KIK Custom Products

Plant Controller

1 week ago
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KIK's Cortland location is a large campus and houses 2 manufacturing facilities.  KIK’s two manufacturing facilities in Cortland, New York are FDA registered and specialize in producing personal care liquids for the consumer products industry. Cortland is located approximately 45 minutes outside of Syracuse, NY. This location manufactures shampoos, conditioners and lotions, and personal care cleaning products and fills into bottle sizes from 3/4 oz to 40 oz.


Position Summary

We are looking for a Controller to lead KIK Cortland's financial operations while partnering with the site General Manager to ensure management has accurate and timely financial information, analysis and advice to make rational and data based decisions. This person must be a strategic leader and mentor of staff with strengths in identifying financial improvements, and determining and implements short and long term strategies concerning profitability, efficiency, and other matters.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists plant management in decision making process that allows for profit maximization or cost minimization.
  • ensures adequate policies, controls, and procedures that provide for the protection of company assets are in place, maintained and are followed
  • Implements procedures to ensure that all company financial policies are followed and adequate internal controls are in place.
  • Manages General Ledger, Standard Costing, Inventory Control, and Fixed Asset functions.
  • Prepares annual budgets and periodical forecasting updates.
  • Communicates with plant personnel and observe plant operations in order to assist with and to make recommendations for improvement in plant operations.
  • Monitors, approves and analyzes plant spending and capital projects.
  • Prepares quarterly, monthly and periodic Financial Reports and Analysis for submission to both Divisional and Corporate management and perform local financial analysis for Plant Management.
  • Works closely with the staff, perpetuate a positive, team-oriented, continuous improvement environment, and provide the coaching and motivation necessary for plant and personal success.


  • Bachelor's degree with high cumulative GPA. Transcripts will be requested during the interview process
  • Certified Public Accountant - may consider MBA in lieu of CPA
  • Must be a collaborative hands on leader, manages and mentors a small staff
  • Operational Accounting experience in CPG Manufacturing
  • Must have experience leading a department with full financial responsibility for an operation with revenues in excess of $300MM
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently and in group settings.
  • JDE and MS Office Suite Computer skills  

KIK is Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.


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