Polyethylene Terephthalate

  • PET is a versatile material, superior for package design and peformance.
  • Known for clarity, light-weight, oxygen barrier qualities and as an unbreakable competitor to glass and other plastics.
  • Nearly 2 Billion pounds of PET is recycled each year in North America and reprocessed as rPET into new products including:
  • Packaging
  • Bottles
  • Clothing
  • Carpet
  • rPET is now one of the most widely sought-after materials for packaging by major companies in Food & Beverage and Consumer Packaged Goods. Verdeco Recycling is well positioned as a leading innovator in rPET solutions for high demand applications.

The Process

  • 1) The process begins with clean, hot-washed PET flake, from reliable suppliers.
  • 2) The material goes through a process of crystallization, melt extrusion, decontamination and pelletized into FDA approved rPET pellets.
  • 3) Through innovative processing and material formulations, the rPET is well matched for high-value applications within consumer, food & beverage packaging where clarity & quality are key.
  • 4) Focusing on customer specifications and solving complex formulation challenges, means the ability to deliver consistent, high-quality products.

Rinse & Repeat!

About The Position

The Controller will play a key role in the continued development of the accounting and finance department within a fast paced, expanding manufacturing environment and will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

This is a great opportunity to join a resilient and growing organization whose goal is to become a leader in the plastics recycling industry. This individual will have primary responsibility for the full cycle close and all reconciliations of accounts. This position will also be responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting team and processes and will be a hands-on manager that will ensure proper accounting of business results as well as improve the quality of data on which decisions are made.

Primary Responsibilities- Manage the period-end general ledger close and management reporting cycles of a single reporting entity
- Responsible for the timely preparation of period end financial statements in accordance with GAAP
- Manage and mentor the accounting team
- Assist with developing, documenting and implementing/managing internal financial controls
- Lead process improvements, automation and streamlining efforts
- Within the ERP system, work with other functional areas on integration issues and the determination of appropriate workflows
- Manage the annual financial statement audit
- Budget and forecast preparation
- Manage preparation of required materials for audit and tax; serve as primary contact with independent auditors for annual audits
- Maintain expertise in applicable accounting principles and help ensure that new accounting guidance is appropriately considered and implemented

Preferred Qualifications- Accounting leadership experience within a manufacturing environment is required
- BA/BS degree required and CPA is preferred but not required
- Extensive knowledge of GAAP, specifically as it relates to a manufacturing organization
- Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections
- Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced, results driven environment
- Working knowledge of short and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis
- Experience with managing the corporate audit process
- Experience working with ERP systems, Syspro knowledge preferred
- Proficient with Windows operating system, including Excel, Outlook, Explorer, Word, and PowerPoint
- Knowledge of internal control policies and procedures