Plant Accounting Manager

Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $80,000.00 - $130,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 5/17/2017
Job ID: 02477733
Job Description
Leading manufacturer of Medical Devices is seeking a Plant Accounting Manager who will be responsible for the plant finance functions for two locations in California (office based in Santa Barbara). Our client offers relocation assistance and exceptional benefits for this position!!

The Plant Accounting Manager will be responsible for:
  • Managing the month-end closing activities for plant finance
  • Working closely with the Shared Service Team for SAP month-end closing activities
  • Prepares ongoing monthly, quarterly and year-to-date budget analysis for review, analysis and decision-making
  • Participates in audits of the plant, including financial and inventory, by collecting required documentation, performing periodic physical inventory counts and other activiities
  • Prepares annual budgets
  • Reports weekly and monthly on plant inventory, cycle counts, scrap reporting and work order variances and other plant cost variances
  • Analyzes and provides summary-level reporting on large sums of data utilizing a variety of reporting tools
  • Supervises Plant Accounting staff
  • Will lead the SAP implementation for the finance group at the plant
Requirements for Plant Accounting Manager:
  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • MBA, CPA, or CMA a plus
  • Must have 5 or more years of experience in Cost Accounting - Manufacturing Accounting
  • 2 years of supervisory experience required
  • Lean manufacturing experience a plus
  • Experience with TM1 strongly preferred
  • SAP experience a plus, must have experience with SAP, QAD or related software
  • Proficiency in Excel a must
  • Strong communication and leadership skills are needed for this position
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and track business results
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time