Site Controller,

Mexico, Estado de Mexico, Los Reyes

Business unit: Polymer Chemistry

About AkzoNobel

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As a member of the site management team participates in the development and implementation of the site strategy.  Contributes to the execution of manufacturing strategy for the site and achievement of financial objectives by monitoring, conducting financial analysis and providing forward looking management information aimed at improvement of the operational and financial effectiveness of the site.  Works effectively together with a variety of stakeholders at the site and in the broader AkzoNobel organization.

Safeguards core principles of AkzoNobel by delivering accurate financial reporting and financial and economic analysis

Partners with the business on financial and economic topics and supports analysis of the results of the site and use this for proactive support and challenge and advice management (site leadership team, commercial teams, supply chain and ISC finance team) on financial and economics topics. This includes looking for opportunities to continuously improve and productivity improvement of the site.

Provide accurate controlling activities in accordance with an up to date IFRS, FEM and BU guidelines.

Works in close cooperation with the accounting department at the site with respect to the registration of transactions, flows of goods and money and other accounting entries in the accounting systems.

Responsible for controlling activities for the legal entity in Mexico including more than one BU. 

Drives budget/Latest View process based on BU / ISC and Site plans, in collaboration with budget holders. Coordinates preparation of short term financial forecasts (costs, capex).

Capex Investments - develops business cases for capex investments at the site. Coordinates and prepares application requests (ARs). Monitors project management, scope changes, variation orders and analyzes budget overruns. Conducts post implementation reviews on actual realization of business cases.

InControl - prepares, administers and monitors site procedures. Responsible for follow-up of the internal audits performed by AUD and external financial audits. Coordinates the local “In Control” self-assessment activities on the basis of BU guidelines / instructions. Has a duty to properly observe and promulgate compliance with our code of conduct including working conditions and QHSE rules in a responsible and efficient manner.

Member of Site Leadership team and responsible for management and development of the controlling team

IM (IT focal point – SAP key user)

Support for safety culture at the site

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

May 31, 2017

Vacancy number



North America




Estado de Mexico


Los Reyes

Business unit

Polymer Chemistry

Job family


Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

5 to 10 years working experience, preferably as a Plant Controller / Site Controller and having good knowledge on cross plant interactions on site

 Academic degree in Business Economics or Econometrics, CPA or MBA preferred.


Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills

Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams, especially operations

Ability to initiate and manage changes and continuous improvement

Fluency in English – verbal and written

Experienced and effective people manager

Excellent knowledge of SAP, Business Warehouse and Excel

Knowledge of administrative organization and internal controls (AOIC)

Proven knowledge on management control cycles, costing tools etc.