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Plant Controller - HYBRID

Tampa, FL

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 21701 Pay Rate: $115,000 - $130,000

Job Description

Are you an accounting professional with a passion for precision?  Are you seeking a flexible, hybrid role with an outstanding family-owned company? Our client is seeking a Plant Controller with a solid foundation in standard costing and manufacturing and excitement around supporting the growth of a great company. This person will serve as a leader within the manufacturing environment, playing a pivotal role in the development and optimization of costing models, inventory controls and master data clean-up. They will also drive timely and accurate reporting for this growing manufacturing organization. As the Plant Controller, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize processes, reduce costs, supervise & mentor your team, and ensure compliance with GAAP. This position is located in the East Tampa area, and would be a great fit for either an experienced Plant Controller, or someone ready to take the next step up in their career. Interested in hearing more? APPLY TODAY! Background check and drug test required.

Plant Controller Benefits and Compensation: 

  • A professional working environment
  • GREAT leadership and high visibility
  • TERRIFIC career growth potential
  • EXCELLENT benefits
  • Highly competitive compensation of $115,000 - $130,000, plus a potential bonus!

Plant Controller Job Duties: 

  • Analyze discrepancies to uncover opportunities for enhancement and cost-efficiency.
  • Develop SOP’s and standard costing models within manufacturing environment
  • Build costing models and implement inventory controls
  • Perform data clean-up and revamp ERP reporting
  • Implement controls to refine manufacturing processes and minimize resource wastage.
  • Drive the development of performance metrics for continuous improvement.
  • Establish product cost standards and monitor actual expenses.
  • Employ data analysis tools for insightful reporting to management.
  • Ensure ERP system precision for accurate financial tracking.
  • Conduct regular inventory checks to maintain precision.
  • Foster teamwork across departments to meet company objectives.
  • Provide financial guidance to aid decision-making.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and regulations for informed insights.
  • Assist with diverse special projects as required.

Plant Controller Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience with manufacturing/distribution/CPG industry exposure
  • Previous leadership experience and proficiency in a large ERP system required
  • Knowledge in utilizing data visualization / reporting tools
  • Strong understanding of variance analysis, process controls and inventory management
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, ever-evolving environments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Proficient in MS Office and Excel (advanced usage a must)
  • Excellent analytical, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Strong planning and organization skills and understanding of the importance of deadlines
  • Superb communication skills required

At Taylor White, we specialize in Accounting & Finance roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge, combined with our extensive recruiting experience, means we not only know what you're looking for...we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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