Plant Controller
Prosource Executive Search, Inc.
Montréal, QC

My client a midsize manufacturer approaching $1B in annual sales is looking for a plant controller for their operation in Montreal, Quebec. This is a healthy, well run international company. I have known the EVP Finance for years and he is a great person to work with. He asked me to engage in this search.

The plant controller is a key position in the company. In this role you are responsible for virtually all of the accounting and finance functions in the plant, general ledger, day to day accounting, month end close, general and cost accounting, financial reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis, monthly analysis of actual v budget, you will be responsible for the preparation of the annual plant budget, monthly forecast. You will supervise a staff of 6 direct and indirect employees, the accounting manager, financial analyst and the cost accountant, etc. You will be responsible for timely and accurate reporting and the over site of all accounting and financial functions in the plant.

You will work closely with operations to ensure that productivity and efficiency are operating at peak levels. You will reconcile the Hyperion data on a monthly basis. You will coordinate the annual external audit. You will have proven experience working with ERP systems, SAP is a plus but is not required.

In this role you will report to the assistant VP Division Controller. You will work closely with both operations and finance to deliver the company's objectives.

I can't stress enough what a great opportunity this is. This company is a solid, well run company with operations globally. The position is a key role in the organization with exposure to both the middle management and the EVP level executives.


You will have a minimum of a 4 year degree in accounting or finance and at least 10 years of manufacturing accounting with at least three recent years as a plant controller in a plant doing high speed manufacturing. You will be well organized and will have well developed interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. You will be able to demonstrate your experience in Excel and other MicroSoft office products. You will be able to effectively lead a team. We like leaders who are proactive rather than reactive. You will have experience with ERP systems and HFM. SAP is a plus but is not required. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks.

This position includes a bonus potential of up to 15% and a generous benefits package. All compensation will be paid in Canadian Dollars.

If you have these skills and you are local to the Indianapolis area, we are interested in speaking with you immediately. This is a very hot job and I am aggressively recruiting this position. For more information call Bill at 616-990-4864.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,000 CDN to $140,000 CDN /year 15% bonus

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $120,000.00 to $140,000.00 /year


  • Financial statement preparation: 5 years (Required)
  • PLANT CONTROLLER: 5 years (Required)
  • leading a team of accounting professionals: 5 years (Required)
  • SAP: 1 year (Preferred)
  • ERP system: 3 years (Required)
  • Hyperion: 1 year (Preferred)
  • plant accounting: 10 years (Required)
  • plant cost accounting: 3 years (Required)
  • general ledger accounting: 3 years (Required)
  • of progressive leadership in a plant environennt: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • Montréal, QC (Preferred)


  • english (Required)