Assistant Manufacturing Controller

4 days left

Pharmavite - Makers of Nature Made Vitamins
Opelika, Alabama
Based on experience.
Oct 16, 2019
Nov 15, 2019
Contract Type


Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

The Assistant Manufacturing Controller is responsible for providing financial support to the operations management of the manufacturing site. This role will manage day to day financial activities of the site, while assisting the site in meeting operating KPI's. The Assistant Manufacturing Controller reports to the Group Controller and manages a team of two cost accountants.

At Pharmavite, every employee has a stake in bringing the gift of health to life. We never shy away from disruptive innovation and tough challenges, because we're making real nutrition accessible to consumers everywhere in new and different ways. And because we know every nutriment we make matters, we have to make sure each one is just right before we make it ready for use. With this great responsibility comes the satisfaction that your contribution makes a real and significant difference.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Assist operations management in development of annual budgets and forecast projections.
  • Measure, analyze, and report on manufacturing variances and recommend strategies to improve performance.
  • Oversee monthly closing process and preparation of monthly scorecards.
  • Provide financial support for site continuous improvement programs.
  • Assist or lead other special projects as assigned.

The ideal candidate is an experienced financial professional who is ready to lead at a higher level preferably with experience in a manufacturing environment. You are comfortable with cost accounting and month end closing procedures to ensure the manufacturing site receives accurate information for business decisions.

You'll be most successful in this role if you have:

  • Strong financial skills, knowledge of GAAP accounting rules, FP&A, and cost accounting.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences and forms of communication including across sites.
  • Lead and coach a team to achieve results and bring out the best in people.
  • Hands-on experiences working cross functionally with various site functions such as Engineering, Warehouse, and Manufacturing.

It's an exciting time in Pharmavite's history. After 45 years of leading the healthy living industry with award-winning vitamins and supplements, the company has experienced great success and has gained the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alike. But there's more growth ahead of us than behind us, and for our employees this translates into opportunity. Our rapidly changing business enables employees to take on new challenges and transform Pharmavite for the future.

In order to take on these challenges, you'll need to have:

  • 5 to 8 years of experience in Cost Accounting preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or accounting.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and databases.


Here, career paths aren't predefined and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Visit to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

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