Midwest Fertilizer Company LLC


Midwest Fertilizer Company LLC
Position Description Summary

General Information

Job Title: Plant Controller
Department: Finance
Location: Indianapolis (temporarily) and then Mt. Vernon, IN (permanent)
Date: Immediately (Prior to start of Oracle R12 Implementation)
Salary Grade:
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

Role/Position Overview

Briefly explain the general purpose of the position. This statement should be a general summary of the accountabilities listed in the next section.

Principal Accountabilities (must add up to 100%)

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Lead and participate in Indianapolis and then in Mt. Vernon during the Phase 1 and Phase 2 ERP designs respectively; lead and work with the team in the design, development and implementation of both phases of the Oracle R12 project. Post Oracle R12 implementation become the champion of the ERP application


Partner with the Project Executive and the Vice-President of Operations to establish required Finance policy, process and procedures to support business needs in the Construction and Steady State phases.


Build a team of Finance professionals and support staff with a wide range of assigned duties that will establish a Finance business plan and Finance vision that supports business needs, develops the Finance team and adds business value.


Partner with the senior management team to develop management information systems for the provision of financial, cost, operational and business intelligence reporting.


Establish required Finance policy, process and procedures to support business needs in the Construction and Steady State phases


Establish a Value Preservation environment based on effective risk management policies and practices throughout the organization including design and deployment of an efficient and effective system of internal controls.


Position Criteria
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Priority (A "Required" or a "Want")

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance and Professional Accounting Designation (CPA, CMA, etc.)


Minimum of 10 years senior level finance and accounting experience


Strong team leadership skills and ability to work across teams with a customer service mindset


Demonstrate ability to manage multiple priorities/projects effectively, self-motivated


Proven analytical skills, problem solving skills and ability to be an effective team player


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Previous experience working in an ERP environment (preferably Oracle R12)

Strong Want

Previous work experience in a chemical processing industry


Previous work experience in construction project