Integrated Supply Chain Controller Iberia

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Date: 18-Jan-2023

Location: Barcelona, ES

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

 

The ISC controller acts as a Finance Business Partner to the site managers and site management teams and to the Supply Chain/Logistics teams in his/her scope

Develops, delivers relevant financial analyses that enable and drive performance management of ISC operations in scope, by leveraging local and regional FPA counterparts and Finance Operations / Accounting counterparts, and central and regional ISC counterparts & resources.

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Expert at understanding the operations of the Integrated Supply Chain operations and responsible for driving financial analysis and using its insights to contribute to the decision making by the ISC operations
  • Specialized in determining and implementing the manufacturing optimization opportunities
  • Contributes to the strategic and tactical decision making from the financial and economic perspective
  • Play a prominent role in Capex planning (AR) and investment decisions
  • Support the implementation of IBP (Integrated Business Planning) as main planning process within ISC, with a focus on Manufacturing
  • Partners with the Cluster manufacturing controller, colleague manufacturing controllers and cluster ISC leaders in the execution of the IBP implementation effort.
  • Manages ISC Finance within the set scope, with a focus on manufacturing but also covering SC and where relevant local procurement
  • Collaborates with other areas of the Finance function to ensure reliable, timely and correct supply of information and the proper set-up and functioning of the ISC planning & control-processes, administrative organization, internal controls and information systems
  • Ensure financial processes are in line with corporate guidelines, laws and regulations, functional standards, best practices and business/company strategy
  • Work with Regional Internal Control representative to establish the appropriate internal control framework for the regional ISC Control organization

Education & Experience

 

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent
  • 8+ years of experience in multiple finance positions in an industrial/manufacturing environment.
  • Independent, self-starting and interested in what is behind the numbers
  • Hands-on and can-do mentality
  • Highly analytical, with problem-solving and pragmatic skills
  • Able to communicate effectively with site management and others on site
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English, both verbal as well as in writing
  • High proficiency in SAP and other business applications
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • High level of customer orientation, strategic orientation, results orientation, change management, ownership and collaboration

 

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.