Certain Teed Plant Controler Associate Full Time in McAdam, NB

Certain Teed

Branch McAdam NB CA

Plant Controler Associate
McAdam, NB

At *Saint-Gobain *we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all….


Certain Teed has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years, delivering innovative, high-quality solutions for use in residential development and environmental stewardship, the company’s broad product offering includes insulation, ceilings, roofing, siding, fence, railing deck, exterior trim and gypsum board products.

Given our dynamic portfolio of innovative and sustainable materials you can find your path to professional fulfillment at Certain Teed while working an engaging culture. We’re proud to that Saint-Gobain North America was recognized by Top Employers institute as on the best workplaces in North America.

This position provides the plant and Gypsum finance and administrative staff with operational ,financial reports and analyses regarding the McAdam, New Brunswick plant on performance and results. This position ensures that Company financial policies and procedures are followed and internal controls area in place.


  • Partner with Plant Management
  • Active participation in Plant Staff meetings
  • Involvement in and support of Plant Review meetings
  • Identify and manage process improvement initiatives
  • Identify issues and proactively initiate analysis to reduce waste (labor, material usage, spending, etc.)
  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting for plant and operations management
  • Cost reduction monitoring, reporting, and results auditing (where applicable)
  • Support WCM and Cost Deployment (plant cost saving project development)

Month-end closing:

  • Inventory verification and control
  • Working with the central Shared Service Accounting (SSC), prepare journal entries
  • Analysis of financial results
  • Account reconciliations

Month-end analysis and reporting:

  • Prepare month end reports
  • Prepare manufacturing variance analysis
  • Plant Manager Financial Review
  • Support needs of Group and Country Controllers, Plant Manager, and Operations Management:
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses and reporting upon request
  • Prepare and analyze board costing and cost savings reporting
  • Assist in planning and analysis of other forecasts
  • Coordinate and assist in the preparation of the annual operating budget
  • Analytically review and challenge the budget and all assumptions
  • Prepare plant presentation and standard budget templates.
  • Ensure proper internal controls and compliance with Company policies and procedures
  • Coordinate and support annual plant gap review; adapt to ICRF control manual
  • Support internal audit activities, coordinating plant responses and follow-up.


This position will need the capacity to meet the needs of a complex, diverse, dynamic and fast paced organization that will pose a wide variety of challenges from a manufacturing level. This position must answer these challenges quickly and accurately, keeping in mind the requirements from IFRS. Although some challenges have standardized answers, many do not, and require creative thought and strong analytical skills to solve. Typically, these questions concern inventory valuation, operational variances, etc.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance , CPA, CMA or MBA preferable or equivalent, complementary work experience
  • Minimum 3years of progressive cost accounting and analysis experience with a major manufacturing organization.A strong emphasis should be put on knowledge of management accounting, cost and inventory accounting, and IFRS
  • Strong analytical skills are required to quickly grasp issues impacting the plant’s financial results
  • Strong systems aptitude to deliver effective reporting (paperless web-enabled environment), utilize business warehouse tools and MS Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentations
  • Capable of leading a process team and able to define clear vision, goals, and service standards
  • Ability to manage projects, work independently, and communicate effectively to all areas and levels of the location
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships across plant and functional organizations.
  • Demonstrated client service orientation
  • SAP experience preferred

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: McAdam, NB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-26
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