• Posted on: Jan 23, 2023
  • Location: Kansas City, MO
  • Job ID: 7450f80c
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: Jan 23, 2023
  • Location: Kansas City, MO
  • Job ID: 7450f80c
  • Type: Full Time

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Our client is a large and growing multi plant automotive supplier, that has grown 20% over the last year–at their Kansas City MO facility, they need a Plant Controller.

Plant Controller Job Description


Salary Range for the position – $90,000 – $125,000


Job Description



  • Preparation of quarterly reforecast incorporating historical results and future assumptions.
  • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes.
  • Preparation of work papers supporting the monthly close process and month end balances.
  • Review and posts receipts and payments to appropriate ledgers, spreadsheets, records, and databases.
  • Audits invoices against purchase orders, researches discrepancies, and approves for payment.
  • Provides advance warning of variances to most recent budget / forecast in a no surprises manner.
  • Evaluating accounting and internal control systems.
  • Directs preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification.
  • Provides counsel and advice to peer management in an effort to optimize operational results.
  • Coordinates activities of external auditors.
  • Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Acts as close confidant to Plant Manager of operation.
  • Hiring, training and retaining competent accounting staff.


  • 5-8 years of experience as a Controller
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Account, Finance, or a related field.
  • 5-8 years of experience interpreting financial reports, and legal documents.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience presenting information to various levels of management (ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.)
  • Eight years of experience working with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Eight years of experience applying concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 


  • CPA, CMA preferred
  • A minimum of six (6) years of experience defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.