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Plant Controller

Location: Orangeburg, NY, United States
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Position Title:Plant Controller

location: Orangeburg, NY


This role manages and has immediate responsibility for site accounting practices and financial records. This includes the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of its financial reports. Has overall responsibility for site manufacturing accounting, internal auditing, cost accounting, budgetary controls, and forecasting. Responsible for providing analytics on operating results and ensuring controls comply with corporate policies and internal control framework. Responsible for supporting the development of product costing information in conjunction with Commercial Finance, New Product Development (NPD), and Operations. This role will partner with Commercial, Operations and Site Leadership to drive YoY growth and margin expansion. Reports to the Healthcare FP&A Controller, with dotted line to Site Director.


  • Business partner to local operations team to assist and help to achieve P&L targets.
  • Month end close, account reconciliation, and general ledger management.
  • Month end financial package and review of site performance.
  • Lead the annual budget and monthly forecasting process for the site.
  • Standard cost setting for material, labor, and overhead.
  • Product costing / PPV/ Usage/ and Other Variance Review
  • This position must be able to support the site for investigating variances with material, labor, overhead and cost of goods sold. They will work closely with and become an advisor to the site as to daily/weekly updates to key metrics impacting efficiencies/profitability.
  • Review and enhance processes and controls within the finance department.
  • Key contact for annual audit and physical inventory.
  • Collaborate with all functions within the Business Unit and the wider business to provide excellent business support and deliver the requirements of the Healthcare Strategy.
  • Ensure that key controls that support the successful and secure operation of the business are robustly designed and operating effectively.
  • Support customer margin analysis and pricing reviews
  • Support inquiries related to financial modeling for new and existing business working with the Commercial team.
  • Provide clear, concise and relevant decision support to the Site Director and the wider Healthcare Commercial, and NPD teams.
  • Prepare informative presentations and analysis that communicates the key narrative of the sites performance, risks, and opportunities.


  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Process improvement mindset and ability to improve current state.
  • Demonstrates a methodical, rigorous, and persistent mindset.
  • Highly organized, diligent, structured, and highly motivated.
  • Proficient Excel skills (lookups, pivot, conditional formatting, advanced formulas).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be flexible and be able to adapt to differing situations.
  • Strong technical accounting skills.
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Manufacturing experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency - strong spreadsheet skills (MS Office applications) and large ERP system experience required.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required. (<10%)


  • Knowledge of Epicor and/or SAP.
  • OneStream and Blackline experience.
  • Ability to collaborate with team members and drive accountability and results.
  • Ability to lead people through a process and be able to take charge as appropriate.
  • Ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service-oriented attitude.
  • Ability to completely maintain confidentiality and discretion in business relationships and exercise sound business judgment.

Office environment

  • Manufacturing Floor presence; understanding warehouse and manufacturing operations.
  • Engage with production floor leaders and personnel.

What we offer

Mativ benefits say a lot about how we care for each other. Our employees and their families have many different needs. As a result, our benefits offer choices on many levels and are high in quality, competitive in the marketplace, and affordable. These are a few of the benefits we offer to support you and your familys well-being:

Medical, dental and vision insurance

Consumer-Driven Health Plan (CDHP)

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)

Company-paid basic life insurance and Additional voluntary life coverage

Paid vacation and competitive personal time off

401(k) savings plan with company match

Employee assistance programs available 24/7 to you and your family

Wellness and Work Life Support - career development and educational assistance

About Mativ

Mativ Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The company makes material impacts on the world every day through a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions that solve our customers most complex challenges. We manufacture on three continents and generate sales in nearly 100 countries through our family of business-to-business and consumer product brands. The companys two operating segments, Advanced Technical Materials and Fiber-Based Solutions, target premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging and more. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.