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Plant Finance Controller

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JB-6370
Sector Location Job type Salary
150.000 CHF
Date added
19 October, 2022

Job Description

On behalf of our growing international client, we are seeking a Plant Finance Controller.

 

This role is of paramount importance to the ongoing success of a new plant and includes strategic involvement in an SAP 4 HANA implementation.

 

Plant Finance Controller?€?, Switzerland

 

It is pivotal to the success of the business and, as such, requires the highest standard of dedication and work.

 

The main duties of the Plant Finance Controller?€?:

  • Ownership and delivery of all plant financial performance - standard costs, cost improvements, hourly rate
  • Analysis and tracking of material costs, asset management and transfer
  • Budget planning, forecasting, variance analysis plant P&L and B/S
  • Ensuring the delivery of the correct data and statutory earnings statement in conjunction with the legal entity controller
  • Ownership of move from Excel to SAP 4 HANA manufacturing module
  • Cost centre control - cost centre accounting, cost accounting, cost savings review and tracking
  • KPI tracking and reporting (balanced scorecard), permanent financial analysis and corrective actions
  • First contact for audits, including SOX and policy standards
  • Business partner for all departments
  • Coaching, site performance analysis, inventory controls development
  • Strategic delivery versus all company objectives

 

The skills and experience required for this role are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Cost Accounting experience - significant exposure to manufacturing accounting in a life science/biotech/fine chemicals business
  • SAP 4 HANA BW - Hyperion an advantage
  • US GAAP and controls environment awareness
  • Ability to prioritise and complete multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Prior experience of plant set-up a significant advantage
  • Excel
  • English and another European language
  • Minimal travel