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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

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Finance Manager/Plant Controller

Hydro Aluminum Metal a leading supplier of extrusion ingots, sheet ingots, foundry alloys, wire rods and high-purity aluminum with a global production network of around 5,000 employees. With primary metal production facilities in Europe, Canada, Australia, Brazil and Qatar, and recycling facilities throughout Europe and in the U.S., two-thirds of our primary aluminum production is based on renewable energy.

Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.




Job Location: Cassopolis, MI


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave



Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • MPA, CPA preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing industry.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting. 
  • Willingness to strive to achieve companywide best practices.



Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Application of software systems and tools:  SAP, SAP Fiori, Power BI, Oracle HFM, MS Office applications especially Excel and Outlook, Kronos, ADP, and APICS bill of materials management system (Hydro internally developed).



Job Responsibilities:

  • Business Plan and KPI development, measurement, and reporting.
  • Monitors and manages margins, both short-term and strategically
  • Month-End close activities including P&L prep, Balance Sheet Reconciliations and monthly analysis and reporting of results and KPIs.
  • Routine review of raw materials usage and inventory including various aspects of yield and BOM.
  • Acts as local property tax expert in filing annual renditions and seeking tax relief opportunities as they are made available.
  • Conducts, supports, and/or oversees various inventory counts on a routine (weekly/monthly/annual) basis including raw materials, finished goods, supplies, R&M parts, fixed assets, etc.
  • Serves as location energy procurement expert for natural gas, electric, water, argon, and oxygen – reporting routinely on usage and price variances.
  • Oversees local payroll process for both hourly and salaried personnel.
  • Facilitates CAPEX plans including project justification development, routine status reporting, and all associated financial postings.
  • Supports company management with data for insurance policies, audits, et al. 
  • Ad hoc research and reporting as needed to support managerial decision making – whether solicited or not.
  • Ensures compliance with company and local regulatory policies.


Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!


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If you have any questions, please contact: 

Hiring manager
Hans Bjerkaas
Phone: (Norway +47) 97079892

Jamie Bowen
Phone:(United States +1) 412-400-2434







Posted on:  Sep 11, 2022

MI, US, 49031

Department:  Finance and HR
Business Area:  Hydro Aluminium Metal(ALME)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Aluminium Metals USA, LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: South Bend

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