Cornerstone Building Brands

Plant Controller

Phoenix, AZ - Full-time

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Cornerstone Building Brands | Employer reference: 16232

Plant Controller


Phoenix, AZ, US

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Job description

This position will require the candidate to relocated to the Vacaville, CA area.

The Plant Controller is a financial leader focused on providing decision support to the leaders of designated plants or plant as well as providing management direction and oversight to plant/cost accountants or direct reports. The position will develop monthly plant financial statements, implement and maintain monthly plant financial reviews, and develop key performance indicators that help manage the business. In addition, this position is responsible for ensuring the integrity of plant financial statements by evaluating both financial and operating controls and implementing improvements. The position will primarily support the Division/Business Unit Controller (if applicable) and/or Plant Manager(s).

This position will be located onsite in Vacaville, CA and does offer relocation assistance. 


  • Create/interpret business information that enhances operating results.
  • Partner with Plant Manager(s) on all aspects of the business to drive maximum profitability.
  • Identifies, evaluates and institutes major economic improvements that increase profitability by utilizing continuous improvement techniques, standard work, automation and innovation.
  • Key owner of the business budget and financial forecasts ensuring objectives are met.
  • Liaise with corporate accounting group on key accounting issues.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures in order to maintain an environment of internal control and compliance with Cornerstone accounting policies and SOX requirements.
  • Train and develop associates to be experts on manufacturing processes focusing on measuring and improving profitability.
  • Identify and Lead special projects.
  • Perform month‐end closing activities which include the creation of journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Work with the Plant leadership teams to find cost savings ideas.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 



B.S. in Accounting or Finance. CPA or CMA certification preferred but not required

Eight years cost accounting or relevant experience required. Prior experience in a leadership role helpful.

Ability to work effectively in a team and process-based environment, driving for continuous improvement. Strong organizational and team skills required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed. Strong analytical skills. Excellent leadership and human relations abilities. Strong oral and written communication abilities. Thorough knowledge of financial and accounting practices and procedures. Excellent Excel skills and understanding of applicable software preferred.

Additional information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

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