Plant Controller (413) Fort Worth, Texas

Salary: USD90000 - USD115000 per year + Bonus
We Have Something Special Inside, Do You?

In this role you will be accountable for:

Provide financial control and support for a Dannon manufacturing plant including monthly accounting, budgeting and inventory control processes. This position provides timely and specific financial information to assist the Operations Management Team in making informed decisions.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Manage plant accounting staff and support local management team in financial matters. Responsible for efficient daily management of accounting department, insuring maximum utilization of personnel and equipment

  • Perform plant cost accounting responsibilities including month end close, variance analysis, and report preparation for use by Corporate HQ and local plant management

  • Assists plant management and HQ in the preparation, review and analysis of plant level budgets and forecasts. Responsible for generation of plant level SAP standard cost master data.

  • Responsible for the liaison and administration of plant internal controls in conjunction with plant management including cycle and physical counts of raw material, fixed asset accuracy, spare parts, etc.

  • Lead external auditors regarding matters of plant operations and support local tax audits

  • Review and approve monthly reconciliations for submission to corporate consolidation

  • Working with the engineering team, provide control and support of capital expenditure projects

  • Gather and report operational KPI data on a weekly, monthly and annual basis

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration
  • 7 years of finance related work experience with at least 3 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience using integrated ERP systems
  • Above average skills in Microsoft Excel, including look-ups, pivot tables and if statements


  • CPA or CMA certification
  • Experience using SAP information system
  • Experience working and participating in a manufacturing organization committed to the principles of Lean and Continuous Improvement

    About us:

    The DANNON Company, one of the fastest growing consumer product companies in the US, is part of Groupe Danone, a world leader in the food and beverage industry. Established in the US in 1942, DANNON is America’s premier fresh dairy company offering consumers a wide variety of brands and products. We are committed to bringing health to the greatest number of people across America through our product’s benefits. Our corporate culture and core values foster individual professional growth. We reward entrepreneurialism and teamwork. There truly is something very special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our products, our way of doing business and our relationships with the wider world. Most of all you can see it reflected in our culture and our people.

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    The Dannon Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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