Mill Controller

ID: REF3152A
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Pine Bluff, AR
Post Date: 1/1/1970

Job Description

The Mill Controller is a leader across both the Evergreen finance organization and the Pine Bluff mill management team.  This includes leading and supporting all aspects of facility operations, accounting and finance.

The responsibilities of the Mill Controller include:

  • Lead the finance team while promoting an energetic and positive environment of continuous improvement and development.
  • As a key member of the mill’s lead team, the Controller leads and supports mill efforts to drive cost reduction, productivity improvements, capital investment, new product development, commercial support and supply chain optimization to improve Evergreen’s earnings. 
  • Act as financial liaison between the mill and other business groups, including sales, customer service, product development, converting, supply chain, procurement, and others.
  • Effectively communicate financial results to mill and corporate management.

  • Maintain strong internal controls, including compliance with company policies.

  • Effectively manage capital investment and fixed assets, including project financial support (return analysis), capital spend forecasting and ensuring proper administration of construction-in-progress, placed in service, depreciation and asset retirements.

  • Financial planning and analysis including analytics, budgeting, forecasting and strategic project support.

  • Oversee all mill finance and accounting functions, including:

  • Understand the standard cost accounting system and the linkages between the operations and the mill’s financial results and variances.

  • Raw material and energy input accounting to ensure proper receipt, inventory, consumption, variance explanations and forecasting.

  • Hourly payroll processing.

  • Mill-specific accounts payable processing.

  • Customer billing and invoice processing.

  • General accounting, including balance sheet account reconciliations, assurance of appropriate accruals and proper accounting treatment.

  • Tax management, including sales/use tax, incentive programs and property tax.

  • Financial management of working capital, including mill inventories.

  • Working closely with the corporate finance group to ensure corporate and external reporting requirements are met.

Oversee and continuously improve the month-end close and reporting processes.


Applicant Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required; MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience as controller for large manufacturing facility.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Skilled in problem solving, complex financial analysis and people management.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Experience with ERP systems; SAP preferred.

Additional Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. 

Evergreen Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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