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Company Profile:

Plant Prefab is the first Certified B Corporation™ building technology company dedicated to sustainable design, materials, and operations. The company’s patented Plant Building System™ utilizes advanced digital modeling and fully customizable Plant Panels™ and Plant Modules™ to help architects, developers, general contractors, and individuals design and build multifamily and custom single-family homes 20 to 50 percent faster than site-based methods. The system provides better quality control, design flexibility, and time, cost, and material efficiency than traditional methods of offsite or on-site construction. Plant opened a $40M, 270,000 square foot facility which can produce 3-5 million square feet of single and multifamily housing a year. It is the first automated factory in the US purpose built to create both panels and modules.   

With a mission to build a better world by design, over thirty Plant projects have been certified LEED Platinum or Gold, making the company one of the most experienced designers of homes at the highest level of LEED certification. Plant projects have garnered significant industry recognition including the AIA’s top sustainable award, Architizer’s Jury and People Choice Awards, Green Builder Magazine’s Home of Year, Business 2.0 “World’s 11 Coolest Products”, Business Week’s “Architectural Wonders of the World”, and the Sustainable Quality Awards Grand Prize.

Job Summary:

Plant Prefab is seeking a Controller to lead a growing business and team. The Controller will be responsible for the financial reporting functions and ensure accuracy and compliance according to GAAP and Company guidelines and policies. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, and will be comfortable in a high growth, fast-paced environment. The Controller will be expected to work autonomously and largely self-directed on core functions yet partner closely with the Operations team in other activities and initiatives driving value for Plant Prefab. The position will be based in our Tejon Ranch, CA facility and report to the Chief Executive Officer.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Financial Management:
  • Manage all accounting functions including general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and cash management.
  • Develop and implement financial policies and procedures to ensure accuracy and efficiency in financial reporting.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, variance reports, and forecasts to support decision-making processes.
  • Oversee the month-end and year-end closing processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to support inventory management, cost analysis, manufacturing, and budgeting processes.
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders including auditors, tax advisors, banking and financial institutions, as well as regulatory agencies. 
  • Compliance and Reporting:
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and local statutory requirements in financial reporting and tax filings.
  • Coordinate external audits and tax reporting processes, ensuring timely and accurate submissions.
  • Establish and maintain processes for multi-state reporting and payroll compliance, ensuring adherence to state-specific regulations and requirements.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation to support financial transactions and audits.
  • Financial Analysis and Strategic Guidance:
  • Provide strategic financial analysis and guidance to senior management to support business objectives and growth initiatives.
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings, revenue enhancement, and operational efficiency improvements.
  • Conduct financial planning, forecasting, modeling, and scenario analysis to support strategic decision-making.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 7+ years of professional experience ideally gained through a combination of public accounting and industry accounting experience
  • CPA is strongly preferred
  • Manufacturing industry experience, preferably in a scaling company with multiple locations, advanced product design and product manufacturing processes (automation, robotics, etc.)
  • Experience in a company with $100M+ in revenues, and experience in supporting a company through a period of growth/expansion
  • Significant experience with General Ledger Accounting, Project Accounting, FP&A, Financial Reporting, and staff management in a medium to large-sized complex organization.
  • Experience implementing, upgrading, or improving the utilization of ERP packages
  • Ability to think strategically and act tactically, working effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization, articulating an understanding of the business through the numbers.
  • Proven accounting knowledge of standards, processes, reporting and systems; and experience in developing and improving reporting.
  • Expert Excel user and comfortable with all other Microsoft Office applications
  • Willing to “role up his/her sleeves”, operate at any level (from senior management to the lowest level of the organization), and do whatever it takes to insure the successful execution and growth of the business. Ability to build, lead, manage and motivate a professional staff and strive for improvement and learning while delegating and developing a strong supporting team.
  • Excellent time and project management abilities; self-motivated and experienced with multi-tasking.


  • Competitive compensation (salary, discretionary bonus, and stock options) commensurate with experience and skills 
  • Excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance 
  • The opportunity to work with great architects and meaningfully contribute to projects that improve the quality of life for people and the planet 


Application Instructions:

Please apply on Paylocity, taking care to complete all required fields. 


Applicants must be authorized to legally work in the U.S.; sorry, no sponsorship is available. Applicants may be subject to passing a background check, drug screening, and pre-employment physical. Plant Prefab has an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Salary Description
Starting at $100,000+/ year DOE