With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2018. Learn more at www.kennametal.com.
Metallurgical Plant Controller
Lead the finance activities at one or more manufacturing locations
Understand the business strategy related to, and conduct analyses for, sales, manufacturing and operating expenses, to enable effective decision making and to help develop the plants' strategic vision
Complete the monthly close process, financial reporting, and budgeting and forecasting
Communicate the monthly, quarterly and annual results to allow a cross-functional team to understand the drivers of business performance
Understand and effectively communicate how strategic initiatives that are being evaluated can influence the cost of manufacturing products.
Develop and manage the sales, manufacturing and operating expense budgets and reporting of actuals.
Ensure compliance with all financial policies, closing schedules, and budget and forecast deliverables
Oversee outsource financial providers and serve as the financial lead in AFE preparation.
4-year secondary degree in Accounting or Finance, with an MBA preferred
5- 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, with experience in a metallurgical or chemical facility preferred
SAP or Oracle, standard costing, and cost accounting experience
In depth, professional knowledge of process manufacturing
Ability to understand business strategy & implement at the local level
Ability to influence others, including business leadership and plant management
Equal Opportunity Employer