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Human Resources
USA Headquarters Festo Corporation

395 Moreland Road

P.O. Box 18023

Hauppauge, NY 11788


     (631) 435-0800

     (631) 435-0576

Festo US Career Opportunities

Plant Controller

  • Job Tracking ID: 2018.2.7.32
  • Job Location: Livermore, CA
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: February 07, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals

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Job Description:

  • Work with managers to prepare cost center budgets annually & review/forecast monthly
  • Work with Sales to prepare annual sales plan, follow-up with periodic forecasts
  • Work with purchasing to ensure purchased material is maintained properly in SAP
  • Assist in GL maintenance coordinated with Accounting team based in New York; including day to day entries and month end closing activities
  • Manage and control all expenses and capital projects
  • Implement and maintain proper internal controls
  • Maintain controls and reporting on time-confirmation for Engineering & Production teams.
  • Prepare financial analysis to support Finance Manager & Plant Supervisor and make recommendations
  • Prepare production performance reports (on time delivery & output forecasts) for production whiteboards
  • Implement processes and procedures to minimize inventory losses due to physical adjustments, slow moving/obsolete product and ensuring LIFO adherence.
  • Manage and direct the inventory and financial standards of materials within the plant including recording, pricing and documenting physical inventories
  • Reconcile and coordinate regular physical inventory counts
  • Ensure proper invoicing upon shipment
  • Analyze variances and provide recommendations to promote productivity, efficiency and profitability
  • Review and approve product standard cost accuracy including BOMs
  • Educate and train staff on plant financials, spend tracking, and operational levers
  • Other site-specific functions such as supply chain and/or production scheduling may be required
  • Perform various ad-hoc financial analysis or other related projects as assigned

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance required, MBA preferred
  • 5-7 yrs. experience in manufacturing accounting

  • 3+ yrs. experience as Plant controller, preferably

  • 3-5 yrs. SAP experience required

  • Strong Excel & PPT skills required


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