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Financial Controller

Industrial bags (Fibre Packaging), Finance / Procurement, USA

Your responsibilities:

  • The person who occupies this position is responsible for all aspects of plant accounting and reporting functions.
  • This position is the key to ensuring ongoing proper transactions and controls are in place in the facility so that accurate costing and profit analysis can be performed.
  • This position will lead team of 3 individuals performing monthly financial close, billing, AP, payroll review, fixed asset maintenance, reconciliations, and balancing plant intercompany
  • The Financial Controller is responsible for reporting financials in SAP and Hyperion, controlling and profitability analysis and providing explanations on results and presentations to upper management.
  • Support Plant Manager with insight and analysis to enable a more profitable facility.
  • Lead, organize and support projects in the facility for favorable impact to the bottom line.
  • Constantly monitor, understand and drive margin/profit improvements on a detailed customer and product level with all relevant stakeholders
  • Tight control of fixed costs
  • Manage financial month end close within 2 days and reconciliations within 5 days. The timeliness and accuracy of these results are critical. The controller is responsible for maintaining and improving this process. The Controller is responsible for a thorough understanding of the contents of the P&L, balance sheet accounts, reconciling accounts and keeping the Regional informed of any material issues.
  • Develop and efficiently coach the plant finance team
  • Assist with audit and tax requirements.
  • Secure accurate monthly forecasting performance through communication with sales, production and plant management
  • Control of Working Capital – continuously work with peers to match plans and improve
  • Proper fixed asset management - responsible for developing capital requests, tracking and timely capitalization of fixed assets.
  • Ensuring proper controls are in place and adhered to and maintain practices and procedures.
  • Other Duties a requested

Our requirements:

  • Experience working with SAP systems required.
  • Cost accounting experience required.
  • Experience working with Hyperion system a plus.
  • Six Sigma process improvement a plus.

Languages:

  • Fluent English

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related fields. CPA preferred.

Experience:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing finance department a plus, 5-7 years

Other:

  • Hands on Self-Starter, and willingness to work in details
  • Dynamic, flexible team player with demonstrated ability to lead others.
  • Excellent communicator, organized in thought and delivery, proven ability to independently develop and drive action plans and projects
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Attention to detail, motivation and enthusiasm.
  • Strong coaching, mentoring and motivating skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diverse group of individuals at all organization levels.

We offer:

  • an interesting job within the packaging & paper industry
  • to be part of a successful multicultural company
  • an empowering environment
  • several training opportunities (e.g. The Mondi Academy)
  • several attractive social benefits

Contact person:

If you are a dynamic and open-minded team player whose working style is characterised by flexibility and you are looking for a position where you take on even more responsibilities, take the first step and send your application to j[email protected].

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