Finance Controller GIS - FIN15757

Function: Finance
Localization: France - Ile de France - Nanterre
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 2nd August 2018


Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer


"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.

"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."


IT at Faurecia is a key player in our ongoing strategic transformation into a “Digital Enterprise.” IT also plays a major role in guaranteeing the service and support that ensures our business succeeds in our fast moving world.

Each day, IT teams are tackling critical challenges to help build Faurecia’s competitive advantage throughout Digital Transformation. Examples include developing mobile apps, harnessing and applying Big Data, engaging in predictive analysis, leveraging the cloud and contributing to Faurecia’s cultural shift to become a digitally advanced company. IT also plays a lead role in ensuring continuous optimization and cybersecurity of our company processes.


Our GIS Division is looking for a Finance Controller for its HQ at Nanterre, France.


Finance Controller will be expected to play a key role in driving the business forward by giving view of the operational performance one of the departements within Group Information Systems organization. She/He will become a key business partner inside the organization.


The Finance Controller manages the financial processe and develops best practices and other initiatives for process improvement. The main missions of the role are to:


       Provide and consolidate financial information

o   Analyze and challenge the variances between the forecasted and actual results, ensuring & controlling data reliability, consistency & transparency of all reported data

o   Provide a consolidated view of the department (s), highlighting issues in real time to alert management in case of major deviations

o   Ensure follow-up & budget control including: projects & financial reporting

o   Preparation of financial presentations for all reporting phases (monthly, forecast, budget, strategic plan)

o   Review financial impact of current and future operations


       Manage and optimize the financial processes

o   Ensure all financial processes of the organization (budget, strategic plan, month end closing, forecasts)

o   Control internal procedures including spending authorizations in respect of Corporate policies

o   Propose improvement plans to increase efficiency

o   Lead improvement projects for GIS Financial organization

The ideal candidate will have/be:


       Business School or Engineering background with a Finance degree or Masters Degree in Finance, including a nationally recognized professional accounting and/or finance qualification.



      Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in a financial role in an industrial environment, an operational experience is a plus


Technical skills

       Strong knowledge and practice of controlling principles

       Knowledge in accounting, tax and treasury principles

       Knowledge of industrial information systems and flows

       Knowledge of internal control basics


Behavioral and Leadership skills

       Good communication and interpersonal skills

       Team player  in order to lead his/her mission in a matrix environment

       Results driven

       International mindset Fluent in english, a second language is a plus

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