Skyline Corporation
  • Lancaster, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Vacation, Holidays, Wellness, Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Critical Illness, EAP

Want to join a respected, industry-leading company? Consider Skyline-Champion Corporation today! Skyline-Champion is a leader in the development and production of high quality, innovative manufactured homes, modular homes and park models. When joining our team, you will be a part of a company that is focused and excited about the future. With over 65 years of experience, Skyline-Champion's foundation is strong and ready for those looking to build and grow their own legacy. We value our employees and the importance of their contributions. This is your opportunity to make a difference as we continue to invest in our people, technology and processes.

We are seeking a Plant Controller to oversee all plant accounting operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting:

  • Develop the plant budget and forecasts using input from the plant management team
  • Analyze variations from historical performance and provide feedback
  • Prepare Excel, Adaptive Planning and templates required for planning and forecasting processes. Create additional planning models as required


  • Prepare and/or review time and attendance reports, bonus calculations, payroll reporting and calculations of accruals to ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures
  • Cross train on time reporting and payroll processes to backfill for the HR person in the event of absence

Product Pricing and Costing:

  • Provide margin analysis to management and assist in the analysis of changes in product volume and mix on compensation programs, throughput and other costs
  • Manage the cost accounting function
  • Reconcile physical inventories and provide analysis of inventory gains and losses
  • Periodically review bills of material and costing analyses for indications of inaccuracies


  • Perform periodic reviews of local processes and procedures to ensure compliance with Company policy and good business practices
  • Support internal and external audit requirements, including the preparation and submission of the year-end audit package
  • Work with local management to address and correct any policy or internal control issues identified during the performance of audits

Information Systems:

  • Have sufficient working knowledge of NAV (ERP system) to help users understand the input requirements necessary to ensure accurate output
  • Periodically review local user access to ensure compliance with segregation of duties

General Manager Business Partnership:

  • Prepare or review capital expenditure requests and obtain the proper approvals
  • Regularly walk the shop floor/plant yard and provide feedback to the appropriate functional managers related to inventories, safety concerns and any other observations deemed important
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities, supporting the management team in the identification and implementation of cost savings ideas

Supervisory Responsibilities:                                             

  • Manages employees performing accounting functions at the plant. Partners with HR to address employment and benefit issues. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must be motivated and have a great work ethic
  • Must lead with courage
  • Must live the Company Operating Principles


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and 5 to 7 years manufacturing accounting leadership experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior Controller or equivalent experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, accounting software and payroll systems
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