Sales & Material Costs Controller - FIN15720

Function: Finance
Localization: United States - Michigan - Saline
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 10th July 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our Interiors division is looking for a Sales & Material Costs Controller for its manfucaturing plant in Saline, MI.
The sales & material costs controller’s focus is to provide financial analysis (tracking, documentation and guidance) on the sales and material costs line of the P&L, in order to optimize the plant’s financial performance and competitiveness.
Supports the Plant Controller on all following activities:

Sales and material costs controlling:

  • Support and optimize planning accuracy during the Budget and Forecast processes. Set up budget’s representative end items list to be able to perform actual sales reconciliation vs. budget and forecast at month-end (volume, mix, selling price variances).
  • Perform self-billing reconciliation (quantities and prices discrepancies) and reconcile retro-billing transactions.
  • Perform tracking of sales and material costs throughout the month and perform closing at month-end (journal entries and analyses), in a timely and accurate manner.

Internal Control Basics:

  • Participate in the deployment of internal control basics at the plant, including cost structure compliance, production inventory control enhancement, master data access control, segregation of duties enforcement, fixed assets compliance, 3 way match and NRFT control etc. Understands material flows (booking points…), plant P&L construction and risks management.

Other duties:

  • Responsible for performing (in SAP) standard costs calculation at year end and for new materials throughout the year, and actualized costs at month-end. Work with controlling team, FES&P and Operations to enhance standard costs accuracy and variances tracking.
  • Responsible for the Actual-P reporting: gross margin by program.
  • Key plant representative for program post-audit preparation with the CBU’s and validation at plant level.
  • Support periodic audits from external auditors and ad hoc requests from management.

The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Business School or Engineering background with a Finance degree or Masters degree in Finance
  • First experience in controlling, or significant apprenticeship experience in controlling preferably in industrial environment
  • Computer literate and good knowledge of IT systems
  • Solid accounting knowledge
  • Strong teamwork
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in English required


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