Job SummaryFinance Controller to the China manufacturing operations. This finance leader has oversight for potentially 2 manufacturing sites in China and supervises the sites’ accountants.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
The candidate will have been an effective “business partner” to a manufacturing and operations senior leadership team and have played a lead role in driving business performance, rather than simply managing an accounting function. A track record of having
worked in a business undergoing significant change is helpful. The candidate must be solution-oriented, focused and motivated, and display solid decision-making capability. He or she should demonstrate an ownership mentality and a predisposition to roll up his or her sleeves.
• A career history that includes positions in control and financial analysis, as well as exposure
to other financial disciplines, to include cost accounting, financial reporting and consolidation
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to quickly obtain the necessary credibility with the senior team, both divisional and corporate, to take charge of the
Global Manufacturing Finance function and exhibit strong leadership.
• Strong systems background and broad understanding of plant operations, data base
systems, central mainframe processing and three-dimensional data.
• Proficiency with ERP, ERD system implementations (SAP or similar).
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.
Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems
A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis
Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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