Company: Johnson Controls
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 15, 2020
What you will do
Under general direction and in conformance with Corporate and
Division Policies and procedures, directs the financial control and
accounting activities of the plant to assure accurate and timely
preparation, recording, transmissions, analysis and communication
of data necessary to control operations and achieve objectives.
Plans, develops necessary procedures; organizes and directs the
plant's accounting, financial control and data processing
functions. Plant Controller Directs, evaluates and approves the
actions of subordinates. Provides analysis, counsel, advice and
recommendations to help plant management make operating decisions
to reduce costs, improve profits and return on investment and to
achieve goals and plans. Initiates such audits as necessary to
assure compliance with policies and procedures and to test the
adequacy of systems used to ensure the accuracy of reporting data
and the security of plant assets.
How you will do it
1.Analyzes plant operating costs and calculates margin impact per
product family in detail. Recommends action to increase
profitability and enhance long-term return on investment.
2.Prepares annual & quarterly budget and cost projections, monthly
forecasts and firm-ups.
3.Responsible for month end closing processes. Provide financial
analysis and commentaries on monthly P&L, balance sheet and
other relevant business KPIs, with comparisons to forecast and
4.Directs and coordinates the taking of physical inventories.
Analyzes reports for variance problems, particularly mid-year and
year-end, physical to book inventory variations and takes
corrective action. Establishes and maintains all plant level
inventory accounting controls and develops special programs such as
daily reporting on an exception basis to correct problem
situations. Advises and assists responsible line supervision to
achieve desired results.
5.Prepares or supervises preparation of all periodic financial
control reports such as payroll analysis, scrap accounting,
6.Perform audits as required to insure security of all plant
assets. Develops and monitors effectiveness of procedures to
establish and maintain the integrity of financial and related
7.Performs reconciliation for fixed assets and capital in progress
to General Ledger for their location. Assist in preparation/review
of CAR financial justifications for plant capital projects. Track
capital project spending, timing and cost impact against project
plan, forecasts and budget to understand and report variances. Work
with project manager to assure timely capitalization of equipment
placed in use. Assist/perform sample CAR post audits to verify
savings. Coordinates periodic fixed asset physical inventory per
8.Assists corporate and divisional systems personnel in the
implementation and continued reliability of plant IT systems.
Directs the scheduling and operation of remote data processing
equipment. Prepares requests and recommendations for
systems/programming changes to meet needs and conditions.
9.Performs special studies, analyses and reporting at request of
plant or division management.
10Supervises the preparation and distribution of hourly payrolls,
including maintaining the required earnings and deductions
11.Responsible for fostering effective employee relations.
12.Performs any other duties as assigned.
What we look for
---Bachelors Degree required. Major in Accounting or Finance. MBA
---5 years experience in a manufacturing environment.
---Minimum 5 years in Controller role in manufacturing
---Must have very strong Cost accounting skills.
---Previous experience in an AS400 environment and Lawson
---Microsoft suite, HFM - Hyperion Financial Management preferred,
---SOX knowledge and Compliance highly preferred.
---Ability to speak Spanish nice to have.
Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment
opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected
veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified
individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected
by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you
are an individual with a disability and you require an
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