08 Apr, 2020
About Us: Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a passion to innovate, Givaudan creates flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. We achieved sales of CHF 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, we have almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com. About the Role: As the Site Controller Flavours, you will provide appropriate financial support to the Head of Operations for the performance management, budget management and internal controls. Moreover you will assist the Regional Operations Controller to issue all needed reports and analysis for Regional and General Management. Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to challenge yourself while being eager to learn every day in order to exceed customer needs and deliver value. You are also skilled at fostering strong relationships. You Will be Responsible for: Business Support: You will support the site management in the development and analysis of business plans, forecasts, cost savings opportunities, etc. associated with the months-end financial close you support the management in strategic decision making. In special projects you will give additionally overall financial support. The role involves overseeing several manufacturing facilities (NL, BE, UK and FR) and you will be supported by a local controller. Planning and Forecasting: You will perform ad-hoc and pro-active analysis of the monthly KPIs and provide the management with interpretive and predictive information for decision making. This includes the provision of analyses and interpretation of financial information to various functional management and stakeholders, including Division Controlling, Operations Controlling and Commercial Controlling. Moreover you will review the analysis of the sites cost and identify variances vs. budget, last year and outlook. Here you pro-actively drive and recommend corrective actions. Last you will participate in forecasting and mid-to long term planning for the factory. Budget Cycle and Costing: You will manage annual and periodic requirements of costing activities and analysis of COGS. You will provide detailed product costing analysis and supports management in the evaluation of product costs. Moreover you will manage and coordinate the annual budget process for the site. Business Partnering and Leadership: You will work closely with the site and area management and help them to improve key performance indicators. You will contribute as an active member in site projects and initiatives that drive process/cost improvements (i.e., Supply Chain, LEAN, BIT). To stay informed of site activities you will attend and actively participate in site operations meetings and provide finance support/action where required. You Have: Are you naturally invested in business outcomes, and can make strong decisions with confidence? Can you also be customer-focused and drive results for our key accounts, too? If so, this is a unique opportunity to make a difference, where your passion will match our business purpose. Why not come join us – and impact your world. Your professional profile includes: Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics or similar Controlling qualification Minimum 6 to 8 years’ experience in controlling in a manufacturing environment Working knowledge of costing processes and procedures Experience in stakeholder management is a must Proven team leader skill is an advantage Excellent communication skills in English. Dutch and French are an advantage. Structured analytical thinking Strong financial background (budgeting process, reporting, financial analysis, controlling, accounting) Strong communication skills Ability to integrate in complex teams within a matrix organization SAP FI/CO and advanced Excel & Powerpoint skills At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.Join us and Impact Your World Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.
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