PLANT CONTROLLER - OCEAN MIST FOODS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Plant Controller leads all finance and accounting functions for Ocean Mist Foods. This key leadership role partners with plant management team to provide strong financial advice and assistance to ensure decision making is made on a sound financial and operational basis. 

KEY ELEMENTS OF YOUR POSITION

  • Reporting to the VP of Operations, the Plant Controller will lead all finance and accounting activities for Ocean Mist Foods. The Plant Controller will prepare quarterly general ledger accounting and financial statements for Ocean Mist Foods.
  • This position will be responsible for analyzing and reviewing variances from plan, forecast and standards.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain the general ledger, review the monthly close and prepare and publish account reconciliations.
  • Manage and ensure accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable/cash disbursements, payroll, fixed asset accounting, inventory integrity, invoicing/billing, accounts receivable, departmental and cost accounting.
  • Prepares balance sheet, P&L statements, management reports and Analysis.
  • Develop and monitor annual profit plans and quarterly forecasts.
  • Collaborate with Corporate Finance, Accounting, and IS teams regarding audits, tax, treasury / cash management, and related matters.
  • Review and present profit by pack style reports at the monthly Value-Added meetings.
  • Maintain strong partnership with Operations, identifying cost saving opportunities, process improvement and automation.
  • Lead, mentor and develop Finance & Accounting team for Ocean Mist Foods.
  • Prepare, publish and monitor forecast.
  • Provide financial and operational analysis support for management; perform cost analysis for new product lines, margin analysis for products, and any other necessary analysis.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in accounting/finance in agriculture or food manufacturing.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a Controller role.
  • Working knowledge of Famous and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including proficiency with MS Excel and familiarity with other accounting software systems.
  • Master’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation highly desired.

 

SUBMIT YOUR RESUME:

Email: careers@oceanmist.com