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Assistant Plant Controller

Providence, RI 02901

Posted: 05/31/2024 Industry: Accounting Pay Rate: $110,000-$130,000 annually

Job Description

Our client has an immediate need for an Assistant Plant Controller.  Do you have experience in a manufacturing environment? Does the following describe you and your experience? If so, apply today!

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Disciplined and detailed orientated with that ability to remain focused in a variety of settings and situations.
  • Ability to pivot as business demands.
  • Proficient in Excel and database applications. Overall, strong PC skills.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Willingness to move into other roles within the Finance Department to gain broad-based professional experience.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining accounting standards in accordance with GAAP and company policies.
  • Working in tandem with team to develop, validate, and update costing models.
  • Developing and analyzing variances to standard costs and budget.
  • Monitoring and participating in cycle count program and yearend physical inventory.
  • Assisting in inventory management and reporting to identify issues and resolve problems.
  • Performing various accounting procedures, including but not limited to balance sheet reconciliations, reports, and journal entries.
  • Assisting in month end close and help develop month end financial reporting package.
  • Driving continuous improvement and procurement savings initiatives.
  • Maintaining and improving capital expenditure, parts management, and capital asset register processes with Maintenance department.
  • Assisting with year-end audit as well as any other audits as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or relevant field.
  • Masters, CPA, CMA or any other continuing education preferred.
  • 3-10 years’ experience working in related fields with a preference in a manufacturing environment.

****This is NOT A REMOTE position; this is an ONSITE NEED. Please only apply if you are willing to commute daily to an onsite location. ****

If you would like to learn more about this exciting opportunity, and the great benefits it offers, apply today, and interview tomorrow!

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or relevant field.
  • Masters, CPA, CMA or any other continuing education preferred.
  • 3-10 years’ experience working in related fields with a preference in a manufacturing environment.

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