"Lighting a Path to the Future"


Location: Jewell, VA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85,000.00 - $100,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 3/7/2018
Job ID: 02577841
Job Description
Our client has been in this area for over 50 years.  They have a strong and long tenured non union workforce.  Seeking to fill a new role of Controller for this site.

In this role you will plan, organize, direct, and control the accounting department and control functions of the organization. You will be expected to prepare the annual budget and monthly forecast in coordination with corporate financial, planning and analysis and plant operations.  Provides ongoing analytical support to operations and corporate functions.
  • Supervises the Accounting Department.
  • Ensure company transactions are recorded in accordance with GAAP policies
  • Oversight of organization in regards to company policies and SOX compliance
  • Responsible for monthly plant financial closing process, including cost accounting and operating reports.  Oversight and responsibility of financial processes, including sales, production, inventory, purchase coal.
  • Reviews, approves, and evaluates work to ensure quality, timeliness and adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Maintains system of accounts and keeps books and records on all transactions and assets.
  • Interfaces with operating departments for accounting needs.  Provides analytical support to operations for evaluation of performance and operating decisions.
  • Coordinates activities with internal and external auditors and prepares financial information for annual reports, customer communications and regulatory agency disclosures.
  • Coordinates activities to ensure timeliness of monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting reporting requirements. 
  • Coordinates activities to ensure timely submission of annual budget and monthly forecasting.  Responsible for capital budgeting and tracking of capital spend.
  • Coordinate activities to ensure timely and accurate monthly reporting to corporate functions, including financial planning and analysis and financial reporting.
  • Provides other company facilities with related information required by them to carry out their assigned responsibilities. This is includes weekly P&L projections and ad hoc reporting to the General Manager
  • Performs review of monthly coal surveys and ensures results are recorded in accordance with GAAP policies
  • Capital projects approval, evaluations and justifications. Processes accounting related to construction in process.
  • Oversees accounting function of legacy coal operations such as royalties and asset retirement obligation estimates.
  • Participate in operation meetings to provide support in areas such as SSEP, monthly and quarterly communications meetings, and plant walk around evaluations.
  • Establish goals for direct reports that also align with corporate road map initiatives
  • Assumes other special activities, projects and responsibilities as required. 
Excellent accounting and financial analysis capabilities.  Ability to communicate complex financial issues in simple, understandable terms.  Ability to establish credibility and be decisive. Exceptional computer software skills and working knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems.  Participative management style – advocates team concept. Well-developed interpersonal skills.  Ability to get along well with diverse personalities.  Must be able to recognize and support the organization’s preferences and priorities.  Well organized.  Ability to perform multifaceted projects in conjunction with normal activities. 
Bachelor's degree in an applicable field such as Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, etc is required. 
MBA would be preferred.  We need at least 7 years experience in plant accounting systems, budgeting and forecasting.  Seeking someone with excellent management skills as this job leads a team of 3.  Experience in manufacturing industry required.  Strong computer/accounting systems experience.


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