Site Controller (m/f)

  • Competitive
  • Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Givaudan
  • 20 Feb 17

As Site Controller (m/f) you will be a key member of the local Operations Management Team, responsible for financial planning and reporting, costing and also to provide the necessary support so the company can reach its targets and budget. In this role you will:

  • Act as a finance business partner for Operations, providing interpretive and predictive operational and financial information on which to make business/investment decisions; drive the investment process together with Engineering, including support in preparing business cases, proper workflow approvals and post-implementation reviews; participate in site operations meetings to stay informed of site activities and provide finance support/action if required; manage and coordinate the annual budgeting process for the site ensuring the company can achieve its targets with the correct allocation of resources.
  • Perform activities like: Management of annual and periodic requirements for costing activities and analysis of COGS; regular tracking of stock evolution, assessing its impact on Working Capital and suggesting actions to reduce it; support requirements associated with the month-end financial close and ensure compliance with group policies and statutory regulations. 
  • Bring your passion: You will analyze expenses by responsibilities and regularly meet with functional and cost center managers in order to ensure full transparency on costs; you can comfortably discuss variances and quantify cost saving opportunities for Manufacturing and Supply Chain; you like to share your knowledge with others and to challenge the status quo to improve the overall business performance.


Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and work in a world-class team that is as passionate as you are? Then come and join us – and impact your world.

Your professional profile includes:

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics or similar Controlling qualification
  • 5 years’ experience in controlling in a manufacturing environment
  • Solid working knowledge of SAP costing (CO; PM/PS)
  • Strong PC skills (MS Excel; PowerPoint; Word; Access)
  • Good analytical and excellent communication skills with different levels within the organization
  • Result-oriented; likes to work in a pro-active manner with the factory’s operational management
  • Fluent in German and English (verbal and written)

Your future employer?

Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of fragrances and flavours. 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 relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating fragrances and flavours that ‘engage your senses’. The company achieved sales of CHF 4.4 billion in 2016. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in 82 locations, the company has more than 9,500 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at

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