Syngenta Business Controller in Hungary
To lead a Territory and Country team of financial analysts supporting Finance BPs in Commercial, driving continuous quality and efficiency improvements
To act as point of contact for Territory and Country Finance in respect to reporting and controlling activities and processes.
To support respective Finance BPs in decision making process with the preparation and collection of financial information (Actuals and Forecasts)
To coordinate in conjunction with the Territory Finance leads, the country forecasting process (e.g. Budgets and Latest Estimates), including instructions, data management and preparation of presentations to Territory and Country management Accountabilities
Provide timely and relevant financial analysis and reports to Finance teams and commercial organization in order to support key business decisions and validate results against KPI's.
Coordinate the quarterly Latest Estimates (LE's) and annual Budgets in order to ensure timely completion, accurate information and qualitative financial input.
Consolidation of Territory and Country financial performance and commentaries in monthly reporting pack for Monthly Business Reviews (MBR's).
Act as point of contact for Territory and Country Finance BP's in respect to reporting and controlling activities and processes.
Direct, coordinate and allocate the work of subordinates efficiently, provide training and support as necessary, and manage succession planning. Ensure continuous operation and provide all regular and ad-hoc reports in a timely manner and appropriate quality.
Support Ad hoc analysis, projects and requests as necessary to enable decision support.
Critical Success Factors and Key Challenges
Close collaboration and coordination with Country, Territory and Regional Finance Business Partners
Personal development: Develop understanding of commercial activities through collaboration with non-finance people.
Technical development in finance skills, sound knowledge of key systems (SAP, EDWH, SBFC, MRH)
Leadership and organizing skills to coordinate work efficiently in the assigned team
Provide leadership and collaboration across cross functional teams to deliver greater harmonization and efficiency of processes through continuous improvement mindset
Knowledge Experience & Capabilities
Good understanding of financial statements
Understanding of reporting, budgeting, forecasting and planning processes
Good knowledge of the Syngenta products and Function Costs drivers
Sound understanding of key financial concepts, solid theoretical background in finance and accounting
Experience in the understanding and effective communication of financial results to non-financial staff
Business facing experience working with multi-disciplinary teams
Ability to quickly learn and apply new skills, development oriented
Ability to effectively analyze numerical information, present conclusions and recommendations in a clear way
Ability to influence business stakeholders
Ability to work under pressure while keeping high quality of output
Ability to combine attention to details and understanding the big picture
Ability to develop and motivate people and organize work of direct reports
Prioritizes actions and ensures appropriate support and resource
Manages risk and is able to work with uncertainty
Skillfully plans, organizes and monitors performance to meet deadlines
Ideally Master's degree or bachelor's degree supported with post graduate professional accountancy qualifications (ACCA, CIMA, CFA, etc.) Job Functions
- Budapest, Hungary
Job: *Business Partnering
Title: Business Controller
Requisition ID: 1702715