Site Controller at Acco

Job Type
Full Time, Employee
Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing
Booneville, MS 38829

Site Controller

Location: Booneville, MS

Position Summary

Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.

Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team. This is what you will find at ACCO Brands. We are passionate about building a culture that is committed to the success of our employees. If you are looking for an organization that offers rewarding opportunities and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and flourishes with success, we invite you to be a part of building our company for the future.

We are seeking an experienced Site Controller for our Boonville Miss. location.  This position will be responsible for providing financial and cost analysis for local site management, while supporting our corporate headquarters' team in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop summaries of financial results for presentation to the plant and senior management on a monthly basis, while maintaining the general ledger, creating and processing journal entries, and preparing reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Compile and track key measures and statistical data for use in preparing financial statements.
  • Analyze plant labor, scrap, operational spending and inventory transactions against optimal manufacturing levels and to identify and recommend to plant management, key areas needing improvement.
  • Lead development and analysis of quarterly standard costs, including managing the physical inventory and cycle count programs.
  • Assist staff in preparing and analyzing capital expenditure requests, including tracking and reporting actual spend versus the budget.
  • Responsible for forecast and analysis of manufacturing costs for the plant, while leading the communication of these results.
  • Create and review annual budget and monthly forecast with site management teams and corporate finance. This will include tracking spending to budget and forecast and review of variances with management teams to support the goals of the business.
  • Take a leading role in supporting lean initiatives by providing the information to support expected cost savings and tracking improvements in a way that would substantiate management decisions.
  • Proven ability to manage site staff including monitoring, providing direction, training and motivating to top performance.
  • Establish, monitor and enforce internal controls and ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures and SOX; including assisting in the coordination of internal and external audits.
  • Monitoring and advising operations on day to day aspects of running the plants and DC; supports analytical needs of operation management teams. 
  • Special projects as needed.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.  CPA a plus.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years professional experience with three (3) years of cost accounting experience required.
  • Plant/manufacturing experience is required.
  • Strong leadership abilities.
  • Experience with Lean manufacturing/inventory management principles is preferred.
  • Strong analytical abilities with knowledge of manufacturing standard cost, costing and accounting systems, are required
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and implement various projects simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and organized.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • The candidate must also have the interpersonal skills and leadership abilities to successfully collaborate with others to implement recommendations and change initiatives.
  • Ability to disseminate data and make timely decisions required.
  • Ability to meet/exceed deadlines required.
  • Experience with Oracle and SAP a plus.

About Us

You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of nearly $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth.  We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

Apply and build your future with ACCO Brands.

More information about ACCO Brands, the Home of Great Brands Built by Great People, can be found at

Company Overview

ACCO Brands Corporation markets products in over 100 countries across the globe through our own sales force and distribution networks. 

When you think mobile computing accessories, think Kensington, the Technology division of ACCO Brands Corporation. We put innovation, creativity and reliability into every product we make, from mobile power to notebook security to iPod® accessories. Wherever technology takes you, go with Kensington, a worldwide leader in mobile computing solutions. 

After more than 100 years of leadership in the office products industry, we look forward to continuing our tradition by hiring talented individuals guided by a spirit of innovation.

Equal Opportunity Employer

ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.