Plant Controller

Finance Bowling Green, Kentucky


Build your Career with an Industry Leader

Multi-Color Corporation and Fort Dearborn have merged and are now the world’s largest prime label and packaging supplier. Join the new MCC and you will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that is committed to excellence and industry leadership for over 110 years.

We are currently in search of a Plant Controller for our Bowling Green, KY Facility. The 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 acts as a strategic finance business partner to onsite Operations. 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.


  • 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.
  • 10+ years as a leader and financial manager with a strong operational focus.
  • Experience in full P&L ownership
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate a professional image.
  • Rational, logical, fact-driven decision making.
  • Read and analyze the most complex documents.
  • Oracle or similar ERP experience is advantageous but not required.
  • Lead, manage and develop others. Relate to people at all levels of the organization, including diverse cultures.

Core Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Adaptability: Self Confidence, Learning, Mobility
  • Dependability and Reliability: Decisiveness, Commitment, Task Completion
  • Problem Solving: Critical Thinking, Conflict Management, Detail Mindedness, Self-Responsibility
  • Strategic Mind-Set: Acts as a change agent

Other Considerations:

  • MCC Label offers a competitive wage and generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k).
  • May be asked to travel approximately 10% of the time.

MCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. MCC Label is an equal opportunity employer.