Job Posting

Controller – Field Finance

Troy, NC



how You Will Make Contributions That Matter

  • Management of the Plant P&L, providing insight and analysis of drivers of performance;
  • Support month-end close activities;
  • Review all month-end, quarter-end close accruals, journal entries, P&L reconciliations;
  • Balance process orders and inventories at least weekly and support plant to resolve material movement issues;
  • Ensure liabilities are processed and assist in balancing good receipts with invoice receipts on a timely basis;
  • Responsible for all Plant audit support and compliance reporting;
  • Diagnose and report weekly and monthly material yield and loss, volume, labor and expenses;
  • Assist the Plant leadership team with development and tracking of KPI’s for assessing functional performance and areas of opportunity for further cost reduction;
  • Develop data-driven, fact-based information to support decisions enabling productivity measures to reduce overall cost;
  • Track capital expenditures on a weekly basis and provide status of project financials on a weekly basis to Plant leadership and corporate engineering;
  • Provide financial justification and post-audits for Capital expenditures;
  • Periodic review of standard operating procedures (SOP’s) to ensure accuracy.
  • Perform periodic compliance testing to ensure internal/external controls are in place, report and deviations and corrective actions to ensure compliance.
  • Ensures compliance with all Saputo Corporate policies and procedures. 
  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and controlling.
  • Has supervisory and leadership responsibility involving effective performance management, employee relations, mentoring, training and developing subordinates, promotions, salary increases, terminations and employee corrective actions.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or another quantitative/technical discipline is required.
  • 5+ years professional experience, preferably in the food/dairy manufacturing industry, milk accounting a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail, superior analytical capability, and excellent verbal and written communications a must.
  • Must be a strong executor who can assist with strategy development at all levels of the organization to drive business performance. 
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead people through change.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all departments, management levels within the company, and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to successfully influence peers and senior leadership.
  • Ability to recruit, hire, develop, coach, and mentor talent for current and future needs.
  • Ability to recognize opportunities to simplify processes and create efficiencies.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, with an emphasis on Finance/Accounting.
  • Must be proficient in all MS Office programs, with advanced MS Excel skillset.
  • Must possess strong prioritization skills; flexibility and ability to multi-task on a daily basis.
  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP systems.
  • Ability to function within a multi-system environment.