We are at the heart of every place that matters. As a leading global provider in the access solutions market for schools, banks, airports, hospitals, hotels, and many more, we enable seamless movement within secure, safe, and sustainable places. Our work is IMPORTANT. YOU are important. We provide our people with the tools to shape their careers for growth. With around 16,000 employees worldwide, EVERY team member contributes to our mission and can make a positive difference. By working as one global team, we continue growing the business, growing together, and growing ourselves. Build your career with us!

Plant Controller

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Nov 24, 2023



dormakaba seeks a skilled and experienced Plant Controller to take financial responsibility for its showcase US manufacturing facility, based in Indianapolis. This position is a high focus role within this growing multi-national business and offers great career potential for the right candidate. 


Partnering with the VP Indianapolis Operations, the Controller is responsible for leveraging direct and indirect resources to develop, implement, and execute financial objectives and contributing to maximizing the profitability of the plant. 


HIRING SALARY RANGE: Base Salary $145,000 - $155,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.) This position includes a competitive benefits package.  Please visit our career site for more information on benefits.



  • You will have full financial statement responsibility and ensure appropriate internal controls are in place to safeguard the assets of the company.
  • Coach and mentor 3 direct reports, helping them to perform to the best of their capabilities.
  • Coordinate activities of the monthly accounting close to ensure accurate and timely recording and reporting of all financial results for the organization for Indianapolis Plant.
  • Variance analysis on material deviations versus forecast, including drives to volume, mix, and rate.
  • Develop and share analytical insights to revenue performance, gross margins, and pricing at lowest level of granularity.
  • Meet monthly with Finance, Commercial and Operational leadership to discuss financial performance and help to identify solutions to help Team meet its objectives.
  • Support monthly Management Performance Review (MPR) including preparation of slides and communication of results related to revenues, gross margin, and EBITDA.
  • Develop and implement monthly rolling 12-month forecasts of P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statements for commercial and operational entities within the portfolio.
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reviews to regional Finance
  • Provide financial oversight on all CAPEX investments within the Indianapolis plant.
  • Maintenance and review of HFM data inputs to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Lead and prepare all requirements to support annual external audit of the company’s financial records, ensuring we are compliant with both US GAAP and Swiss GAAP FER.
  • Assist in special projects as needed.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in similar leadership role within Accounting and Finance
  • Experience in a fast-paced, complex, and collaborative environment
  • SAP experience
  • Must be able to manually manipulate office equipment, including computer, copier, etc.
  • Must be able to verbally communicate via telephone.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift  up to 15 pounds.
  • Must be able to travel using public transportation.



  • MBA and/or CPA
  • S4HANA implementation experience
  • Experience working with shared services and matrix organizations.



  • We take care of our employees on DAY ONE. We offer immediate medical, dental, vision, life, and disability Insurance coverage options.  No waiting periods!
  • Your health is our priority, we offer wellness programs to aid in your physical well-being. 
  • Vacation and personal time off.
  • We support your growing family; we provide parental leave for moms and dads!
  • Wisely plan for your future with our 401k matching plan beginning on DAY ONE.
  • Supporting your career development with our tuition reimbursement program. 
  • Pave the way for success with a CliftonStrengths assessment.
  • Robust culture supporting internal advancement with our Learn and Grow Program.
  • Access to over 15,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to assist in your professional development and to expand on your individual interests.
  • Employee Assistance Program (professional support for work, financial, family issues, etc.).
  • Voluntary legal insurance.
  • Unlimited referral reward bonuses.
  • Corporate discounts for shopping, travel and more!



Our work is IMPORTANT. YOU are important. At schools and universities, in stadiums, airports, hospitals and workplace; for every place that matters. We provide safety, security, and sustainability, providing people with the tools to shape their careers for growth. EVERY team member contributes to our mission and can make a positive difference. Our culture focuses on Growing the Business, Growing Together and Growing Ourselves. We are a global company with more than 16,000 employees worldwide giving you endless opportunities for growth and advancement.


Learn why our employees enjoy working for us, click here to view dormakaba testimonials!



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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis