Operation Controller

  • Company: SSC P&C Singapore
  • Location: Singapore
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: SSCPC00327
  • Date of publication: 2018.03.28

Position

The Operation/Central Controller supports the Platform Organization in all financial aspects including monthly management reporting, budgets, and all ad-hoc finance analysis. He/she constantly reviews and improves the level of management reporting by developing relationships with members of the organization and creating clear and detailed analysis. He/she ensures best practice and coherent financial processes across - making recommendations and implementing as appropriate. The Operation/Central Controller takes part and challenges key business decisions using relevant reporting and analysis, and presenting data in a commercial way in order to optimize costs and efficiency of activities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Operations / Supply Chain Controller
    • Follow up and control of monthly invoicing from Bollore (warehousing, labeling and assembly activities), as well as fixed costs and POs approved by Production Manager.
    • Prepare journal entries of accruals related to activity to be given to accounting on closing period
    • Prepare invoicing of L Beauty warehousing and transport activities.
    • Ensure that Bollore billing is properly recorded in P&L ‘s
    • Provide and update detailed monthly analysis of costs by cost center and by cost type, analyzing main variances with latest revision, budget and previous year
    • Maintain cost control responsibility. Provide relevant reports and rationale, with recommended action plans to the business for tight budget control.
    • Prepare monthly management reporting /scorecard with executive summary for all relevant department heads.
    • Involvement and assistance in the auditing process - both internal and external as required.
    • Prepare Budget and Revisions in accordance with parent company requirements and timetable, working with the local management and controlling teams to gather information in a timely and accurate way.
    • Prepare budget presentations for Brands HQ / Region
    • Follow up of Asian subsidiaries logistics costs (Budget and Actual phases, on a quarterly basis)
    • Ad hoc projects
    • Work closely with Operations / Supply chain team

 

  • Transportation controller
    • Follow up transportation costs for the brands.
    • Prepare journal entries of accruals related to activity to be given to accounting on closing period
    • Provide and update detailed monthly analysis of impacts on costs = volume, ratio and costs/kg, analyzing main variances with latest revision, budget and previous year.
    • Maintain cost control responsibility. Provide relevant reports and rationale, with recommended action plans to the Transportation manager for tight budget control.
    • Prepare monthly management reporting /scorecard with executive summary for management.
    • Assist Transportation manager on ad-hoc analysis, annual tender process.

Profile

Key competencies:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Analytical mind
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible to changing environment and business needs
  • Keen on working in Supply Chain / Industrial environment

 

Technical Skills

  • University degree in Finance / Accounting or Business school
  • Project Management skills

  

Profile:

  • At least 3-year experience in supply chain / industrial financial position within an international group.
  • Accounting and controlling knowledge.
  • Ability to analyze, compare and interpret facts quickly
  • Pro-active
  • Dynamic
  • Good inter-personal and communication skills
  • Team player
  • System oriented (strong Excel and Access skills)
  • Able to work in Pioneer
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Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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