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Plant Controller

Tampa Bay, FL

Posted: 05/06/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 21744 Pay Rate: $125,000 - $145,000

Job Description

If you LOVE cost accounting, have strong full-cycle accounting experience, enjoy mentoring a small team, and have a take-charge attitude, then you might be a great fit for our client! Apply today to jump start your career as the next Plant Controller with top-notch growing Tampa Bay technology company.

Plant Controller Benefits and Compensation: 

  • A professional working environment (in office, Tampa)
  • Great leadership and dynamic culture
  • Highly competitive compensation of $125,000 - $145,000 (commensurate with experience), plus up to 20% bonus and strong benefits

Plant Controller Job Duties: 

  • Supervise daily accounting operations, including accounts payable/receivable, cash management, general ledger maintenance, budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, inventory costing, check processing, fixed assets management, and loans administration
  • Lead the monthly financial close process and prepare consolidated financial statements
  • Oversee cash handling activities and banking-related reporting
  • Manage inventory costing across multiple locations in a standard costing environment
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Monitor key accounting performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Collaborate closely with the CFO to develop the annual budget
  • Coordinate the company’s commercial insurance requirements
  • Ensure adherence to established accounting methods, policies, and principles
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Act as the primary liaison for external audit activities

Plant Controller Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance, with over 7 years of experience in manufacturing
  • Advanced Excel required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing personnel and fostering their development
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication abilities
  • Capacity to engage positively with employees, customers, and suppliers
  • Provide decision-making support to the management team
  • Ability to work autonomously and stay self-motivated
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking capabilities
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Emphasis on driving process improvements and fostering continuous enhancement

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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