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Plant Controlling Analyst

    • Job Tracking ID: 512241-764609
    • Job Location: Mason/Cincinnati, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 01, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • JOB EXPERIENCE: 3 Years
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

Purpose & Mission:

Under the direction of the Manager Supply Chain Controlling the Plant Controlling Analyst position functions as a key contributor for the preparation, analysis and submission of operational reporting packages, key performance indicators and budget-related tasks for the Production Pant and Supply Chain Areas. Performs functions with hands-on expertise in financial and cost accounting, inventory, capital investments, assets and internal control. Handle special projects assigned by management.

Key Accountabilities:

 The Plant Controlling Analyst supports the internal control system management, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, works focused on short and long-term financial planning and/or financial analysis of business operations with the purpose of measuring and forecasting business performance in accordance with Corporate policies and guidelines. This includes:

·         Assist with the calculation of planning data, perform data uploads and other duties as required to produce reports in compliance with corporate reporting guidelines.

·         Perform detailed operational performance analysis, including the preparation of reporting packages for the management meetings.

·         Production cost analysis and variances / production cost estimation.

·         Coordinate and assist Operational Units leaders on the analysis of their financial and operational results in alignment with budget targets.

·         Inventory control and KPIs

·         Investment controlling, planning, business cases and evaluation of projects, fixed assets internal control

·         Analysis of internal financial information, working capital, costs, prices, expenses, revenues, rates of return, etc.).

·         Analysis of external economic conditions and their impact on business operations (e.g., inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, etc.);

·         Financial modeling to measure and forecast potential impacts of financial transactions and corporate development activities; and

·         Other tasks, projects and/or responsibilities may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis.

Key Interactions:

·         Communicates with co-workers, management, HQ and others in a courteous and professional manner.

·         Managing projects / processes,

·         Proactive, team worker, business partner.

·         Manages difficult and sometimes complex problems.

Experience and Skills:

·         Bachelor of Science in Accounting/Finance, MBA is a plus.

·         Strong cost accounting skills, including target costing methodology and standard price system.

·         Working knowledge of budgeting, inventory, fixed assets and Internal control.

·         SAP knowledge in FI, CO BW, EC-PCA, Logistic and Production functionality.

·         Ability to prepare, read, analyze and interpret financial reports.

·         Strong PC and software skills.

·         Internal control system oriented.

·         English language (German and/or Spanish a plus).

·         High level of expertise in MS Office, Excel, SAP, Outlook, PowerPoint.

·         Minimum of 3 years manufacturing finance experience with proven track record.


Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster