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Factory Controller

Factory Controller

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we believe that nutrition, science, and wellness must merge, not collide. Here, we embrace the intrinsic connections of these three pillars, harnessing their collective strength to empower healthier lives. Our broad product portfolio includes renowned brands like Garden of Life®, Nature's Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Orgain®, Nuun®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more. We also have extensive pharmaceutical expertise, offering innovative medicines that aim to prevent, manage, and treat gastrointestinal and metabolic-related diseases.

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we bring our best for better lives. Our people are challenged to bring fresh, diverse views and make bold moves to empower healthier lives through nutrition. We know brilliant ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Here we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate with teams that champion focused and forward thinking. We are committed to fostering professional growth and celebrating the achievements of our people along the way. We offer dynamic career paths, robust development, opportunities to learn from talented colleagues around the globe, and benefits that support physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. 

 

Join us to innovate for impact and reimagine the future of health and nutrition for patients and consumers. 
 

 

Position Summary:

 

NHSc US is looking for an experienced and dynamic Finance Leader to oversee all financial aspects of our factory in Sudbury, MA. This is a fully onsite position.

 

This role wiill be responsible for being the steadfast custodian of stewardship and governance for the facility. Trusted co-pilot to the Factory Manager and Factory Leadership Team with direct dialogue with the Operations Controller for NHSc US. Accountable for all factory financial matters (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects) and provide fact based decision making on both short term objectives and on long term strategic initiatives. 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 Accounting Standards (NAS).

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Cash Flow & Continuous Improvement - Identifies, drives, and delivers cost improvement opportunities, is an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives, validates, reviews and tracks proposed savings. Challenge 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 ensure activities are in alignment with business Operational Master Plan
  • Reporting and Analytics - Manages and interprets factory reporting of actuals and forecasts for the factory and key outside stakeholders; ensure transparency, accuracy and timeliness of this process; follow up and monitoring of progress to close gaps, ensuring Nestle financial policies, accounting standards & costing standards are followed by promoting ownership of data at source
  • Strategic Evaluations- Identifies and leads strategic financial analysis relating to major or strategic decisions related to the factory to ensure full transparency of costs and non-financial implications
  • Business Planning - Drives business planning; manage the overall factory budget with factory management team as well as being the critical liaison between factory and Corporate/Commercial Teams in the business planning process. Perform forecasts, revisions or simulations if needed
  • Capital Investments - Develops, controls, and ensures robust evaluations of capital investment plans and requests including post CAPEX evaluations 
  • Internal Controls - Ensures 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 effectiveness. This includes establishing a solid and periodic monitoring of the internal controls effectiveness and appropriately escalating business risks
  • Performance Management, Development and Talent - Coaches and develops the factory personnel with focus on finance individuals & team including career and succession planning. Ensures factory finance personnel are meeting/exceeding performance expectations
  • Knowledge Transfer - Drives clear understanding of financial key figures, costing and business impact within and outside the factory, including organizing training sessions for non-specialists 
  • Compliance - Manages 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 factory

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance 
  • 5+ years in cost or general accounting, with preferred experience at a factory/operational level
  • Advanced experience with MS Office Suite , with emphasis on Excel
  • Nice to have: Experience with SAP

 

Skills:

 

  • Knowledge of accounting principles in fixed assets, accounts payable, payroll, inventory control, financial reporting, and general accounting
  • Knowledge of activity based costing/management and factory management systems/tools
  • Basic understanding of information systems function
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Ability to manage a multi-faceted department
  • Ability to work well with all employees
  • Must be a team player, have strong project leadership skills as well as be self-directed

 

Requisition ID#

288015 

It 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 Nestlé. 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.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé 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 accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we believe that nutrition, science, and wellness must merge, not collide. Here, we embrace the intrinsic connections of these three pillars, harnessing their collective strength to empower healthier lives. Our broad product portfolio includes renowned brands like Garden of Life®, Nature's Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Orgain®, Nuun®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more. We also have extensive pharmaceutical expertise, offering innovative medicines that aim to prevent, manage, and treat gastrointestinal and metabolic-related diseases.

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we bring our best for better lives. Our people are challenged to bring fresh, diverse views and make bold moves to empower healthier lives through nutrition. We know brilliant ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Here we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate with teams that champion focused and forward thinking. We are committed to fostering professional growth and celebrating the achievements of our people along the way. We offer dynamic career paths, robust development, opportunities to learn from talented colleagues around the globe, and benefits that support physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. 

 

Join us to innovate for impact and reimagine the future of health and nutrition for patients and consumers. 
 

 

Position Summary:

 

NHSc US is looking for an experienced and dynamic Finance Leader to oversee all financial aspects of our factory in Sudbury, MA. This is a fully onsite position.

 

This role wiill be responsible for being the steadfast custodian of stewardship and governance for the facility. Trusted co-pilot to the Factory Manager and Factory Leadership Team with direct dialogue with the Operations Controller for NHSc US. Accountable for all factory financial matters (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects) and provide fact based decision making on both short term objectives and on long term strategic initiatives. 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 Accounting Standards (NAS).

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Cash Flow & Continuous Improvement - Identifies, drives, and delivers cost improvement opportunities, is an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives, validates, reviews and tracks proposed savings. Challenge 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 ensure activities are in alignment with business Operational Master Plan
  • Reporting and Analytics - Manages and interprets factory reporting of actuals and forecasts for the factory and key outside stakeholders; ensure transparency, accuracy and timeliness of this process; follow up and monitoring of progress to close gaps, ensuring Nestle financial policies, accounting standards & costing standards are followed by promoting ownership of data at source
  • Strategic Evaluations- Identifies and leads strategic financial analysis relating to major or strategic decisions related to the factory to ensure full transparency of costs and non-financial implications
  • Business Planning - Drives business planning; manage the overall factory budget with factory management team as well as being the critical liaison between factory and Corporate/Commercial Teams in the business planning process. Perform forecasts, revisions or simulations if needed
  • Capital Investments - Develops, controls, and ensures robust evaluations of capital investment plans and requests including post CAPEX evaluations 
  • Internal Controls - Ensures 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 effectiveness. This includes establishing a solid and periodic monitoring of the internal controls effectiveness and appropriately escalating business risks
  • Performance Management, Development and Talent - Coaches and develops the factory personnel with focus on finance individuals & team including career and succession planning. Ensures factory finance personnel are meeting/exceeding performance expectations
  • Knowledge Transfer - Drives clear understanding of financial key figures, costing and business impact within and outside the factory, including organizing training sessions for non-specialists 
  • Compliance - Manages 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 factory

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance 
  • 5+ years in cost or general accounting, with preferred experience at a factory/operational level
  • Advanced experience with MS Office Suite , with emphasis on Excel
  • Nice to have: Experience with SAP

 

Skills:

 

  • Knowledge of accounting principles in fixed assets, accounts payable, payroll, inventory control, financial reporting, and general accounting
  • Knowledge of activity based costing/management and factory management systems/tools
  • Basic understanding of information systems function
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Ability to manage a multi-faceted department
  • Ability to work well with all employees
  • Must be a team player, have strong project leadership skills as well as be self-directed

 

Requisition ID#

288015 

It 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 Nestlé. 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.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé 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 accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Sudbury, MA, US, 01776

Sudbury, MA, US, 01776


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