Plant Controller Job at Ingersoll-Rand Industrial U.S., Inc. in Kent, WA

Ingersoll Rand’s Material Handling (MH) business is a global supplier of winch and hoist technologies and related services. MH’s products and services make us the choice for high capacity and industrial applications around the world.

We have an opportunity at our Kent, WA manufacturing plant for a Plant Controller based in Kent, WA.

The Plant Controller will lead the daily administration of the facility’s accounting and finance activities, providing support through financial analysis as well as continuous improvement of the Accounting function. The Plant Controller provides timely and accurate accounting and finance services, ensures an adequate system of internal control is maintained, general ledger accounts are correctly stated and classified, and that financial reporting is prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Controller also partners with multiple cross-functional team members and is an active participant of the PTL (Power Tools & Lifting Technologies) Finance Community.


Leads the monthly reporting of results, creation of forecasts and the annual operating plan, supports strategic planning and projects and maintains accurate standard product costs with the assistance of the MH Cost Accountant.

Oversees preparation of budgets, financial forecasts and weekly “pulses”.

Prepares reports that outline the facility’s financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings, based on past, present, and future operations

Analyzes and accurately reports financial results to the plant, sales, and SBU management in accordance with corporate formats and time requirements.

Provides guidance to plant management and staff using financial analyses of operations

Actively participates as a member of the Plant Leadership Team and the PTL Controlling Team to provides overall financial guidance and share best practices across functions and teams.

Analyzes and initiates corrective measures within the framework of budget deviations for revenues, cost (including spending controls), working capital and capital expenditures

Using Lean tools, drives improvements in financial processes, including the appropriate use of automation, improvements in the quality and consistency of data and analysis, and elimination of non-value added work.

Prepares financial analysis on plant efficiency and key performance indicators such as throughput, downtime, yields, rework, labor and presents numbers to plant management

Provide financial analysis capability for the organization, including monthly and quarterly reporting of actuals and forecasts as well as special studies and major investment evaluation

Protects the assets of the plant operation through a strong internal control environment


B.S. in Accounting, Finance or related Business Concentrations.

5+ years of experience, preferably in a manufacturing environments.

Strong numerical skills, analytical thinking, careful structured approach applying accounting acumen related to a manufacturing environment

Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines effectively.

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability influence and coach teams towards financial objectives.

SOX knowledge desirable, local expertise and leadership

Familiar in the use of ERP systems, preferably Oracle platforms (R12)

Very good knowledge of Excel, HFM, data warehouses, and other business systems

About Ingersoll Rand:

Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and ownership mindset, is committed to helping make life better. We provide innovative and mission-critical industrial, energy, medical and specialty vehicle products and services across 40+ respected brands designed to excel in even the most complex and harsh conditions where downtime is especially costly. Our employees connect to customers for life by delivering proven expertise, productivity and efficiency improvements. For more information, visit www.IRCO.com.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

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About the Company

Company: Ingersoll-Rand Industrial U.S., Inc.

Company Location:  Kent, WA

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About Ingersoll-Rand Industrial U.S., Inc.