Plant Controller in Visalia, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/11/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    7200 West Doe Avenue
    Visalia, CA
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

This opening is at our Kawneer Manufacturing Plant located in Visalia, CA.  We are the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
The Plant Controller is a business partner for the Visalia Plant Manager as well as a member of the location Lead Team to drive the development and attainment of business strategies. The Controller reports directly to the Plant Manager and functionally to the Kawneer North America Finance Director.   This position is responsible for all financial activities of Visalia, CA
  • Manage and develop accounting staff and support personnel (two employees)
  • Significantly improve the quality of financial understanding and awareness in the region to  facilitate decision making by connecting nonfinancial activities to financial results.
  • Identify and communicate business improvement opportunities while providing transparency to attaining commitments via the DI process.
  • Coordinate all forecasts and plans as well as bridging to actual and expected results.
  • Manage financial integrity systems and compliance activities including FBP SOX and ASAT requirements.
  • Project reviews for capital and expense projects.
  • Manage actual/standard cost systems and link to order pursuit and pricing decisions
  • Provide Arconic Business System (Lean Principles) initiatives.
  • Ensure financial information systems are meeting the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Support headquarters financial personnel with best practice standardization, process improvement, cost, and productivity analyses
  • Major Customers: Plant Manager, Visalia Lead Team, KNA Finance Director, KNA VP, KNA Lead Team, Stockholders


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.
  • 5 years of accounting experience in a corporate environment.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting from an accredited institution.
  • 5 years' accounting experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of integrated control systems.
  • JDE and Oracle experience.
  • 2 years in a Controller role in a manufacturing environment.


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