Operations Controller - International Assignment, VIE - FIN15806

Function: Finance
Localization: Germany - Lower Saxony - Peine
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 6th December 2018

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 Faurecia Interiors System Business Group – Europe Division is looking for a VIE Operation Controller m/f for its site in Peine – Germany.


Please note that applications submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide. Only applications submitted in English will be considered.

The Junior Operation Controller is in charge of supporting the implementation of plant controlling basics, providing a consolidated view of the operational performance of the division.

The main missions of the role are to:

  • Ensure all financial related procedures and tools are implemented and followed
    • Ensure plant controlling teams are informed and trained to controlling procedures and policies and tools

    • Ensure consistency and standardization of controlling processes within the division

  • Provide industrial financial communication towards the management, especially Operation Manager

    • Ensure the coordination of financial forecasting process for plants (budget, periodic forecasts, Mid Term Plan)

    • Provide a consolidated view of operations results and communicate it to the Operations Manager

    • Analyze and challenge the variances between the forecasted and actual results

    • Determine and ensure the follow up and monitor the consolidated margin per program in liaise with program controlling

    • Validate the economic justification of standard costs and rates used in each plant

    • Ensure the consistency between production indicators and financial reporting

    • Participate in the development of action plans and ensure their financial evaluation and follow up

    • Highlight cash status at division level (capex, inventories, overdues)


  • Others

    • Support the Plant Controlling teams on all financial issues

    • Contribute to internal and external Audits requirements

The length of the VIE is 24 months. 


The V.I.E., an international young graduate program, enables young professionals who are less than 28 and European Union nationals to work for a French company in any country of the world. Becoming part of this program means going abroad to carry out a professional assignment for up to 24 months whilst benefiting from social care coverage and an interesting salary which depends on the host country. Business France, the French agency for international business development, is in charge of all the administrative procedures of your assignment. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.civiweb.com/EN/index.aspx and http://careers.faurecia.com/job-offers



The ideal candidate will have/be: 
  • Masters degree in Finance
  • A first plant controlling experience would be appreciated

  • Good accounting knowledge

  • Strong teamwork sense

  • Strong communication skills

  • Fluent in English required (German, Polish or French are a plus)

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