Job details

Job Type


Full Job Description

This role is in Ball Ground, GA.

Who We Are:
Meyn Food Processing Technology B.V. is a subsidiary of CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company. CTB’s core purpose is Helping to Feed a Hungry World® through a number of business units that manufacture and supply systems and solutions primarily for the agricultural supply chain. Meyn is achieving this goal by providing Leadership Through Innovation® with intelligent, customized and sustainable solutions for the poultry processing industry. Offering vast knowledge, equipment, systems and services that are available around the world, Meyn is a trusted business partner for numerous renowned poultry processing companies in more than one hundred countries. In order to provide continued innovation in this market, we need talented people looking to grow their careers while working toward our global mission. We hope you will join us in this journey!

What You Will Accomplish:
As the Controller, you will be responsible for the financial leadership of Meyn Americas, with Sales offices spanning Canada, USA, and all of Latin America as well as a manufacturing and assembly site in Georgia. Partnering with the Vice-President/General Manager, you will support key business decisions and investments through sound and timely financial planning, analysis, and control. This role also leads the finance, accounting, and IT teams and will work closely with the global Finance team based in the Netherlands, ensuring all corporate reporting requirements are fulfilled timely and accurately.

What You Will Do:
Develops, prepares, and provides clear and concise financial analysis and leadership regarding key financial measurements, budgeting, forecasting, special initiatives, acquisitions, investments, etc. to help drive business results and assist with strategic business decisions.

Manages and provides clear, concise, accurate and timely financial and operational data on assigned operations regarding sales, costs, labor costing, inventory management, finished goods value, etc., ensuring financial information is understood by management and relevant staff.

Maintains cost effective internal controls by enforcing corporate and business unit policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems, as well as implementation of external and internal audit recommendations to ensure compliance with required Finance/Accounting principles or regulations.

Leads and partners on various initiatives to help drive profitability through financial analysis, integrating new financial systems, and streamlining processes.

Provides support to the group’s US shared service center for tax planning and filing, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, local corporate, and other applicable taxes.

Coaches the local finance and accounting team as well as leading the US IT team – providing guidance, development, and ensuring efficiency.

Position Requirements:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; may consider equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

7+ years of progressive general accounting and financial analysis experience within a global manufacturer; Public accounting experience a plus; Prior Controller-level with international experience highly preferred

CPA or CMA certifications are preferred but not required

Functional Skills:
Excellent general accounting, financial analysis, and manufacturing labor cost accounting skills, and cash reconciliation skills are required; Compliance-focused; Strong analytical skills with ability to research, review, and interpret large amounts of data; Strong problem-solving capabilities and reporting/summation skills are also important; Extremely detail-oriented with excellent planning, organization, and prioritization skills are vital for this role; Solid FP&A and P&L understanding are also important; Experience with international financials and North & South American taxes is required; Experience with INCO terms and contract review is required; Experience with IT oversight would be helpful

Technology Aptitude/Skills:
Experience with manufacturing ERP systems required with familiarity with BaanINFOR LN a plus

Language Skills:
Excellent verbal and written skillset

Strong leadership and influencing skills; Ability to ask questions, comfortable in a hands-on role, eager to dig in and understand the business, support business improvement activities, and propose concepts to drive business performance is critical; Collaborative yet comfortable working independently; a self-starter that is eager to make an impact for the business

Culture Match Behaviors:
Professional in appearance, polished in professional behaviors, assertive/strong influencer to lead changes within diverse departments. Has a “Can Do” attitude and is collaborative and team-oriented to create better processes/solutions. Energetic, honest, dependable, and high ethical standards. Enjoys collaboration, being a team player, and leading/participating in continuous improvement processes

Other Important Information:

: Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.

Reports To:
Vice President/General Manager w/ dotted-line relationship to Global Controller

Core Hours:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm; will work approximately 45-50 hours during closings and budget cycles

Typical Work Week:
M-F; with some additional hours as needed

Direct Reports:
10 (6 Accounting/Finance and 4 IT)

Work Conditions:
Typically, an office environment, with visits through Operations

10-15% International/Domestic