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Manager, Plant Financial Services

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Smuckers Cleveland , OH 44114

Posted 2 months ago

For more than 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has brought families together to share memorable meals and moments. Guided by a vision to engage, delight, and inspire consumers through trusted food and beverage brands that bring joy throughout their lives, Smucker has grown to be a well-respected North American marketer and manufacturer with a balanced portfolio of leading and emerging, on-trend brands. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's, Folgers, Jif, Dunkin' Donuts, Crisco, Caf Bustelo, R.W. Knudsen Family, Sahale Snacks, Smucker's Uncrustables, Robin Hood, and Bick's. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Rachael Ray Nutrish, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Kibbles 'n Bits, Natural Balance, and Nature's Recipe. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about our Company, visit


Manager, Plant Financial Services


Orrville, OH (Close proximity to the Cleveland area)


Senior Manager, Plant Financial Services


  • Review and approve journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by Analyst/Senior Analyst Plant Financial Services

  • Provide leadership to the Plant Financial Services Group to ensure continued professional development and technical skills

  • Prepare reports and supporting analysis to aid in management decisions (reporting package)

  • Review and analysis of monthly manufacturing variances

  • Review and analysis of monthly cost center variances

  • Participate and/or manage department resources in plant inventories and cycle counts, as needed

  • Coordination on cost metrics with the plant managers to drive cost improvements and identify opportunities for labor efficiency

  • Participate in business planning; prepare and coordinate the factory budget with plant manager

  • Work with team members to develop new product costing in accordance with costing standards.

  • Facilitate annual plant standard reviews

  • Provide KPI analysis for monthly financial review

  • Support close as needed to achieve a 3 to 4 day close

  • Review plant presentations prepared by department analyst on a monthly/quarterly basis

  • Work with external auditors on quarterly and annual audits

  • Assure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and corporate policies for assigned responsibilities

  • Assist with management of internal controls (plants)

  • Assist Project Services group related to budget analysis, project summaries or IO support

  • Assist on key priorities and initiatives

  • Identify areas of improvements and standardization

  • Participate in projects

  • Travel to coffee plants (roughly 20% of work schedule)

  • Direct supervision of two employees (analyst level)



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting is required


  • A minimum of 5 years of accounting experience is required

  • Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs is required (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of work schedule is required



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