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Plant Controller

Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.


The Plant Controller provides financial leadership to the manufacturing and/or distribution facility.  The position will be responsible for the direction and review of their facility and will act as a liaison between the manufacturing/distribution facility and the North America Finance team.  The Plant Controller will be responsible for maintaining a control environment that complies with the Company’s internal control policies and Sarbanes-Oxley.  The Plant Controller will be the key support partner for any integration merger and acquisition activity within the business unit.


Job Duties

  • Ensures that there is an effective and efficient system of internal controls including:  data integrity, asset protection, segregation of duties, budgeting, financial reporting, information systems and adherence to corporate policies (GAAP, SOX compliance, etc.).
  • Responsible the financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for the facility which consists of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts and plans.
  • Provides in-depth analysis on variances to plan and forecast, effectively communicates results to Business Unit Controller.
  • Coordinates evaluation of capital projects and approval process.
  • Performs and monitors the plant’s monthly closing process in conjunction with the central accounting functions
  • Leads / supports actions to achieve productivity targets and business plans, including development of contingency plans, improvement initiatives and corrective actions.
  • Work with site to develop and report on key performance metrics, including providing education / training as necessary
  • Coordination and oversight of physical inventories and audit of site.
  • Communicate results, risks, and business concerns to the Regional Director.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis as assigned and work with Operations and Location leadership teams.
  • Perform any other tasks as required by the North America Finance team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or relevant discipline required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a finance function, experience in a Sr. Financial Analyst/Finance Manager position and manufacturing location strongly preferred
  • Strong financial acumen with demonstrated analytical ability accompanied by knowledge of corporate finance and manufacturing costing principles.  Understands P&L, balance sheet and cash flow dynamics.
  • Experience with bills of material, inventory valuation, standard costing, ERP/MRP systems (SAP) and consolidation tools preferred
  • Excellent skills in the use of Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte