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Plant Controller

Requisition ID:  21240
Job Location(s): 

Eden Prairie, MN, US

Job Description

The Plant Controller is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the Financial department and the various systems within.  The Plant Controller will maintain knowledge of all financial and inventory details and provide information, primarily financial in nature, about all facility activities that will assist management, its shareholders, and other users in making educated economic decisions about the company’s future. This position reports directly to the Plant Manager.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

 

  • Establish and implement accounting policies and procedures that safeguard the company assets.
  • Build and monitor the plant budget, forecast, profit plan and capital.
  • Provide analysis and support of plant manufacturing and administrative activities to meet profit plan goals, commitments, and timelines
  • Analyze plant monthly financial results and prepare commentary for Divisional personnel
  • Control and coordinate the physical inventory process
  • Supervise, guide, direct, and develop Engineering team. Define competencies required for successful performance and ensures that employees receive appropriate motivation, recognition, and training development opportunities for continuing career growth.
  • Serve as an active member of the Plant Leadership team, fulfilling leadership duties and providing input for strategy, direction & continuous improvement by leveraging lean tools, Danfoss Business System and Danfoss leadership model.
     

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 
 

Required (basic) qualifications – 

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5 years of experience in accounting in a manufacturing setting
  • 1 year of management experience.
  • Experience with profit planning and physical inventory processes

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Masters in Business Administration or related field
  • CPA
  • 7 years of experience in finance & accounting, 
  • 2+ years of management experience.

 

Job Criteria 

  • Superior analytical and thinking skills; intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability
  • Solid working knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Working knowledge of pronouncements of external regulatory bodies, such as Financial Accounting Standards Board, SEC, IRS, etc. Sarbanes-Oxley knowledge.
  • Ability to meet strict reporting deadlines while balancing internal objectives.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to develop and motivate team of direct reports
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a collaborative environment
     


 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis