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Named as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine and Crain’s Fast 50, Neapco designs, manufactures and distributes OEM driveline products for automotive and non-automotive applications throughout the globe. To guarantee high-performance but competitively priced products, we combine low-cost sourcing of materials, innovative in-house design, efficient production and quality assurance processes with high quality people.

 Neapco is currently seeking to fill the full-time position of Controller based out of our Southeast Nebraska manufacturing facility. This position reports to the Director, Global Operations Finance and Plant Manager. Compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Job Code: Controller
Posted On: Wednesday, 15th August 2018
Location: Beatrice, Nebraska
501 Sargent Street, Beatrice, NE 68310
Job Type:
Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Description:


  • True business partner with plant management team and staff, including full transparency to metrics and results with the ability to construct stretch objectives to further increase business value (Act as Plant CFO)
  • Ensure strong accounting and control environment
  • Drive standardization and best financial practices for manufacturing facility
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and direction to plant finance and accounting team and provide guidance on financial related topics to other functional areas
  • Lead annual budget and long-range plan process for location
  • Oversee capital forecast and long-range plan, ensuring all investments meet required metrics with strong focus on spending timing
  • Drive culture of transparency of operational results, enabling focus to increase from “what happened” to “what is going to happen”
  • Ensure receivables, payables, and payroll are processed timely, interfacing as appropriate with corporate shared services team
  • Ensure compliance to all Neapco policies
  • Remain current and aware of external influences impacting the organization


Preferred Skills:


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of progressive accounting/finance-related experience with at least 5 years in management role. Prior experience in Automotive / Plant Manufacturing finance preferred.
  • Knowledge of automotive manufacturing operations
  • Strong knowledge of operations finance including: product costing, manufacturing efficiencies (labor, scrap, quality, overhead, etc.), labor cost analysis, scrap metrics, materials tracking, product profitability calculations, make versus buy analyses, and product mix impact on the business
  • Desire to be a true business partner with operational leadership
  • Strong experience in coaching and developing plant finance teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability in development of standardized processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, including how to utilize technology for maximum efficiency
  • Experience thriving in a matrix, cross functional environment
  • Extreme attention to detail, ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet deadlines as well as standard requirements