Controller (Experienced Level Professional)

Offer published on 2023-08-22
Location :
PEOSTA, IA, United States of America
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Controller (Experienced Level Professional)

Michelin is hiring!

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The Controller guarantees achievement of the Peosta Facility’s economic objectives by focusing on and monitoring the economic and financial aspects of strategic and operational decisions and by ensuring compliance with standards.  They will guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures and also conduct audits, providing information to external auditors. They are a member of the Plant Staff Management Team. 


  • Identify the main drivers of value creation of the business
  • Participate in defining middle and long term vision, and developing progress targets and the investment project portfolio. Analyze and monitor projects and progress initiatives with respect to cost, timing, and scope. Supervise corrective actions with the management team.
  • As a member of the management team, assures respect for Cost Best Practices.
  • Guarantee the quality of economic data and indicators, respect for financial standards, and the quality of the internal control system. Ensures implementation of corrective and preventive action plans.
  • Drive standardization while respecting established means of CESP financial support services for steering. Supports and promotes the CESP.
  • Monthly Reporting 
    • Close Month-end and provide accurate and complete financial reporting using business driven variance explanations. 
  • Planning Process 
    • Prepare monthly forecasts for sales, capital expenditures, cost reduction programs, inventory, and profit and loss statements. 
    • Prepare the strategic plan and budget  
  • Costing 
    • Maintain standard costs, including monthly updates and variance reconciliations. 
  • Project Evaluation and Analysis 
    • Review and approve capital expenditure requests and related business cases 
    • Support continuous improvement initiatives 
    • Assess profitability and provide related recommendations   
  • Compliance and Internal Controls 
    • Coordinate with external auditors 
    • Apply Internal controls 
    • Ensure segregation of duties are followed 


  • BS degree in Accounting/Finance preferred or related field or equivalent education/training
  • Knowledge and experience relating to the business activity
  • Demonstrated ability in one or more of the following areas:
    • Information Systems
    • Plant manufacturing process
    • IE
    • Internal Audit
    • Finance
    • Purchasing
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to empower and influence others in a positive manner
  • Strong, demonstrated Digital Literacy (Microsoft Applications)
  • Good Organizational and Administrative Skills
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work with all levels of the organization, internally and externally
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal


Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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