Finance Controller – Global Food Manufacturing and Non-Commodity Procurement, Singapore

  • 185,000 - 210,000 USD
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Redstone Commodity Search
  • 18 Jan 18 2018-01-18

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international, publicly listed commodity trading and food processing company seeking a Finance Controller for their global Manufacturing and Technical Services unit. The position will have oversight for over 200 food processing and manufacturing plants worldwide.

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international, publicly listed commodity trading and food processing company seeking a Finance Controller for their global Manufacturing and Technical Services unit. The position will have oversight for over 200 food processing and manufacturing plants worldwide.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for developing and implementing processes and controls to monitor and control costs related with global food manufacturing and non-commodity procurement
  • Assisting international manufacturing and procurement teams in management routines, identification of cost reductions, operational improvements, annual budget processes and periodic forecasting and analysis
  • Develop and execute an effective management accounting function for manufacturing and procurement, to provide leadership to various improvement initiatives
  • Analyze financial operational performance against key business metrics. Identify and investigate areas for potential operational improvement and make proposals as necessary to senior leadership team
  • This position reports to the Group CFO

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Relevant finance experience of minimum 17-20 years, and should include all aspects of financial controlling related to food manufacturing, ISC (Integrated Supply Chain), Procurement, etc. Candidates should have extensive (15+ years) experience in the food production industry with MNCs (such as Mondelez, Nestle, Kraft Heinz, etc)
  • International experience preferred. Exposure to working with plant sites and manufacturing teams in emerging markets (such as Africa, Latin America, Asia) would be a distinct advantage
  • Willing to travel frequently to visit plant sites around the world
  • Must have embedded experience in ERP environment (preferably SAP)
  • Located in Singapore (or happy to relocate)