Assistant Plant Controller

  • Webasto Roof Systems
  • Jun 15, 2021
Full time Automotive Manufacturing

Job Description


  • Provide support to the Plant Controller, Regional CFO, Plant Director and Operational Managers.
  • The Assistant Plant Controller will assist in the preparation of and ensure the accuracy of financial and operational analyses for the assembly plant. Integrity and correct financial reporting are key.
  • The Assistant Plant Controller will be expected to represent the Plant Controller in planning meetings and monthly reviews when called upon
  • Provide assistance to the Plant Controller to complete the annual budget and business plan according to  Corporate procedures. The completion of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts and monthly reporting metrics are core activities.
  • Assist with completion of month-end close process and plant performance variance analyses
  • Assist the Plant Controller with the review and approval of capital expenditures for project spending.  Projects are reviewed by the appropriate level of management and the timely capitalization needs to be in line with Fixed Assets procedures. Also responsible for monitoring the Assets Under Construction and assisting with the annual Physical Inventory Count.
  • Assist with Financial and Internal Audits
  • Perform analysis on project spending
  • Perform General Accounting tasks as needed
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures


  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • At least 3 years in a Financial Analyst role as part of Accounting, Controlling or Finance Departments
  • Strong analytical skills and initiative to drive change; and make recommendations for cost improvements
  • Advanced Microsoft Office knowledge – esp. Excel
  • Preferred experience working with SAP