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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Site Controller

Site Controller - Your future position?


As the Site Controller of Taste & Wellbeing, you will provide appropriate financial support to the Head of Operations for the performance management, budget management and internal controls. Moreover you will assist the Regional Operations Controller to issue all needed reports and analysis for Regional and General Management.
Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to challenge yourself while being eager to learn every day in order to exceed customer needs and deliver value. You are also skilled at fostering strong relationships.

In this exciting role you will:
Business Support:
You will support the site management in the development and analysis of business plans, forecasts, cost savings oppor-tunities, etc. associated with the months-end financial close. You will support the management in strategic decision mak-ing. In special projects you will give additionally overall financial support. 

The role involves overseeing several manufacturing facilities (Pune, Daman, Roha) and you will be supported by a local cost controller.


Planning and Forecasting:
You will perform ad-hoc and pro-active analysis of the monthly KPIs and provide the management with interpretive and predictive information for decision making. This includes the provision of analyses and interpretation of financial infor-mation to various functional management and stakeholders, including Division Controlling, Operations Controlling and Commercial Controlling. Moreover you will review the analysis of the sites cost and identify variances vs. budget, last year and outlook. Here you pro-actively drive and recommend corrective actions. Last you will participate in forecasting and mid-to long term planning for the factory.
Budget Cycle and Costing:
You will manage annual and periodic requirements of costing activities and analysis of COGS. You will provide detailed product costing analysis and supports management in the evaluation of product costs. Moreover you will manage and coordinate the annual budget process for the site.
Business Partnering and Leadership:
You will work closely with the site and area management and help them to improve key performance indicators. You will contribute as an active member in site projects and initiatives that drive process/cost improvements (i.e., Supply Chain, LEAN, BIT). To stay informed of site activities you will attend and actively participate in site operations meetings and provide finance support/action where required.
Are you naturally invested in business outcomes, and can make strong decisions with confidence? Can you also be cus-tomer focused and drive results for our key accounts, too? If so, this is a unique opportunity to make a difference, where your passion will match our business purpose. Why not come join us – and impact your world.

 Your professional profile includes:
•    Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics or similar Controlling qualification
•    Minimum 6 to 8 years’ experience in controlling in a manufacturing environment 
•    Working knowledge of costing processes and procedures

•    Experience in stakeholder management is a must

•    Proven team leader skill is an advantage
•    Excellent communication skills in English.

•    Structured analytical thinking
•    Strong financial background (budgeting process, reporting, financial analysis, controlling, accounting)
•    Ability to integrate in complex teams within a matrix organization
•    SAP FI/CO and advanced Excel & Powerpoint skills



Our Benefits

Attractive package with benefits

Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development

A creative team environment that will inspire you

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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