KIK Custom Products

  • Plant Controller

    Job Location CA-ON-Concord
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/26/2018 2:46 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Min. Years Exp.
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Overview


    As one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods (“CPG”), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life. With leading positions in the multibillion household and personal care, over-the-counter, and pool additives categories, we maintain close relationships with over 70 global CPG customers and virtually every relevant major North American retailer. We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise.

    KIK has over 5,000 employees and operates 19 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America and over $1 billion in sales; KCP (operating as KIK Custom Products) is one of North America's largest custom manufacturers of both National Brand and Retailer Brand consumer products. KCP's product lines include Laundry, Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care, all supported by KCP's in-house technical expertise and value-added services.


    KIK Consumer Brands – Household Division

    Our Household Division (“Household”) is the #1 player in North American private label bleach, and supplies private label cleaning programs to prominent American retailers. Although Household started as a small bleach plant in Concord, Ontario, we have since expanded to a network of 8 plants strategically located across the United States to efficiently manufacture a variety of cleaners for both hard and soft surfaces. . In addition to its private label portfolio, Household manufactures and markets Greased Lighting® and The Works® branded products.




    • Oversight of, and direct involvement in, the entire facilities accounting function, including ownership of the business' books and records. This includes all aspects of the monthly, quarterly and anual close prosses, reconciliation and basic reporting functions associated with general ledger management, external and internal audit management
    • Produce a monthly in-depth controller’s report for the General Manager and other executive management, as needed, that details the business’ operations and performance.
    • Review/approve all financial reporting information, support schedules and variance analyses.
    • Responsibility for proactive identification of organizational and operations risks related to financial reporting, as well as developing efficient processes to manage identified risks as the company grows.
    • Assist plant management in the decision making process that allows for profit maximization or cost minimization.
    • Communicate with plant personnel and observe plant operations in order to assist with and to make recommendations for improvement in plant operations.
    • Managing the business’ financial reporting systems and polices, amending current practices where appropriate to ensure accuracy in reporting.
    • Manage the General Ledger, Cost, Inventory, Fixed Assets.
    • Review EBITDA on an ongoing basis and calculate and provide the projected EBITDA on an ongoing basis
    • Monitor, approve and analyze all plant spending
    • Manage the audit and review procedures for areas of responsibility and provide information as needed to independent auditors and internal auditors.
    • Set measurable objectives and goals for the accounting team in its support of the business and the company’s core objectives.
    • Oversee and participate in the creation of the annual budget. And provide for the continual monitoring of, the business’ annual budget to ensure cost-effective management.
    • Monitor expenditures in accordance with company fiscal policy, monitor and project cash flow.
    • Assist in other areas and projects, as needed.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or preferably a CPA, CA certificate. Proficient in US GAAP.
    • Industry experience must include manufacturing (large plant environment preferred
    • Thorough understanding of manufacturing plant operations.
    • Must meet deadlines and deliver quality results
    • Inventory Control background that includes interacting with Plant personnel and do department walk troughs’ to check for any inventory discrepancies.
    • Ability to work in fast paced environment
    • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products
    • Experience with JD Edwards preferred, but not required


    A Career with KIK Offers:


    KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth.

    Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.

    KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

    Accommodation available upon request.

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