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Job Title:  Assistant Controller

Requisition ID:  4215

Ooltewah, TN, US, 37363

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Motive Power applications, which include industrial lift trucks and pallet jacks, rail equipment, mining equipment, and airline ground support equipment. Some of the motive power brands include Hawker, Ironclad, General Battery, and Fiamm. Wherever there is a need for motive power, EnerSys offers the perfect energy solution.


Job Purpose

The Assistant Controller is responsible for supporting the Plant Controller and Plant Operations in multiple areas of accounting and finance. Performing audits and journal entries, analyzing payroll and labor reports, preparing cost analysis and reconciliations are some of the main responsibilities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the Controller with the management of the General Ledger and month-end close process  
Cost Accounting - Prepare standard costing of new products & yearly cost comparisons
Audit BOM’s and routers to ensure accurate standard costs
Manufacturing Variance analysis
Compile and analyze financial information for the timely preparation of journal entries  
Provide analysis of GL accounts to be used for monthly reports, forecasts & budget
Prepare Cost of Sales analysis
Monthly reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts
Record purchases & disposals of Fixed Assets in FAS; Complete audits of existing assets
Month-End variance analysis to compare actual results to budget & forecast
Inventory Accounting - Assist with monthly cycle counts & yearly physical inventory, identifying and correcting inventory problems
Assist with forecast & budget process including Sales, Manufacturing and Administrative costs
Profitability analysis
Ensure proper file maintenance of all accounting documents for audit
Assist with internal controls documentation, Sarbanes-Oxley audits, and external auditors with testing procedures
Interact with plant operations personnel
Support day-to-day operations of accounting department 
Overtime will be required during month-end close, monthly cycle counts, physical inventory and year-end close.
Able to interact with cross functional departments


Education and/or Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required.  Qualified candidates must also have three to five years of recent financial or accounting experience.  Month-End close experience is required. Accounting experience in a manufacturing, standard costing environment is preferred.

Computer Skills: Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Advanced Excel skills will be required and must include proficiency with sub-totals, pivot tables, sumif and vlookup formulas.  Candidates must be able to analyze data and complete complex formulas & calculations in Excel.  BaaN experience preferred and Hyperion financial reporting software experience a plus.

General Job Requirements

  • Generic


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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