Sr. Plant Controller

This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc. 

Job Description:

  • Active member of plant leadership team that drives operational results
  • Applies accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices to the solution of problems for multiple locations.
  • Provides technical advice and services to operating managers, interpreting accounting reports and statements
  • Identifies problem areas
  • Evaluates complete assignments for conformance with applicable policies, regulations, and tax laws
  • Responsible for the accounting treatment of financial transactions
  • Recommends solutions to complex problems
  • Provides interpretation of technical accounting pronouncements
  • Responsible for coordinating separate or specialized accounting treatment and reporting (e.g., cost accounting using standard cost, process cost, and financial statements & reports) for different senior management and/or external customers
  • Ensures controls are in place and SOX requirements are met
  • Complete month-end closing process (journal entries, etc.)
  • Maintain all necessary documentation for job and system processes
  • Development of annual financial operating plans through the use of financial modeling and analysis
  • Complete monthly forecasts and full year forecast as required
  • Support/Lead financial projects as assigned
  • Complete ad hoc financial modeling and analysis as required for management
  • Ensure integrity of system reports to validate accuracy of financial results
  • Special project/assignments
  • Potential travel 25%


  • BA/BS in finance or accounting and 4-7 years of related experience preferred
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred.
  • Demonstrate usage or understanding of manufacturing standard costing and/or standard costing models
  • Manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of ERP SAP software is preferred
  • Ability to perform complex analysis utilizing Excel
  • Solid communication skills at all levels within an organization
  • Must have strong analytical skills and direct experience with financial modeling
  • Ability to effectively interact with operating units and other departments
  • Ability to identify and report problems and assist in their resolution
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills requirement
  • Flexible schedule, especially around critical reporting times

At Pactiv, continuous innovation and development has secured our place as one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of foodservice and food packaging products. Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. Our global force of almost 12,000 team members allows us to supply packers, processors, supermarkets, restaurants, institutions and foodservice industries around the world. Over the years, Pactiv has consistently outpaced the competition in safety, innovation and strategic acquisitions. Want to learn more? Visit

Pactiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected by law. #CB3 "IND1P" #LI-TM1

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