West Hills, California Mgr, Operations Controller

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  • Requisition Number R2827
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Accounting
  • Location West Hills, California


Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

Manager, Operations Controller

New Albany, OH

The Manager, Operations Controller will join the Project Sunrise Team during the Design Phase of the project to serve as the voice of finance/accounting in all aspects related to the build of the plant. This resource will be a critical leader in management of expenses, capital and cash flow. After the site is built and operational, this role will assume management and responsibility of strategic and financial guidance for plant operations and financial results. This role reports to the Director of Supply Chain Finance.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

· Lead all accounting and financial activities of facility, including but not limited to month end close, account reconciliations, variances analysis, forecast & annual budget etc.

· Lead all financial management for site build, including collaboration with corporate accounting on timely audit and management payables. Develop KPI’s to measure site build to business case.

· Collaborate with operation teams in the development of facility’s annual spending budgets/forecast, as well as monitoring periodic performance to budget/forecast/prior year.

· Measures, analyzes and reports on manufacturing, material variances and rework & destruction expenses. Recommends strategies to improve manufacturing efficiencies through analysis of production processes, capacities and new technologies.

· Validates continuous improvement cost savings projects. Actively participates in ideation, prioritization, and assigning cost savings project resources.

· Performs ongoing analysis of inventories to ensure valuation in accordance with GAAP, including determining appropriate reserves. Provides reporting to appropriate parties in order to mitigate obsolescence and minimize reserve requirements.

· Interpreting and ensures Company policies and procedures are understood and consistently followed by others.

The ideal candidate is someone who builds strong rapport with business partners while enhancing and delivering financial goals. You are passionate in delivering the right cost for the consumer, collaborates with business partners, strong problem solver and consistently highlights business risk.

You'll be most successful in this role if you have:

· Capability to connect the "dots", by supporting manufacturing facility and meeting overall financial objectives

· Strong partnership with Operation departments to impact decision making resulting in positive financial results

· Takes initiative to understand details and be an achiever who sets goals, tracks, measures, and delivers results

· Open-minded yet confident in taking a position grounded in facts

In order to take on these challenges, you'll need to have:

· Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, in accounting or finance or related field

· 5-7+ years' experience in cost accounting or accounting preferably in a manufacturing environment with plant controller experience

· Comprehensive knowledge of ERP and computerized cost accounting systems, inventory systems and standard product costing including strong experience in bills of materials, labor and throughput routings

· Previous and/or demonstrated people leadership/management desired

· Strong MS Excel skills and proficient in Microsoft Office suite

· Good verbal and written communication skills

· CPA / CMA desired but not required


Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Visit Pharmavite.net/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

Where permitted by applicable law, as of December 1, 2021 all candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for all US-based jobs if not already employed by Pharmavite. Proof of vaccination will be required at hire. Pharmavite provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals who are employees or applicants for employment, in accordance with applicable law. For Alabama: vaxexemption.alabama.gov/Data/OrginalForm.pdf


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