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Berry Global: (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.9B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 125 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what’s important!

The Consumer Packaging Division (CPD) has an immediate need for a Regional Controller to support our Peosta, IA (PEOS) and Quad Cities/Bettendorf, IA (QDC) locations.

Position Purpose:

As a member of our Finance team, the Regional Controller will ensure that reported plant results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. This person will also help improve financial performance by working closely with Plant Management, Operations, Product Line Management, and Sales.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  1. Manage plant financial reporting and P&L responsibilities for two CP facilities – Peosta, IA and Bettendorf, IA.

  2. Work closely with Plant Manager & V.P. of Operations for the facilities to identify and measure ways for improving the profitability of the business.

  3. Drive improved financial performance by identifying and executing opportunities to increase sales and reduce costs

  4. Ensure the facilities are Sarbanes Oxley compliant.

  5. Manage annual budget process

  6. Capital planning for plant maintenance and cost reduction projects.

  7. Understand and implement best practices

  8. Complete monthly financial reporting requirements

  9. Provide accurate monthly financial forecasts

Education/Qualifications Required:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent experience

  2. Understanding of manufacturing costing, inventory, and data processing

  3. Prior experience with ERP systems (preferably JD Edwards) and MS Office

  4. Strong understanding of manufacturing operations desired

  5. Understanding of Sarbanes Oxley as related to manufacturing accounting

  6. Capability to build/maintain excellent rapport with management staff at each facility

  7. Ability to travel as needed

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Job ID 2020-7031

Position Type Regular Full Time

Category Finance