AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792.
Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.
The ISC Site controller acts as a Finance Business Partnering to the sites managers in his / her country and helps delivering on the Manufacturing, Supply chain & Site strategy, directly and with the support of his / her team of manufacturing controllers located across the cluster.
As a member of the regional ISC Finance leadership team, develops and operationalizes the new Regional ISC Finance organization in close alignment with global ISC controllers, and the other finance functional towers (Commercial Control, FP&A and Finance Operations / GBS).
Supports the Regional Supply Chain controller in local implementation of regional SC projects and initiatives and support the IBP process which includes also the necessary linkages to commercial finance counterparts.
Develops, delivers relevant financial analyses that enable and drive performance management of ISC operations in scope, by leveraging local and regional FPA counterparts and central and regional ISC counterparts.
Manages an efficient and effective, accurate and timely financial reporting and planning cycle for the cluster ISC organization, including both Manufacturing, SC and local procurement.
This includes amongst others the accurate and up to date product costing, FMC & logistical cost control and planning, OWC (Inventories & Suppliers) management, Capex planning
Ensures accounting / reporting for ISC operations in scope are is in line with FEM, aligns with Finance Operations where needed
Expert at understanding the operations of the ISC 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
Support the implementation of IBP as main planning process within ISC, with a focus on Manufacturing
Partners with the regional ISC Controller, colleague (cluster) manufacturing Controllers and regional ISC leaders in the execution of the IBP implementation effort.
Manages cluster ISC Finance, with a focus on manufacturing but also covering SC and where relevant local procurement
Bachelor / Master’s degree in economics, accounting, business administration or equivalent
9+ years of experience in multiple finance positions in an industrial / manufacturing environment (this very much depends on the site and the profile of the candidate)
Independent, self-starting and interested in what is behind the numbers
Highly analytical, with problem-solving and pragmatic skills
Change and continuous improvement minded, hands-on with a can-do mentality
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
People manager with the ability to build strong teams and lead and inspire others
High level of customer orientation, strategic orientation, results orientation, change management, ownership and collaboration
All qualified applicants will receive