Plant Controller in St Clair, Michigan, US at Auria

Date Posted: 12/21/2021

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Job Description

Auria is a leading global supplier of automotive acoustical and textile solutions. Formed in 2017 as a joint venture between Shanghai Shenda Co., Ltd., and International Automotive Components (IAC) Group, Auria is built on a 150-year transportation industry heritage.

Our product line includes highly engineered acoustical solutions for interior noise reduction, textile-based and compression-molded flooring products, and other interior soft trim products, including package trays, trunk trim and wheel arch liners. Auria operates 25 manufacturing and 10 commercial, engineering and testing and tooling facilities in 11 countries and has nearly 5,000 employees worldwide.

Our St Clair, MI Plant is currently searching for a Plant Controller to join the team.

 

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS (PSR):

  • The Plant Controller is responsible for the compliance of the safe work practices of their department and ensuring that their employees follow the safe work procedures to complete their assigned duties.
  • Prepares Daily, Weekly & Monthly financial reports, monthly forecasts, annual operating plan, and overall strategic planning.
  • Responsible for internal controls and SOX compliance at the plant level.
  • Supervises Hourly Payroll.
  • Assure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Policies. Resolve questions of GAAP and internal controls with corporate financial management.
  • Analyze and accurately report current month’s financial results to the plant and corporate management in accordance with corporate format and time requirements.
  • Reconcile all General Ledger accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Submit all financial transactions, transmissions, and reporting on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Identifies cost reduction and profit improvement opportunities and makes appropriate recommendations for implementing plans to address them.
  • Coordinates any audits with the outside auditors and customer audits
  • Ensure accuracy of the physical inventory and reported results. Investigate and explain book to physical adjustments.
  • Analyze tooling project financials on a regular basis, report out to local and corporate management teams
  • Perform audits of bills of materials and Routings to ensure product costs are accurate and accounted for properly.
  • Ensure timely and accurate input of tooling project costs and recoveries.
  • Attend daily plant production meetings.
  • Preparation of capital forecasts with local management and submits them to corporate as required. Oversee maintenance of fixed asset ledger on FAS and balance to the General Ledger.
  • Ensures timely and accurate reporting of government required information
  • Assist in the completion of special projects

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance required
  • MBA and / or CPA preferred but not required
  • Minimum of five years experience in the manufacturing environment (preferably automotive) required

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Must be able to analyze financial statements, interpret and recommend courses of action to assist management in the successful operating of the business.
  • Must be willing to work in a team environment and function with little direct supervision. 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

  • This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.


TRAVEL:

  • Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

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