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Plant Controller

Anchor Glass Container

Anchor Glass Container

Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Job Title

Plant Controller

About Us:

Anchor Glass Container Corporation, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is a leading North American manufacturer of premium glass containers with six, strategically located production facilities throughout the US. Founded in 1983, Anchor serves many of the most iconic and recognizable consumer packaging brands in the beer, beverage, spirits and food industries. Anchor Glass Container Corporation strives to exceed customer expectations through unrelenting attention to detail. What we do goes beyond glass making. We find incredible meaning in all the small things that create enriching experiences for customers and consumers alike. Everything we do – creating, customizing, shipping, collaborating – we do with the customer’s best interests in mind. Each solution is the result of a thousand-and-one details coming together in brilliant succession, thanks to our team of experts that do whatever it takes to make life easier and more enjoyable for our customers. With over 2,000 US-based team members, Anchor Glass has the size and scale to service all of your glass packaging needs, without the complexity and bureaucracy associated with larger suppliers. Excellence is in the details!

Job Summary

Responsible for direction of the accounting functions at manufacturing plant. To plan, organize, control and lead accounting function so that all financial reports generated reflect true financial performance of the manufacturing facility. Establish control procedures to safeguard plant assets and to implement administrative policies and procedures.


  • Oversee and monitor the functions for hourly payroll, accounts payable, customer billings, production, labor reporting and month end financial reporting.
  • Review reports generated by accounting personnel and ensure their accuracy and timeliness.
  • Prepare annual labor, capital and expense budgets.
  • Monitor the plant’s performance against budget and analyze variances and recommend appropriate actions to process leaders.
  • Establish procedures for periodic inventories of all plant assets and to ensure that plant records reflect all the assets at hand.
  • Oversee the month end closing process and ensure that all expenses and revenues for the period have been accurately recorded.
  • Evaluate projects in terms of their costs and benefits and recommend the projects that will offer the most return on investment.
  • Assist department management in the development of methods and strategies in the controlling of plant expenses that will maximize return on investment.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement by participating in planning, evaluation and implementation of ideas that contribute to that process.
  • Develop, train, facilitate and lead staff to achieve their personal professional growth and maximize their contributions.


- BS/BA Accounting – CPA or CMA preferred.

- 4-6 years experience in supervisory position.

- Good communication and facilitation skills required. Must be detailed oriented.

- Strong computer skills including Oracle Enterprise 1, Microsoft Office excel, power point and access databases.

- Familiar with a variety of accounting concepts, practices and procedures.

- Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

- Perform on a variety of complicated tasks.