Acquisition Controller - FIN15957

Function: Finance
Localization: Slovakia - Bratislava - Lozorno
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 3rd February 2019
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

"New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be."


Our European Seating Division is looking for a Acquisition Controller for its JIT plant at Lozorno/Slovakia.

The Program Controller is responsible of financial aspects for one or several programs. He ensures the data reliability in line with process and finance program golden rules, and the optimization of the programs' profitability and cash. The main missions of the role are to :


       Ensure program controlling procedures and Golden Rules compliance

o   Ensure applying mandatory financial procedure in acquisition phase

o   Alert line manager & functionnal manager in case of discrepancies

o   Check material rates & exchange rate alignment with strtegic plan (SP)

o   Check Plant SP/Bugdet P&L alignment with RFQA BP P&L

o   Check Inflation (Labor cost, productivity, DL, upfront, others…) hypothesis compliance vs SP.


       Support selected profitability improvement actions

o   Support fully the Aqusition Manager in all financial impacts investigations to help driving the program profitability towards target

o   Provide Make or Buy financial analysis

o   Alert the acquisition team on the level of upfront in term of cost and payment condition

·         Capex: Re use of equipment, usage of available capcities

·         Reduce payment terms on upfront ( cash, short term PPA…)

·         Clarification of assumptions sales/costs of toolings and prototypes


       Lead costing team activities and secure business plan update processes in time

o   Program and lead BP RFQA  schedule & organize costing data flow upstream

o   Organize explanation for  Risk &Opp of financial backing list (cost….)

o   Participate to the workshop in plant


       Provide financial communication towards acquisition core team, management and plants involved

o   Update RFQA BP & bridge the gap between release


       Transfer gradually business plan cost datas source to plants and programfrom IBP

o   Communicate & Share standard cost view to plant (part price, upfront…)

o   Transfer all the documents, contract review, roadmap gate 4, IBP validated and signed by management and BG, customer contract and internal contracts.

o   Participate to the audit and closing of acquisition to GATE 1 to deliver the lead to the program.

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • The ideal candidate will have/be:

           Business School or Engineering background with a Finance degree or Masters Degree in Finance

           Minimum 3 years experience in an FAURECIA environment including a first controlling experience at plant level and program level

           Ability to provide qualitative and reliable information in an non fincial environement

           Ability to manage uncertainty and take assumptions

           Demonstrated good communication skills and autonomy

           Fluent in 2 languages, English and German

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