Plant Controller

Finance Chesapeake, Virginia


Build your Career with an Industry Leader 
As the global leader of premium labels, MCC helps brands stand out in competitive markets and inspire positive consumer experiences. Backed by over a century of printing experience, MCC is focused on the future by developing consumer-driven innovations and sustainable packaging solutions. Working for our team, you can truly make a difference. 
A Plant Controller protects the assets of MCC Label through the direction of the financial activities of the MCC facility. Ensures that all transactions are compliant with all legal requirements minimizing MCC liability. Provides daily support and added value to the Finance Organization and the facility. Performs all functions of talent management of department employees in accordance with company policies.   
As member of the Finance and Accounting, and Plant Management Teams, our Plant Controller leads the financial function for the local facility, supporting the Plant to achieve theirs and the overall corporate financial objectives. MCC is seeking an experienced plant controller who can partner with site leadership to drive and improve operational performance and profitability.   
Why work at MCC:  
  • Compensation: $100k - $130k annually 
  • Generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays: New Years, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, plus two floating Holidays
  • Financial/Business Partnership: Partner with all members of the site leadership team to ensure ownership and accountability of financial performance, whilst identifying process improvement and cost reduction opportunities across all the full profit and loss statement.
    • Manage plant internal financial reporting and assure compliance with internal controls and policies of the assigned division and business unit.
    • Assist in the creation and achievement of the approved budget of the Plant.
    • Partner with Plant Manager and Plant Management Team to achieve company established goals and objectives.
  • Analysis: Partner with the Plant Management Team to assure achievement of the overall plant objectives, including analyzing data to initiate improvements and cost savings.
    • Present plant financials and scorecard to plant and business unit management.
  • Forecasting: Manage the forecasting process including analyzing trends and patterns, determining the impact and making recommendations for the Plant.
  • Business Strategy: Assist the Plant Manager in the achievement of overall strategy as a member of the Plant Management Team.
  • Cost Accounting, Inventory and Assets: Manage systems for current, accurate and complete accounting and reporting of job costs, overhead, inventory, controls and policies, and physical counts.
  • Month-End Close: Responsible for the month end closing and associated balance sheet management, accruals and reconciliations.
  • People: Build, develop and manage a high performing team capable of carrying out the Finance and Accounting functions and responsibilities, including performance management and succession planning.
  • Continuous Improvement: Support a culture of relentless pursuit of continuous improvement, including contributing to and supporting product development, new business development, the centralized purchasing and operations objectives as well as Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing (V2).
  • Customer Service: Support the Plant customer service efforts and contribute to company cross- functional teams, including customer or supplier visits, to achieve the overall effectiveness of customer relationships.
  • Safety: Assure the safety of associates within the Plant Finance function.
  • Culture: Model the Corporate Values and Principles.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business.
  • 5+ years as a leader and financial manager with a strong operational focus.
  • Literate in Microsoft Office or the equivalent.
  • Articulate, clear, persuasive and passionate in the spoken and written word.
  • Make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics.
  • Perform college level mathematical calculations.
  • Move about in offices and plants. Travel to customer sites.
  • Demonstrate a professional image.
  • Rational, logical, fact-driven decision making.
  • Read and analyze the most complex documents.
  • Lead, manage and develop others. Relate to people at all levels of the organization, including diverse cultures.
Diversity & Inclusion: 
MCC fosters an inclusive culture that respects and embraces our teammates’ diverse backgrounds and experiences, so that everyone can achieve their full potential here. We aspire for our company to truly reflect the diversity of our customers and the markets we serve. We are committed to equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of peoples’ gender identity/expression, age, language, sexual orientation, ability, race, socioeconomic status, national origin or other characteristics.