Sales Cluster Business Controller Middle Europe

Job overview

  • Deadline: Not set
  • Country: Poland
  • Location: Katowice
  • Job-ID: R0019795
  • Job category: Finance
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Job Description

Sandvik Coromant is looking for a

Business Controller for Sales Cluster Middle Europe

Location is flexible within the Middle Europe Sales Cluster, preference to Katowice

DYNAMIC RESULT-ORIENTED & STRONG BUSINESS MINDSET?

WE LIKE THAT ABOUT YOU

Sandvik Coromant is a part of global industrial engineering group Sandvik and is at the forefront of developing manufacturing tools and machining solutions, with knowledge that drives the industry standards and innovations demanded by the metalworking industry now and in the next industrial era. Collaborations with educational institutions, extensive investment in research and development and strong partnerships with customers support the development of advanced machining technologies and systems that will change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 3100 patents worldwide, employs over 8,000 staff, and is represented in 130 countries.

At Sandvik, we offer you a world of opportunities. Our diverse businesses and global network enable you to explore your potential and thrive. While discussing the best solution for you today, we are already thinking ahead to the best solution for you tomorrow. Our proactive career planning ensures that your performance is recognised and offers various ways to fuel your growth towards exceptional achievements.

We are now looking for a proactive Sales Cluster Business Controller to undertake all business control duties that contribute to reaching the overall operational and financial goals for the respective Sales Cluster and Area. Through fulfilling all the main responsibilities, this role will support the execution of key activities and ensuring performance according to expectation.

Key activities and responsibilities

Proactively provide period end reports and analysis. Manage capital and project expenditures/cost control. Partner with businesses by contributing in the management team. Build strong relationships and network with key stakeholders. Continuously monitor performance and provide proactive ad-hoc analysis of current issues. Provide recommendations & drive decision making. Develop financial perspective on operational issues. Support key business decision with fact-based analysis and simulation. Drive performance management- structured way of identifying improvement potential, agree upon activities and follow-up result. Strategic Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting. Business planning activities with different time horizons, including contingency planning scenarios. Contribute to the networks in Business Control by sharing knowledge & good practices and support competence development.

Main areas of responsibility are:

  • Drive performance management and continuous improvement
  • Business planning – Strategy, Budgeting & Rolling Forecasting and contingency planning.
  • Cost controls, A/R & Overdues management and overall profitability improvements
  • Secure compliance with local and international guidelines and regulations
  • Support change management through developing business cases and follow up

Based in Middle Europe area, a flexible work and travel schedule is a pre-requisite for this role.

Your profile

You have a university degree in Finance and/or Business Administration or equivalent extensive experience in a business, commercial or finance controlling position. You possess an excellent understanding of financial processes, reporting, and accounting, extensive knowledge and skills pricing and profit management coupled with a well-developed business sense. You will demonstrate high level presentation skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as excellent time management and be able to meet tight deadlines. Working with continuous improvements is a natural part of your character and you feel comfortable searching for information, identifying small and large solutions, and challenging the norm. You have a well-developed ability to deliver results under pressure and balance multiple priorities with ease. You are flexible, react well to change, and remain calm in the face of challenges. You are active and future oriented. Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required for this role.

Competencies

You possess high integrity and self-motivation; knowledgeable and skilled in finance and profitability management. You have a well-developed business sense and judgement. Able to work closely with relevant stakeholders across the organization at all levels in order to proactively identify opportunities and threats; based on these, develop and implement fit-for-purpose actionable and anchored actions. Able to balance between supporting and constructively challenging peers to take action. Ability to handle a high-volume workload and a flexible work and travel schedule. You understand what is needed to build and cultivate cross-functional teams.

Additional competencies but not limited to:

  • Excellent presentation skills (oral and written) combined with a commercial mindset and/or experience
  • Identification, analysis and responding to gaps & opportunities
  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Self-propelling with the ability to multi-task and prioritize workloads
  • Proven leadership qualities aligned with Sandvik’s core values
  • Designing and measuring KPI's
  • Fluent in English

Where others see many, we see you – personally. We recognise and value your passion and personality. With your excellent prioritising and communication skills, you will be able to bring our services to the next level! Furthermore, you have ability to take ownership and challenge everything we do in a manner that will help unlock our potential. It is important that you have the right interpersonal skills and not being afraid to stand up and challenge the cluster and sales managers in their decision making and execution of plans. This together with a business and customer driven mindset is key for the success of our team.

How to apply? Interested in the challenge? Please apply directly online with reference R0019795.

At Sandvik Coromant, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background leads to a better environment for our employees, our business and our customers. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Hiring Location

Katowice

Job ID

R0019795Finance, Finance > Business Control

Deadline: Not set
Job-ID: R0019795

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