Primary Location: Hilliard, Ohio
Relocation Offered: No
Employment Status: Full-Time
Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!
Our Finance department is currently seeking a Plant Controller to join the leadership team at our plant in Hilliard, OH. As Plant Controller, you will mainly be accountable for the consolidated summary and reporting of the plant's production and financial performance based on standard costs and budgets. You will also be responsible for providing analysis and consultation on the financial impact of current results as well as projected actions.
What you'll be doing:
Analyze and interpret plant operating results and recommend plan of action to improve financial performance; perform all month-end financial closing responsibilities
Actively participate in plant safety system with Safety Leadership and Safety Coaching teams
Perform inventory control and reconciliation, including review and audit of adherence to cycle count procedures and lead annual physical inventory/fixed asset control.
Prepare detailed monthly forecasts based on production drivers and key performance metrics
Manage plant telephone system and local area network
Lead cost review meetings to update plant organization on trends, opportunities, and needs
Ensure plant conformance to corporate property accounting policies and procedures
Ensure integrity of and accurate valuation of the plant's assets
Prepare and develop annual plant budgets; develop standards and update period expense budgets in SAP
Develop and maintain non-financial measures in manufacturing performance measurement system
Prepare and coordinate studies on process improvement and capital appropriations
Oversee manufacturing control processes to support monthly closing, perpetual inventory, standard cost development and maintenance
Implement plant internal control procedures and provide guidance to plant personnel on preparation of plant practices & procedures
Conduct mini plant audits to insure compliance with corporate auditing requirements
Analyze and communicate both financial and non-financial performance on a continuing basis
Train and assist plant personnel on proper reporting of production activities
Generate and quantify cost savings opportunities and support plant management team with implementation of Lean cost reduction initiatives
Assist with capital process including review of capital project requests,
Identify obsolescence and project expenses; prepare financial justifications and ensure timely creation of assets in SAP
Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
3+ years of accounting/finance experience in a manufacturing environment OR in public accounting, including experience in standard costing, cost accounting, inventory control, monthly closing and reporting/analysis
Prior experience in managing others either in a project/team or direct reporting relationship, with proven ability to successfully manage and resolve conflict
Advanced Microsoft Office skills and proficiency with SAP
Why Armstrong World Industries?
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.
Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
Long term disability coverage
Vacation and sick time
Product discount programs
About the Location (Hilliard, OH)
Our Hilliard Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs 100+ people across multiple shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of acoustical ceiling tile. The Hilliard plant prides itself in placing high priority on safety, quality and exceeding customer expectations.
Located 13 miles west of downtown Columbus, the city of Hilliard is a charming blend of old and new. Leisure strolls through historic Weaver Park, football games at OSU, thriving businesses and chic boutiques and shops are just some of the many ways that Hilliard caters to both ends of the generation spectrum.
Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.
AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.
AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.
Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans