Plant Controller-Specialty Chemicals,

China, Tianjin, Tianjin

Business unit: Finance Functions

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Principal Accountabilities 主要工作职责
1. Budget/LV/short term forecasting - supports financial planning for the plant; gathers data, analyzes, judges, modifies and integrates budgets proposals submitted from within the functions in common tools (SAP/Excel) and contributes to preparation of budget presentation.
2. Month end close & reporting – checks correctness and analyzes financial transactions in the month.  Analyses actual results vs budget/PY in production volumes, variable costs, yields, variances, fixed costs as well as OWC and capex. Investigates reasons behind variances to budget and PY. Contributes to preparation of monthly reporting package; Product costing – calculates and reports cost prices. Executes SAP monthly costing run.
3. Involve into site relocation project, track progress and monitor investment status, control investment expenditures under approved budget, and manage project payments.
4. Standardization the process of stock taking, monitor/analyze monthly/yearly inventory cycle count and physical count result; perform annual fixed asset physical count and analysis the result;
5. Assist controller for CS A T testing, as interface of internal and external audit for specific cycle and process; assure compliance and safeguarding of company assets. Implement site internal control continuously, no unsatisfactory from internal and external auditors;
6. Site controlling role for Singapore and Taiwan (clear division between accounting and controlling), 7. In Control activities including inventory counts

8. Product costings for materials sold in these legal entities

9. Budgeting for fixed costs

10. Cross site cost comparisons and alignment on costing methodologies.11. CM per reactor hours analysis on constrained units

12. Cost analysis on similar materials produced at multiple sites

13. Global costing analysis and corrections as necessary

14. SAP key user, ensure system is fully aligned the business processes as agreed by the business process owners to enable operational efficiency.

15. Ad-hoc analysis – support plant management team in financial evaluation of various decisions.

Safety Responsibility 安全职责
0. Follow HSE Responsibility Liability Statement.
1. Has a duty to properly observe and promulgate the working conditions and QHSE rules (both statutory and company rules) in a responsible and efficient manner.
2. Ensuing financial document and property security. 

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Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Finance Functions

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Job requirements/Candidate profile

1. Bachelor's degree, major in accounting or equivalent;
2. Knowledge and skill of computer application and ERP system (SAP);
3. Effective communication with internal and external, good command of  English in both reading and writing;
4. 5 years or above accounting experience with multinational company is preferred;
5. Able to work under pressure, positive and team work.