Plant Controller

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

Plant Controller (Direct Hire) - Southeast Houston

Kelly Financial Resources is seeking a Plant Controller for one of it's clients in Southeast Houston. The Plant controller will provides financial support and directs the financial activities of the Houston plant and the Baytown plant. This position acts as a liason between the plant, corporate finance and corporate accounting. Job Summary

  • Collaborate with plant management to prepare the annual operating plan
  • Compile, analyze and support the fixed cost and turnaround forecasts (monthly and full-year)
  • Perform month-end closing for two plants including inventory verification, journal entries (i.e. accruals) as needed, cost center reviews and variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly variance reports for fixed, turnaround and MUV actual costs as compared to budget and forecasts
  • Coordinate and review the annual fixed asset audits
  • Coordinate and review the annual Q4 spare parts physical
  • Administer and calculate the Exxon service billing at the Baytown plant
  • Work with plant leadership to identify cost savings and implement cost controls
  • Support the site managers and proactively contribute to the plant leadership teams
  • Review and provide financial approval for plant capital projects
  • Ensure capital projects are executed and closed in a timely manner and compliant with capitalization policies and procedures
  • Promote financial best practices and efficiency in processes; continuously identify and implement opportunities to improve
  • Ensure that an effective control environment is maintained through compliance with both internal and external standards (SOX)
  • Support the quarterly and annual audit process through the provision of supporting documentation as requested
  • Provide training and guidance as necessary to plant supervisors to ensure proper and accurate transactional entries in SAP
  • Generate ad hoc reports as requested by plant and corporate management


  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA preferred but not required
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Sarbanes Oxley experience
  • Minimum 7-10 years experience with increasing responsibilities in business/financial support roles in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with financial accounting software; SAP strongly preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, particularly data extraction, table and query experience

Additional Details

  • M-F 8-5
  • 15% Target Bonus
  • Retirement Fund
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Why Kelly?

As a worker today, it s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what s next is what we re all about. We know what s going on in the evolving world of work just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly

At Kelly, we re always thinking about what s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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