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Senior Business Controller

Product Portfolio

Sandvik Manufacturing Solutions (SMF) is on an exciting growth journey, building the new digital era of manufacturing, and we have the know-how and innovative mindset to develop ideas into pioneering tech solutions. As a business area segment within Sandvik Group, SMF incorporates the three divisions of Design & Planning Automation, Additive Manufacturing and Industrial Metrology.

SigmaNEST one of the growing business units within SMF is the leading provider of innovative end-to-end CAD/CAM software solutions to help professional fabricators increase ROI by optimizing material utilization, machine motion, manpower, and data management. SigmaNEST is simply the best nesting software in the industry. With unmatched versatility and maximum scalability, the comprehensive product portfolio covers the full range of fabrication workflow; from quoting to shipping, including robust integration with a wide range of business systems.

Our customer commitment is to help expand their potential by providing smart software solutions that drive the future of manufacturing. With direct representation in over 15 countries and 100+ product resellers, our customer focus is supported by a worldwide team of consultative professionals and experienced product experts.

About the Role

The Senior Business Controller will play a critical role in providing financial leadership and support to the industrial software division of our international group. This position is responsible for overseeing financial planning, analysis, and control, ensuring that business decisions are well-supported by robust financial data and analysis. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in financial management within an international environment, a strong understanding of industrial software markets, and a proven track record of driving financial performance and accountability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Financial Planning & Analysis:
    • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting process.
    • Conduct financial analysis and modeling to support business decisions.
    • Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track business performance.
  • Financial Reporting:
    • Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
    • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of financial statements in compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
    • Provide insights and recommendations based on financial data analysis.
  • Cost Control & Efficiency:
    • Identify cost-saving opportunities and efficiency improvements.
    • Monitor and control operational expenditures.
    • Implement best practices in financial management and control.
  • Business Partnering:
    • Collaborate with senior management and other departments to drive financial performance.
    • Provide financial insights and guidance to support strategic initiatives.
    • Act as a financial advisor to the management team on business risks and opportunities.
  • Compliance & Risk Management:
    • Ensure compliance with local, and international financial regulations.
    • Identify and manage financial risks.
    • Maintain a strong internal control environment.

Required Skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities.
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of international accounting standards and regulations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
  • MBA or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA) is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in financial management, with at least 3 years in a senior controller role.
  • Experience in the industrial software sector or a related industry.
  • Proven track record in an international business environment.


  • Strategic thinking and business acumen.
  • Financial and analytical expertise.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of integrity and ethical standards.


  • Position based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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