Michael Page Suisse

Direction financière / Consolidation


Financial and business controller (m/f) H/F

24 août Kanton Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen CDI

Our client is a US manufacturing company, they have a global presence and a BU HQ in Schaffhausen.

Reporting to the BU Finance Director your main responsibilities will be:Performing the monthly, quarterly and annual month-end submissions, including preparing balance sheet reconciliations (cash, intercompany, assets, liability, equity) and income statement analysis and ensure effectiveness of process across all entitiesDeveloping budgets and forecasts, including cash flow forecastsEstablish and maintain financial reports and business plansReview all financial operating processes and analyze results and ensure compliance with SOX requirementsAnalyze business processes and develop cost saving controls and controlling toolsLeading the yearly external audit process for countries under responsibilityProvide analysis on financial viability of expansion business cases and projectsAnalyze standard cost variances and manufacturing cost per unit in the different plantsWork closely with the Finance teams to close books at month/year end under USGAAP requirementsSupport the review and validation of accounting GL entriesPrepare draft financial statements and management report for review by the Finance DirectorGeneral entry requests and provide supporting documentation (prepayments, accruals, and reclassificationsPrepare inventory reportsMaintain effective controlling activities to ensure Opex / Capex expenses are aligned with the approved budgetCoordinate external and internal audits in an effective mannerSupport the annual operating plan and monitor progress throughout the yearProvide financial analysis estimates of the monthly and quarterly results, as well as financial support to the business leaders through management reporting and commercial advice to optimize sales profitWorking with the other finance teams and managers to drive consensus across the business on new projectsSupport adhoc projects and information/analysis requests from the business

US manufacturing company in Schaffhausen

USGAAP, strong accounting background, FP&A opportunities

Bachelor's in business administration / Finance/ Economics or equivalent required. MBA, ACCA, CIMA qualification will be considered a plus.

6+ years of proven working experiences as a Financial Controller in a manufacturing environment.

You are a self-starter who takes ownership of issues and drives towards a solution driven approach.

You are driven and willing to grow and learn new things.

You enjoy challenges and thrive in dynamic environments.

You have excellent interpersonal/networking skills combined with strong collaboration skills, including ability to build relationships across all levels and cultures of the organization.

Advanced Microsoft office skills, experience with SAP would be an advantage.

Proven track record working in finance, accounting, budgeting, cost control principles including USGAAP and SOX compliance

Fluent in English (written and spoken, Italian or German would be an asset

Flexibility to travel when needed

You will have opportunities to take over more responsibilities in the mid-term. Not only go beyond the financial controlling and get involved in FP&A and more business related tasks, also in terms of scope.

International team environment and great location.