Assistant Plant Controller

Solihull, West Midlands

Permanent

Reference No: PXH/14178_1531381578

£40000 - £50000 per annum

As part of ongoing plans to enhance the performance of a key Plant, this global Manufacturing organisation is on the hunt for a robust Assistant Plant Controller to support the Senior Management team. Reporting to the Plant Controller, with dotted line to the General Manager – you’ll have good exposure to key decisions in the short term, and in the medium term – there’s a real desire for this person to develop into the Finance No.1 for the Plant.

Daily responsibilities can be vast, and the impact your work will have on the plant’s performance will be immediate. You’ll be expected to:

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Control Plant Direct Margin Costs
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Review and approval of sales price, BOM and standard costs changes. Develop reporting systems to communicate impact of changes.
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Set up and maintain standard costing for existing parts.
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Review new program costs down to EBITDA level. Ensure integrity between programs reported profits and plant level profitability.
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Control and report all plant launch costs.
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Support Plant Controller during monthly forecasting process.
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Full responsibility for specific P&L lines.
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Journal preparation, P&L and Balance Sheet analysis during 3 day close. Balance Sheet reconciliation.
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Complete monthly direct margin report for monthly management information pack including commentary. Support Plant Controller on other reports required for monthly management pack.

The role requires a strong Manufacturing understanding and an influential personality. Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA with Manufacturing experience essential – the desire to engage with and influence stakeholders is also essential.