Plant Finance Director

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
15 Oct 2020
31 Oct 2020
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time
DescriptionFinance DirectorRobert Half Finance & Accounting is looking for an achievement–oriented Finance Director to join a well–respected manufacturing company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over 6 different plants. As the Finance Director, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff which includes 4 Plant Controllers. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability, and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive; challenge the status quo; and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility.Role & Responsibilities• Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, payroll• Responsible for month–end and year–end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis• Prepare cash–flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management• Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection• Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners• Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies• Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm wide improvements, as needed• Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis• Work closely with COO, executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm–wide operationQualifications• BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field• 15+ years of progressive accounting experience, including 5+ years as a Controller preferred• Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations• Excellent technology, analytical and management experience required• Experience in manufacturing is required along with knowledge of cost accounting, experience in supply chain is a plus• Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program skills. Experience in SAP is highly preferred• Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus• Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills• Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlinesRequirementsManufacturing Cost Accounting, SAP, Plant Controller, manufacturing, supply chainRobert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full–time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities – fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list every year since 1998.Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!Contact your local office at or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.?? 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.**Salary:** DOE**Location:** Richburg, SC**Date Posted:** October 13, 2020**Employment Type:** Full–time**Job Reference:** 03588362**Staffing Area:** Full–Time Accounting u0026 Finance