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Assistant Plant Controller
United States - MI - Harrison Township

Job Description

Essential Job Functions:

  • Partners with plant leadership and Commercial teams to produce weekly, monthly, and quarterly forecasts as required.
  • Reviews and audits BOMs to ensure accurate costing.
  • Ensures financial control environment is compliant with applicable laws and YFAI financial policies.
  • Coordinates supplier purchase order amendments, prices changes related to procurement agreements, engineering changes, or other cost reduction initiatives. 
  • Performs and maintains all functions related to Product Costing System.
  • Monitors performance to forecast and provides early communication to plant leadership when budget concerns or opportunities arise.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participates in VA/VE/CR implementation timing and cost tracking.
  • Produces all reports necessary for month-end closing; supervisors on-site accounting personnel.
  • Prepares daily measurables for reporting in staff meeting.
  • Assists department managers inanalysis of data.
  • Performs other duties deemed necessary by the Plant controller or GroupAccounting.


Bachelor's Level Degree |Area ofStudy: Accounting, Finance or similar.

*Equivalent work experience may also be considered for certain positions.


5-7 Minimum Years ofExperience with Finance.

Less Than 1 Minimum Years of Experience within the automotive industry.

  • Must be able and willing to travel if needed.
  • 3 years of Manufacturing,Accounting, and supervision experience. 
  • Is capable to create routine reporting and communicate information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Has an inquisitive nature, willing to research and validate using common problem-solving techniques.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate clearly, able to inspire others to improve performance.
  • Strong Microsoft Officeand Excel skills.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with appropriate software problems. 

Has the ability to create visual aids for communication purposes.

Preferred Responsibilities:

  • QAD or similar ERP system.
  • Excel and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • HFM / Hyperion / Smartview experience.
  • Kronos (or similar time-keeping systems).

Work Environment: Office Environment. | May frequent manufacturing plants and must follow all rules while visiting locations.| Personal protective equipment is required. | Often exposed to distracting sounds and noisy conditions.

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