Search Jobs

Better opportunity. Find it here.

  • Doswell, VA
  • 120000 - 140000

Business Unit Controller

Bell & Associates

Business Unit Controller

$120-140k plus 20% bonus

Doswell, VA

Bell & Associates has been engaged to help our client find their next Business Unit Controller. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a dynamic and experienced Manufacturing Business Unit Controller to join the finance team and play a pivotal role in driving financial performance within the manufacturing business unit.

  • Cost Control and Analysis: Monitor and analyze manufacturing costs to ensure they align with budgetary constraints. Identify and investigate variances between actual and budgeted costs. Implement cost-saving measures and process improvements.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Develop and manage budgets for manufacturing processes. Work with other departments to forecast production costs and financial outcomes. Provide financial insights to support decision-making and strategic planning.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare regular financial reports related to manufacturing performance. Present financial information to management and stakeholders. Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Inventory Management: Oversee inventory accounting, including valuation and reconciliation. Monitor inventory levels and work with production teams to optimize stock levels. Implement inventory control measures to reduce waste and carrying costs.
  • Production Analysis: Analyze production metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs). Collaborate with production teams to understand operational challenges and opportunities. Provide financial insights to improve production efficiency.
  • Financial Planning and Strategy: Contribute to the development of financial strategies for manufacturing operations. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align financial goals with overall business objectives.
  • Compliance and Auditing: Ensure compliance with accounting principles, financial regulations, and internal policies. Facilitate internal and external audits related to manufacturing operations.
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement in manufacturing operations. Work with teams to implement efficiency enhancements and cost-saving initiatives.
  • ERP System Management: Utilize Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to track and manage financial data. Ensure accurate and timely recording of financial transactions related to manufacturing.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate with production managers, supply chain professionals, and finance teams to achieve overall organizational goals. Provide financial insights and support to various departments within the organization.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; CPA or CMA certification is required.
  • Proven experience as a Controller or similar role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong understanding of cost accounting principles and manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modeling and ERP systems.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America –


Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas – Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management. We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.

  • Upload resume
  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

Want to share this job?

Click on one of the icons below to get started.