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Mississauga, ON, CA

Accounting, Plant, ERP, Plant Operator, Payroll, Finance, Manufacturing, Technology


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Job Description :

Job: Finance
Primary Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Relocation Offered: Yes 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%


Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for an Plant Controller to be located at our Mississauga, Toronto, Canada location. The Plant Controller is responsible for all finance and accounting aspects of the plant, partnering with the plant management team in managing the manufacturing operations and meeting financial objectives. Key areas of focus for the Plant Controller include job costing, monthly performance analysis, budget and forecast development, and support and analysis of cost reduction initiatives. 


Key Responsibilities of the Plant Controller:

  • Providing oversight to the individual responsible for A/P, A/R, and payroll
  • Completing all functions for the month-end and year-end closing for Plasterform in SAGE
  • Working with capital projects manager to ensure accounting software reflects the same spend as the capital cost book
  • Maintaining, developing and evaluating internal control procedures to sustain SOX compliance and to manage and minimize financial risk at the facility
  • Preparing and developing the annual plant budget, including developing standards and updating the standards and period expense budgets
  • Providing financial analysis to management as requested
  • Preparing independent sales rep and commissions monthly reporting package for management
  • Preparing monthly sales and margin analysis by product line for management


Required Qualifications for the Plant Controller:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent applicable experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in manufacturing accounting
  • 3+ years’ experience cost accounting knowledge, including prior experience developing standard costs
  • 3+ years’ experience in operational leadership skills with implementing and supporting new ideas


Desired Qualifications for the Plant Controller:

  • 3+ years’ of experience as a plant controller in a product manufacturing environment
  • SAP, Hyperion, SAGE or similar ERP/financial system knowledge and experience
  • Previous experience as a plant controller in a product manufacturing environment
  • Previous supervisory and/or management experience


Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • Pension Plan


Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. 


Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

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