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Plant Controller Schuylkill Haven

City:  Schuylkill Haven
Country:  US

Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for innovation?

Are you seeking a role that will continue to challenge you in a company committed to championing your growth?

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Spanning 50 countries, 112 plants, 25 research and development centers, and employing over 30,000 associates, we have a strategic footprint that allows us to service emerging markets and communities across the globe with ease. Prysmian Group is presently on a full integration path with General Cable. This growth is only the beginning. We are presently looking for top talent to join our team during this exciting time.





Exciting growth opportunity at a plant of a major international company. Responsibility for all the financial stewardship at one of the company’s most significant plants in the USA. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all plant accounting, financial planning and analysis ensuring compliance to local/Corporate accounting policies and procedures
  • Responsible for leading and coordinating the plants monthly accounting closing process.
  • Analyze plant spending to validate expenditures are accurate and complete. Compile and analyze financial information to support accounting accruals and other required journal entries to accurately state operating expenses in support of month end close
  • Participate regularly in plant meetings with the Plant Manager to discuss production and costing issues. Review labor, material usage, manufacturing overhead, downtime and other operating/financial KPI’s.
  • Collaborate with plant procurement and operations teams to assure the purchase order procedures are followed.
  • Analyze and accurately report monthly financial results, investigate variances, develop tools and reports to understand operational gaps and provide timely and insightful feedback to plant/ NA Regional leadership team.
  • Provide timely reporting and analysis on plant operations including daily, weekly and monthly updates on plant performance, KPI’s capital projects and cost saving initiatives.
  • Review and validate daily production reporting including labor distribution and material issues.
  • Ensure accuracy of the physical inventory and reported results. Investigate and explain perpetual inventory to physical inventory adjustments. Analyze potential excess and obsolete inventory items monthly.
  • Ensure timely and accurate maintenance of product costing including bill of material, yield/scrap factors, crewing, and process/throughput verification.
  • Development of labor and overhead rates for the periodic updating of standard costs.
  • Product cost modeling for new products and formulation, process and equipment changes. Post change/launch validation of assumptions and financial impact.
  • Prepare ad-hoc accounting analyses as required. Responsible for all plant and general accounting, including inter-company transactions, FIFO Inventory accounting.
  • Preparation and presentation of monthly financial statements to accurately reflect sales, margins and expenses to measure performance versus plans and objectives.
  • Measuring and reporting on efficiencies and guiding the local management to maximize the performance of the plant.
  • Coordination of all financial aspects of the plant and helping to share best practice across the Prysmian group.



SAP knowledge a plus



  • Minimum - Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Experience in manufacturing plant accounting.
  • 3-5 years progressive experience in the accounting profession with a demonstrated ability to effectively manage systems, processes, and people in a complex organizational structure.
  • Previous experience as a plant controller role is a must.
  • Current GAAP requirements knowledge and experience are musts.
  • Systems experience in SAP is a plus. High level of Proficiency on MS Excel and PowerPoint financial reporting and planning tools is highly desirable.
  • Finance partner mindset to be able collaborate and communicate effectively with BU Controller, Plant leadership and cross-functional teams


Working Conditions: Occasional travel may be required.

Prysmian Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.


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