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Assistant Plant Controller Job

Date: Aug 28, 2021

Location: Chillicothe, OH, US, 45601-8829

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

• Daily management of the Accounting department, including:
     o Plant cost and general accounting, including labor/payroll reporting, inventory, and accounts payable
     o Month-end financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting
     o Internal Control Program including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and ensuring Corporate, Division and local policies are operating effectively
• Research accounting issues and provide financial analysis as required
• Analyze information and communicate opportunities to reduce cost and maximize profit
• Maintain proactive involvement with accounting and operations management to identify areas for improved efficiency, cost reduction, and optimal inventory levels
• Train, develop, and retain well qualified staff through the execution of plans that include recruitment, internal promotion, cross training, and evaluation
• Maintain effective oral and written communications with other members of the management team at all levels
• Perform other duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with CPA or CMA.  MBA highly preferred.
• 7+ years of accounting experience, with a background in manufacturing and cost accounting as well as managing people.
• Must be confident, hands-on self-starter with the ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities.
• Must be able to survey the business and operational environment and identify improvement opportunities.
• Demonstrated leadership ability.  Must be able to motivate, lead, and develop employees.  Must be results oriented with strong attention to detail.
• Must be able to perform and direct sophisticated financial analysis.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to work with and relate to all levels, including senior operations managers.
• Must be proficient in the use of windows based programs including Excel, Power Point, Access, and Word.
• Must meet physical requirements of the position with or without accommodation.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with CPA or CMA required.

MBA highly preferred.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

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