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BG Assistant Central Controller

Date:  08-Apr-2021
Country/Region:  FR
Contract Type:  Apprentice
Requisition ID:  16584


Are you looking for an exciting learning experience with a high level of responsibility, diverse and meaningful projects in an international environment? If yes, then you should definitely keep reading. 


"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." 


May we introduce ourselves? We are the Finance Team at Faurecia’s Clean Mobility business group. 


Our automotive industry is now, more than ever before, changing. With new trends and challenges we believe that the future lies not only in sustainable mobility but also in developing cutting-edge solutions for a smart life on board. Faurecia Clean Mobility in particular, focusing for instance on exciting developments regarding hydrogen cells and zero emission cars, is constantly working on reimagining a cleaner planet. If you, like us, think that we all can contribute to create value for tomorrow’s more environmentally-friendly and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the company for you! 


We are looking for a new team member who will not only get the chance to get to know more about our dynamic industry for a greener world but also assist the BG Central Controller in month-end closing, forecast and budget process, and ensures that data reported to Business Group are reliable and compliant with internal procedures. The position is based in our Head Quarters (HQ) in Nanterre. 


You probably have some more questions at this point, so let us introduce the main missions and opportunities: 


Central Controlling 

  • Support on the preparation of financial Reviews for all reporting phases (monthly, forecast, budget, strategic plan). 

  • Prepare and issue timely monthly Closing, monitoring evolutions vs. Budget and previous Forecast from France & Germany Central Business Units. Follow-up and investigate variances for top contributors and work with managers to propose suitable actions to achieve the objectives. 

  • Ensure data consolidation by guaranteeing reliability and transparency of information. 

  • Respect the standard rules and procedures countable defined by the Group. 

  • Ensure the follow-up and the control of the balance sheet. 

  • Support the central units with Internal Control process and actions plans development. 

  • Support analysis for the PC&L and TCS teams. 

  • Support the realization of digitalization projects. 

Your apprenticeship will start as soon as possible for a duration of one to two years. 


Because at Faurecia we like to foster talent, VIE positions are proposed every year, with a priority for our former interns or apprentices. 











We can’t wait to find a new member for our team, so below you can see what our ideal candidate would have/be:  


Technical Skills: 

  • Business School or Engineering background with a Finance degree or master’s degree in finance, knowledge and practice of controlling and accounting principles. 

  • Strong Excel & IT skills (Excel VBA is a plus). 

  • 1st experience in finances is a plus  

  • International company, and matrix organization experience is a plus 

  • Fluent in English and French is a must. 

Behavioral and leadership skills (soft skills): 

  • “Right 1st time”, rigorous, accountable and autonomous mindset. 

  • Strong analytical skills 

  • Strong communication skills & Political savvy  

  • Remote and functional control 

  • Self-starter with outgoing personality 

  • Motivated Team player who shows enthusiasm and is curious about changes 

  • Ability to work in a complex and international context 

  • Appetence/Interest in the Automotive Industry, to reinvent the future of mobility 


If this sounds like you, we would truly love to get in touch rapidly!  


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