Controlling Leadership and Guidance
Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the financial and fiscal function of the Business Line
Analyzing business performance, recommends benchmarks, and highlights the key areas of interest for improvement or monitoring
Business Partner analysis and decision support in the area of pricing, financial analysis for contract negotiations, supply contracts, modelling, project evaluations, costing, performance measures, training, strategic planning, business goal development, cost calculation models
Support and guide local controlling staff of legal entities
Adequate cash flow management at the locations
Financial soundboard for operations
Timely provide the full set of monthly financial reporting to the BL Management based on the Reporting Standards of the Segment and the Group & Based on Accounting & Reporting
Maintain and adjust reporting system according the needs of the Business Line in Line with the Segment and Group requirements in alignment with Accounting & Reporting
Initiate improvements on reporting, MRP processes
Brings forward a culture of continuous improvement and Operational Excellence
Financial Planning / Budget
Management of all accounting and finance processes such as long term planning (5YP), annu-al budgets, outlooks and forecasts, business modelling, monthly closing processes and report-
ing, variance and analysis reporting, product costing, contribution reporting and others
Ensure adequate Financial Risk Management and Internal Control Systems
Relationships / Interfaces
Internal auditor relationships
Directs and coordinates Business Line activities among other Finance and Controlling Teams
Management of external and internal financial / business audits
Liaise with CFO, BU and other BL Controlling, Group Treasurer and other members of Group
Liaise and supports all other departments
BL Strategy / M&A
Supports strategy- and acquisition processes
Supports due diligences and business integration
Supports reengineering and organizational changes
Drive and Facilitate the Capex application procedures
Supports and analysis investment decisions
Capital expenditure evaluations and submissions
Control of the delegation of authority
Summary : Experienced Business Controller witch background in a manufacturing environment in a comparable industry (B2B) as Surface Solution is
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business related field.
Seven (7) years’ experience financial management in a manufacturing company preferable in the energy, aerospace or automotive industry.
Experience in making decision that positively impact financials and able to communicate and train others on key business drivers.
Experience with ERP and accounting systems
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products.
Strong effective communicator in writing, business presentations and in interpersonal communication.
Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality and unusual common sense.
Dedicated, convincing personality with the ability to establish effective working relationships with different personalities independent of formal structures
Very strong negotiation and communication skills, integrator with the ability to engage others
Self-driven, open and positive mind-set with experience in international and cross-cultural business environment
English (German language beneficial)