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Plant Controller-Repair

Company: American Industrial Transport - AITX
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

American Industrial Transport is one of the prominent North American railcar repair and leasing companies. We provide our railcar customers with integrated solutions through a comprehensive set of high quality products and related services offered by our business segments of railcar leasing and railcar services. - -Each person in the United States requires 40 tons of freight to be moved on their behalf per year. -Vital to the U.S. economy, the $60 billion freight rail industry consists of over 140,000 miles of track in the U.S. providing over 220,000 jobs helping to reduce road congestion, fuel consumption, and greenhouse gases. -Why work for AITX? To work with the best team in rail and help AITX become the Leading Railcar Solutions Provider.Job Summary & Essential Functions:This position involves analyzing production outputs, controlling overhead expenses, inventory control and management, reviewing capital expenditures and being a business partner to all functions within the Repair business. The right individual for this role is someone who has some exposure to manufacturing finance or standard costing, is a self-starter, energetic, and willing to take on challenges with a positive attitude.Required Skills & Qualifications: -

  • Analyze and investigate complex information reported in the internal financial statements and other periodic financial reports for a multiple repair locations
  • Analyze financial results and trends over time
  • Review expenses and operating statements including COGS (Cost of Goods Sold), WIP (work in process) and overhead costs
  • Review KPI (Key Performance Indicator) metrics on a monthly basis and partner with Plant Manager on areas for improvement
  • Research and recommend options and solutions for improved business results to senior management
  • Collaborate with Plant Managers and front-line supervisors to drive improved profitability
  • Conduct monthly financial business reviews with senior leadership in accounting and repair operations
  • Review inventory processes, cost of materials, capex spend, and operating costs
  • Daily operations accounting including general ledger, A/R, A/P, inventory management and capital spending
  • Assist the Repair Accounting team in managing month-end close process - including journal entry review and posting, account reconciliations and variance analysis to deliver complete, accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Implement and maintain accounting policies and procedures to ensure the highest level of efficiency while maintaining appropriate internal controls and compliance with GAAP
  • Prepare plant level monthly weekly cash flow forecast, monthly/quarterly financial forecasts
  • Prepare plant level annual capital budget and operating budgets
  • Provide supporting documentation for year-end financial audit
  • Provide accounting support for corporate and operations functions
  • Drive process improvement and efficiency in all accounting and close functions including ERP enhancements
  • Perform other assignments as required such as pricing analysis, payback modeling, wage scale increases and others.

Keywords: American Industrial Transport - AITX, Saint Charles , Plant Controller-Repair, Professions , Saint Charles, Missouri

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