Through proactive analyses of the business financials and comprehensive reports, the Plant Controller, as part of the local Management Teams, will play a key role in the sites’ objective of supporting Puratos’ business development in a sustainable and profitable way.
S)He will ensure the timely and accurate
reporting of the actual performances of the sites and will lead the Forecast, Budget processes, Main KPI’s and
added value analysis of the plants.
Support the Spanish B Control Manager, Plant Managers and site mgt teams : Analyze and control the financial results; Drive the site performances improvement by developing, implementing, checking and analyzing monthly reports, KPI’s, business cases, and alert proactively on potential problems and highlight opportunities;
Act as a key member of the site management team; Analyze production margins, expenses, capex, productivity, ; investigate and understand / explain variances vs budget and prior year;
Support business development programs (eg TRACC continuous improvement, DRIVE saving program); Drive working capital reduction initiatives;
Actively participate in evaluation of Capex Projects, from early Business Cases up to Project Reviews, including reports;
Assist in any other type of financial support (eg New Product Development) Monthly analysis of production differences, Yield, productivity of the lines, Cut off issues etc..
Provide monthly reporting the Local Management, develop / improve reporting tools & processes;
Drive forecasting, long range plan and budget processes;
Ensure accurate product costing and analyze actual production margins versus standard by variance analysis;
Ownership of the standard costing;
Participate in the development of, and implement and apply Group Financial Principles;
Follow up on site internal audit reports;
Ad hoc support to operations / Finance with respect to the above.
Master degree in Finance, Economics, Business or related;
3-4 years of experience in manufacturing.Experience in Audit is a plus.
Fluent in English and Spanish.
Strong SAP knowledge
Interest for the production (process) environment
Customer focused and problem-solving attitude
Strong business acumen
Able to think across boundaries