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Plant Controller

Want to make this the start of something beautiful? As a Plant Controller with Reckitt, you’ll have the freedom to ensure that we, our vendors and our customers are all part of the same team.


Plant Controller

Hillsborough, NJ 

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package


Responsible for a number of key selected suppliers, you’ll support our shared service. You’ll:

  • As a factory management team member, focus and challenge the rest of the team on: Costs and variances (material and conversion); Efficiencies; Inventory levels; Follow-up of projects.
  • Monthly reporting: Oversee monthly close process, ensuring completeness and accuracy of account balances. Timely and completeness of Supply reporting, including proper analysis of all variances: Industrial P&L, Factory Operating Statement, Supply scorecard, Headcount reporting. Tracking of wastage cost; Fixed cost management; including recommendations of opportunities for cost savings; Analyze with procurement analyst (who has primary responsibility) of the monthly PPV’s.
  • Plan / Forecast process: Timely calculation and dissemination of product costs; Analysis of main variances; Work with reporting analyst to ensure variances are assigned to correct brands; Preparation of the requested reporting schedules in Hyperion and Excel sheets

  • Fixed assets: Capex - Provide financial input and analysis for Capex form and follow-up of approval process. Fixed assets register - Maintenance of accurate register and in compliance with RB policy including review of asset lives and asset write-offs as appropriate. Reconcile with shelter provider assets imported/exported from Mexico.
  • Cost/Transfer Price: NPD’s -Prepare Costs at during project including documentation of assumptions; Calculate and inform responsible people for changes of prices and assumptions; Review and control of commitments made for NPD’s. Provide timely transfer price changes to inter-company and intra-company; Follow-up of main variances; Timely reporting of details requested for sourcing changes or other benchmarks. Set New item standards for finished goods and components. Constant review and update of ABC model; Regular comparison of actual cost prices with standards, including explanation of main variances.
  • Inventory: Full control over raw and packaging materials, WIP and Finished Goods; coordination and control on regular stock counts and reconciliation with shelter provider.
  • Squeeze and X-trim reporting: Calculate the proposed savings for the X-trim database; Regular follow-up of reported savings with actual costs development; including periodic reconciliation of planned X-trim and squeeze savings with actuals.

You’ll succeed because… 

…you’ve sound commercial judgement and are customer-focused. Thriving in a fast-paced, multinational environment, you:

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or Business required. 
  • MBA a plus. CPA strongly preferred
  • 7+ years of finance / accounting experience – including 2-3 years within plant environment preferred.
  • Strong financial analysis demonstrated in previous positions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills required; knowledge of JD Edwards ERP System preferred. 


You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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