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Financial Controller

Company: MEA
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

There has never been a more exciting time to join our team!Our client is growing and seeking to hire a Plant Controller at their new facility in Newark, DE. The successful candidate will be responsible for determining the actual cost of manufacturing, setting production standards, scrutinizing facility expenses, and analyzing company profitability for the company's Chestertown, MD and Newark, DE manufacturing locations. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and comes with an excellent salary, bonus plan, and outstanding employee benefits programs.*Responsibilities: ** Prepare, analyze, and report weekly, monthly, and quarterly gross margin analysis by product segment* Assist in month-end closing; prepare journal entries* Maintain internal control documents and test internal controls* Prepare detailed account analysis and reconciliation schedules for sales, cost of sales, inventory, and liability accounts* Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research, and perform analytical studies regarding cost and profitability* Support internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others* Ensure timely submission, accuracy/validity of inventory and gross margin schedules to management* Develop cost standards for materials, labor, and overhead* Streamline workflow and processes to optimize cost accounting systems* Analyze production costs and recommend changes for continuous improvement* Assist with annual physical inventory*Requirements: ** Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance* Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment* Ability to apply knowledge of US GAAP and Cost Accounting Standards* Ability to adapt to new and different technologies to enable efficient data gathering and analysis* Ability to research, analyze and reconcile complex accounts and reserves* Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills*About Us: *Our client is a committed leader in providing quality equipment and guidance for water analysis. They have a long history of innovation and today the company manufactures analytical reagents, laboratory apparatus, electronic instrumentation, and complete portable test kits for chemical analysis in hundreds of applications. They have two manufacturing locations: a 15-acre industrial park in Chestertown, MD on Maryland's Eastern Shore and a new, state of the art manufacturing and research center in Newark, DE.Their culture is results oriented and they recognize that their people are their greatest asset. They invest in their facilities, infrastructure, and people to equip their teams with technology, healthy living options, team incentives, flex work schedules and ongoing education and training opportunities, among others. They value collaboration and personal initiative, and they are committed to ensuring employee satisfaction and success.*Equal Employment Opportunity*We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws.Job Type: Full-timePay: $80,000.00 - $120,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridaySupplemental pay types:* Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate:* Newark, DE 19702: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Application Question(s):* Please state desired salary.Experience:* GAAP: 3 years (Required)* manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: Hybrid remote in Newark, DE 19702

Keywords: MEA, Newark , Financial Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Newark, Delaware

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