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Plant Controller

Plant Controller (Fixed Term Contract)


Location: Midrand, South Africa


Key Responsibilities:


  • Providing support to the Plant Management team in managing, optimizing and reducing plant inventory
  • Provide the performance on a detailed monthly variance analysis (COGS + all variances), and participate in Period End Closing (PEC), particularly on COGS and inventory provisions
  • Propose continuous improvement on plant processes and information systems (mainly SAP)
  • Ensure timely and accurate Budget and Forecast data feeding for consolidation at affiliate level
  • Providing the necessary business support required in all aspects of supply chain related activities such as management of expenses, investments/ divestments, working capital optimization, cost savings and productivity improvements and other local initiatives and strategies


We value:


  • Professionally qualified (CPA, CIMA) or University Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum 4-6 years relevant controlling and finance experience, of which at least 3 years was within plant finance/controlling experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and business acumen
  • Customer oriented with strong interpersonal & communication skills, with ability to build rapport and collaborative working relationship with all levels of staff
  • Independent & ability to work under pressure
  • SAP/BW knowledge & experience is mandatory, advanced knowledge of MS Excel & PowerPoint
  • English Fluency                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

We offer:


  • Entry to the exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • A culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • The opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • A dynamic working environment
  • Competitive benefits