Purchasing Controller

Recruiter
Badenoch + Clark (Switzerland)
Location
Aarau, Switzerland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Jul 2022
Closes
16 Aug 2022
Ref
16120544
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Our client, an international working industrial Swiss company is searching for a (Senior) Controller. In the Purchasing Team you would fill an important position. Remote work is minimum 40% possible. The location is less than one our from Zurich, Basel and Bern.
Tasks:

  • Review direct and indirect material spend and purchasing price variances during the monthly closing
  • Analyze and explain purchasing price variances vs budget and standard cost
  • Analyze raw material development and the impact on purchasing prices
  • Present purchasing performance for direct/indirect material purchases
  • Support correct standard and product cost calculation during the budget process
  • Support purchasing team by pointing out deviations and suggestions for improvements
  • Improve process to measure purchasing performance throughout all entities
  • Secure continuously financial accuracy in reporting and controlling
  • Drive purchasing data and process standardization throughout the Group
  • Calculate business cases related to Make or Buy decisions
  • Keeping track on costs, savings and investments for projects in execution phase
  • Engage with other functions within Operations and in general to secure successful execution
  • Prepare financial plan on purchasing performance for the mid-term planning
  • Work on projects together with Operation controllers
Profile:

  • 5 years of background in Controlling on a local and/or central level, worked in a matrix organization is an advantage
  • Experience with managing internal and external customers
  • Fluent in English
  • Skill to understand the big picture and then drill into details
  • Ability to condense financial data into simple messages

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