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Margin Controller Trainee

DATE2019-11-14
JOB FAMILYFINANCES
COUNTRYFrance
LOCATIONLEVALLOIS
CONTRACT TYPETrainee
DIVISION Clean Energy Systems

Mission

Support Timely & accurate margin management reporting and analysis to facilitate better decision making.

 

Help and support margin controller manager to deliver Margin Performance Planning, Forecasting & Reporting on time at the right quality. Scope includes:

  • Support to division, regions and Purchase or Customer centers
  • Parts material margin including volume, inflation and cost reduction impacts
  • Support others functions to understand each aggraded costs such as Supply chain costs, Scrap & Usage, plant costs, etc.
  • Business plan, budget, forecasting and actuals
  • Usage of SAP Controlling (CO) module and Opium to upgrade margin management reporting
  • This role will focus on Purchase support backing up the Margin Controller focused on sales & marketing support

 

Support Purchase performance planning, forecasting & reporting

  • Annual Purchase of €1.9billion
  • Purchase volumes, price and variance recognition for BOM Purchase
  • Improvement Monthly Purchase cost reduction Report to MACO (one version of truth)
  • Over €6 billion of Cash Flow planning & forecasting
     

Support the customer centers, purchase function and regions in Cash Planning, Forecasting & Reporting

  • Over €6 billion of Cash Flow planning & forecasting
  • On time delivery of aged debt Reporting
  • Action plan of Overdues collection (€17 million cash flow improvement opportunity)

 

Provide Business Partner Support to Purchase Function and Function VP,

  • Support the Purchase volume planning process for strategic plan and budget preparation
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and other decision support material as required

 

Provide Planning & Analysis Support to Divisional Finance

  • Support divisional finance team to improve continuously
  • Any other tasks within the mission of the Divisional Finance team as required

 

Profile required

Personal Background

  • Finance or engineering degree
  • Curious and interested to discover program driven industry.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Experience in SAP-CO or other ERP package will be appreciated
  • Strong MS- Excel skills
  • Communication skills, in particular to exchange and work with other function

 

Skills & Abilities

  • Self-starter with superior communication skills
  • Able to provide advice and support but also to challenge and provide an alert when things are not on track
  • Able to build relationships and work both cross-functionally and cross-regionally
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to prioritize and stay focused in a fast paced environment
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