff, enters data, creates reports, analyzes data and makes recommendations to management with regards to facility financial matters.


(i.e., Policies, procedures, goals, etc. for which you are responsible.)

 Plan, organize and coordinate all activities of the general accounting function, customer service and payroll to ensure accurate and timely recording, processing, and reporting of all financial activity.

  • Prepare, review and analyze monthly and quarterly financial reports; identifying errors or areas of concern and making recommendations to resolve. Prepare forecasts as requested. Duties include the month end close in a timely manner and inventory and production analysis.
  • Recommend methods, systems and procedure changes to improve operating efficiency.
  • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost or variance analyses and profitability.
  • Develop and implement specific cost accounting measurements and standards by sku and by line. Compile, review and analyze all product costings.
  • Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others.
  • Perform costing audits of inventory items and bill of materials.
  • Participate in management meetings to provide input on costing, expenses, capital investments and other financial matters related to existing or developing products and customers.
  • Participate in a variety of internal and external audits by providing required financial information and explaining processes, procedures, and data. Follow up and implement any changes to enhance internal controls.
  • Prepare, review and submit annual budget for approval. Track approved budget against actual throughout the year, investigating and resolving variances as they arise.
  • Supervise department staff to include; hiring, training, assessing, developing, disciplining and terminating. Ensure that staff has sufficient knowledge and resources available to successfully complete assigned responsibilities.
  • Develop and update departmental procedures (SOP’s)
  • Actively support the total compliance of company policies by verifying they are communicated, understood, followed and verified. This includes safety, quality, GMP’s, work rules, HACCP, SSOP’s,and human resources.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy or related financial field.

  • At least 5 years experience managing the accounting activities at a stand alone manufacturing facility within a larger multi-site organization.

  • Thorough end user knowledge of enterprise resource planning software and the ability to enter, audit, analyze and report on information within such system.

  • Ability to create and maintain complex accounting reports within a spreadsheet application.

OSI Industries is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that believes everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. OSI  does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, gender, race, color, religion, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on merit, qualifications and business needs. OSI participates in the E-Verify program.



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