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Plant Controller

Advertiser: Danone CBS Talent NZMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
3 Dec 2019
Location
Otago, Rest of Otago
Salary
Great Salary + Annual Bonus
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Financial Managers & Controllers

Plant Controller

Are you an experienced Financial Accountant looking for a strategic Finance role and operate as a true business partner of the business? Bingo – Danone is on the lookout for a Plant Controller at our Balclutha plant!

ABOUT THE JOB

As our Plant Controller, you will be the financial business partner to the Balclutha Leadership Team. Grabbing this fantastic opportunity will further your development in leadership, influencing and stakeholder engagement ability while enjoying autonomy, ownership and tangible contribution to our site performance.

You will:

  • Be part of the Balclutha Leadership Team and support the delivery of factory performance from a financial standpoint
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting of site performance results with the support of Production Accountant
  • Solely manage P&L forecasting, annual Site Budget and cost controlling activities
  • Drive accountability and cost consciousness mindset within the plant
  • Develop strong cross functional relationships with senior stakeholders across the business to influence the decision-making process

ABOUT YOU

You must have solid experience in Financial Accounting in addition to a tertiary qualification in Finance/Accounting. CA/CPA qualification is an advantage although not mandatory.

To be successful you will also have:

  • Strong background in manufacturing accounting
  • Stakeholder engagement ability and the resilience needed to influence financial outcome
  • Great communication skills and ability to build strong relationships
  • Ambition – the willingness to learn about our business, grow your potential and drive for results
  • Adaptability and an open mindset – embracing change and new ways of working
  • Competent Excel/PowerPoint skills and SAP/ERP system experience

ABOUT US

Danone’s mission is Bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Each time we eat and drink, we vote for the world we want to live in. We believe a healthy body needs healthy food. And healthy food needs a healthy planet and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies.

Danone Nutricia Specialised Nutrition produces specialty foods for infants and young children, and our mission “We make every day count for you and your baby” gives meaning to everything we do. We operate out of 3 sites in New Zealand in Auckland and Balclutha, where our teams undertake the manufacturing, distribution, and development of our infant milks and toddler supplements with market leading brands.

WE OFFER

  • A role with one of the most successful healthy food companies in the world
  • An opportunity to make a difference to our society through Early Life Nutrition
  • A challenging environment where there are endless opportunities to learn and develop
  • Opportunity to develop your leadership and influencing skills
  • Broad exposure across the business with a tangible impact on plant performance

Proving yourself in this role could lead to future opportunities within Danone both locally and abroad. We support our employees to take ownership of developing their career within Danone and encourage moves across (as well as within) our varying functions and businesses. We are passionate about developing and growing our team of leaders, and that could soon include you!

WHAT’S NEXT?

Opportunities like these don’t come around often so apply today!

Apply via the link below before the closing date of 15 December 2019.

No Recruitment Agencies please.

Are you an experienced Financial Accountant looking for a strategic Finance role and operate as a true business partner of the business? Bingo – Danone is on the lookout for a Plant Controller at our Balclutha plant!

ABOUT THE JOB

As our Plant Controller, you will be the financial business partner to the Balclutha Leadership Team. Grabbing this fantastic opportunity will further your development in leadership, influencing and stakeholder engagement ability while enjoying autonomy, ownership and tangible contribution to our site performance.

You will:

  • Be part of the Balclutha Leadership Team and support the delivery of factory performance from a financial standpoint
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting of site performance results with the support of Production Accountant
  • Solely manage P&L forecasting, annual Site Budget and cost controlling activities
  • Drive accountability and cost consciousness mindset within the plant
  • Develop strong cross functional relationships with senior stakeholders across the business to influence the decision-making process

ABOUT YOU

You must have solid experience in Financial Accounting in addition to a tertiary qualification in Finance/Accounting. CA/CPA qualification is an advantage although not mandatory.

To be successful you will also have:

  • Strong background in manufacturing accounting
  • Stakeholder engagement ability and the resilience needed to influence financial outcome
  • Great communication skills and ability to build strong relationships
  • Ambition – the willingness to learn about our business, grow your potential and drive for results
  • Adaptability and an open mindset – embracing change and new ways of working
  • Competent Excel/PowerPoint skills and SAP/ERP system experience

ABOUT US

Danone’s mission is Bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Each time we eat and drink, we vote for the world we want to live in. We believe a healthy body needs healthy food. And healthy food needs a healthy planet and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies.

Danone Nutricia Specialised Nutrition produces specialty foods for infants and young children, and our mission “We make every day count for you and your baby” gives meaning to everything we do. We operate out of 3 sites in New Zealand in Auckland and Balclutha, where our teams undertake the manufacturing, distribution, and development of our infant milks and toddler supplements with market leading brands.

WE OFFER

  • A role with one of the most successful healthy food companies in the world
  • An opportunity to make a difference to our society through Early Life Nutrition
  • A challenging environment where there are endless opportunities to learn and develop
  • Opportunity to develop your leadership and influencing skills
  • Broad exposure across the business with a tangible impact on plant performance

Proving yourself in this role could lead to future opportunities within Danone both locally and abroad. We support our employees to take ownership of developing their career within Danone and encourage moves across (as well as within) our varying functions and businesses. We are passionate about developing and growing our team of leaders, and that could soon include you!

WHAT’S NEXT?

Opportunities like these don’t come around often so apply today!

Apply via the link below before the closing date of 15 December 2019.

No Recruitment Agencies please.

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