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Plant Controller

We are honored to be the first company in our industry worldwide, and the 7th in the world, to be globally certified leading the industry toward a more diverse and inclusive culture.
We are continuously seeking ways to foster a workplace where all our colleagues feel they have equal chances to succeed (the Gender Equality certification is one step of our diversity and inclusion journey.
Diversity is the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin, and political beliefs.
Diversity focuses on the differences, while inclusion is the deliberate act of welcoming diversity and creating an environment where all different kinds of people can thrive and succeed.
This function will  be reporting to the Regional Controller Asia and this role is primarily focused on Firmenich plant in Indonesia – Karawang Plant and trading affiliates like  Thailand, Vietnam and Australia.
It plays a key role on controlling activities and plant management and will  be based at Firmenich Karawang Plant in KIIC area.


Key Responsibilities:

  • PEC (Period End Closing): Drive Controlling related tasks in CLOCO tracker (in SAP), ensure timely and accurate completion and actively support to the Finance Manager on their queries.
  • Internal/External Audits and Compliance: Actively support to the Local Finance Manager in on-going for all related areas to Costing and plant activities. Timely closing of ICS control tasks related to CO.
  • Monthly Reportings: Actively participation in monthly Operation meetings such as Monthly expenses review, LPC book, Cost per Kilo, MoH bridges, Capex tracking, S&OP and Inventory drum beat meeting during the monthly management reviews and / or any other regular management meetings.
  • Forecast/Latest Estimates: Lead to provide quarterly estimates for Manufacturing Volume, SC Expenses, Capex, Inventory losses and variances and support to Operations on MOH forecasting.
  • Annual Budgets: Lead on all aspects related to annual budgeting activities such as Cost center review, Capex budgets, Costing lot size reviews, Production Planning, Landing/Additive cost validation, Expenses budgeting, Activity price review, and updates in annual Standard Costings and analysis.
  • Business Cases and One Operation Projects: Lead on One Operation Business Cases for investment or Strategic Scenarios, Financial and Operational viability of projects, actively participation on project reviews and quarterly Business case tracking. Take a lead on other One operations projects e.g. Productivity or Efficiency improvement, Cost Savings and other operational initiatives etc.
  • Controlling Initiatives: Implement Controlling culture and promoting all available such tools such as WiKi, SC Dashboard etc., Participate and contribute in Controlling Toolbox initiatives.
  • Ad hoc tasks assigned by management


We value:

  • Degree in Accounting and finance or equivalent with 8 years of relevant working experience
  • Good Excel spreadsheet and numeracy skills combined with an inquiring & analytical mind. SAP knowledge is a must
  • Good analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Preferably  with  4  years  minimum  of  accounting  experience  in  a  manufacturing  environment including product costing and inventory accounting exposure
  • Positive work attitude, Self-Starter, Hand -on and able to work independently
  • Excellent  interpersonal  skills  with  the  ability  to  communicate  at  all  levels with both financial and non-financial personnel


We offer:

  • Join a talented, dynamic and diverse team and working environment. We are passionate about people, cultures, trends, brands.
  • A global and diverse working environment
  • Highly dynamic and multicultural company