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Controller - Portland

Hydro Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries, and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standard profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.   

Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 35,000 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: Portland, OR


Summary: The Controller will report directly to the Region Controller and indirectly / functionally to the Plant Manager.  Provides the leadership and direction for managing the operation’s financial position, financial interpretation, assets, procurement activity, payroll hours administration system, and internal controls. Directs the development of annual operating plans, departmental budgets, monthly/quarterly forecasts, cost reduction initiatives/recommendations and profitability.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Successfully completes monthly closing cycles to properly reflect the financial position of the plant - profit & loss, capital base and cash from operations.
  • Directs and oversees monthly physical inventories.
  • Provides financial analysis support/guidance to all line managers and Plant Manager. 
  • Directs and completes the planning, forecasting and budgeting processes of the operation. 
  • Ensures the necessary internal controls (and compensating controls) to safeguard the Company's Assets and adheres to Hydro's financial management policies.
  • Directs the activities and provides leadership to the procurement employees of the operation, ensuring all Hydro Values are inherent in daily performance of responsibilities.
  • Manage capital spending requests, including calculating payback and developing sound business cases to present to management requesting capital funds.



Job Requirements:

  • System experience Preferred: SAP, Hyperion, Ultimate, full ERP capabilities.
  • Keen listening / communication abilities to lead improvement processes within various areas and levels of the organization
  • Fluency in English, able to communicate orally and in writing effectively with managers, supervisors, peers, and subordinates.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance.  CMA or CPA and/or master’s a plus
  • 5 years of accounting experience, with a focus in cost accounting and managerial experience


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

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Please apply before:  

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing this form.

Posted on:  Jan 13, 2021

Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211

Department:  West Region Finance
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Portland Holding Inc.
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Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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