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Plant Controller

MRI Tallahassee

Title: Plant Controller

We are currently seeking a motivated and experienced Plant Controller to join our client. As a premier provider of packaging solutions, our client makes custom plastic containers for small to medium-sized businesses in a variety of industries. They focus on sustainability and innovation.

The preferred candidate will have experience working in the accounting or finance department of a manufacturing firm. 

Position Overview

Title: Plant Controller

Role: The Plant Controller provides finance expertise and decision support to business leaders in helping with the plant and regional strategy, goals, and objectives. Also performs accounting and analytical duties, to ensure accurate and timely reporting and control for the plant.

Location: Fully on-site at the Salt Lake City, UT plant

Responsibilities and Functions

  • Regular daily and month-end accounting activities including journal entries, system transactions, and account reconciliations. Complete ownership of the financials.
  • Internal reporting of financials and plant financial analysis on a regular and as-needed basis
  • Overseeing costing and quoting function, partnering with operations, sales and Finance Directors
  • Responsible for annual plant budget and monthly forecasts, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Support Internal Control compliance efforts through preparation, monitoring, and reporting activities
  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring tasks are done timely
  • Supervision of the Accounts Receivable
  • Supervision of the Accounts Payable
  • Analysis of standard labor and material costs and analysis of variances
  • Month-end reporting and analysis
  • Quarterly and Year-End Audit requests
  • Support for Plant Operations, including Capital Expenditure analysis, and other operational needs
  • Oversee year-end physical inventory and inventory reconciliation
  • Ad hoc analysis
  • Help identify or provide information on continuous improvement opportunities
  • Perform special projects or other duties as assigned




  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and accuracy are essential
  • Must be a self-starter, working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team player with the ability to work autonomously
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of role, and bring duties and assigned projects to completion with minimal oversight
  • Proficient in MS Office software, excellent Excel skills are required
  • Experience with ERP systems, IQMS experience preferred


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is required, MBA preferred
  • No certification(s) or license(s) are required, but a CPA or CMA is desirable


If you are interested in this position, please apply here or send your resume to matthew@mrrecruiter.com or contact me directly at (850) 846-3503.


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