- Savannah, GA
Our client develops and manufactures high performance, engineered products and solutions for the aerospace, industrial gas turbine, commercial transportation and oil and gas markets
This is an outstanding opportunity for a high level finance/accounting leader to become the controller at Savannah Forgings and Extrusions Operations. The AFE Savannah Controller position reports to and is a strategic business partner to the Location Manager at the Savannah facility. The position reports functionally to the Location Manager and is primarily responsible for all functional accounting and control activities for Savannah AFE Operations. The Controller will manage business unit forecasting, planning, reporting, consolidation and analysis functions and develop and manage processes to ensure compliance with ASAT and other internal audit requirements and will provide leadership to Financial Analysts and Assistant Controller.
In this key role, the successful incumbent will:•Serve as a member of the Savannah Operations Lead Team and act as a business partner to the Savannah Operations Lead Team as they develop and implement business strategy.
•Acts as a catalyst for change and helps drive business performance improvemen
t•Manage planning, reporting, consolidation and analysis functions and develop and manage processes to ensure compliance with ASAT and other internal audit requirement, as well as US GAAP and report requirements. Understands, reviews, and communicates key drivers for location success.
•Drives engagement to financials of the operations.
•Creates and monitors internal controls that allow operations to meet the financial plan.
•Ensures strict adherence to code of conduct and corporate policy.
•Manages location performance pay plan.
•Lead initiatives to close gaps from current performance to benchmark level.
•Develop strong internal cost control systems to ensure that plans are met.
•Ensure compliance with all audits requirement.
•Develop systems to insure maximum profit generation from all areas of the business.
•Create an environment where problems are solved to the root cause.
•Create an environment where systems are used to accurately plan and deliver according to expectations.
Continuously drive for process improvements.
Minimum Years of Experience 7 Preferred Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
•Master of Business Administration (MBA) from an accredited institution.
•Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
•3 years experience in a plant based accounting role.
Plant based controller experience vital