R&D Controller

3-5 years
a month ago
Job Description


Description :

The role of a R&D Controller is to manage the controlling of a R&D Site or Region, engineering, prototypes, and tooling costs, in order to guarantee and optimise the R&D financial performance and competitiveness. The main missions of the role are to:

  • Ensure all financial related procedures compliance
    • Develop, execute and control internal finance procedures including spending authorization in accordance with Group procedures and policies
    • Ensure site activities are compliant with Faurecia finance related procedures, and 9 internal control basics

  • Provide reliable financial/controlling information towards the management
    • Lead all forecasting processes (budget, periodic forecast, )
    • Manage reporting process ensuring reliability, consistency, transparency and delay compliance
    • Ensure reliability of hourly rates
    • Provide all necessary controlling analysis including variance analysis, R&D Site budgetary control, projects and programs monitoring
    • Collaborate with Program Controlling teams, obtaining/providing/validating proper information
    • Collaborate with Shared Service Center obtaining/providing/validating proper finance information
    • Control and manage the site's operating cash flow (capex, working capital)
    • Provide all necessary information requested by internal and external auditors

  • Act as a business partner toward the engeneering community, and provide recommandation to the management
    • Propose, to the management action plans resulting from relevant analysis in order to achieve the operationnal targets (especially regarding costs, workload,)
    • Identify and optimize external subsidies relative to research activities
    • Share with program controller for different subjects (RFQA, IBP, Monthly Result)
    • Follow finance impact of action plans
    • Ensure financial awareness of engineering operational teams
Qualifications :

The Ideal Candidate Will Have/be

  • Business School or Engineering background with a Finance degree or Masters degree in Finance
  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience, according to the size and complexity of the site, including a first controlling experience
  • Good accounting knowledge
  • Business minded and strong teamwork sens
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in English required

The Employee is aware and ensures the respect of the Internal Rules, Code of Ethics and Management Code applicable in the establishment to which she/he is assigned.

Job Source: jobs.faurecia.com