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Sr Factory Controller

Company: Nestl-- Health Science
Location: Bohemia
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestl-- Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life--, Nature's Bounty--, Vital Proteins--, Nuun--, Persona Nutrition--, BOOST--, Carnation Breakfast Essentials--, Peptamen--, Compleat Organic Blends--, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Position Summary:We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Finance Leader to oversee all financial aspects of our Long Island manufacturing and Capsule Works manufacturing sites located in Bohemia & Bayport , NY. This position will be onsite.The Senior Controller will be the steadfast custodian of stewardship and governance for the facilities and Trusted co-pilot to the Factory Manager , Leadership Teams, and the Operations Controller for NHSc US. The position will be accountable for all factory financial matters (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects) and provides fact-based decision making on both short term & long-term strategic objectives. Additionally, the Sr Controller provides visibility and forecasts around costs related to the factory processes through the driving of relevant analysis and reporting (monitoring of the budget and controlling the variances), ensures Compliance to financial legal requirements, and Nestle Accounting Standards (NAS).Responsibilities:Identifies, drives, and delivers cost improvement opportunities, and is an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives, validate, review, and track proposed savings. Challenges assumptions for cost improvements in factory based on internal and external benchmark information on factory performance and costs. Actively drives improvement activities within the factory and ensures activities are in alignment with business Operational Master PlanManages and interprets factory reporting of actuals and forecasts for the factory and key outside stakeholders; ensures transparency, accuracy, and timeliness of this process; follows up and monitoring of progress to close gaps, ensuring Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards are followed by promoting ownership of data at sourceIdentifies and leads strategic financial analysis relating to major or strategic decisions related to the factory to ensure full transparency of costs and non-financial implicationsDevelops, controls, and ensures robust evaluations of capital investment plans and requests including post CAPEX evaluationsDrives business planning manages the overall factory budget with factory management team as well as serves as critical liaison between factory and Corporate/Commercial Teams in the business planning process. Performs forecasts, revisions, or simulations as neededEnsures clear control and visibility of assets and liabilities, including the development, implementation, and compliance with internal controls in all areas. Accountable for Segregation of Duties (SODs) and assessment of compensating control effectivenessCoaches and develops the factory personnel with focus on finance individuals & team including career and succession planningDrives clear understanding of financial key figures, costing and business impact within and outside the factory, including organizing training sessions for non-specialistsManages routine audit activities within the factory to ensure compliance on critical areas e.g., NAS, Costing Standards, statutory accounting/tax, OPEX guideline and appropriately escalate business risks. As the Champion of compliance & risk management for the site is the key contact for internal and external audits within the factoryRequirements:Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent10+ years of progressive accounting and reporting experienceExperience with SAP, a plusDirect experience in an accounting leadership role with in-depth knowledge of GAAP and strong financial acumenNice to have: MBA and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licenseSkills:Knowledge of activity-based costing/management and factory management systems/toolsKnowledge of accounting principles in fixed assets, accounts payable, payroll, inventory control, financial reporting, and general accountingUnderstanding of information systems functionAbility to manage a multi-faceted departmentStrong project leadership skills, self-directed, and be a team playerCollaborative business partner with company and divisional leaders, adept at building cross-functional relationships to drive business results and provide oversightProven leader known for the ability to develop, motivate, and build strong teams that achieve superior levels of performanceDemonstrated experience in leading and personally driving change and implementing best practicesStrong communication skills with ability to convey clear & concise messaging linking business issues, financial results, and strategy; communicate complex issues effectively with team members, peers, Executives, and other key stakeholdersAbility to make well-balanced business decisions in the best interest of the enterpriseRequisition ID#259965It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Bohemia, NY, US, 11716Bayport, NY, US, 11705

Keywords: Nestl-- Health Science, Brentwood , Sr Factory Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Bohemia, New York

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