Plant Accounting Supervisor

Plant Accounting Supervisor

Position Description

AES Clean Technology, Inc. (AES) is looking for an experienced cost accounting professional to join our rapidly growing accounting team as a Plant Accounting Supervisor based in Suwanee, GA.  The ideal candidate must be detail, high-quality and deadline oriented.  The individual must be a team player who is able to work in a fast paced environment, leading the plant accounting function and staff, while at the same time be able to work and act independently.

AES is a Pennsylvania Corporation founded in 1986 with corporate headquarters in Montgomeryville, PA and a Manufacturing facility located in Suwanee, GA. AES designs, manufactures and builds modular cleanrooms and custom cleanroom equipment for a variety of manufacturing facilities to include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, life sciences and technology industries in compliance with various regulatory standards.  AES employs an excess of 200 full time personnel.

Position Responsibilities
  1. Reports to the Senior Project Cost Supervisor and will be a motivated / effective business partner to AES management.
  2. Responsible for oversight of cost accounting at the Suwanee, GA manufacturing facility.
  3. Finance business partner to collaborate and provide daily support to VP of Manufacturing and staff.
  4. Manages staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs.
  5. Prepare and /or review monthly journal entries.
  6. Perform and / or review monthly account reconciliations.
  7. Develop, interpret, and implement manufacturing accounting concepts, including a standard cost system.
  8. Ensures the Plant’s accounting processes and systems comply with company policies, applicable regulations, and provide required information.
  9. Responsible for the preparation of financial, production output, and other reports used to measure and control plant activities and costs.
  10. Analyze general ledger accounts and investigate differences in accounts versus expected values.
  11. Support month-end close / reporting.
  12. Ensure Plant financial information is accurate, timely, comprehensive and relevant to the AES business.
  13. Support for developing, implementing and maintaining internal controls that comply with AES requirements.
  14. Provide business support including the identification of key issues / trends and recommendations to improve performance.
  15. Various special projects, systems implementations (floor enhancements/automation to data collection), and ad-hoc requests.
  16. Be the “eyes on the floor”, combined with collected data that processes are in control, especially materials that leave the facility.  Identify KPIs that help manage this process.
Qualifications
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • An in-depth knowledge of manufacturing and cost accounting
  • 15 or more years of experience as a cost accountant / supervisor in a discrete cost manufacturing environment.
  • 5 or more years direct supervisory experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot issues, identify recommendations and positively influence business colleagues.
  • Proficient in the use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  •  “Hands-on” end-user experience with ERPs; system implementations a plus.
  • Position is based in Suwanee, GA.
IntroducingFaciliflex Express

Faciliflex Express is a pre-designed cleanroom solution that delivers a commissioned cleanroom in as little as 6 months. Pre-designed standard cleanroom layouts are the next generation for snap together installation of modular panel systems. Faciliflex Express has 3 models 5k, 15k, and 30k representing cleanrooms of approximately 5,000, 15,000, and 30,000 square foot.