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Charleston Plant Controller

Company: Ingevity
Location: Sullivans Island
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Family Group:FinanceAre you ready to do something remarkable? Ready to collaborate with an incredible team to solve problems that improve peoples lives? Meet Ingevity. At Ingevity, we develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads to last longer and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.Our people come from all different backgrounds and help reimagine new possibilities daily. We understand there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. We seek out new ideas for tackling complex problems and celebrate achieving the improbable. We value each persons unique talents and synergize them to create meaningful impact and sustainable solutions for our customers and our world.Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. If these qualities describe you, wed love for you to join Ingevity!How you will impact Ingevity:Ingevity is seeking a self-motivated plant controller for its refinery located in Charleston, South Carolina. In this role, you will be depended on for a full scope of accounting, financial analysis, cost accounting responsibilities, annual planning and review of variance accounts. This is a collaborative role working in a high-performance culture and were looking for a strong team player who will take a hands on approach working with all levels of the organization to driving improvements within our existing systems and functions. If youre excited about the opportunity to make a difference in a growing chemical company and passionate about pursuing change and rewarding career growth with us, wed love to talk with you. Responsible for month end closing processes to include SAP process order reconciliation, semi-finished and finished good material inventory reconciliation, review and analysis of variance accounts, and distribution of the month end financial reporting package. This also will include ensure proper accounting for spending in the appropriate periods and implementing processes to streamlining the accounting. Work with plant management to analyze and define a monthly financial forecast, lead the creation of models to forecast trends and study the plants key performance indicators. Ownership of all financial processes for $50-75 million+ budget for the Charleston Plant. Primary liaison for the plant between internal/external auditors and accounting/finance, this will include implementation and continuous monitors of controls and processes to ensure proper accounting in accordance with U.S. GAAP. Ownership for annual SAP standard updating and continuously work with the plant, supply chain and master data coordinators to ensure integrity of existing bill of materials, recipes and purchasing information records. In this position, you will help develop and strengthen Ingevitys financial systems while helping us stretch our business to a new level of world-class quality through further innovation and advancement in strategic financial management. Lead in the development of detailed plant budgets for the annual plan, track variances to the plan & work with plant management to drive cost reductions and improve profitability. Partner with process owners to develop/track financial metrics and validate assumptions for productivity improvement projects to ensure tangible savings are delivered to the P&L. Review of all centralized, outsourced finance functions impacting business unit. Guide continuous process reviews and suggest recommendations for improvements to ensure adequate internal controls and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and audit requirements. Lead and/or assist in ad hoc financial analyses and special projects as required by plant management and Corporate departments.What you need to succeed: Bachelors degree in Business with emphasis in Accounting is required CPA/CMA or in current pursuit of CPA/CMA is preferred 3+ years of Big Four (or similar) experience is preferred 5+ years experience in Financial Reporting/Financial Analysis (Preferably in a manufacturing location) Strong understanding and knowledge of U.S. GAAP is required ERP experience required (SAP preferred), specifically product cost accounting Proficient PC Skills in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel Attention to detail & constant eye toward Improvement Ability to grasp and understand new programs and systems is a must Must work well with employees at all levels of Operations, Supply Chain, and Management 10% travel may be required This role maybe eligible for a hybrid work schedule (remote and onsite) after an initial onboarding period This role is eligible for relocation assistance to Charleston, SC. This role is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. The successful candidate must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship to work in the US.Ingevity is a company made up of extraordinary people of every race, religion and background, all worthy of the same dignity. Our differences are one of our great strengths. Join us in building a culture of increasing diversity and respect a culture where everyone belongs.Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Ingevity, Charleston , Charleston Plant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Sullivans Island, South Carolina

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