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Assistant R&D Controller

Date:  24-Sep-2022
Country/Region:  KR
City:  Yong-In
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  40706

FAS Assistant R&D Controller

Faurecia’s VIE Program?


The VIE Program of Faurecia is an international young graduate program, which enables young graduates native from the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28 to work for one of our subsidiary around the world!


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: and


PLEASE NOTE: your application must be submitted in English to be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide.

PLEASE NOTE: as part of your international development, you cannot perform a VIE in the country of your citizenship.


Your position and environment?


Our Faurecia Automotive Seating Business Group is looking for you as Assistant Controller VIE (m/f/d) for our Yongin site located in South Korea.


Your role and responsibilities?



The role of a R&D Controller is to manage the controlling of a R&D Site or Region, engineering, prototypes, and tooling costs, in order to guarantee and optimize the R&D financial performance and competitiveness. The main missions of the role are to:


  • Ensure all financial related procedures compliance
    • Develop, execute and control internal finance procedures including spending authorization in accordance with Group procedures and policies
    • Ensure site activities are compliant with Faurecia finance related procedures, and 9 internal control basics


  • Provide reliable financial/controlling information towards the management
    • Lead all forecasting processes (budget, periodic forecast, …)
    • Manage reporting process ensuring reliability, consistency, transparency and delay compliance
    • Ensure reliability of hourly rates
    • Provide all necessary controlling analysis including variance analysis, R&D Site budgetary control, projects and programs monitoring
    • Collaborate with Program Controlling teams, obtaining/providing/validating proper information
    • Collaborate with Shared Service Center obtaining/providing/validating proper finance information
    • Control and manage the site’s operating cash flow (capex, working capital)
    • Provide all necessary information requested by internal and external auditors


  • Act as a business partner toward the engineering community, and provide recommendation to the management
    • Propose, to the management action plans resulting from relevant analysis in order to achieve the operational targets (especially regarding costs, workload…)
    • Identify and optimize external subsidies relative to research activities
    • Share with program controller for different subjects (RFQA, IBP, Monthly Result)
    • Follow finance impact of action plans
    • Ensure financial awareness of engineering operational teams


The mission will last 12 months, could be renewed once up to 24 months.

Who are you?

    • Master’s degree in Finance
    • Fluent in English
    • First experience in controlling or significant apprentice/internship experience in controlling preferable in industrial environment
    • IT System basic knowledge (Excel, SAP etc.)
    • Accounting Knowledge
    • Communication skills
    • International mindset.


Ready to take on a new challenge? Apply and join us!