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Site Controller

Nouryon Morris Full-Time
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Job Description

Site Controller (190002Y4 )

Closing Date: Ongoing
Location: United States-Illinois-Morris
Organization: Group Control
Number of employees needed: 1
Job Family:Finance Business Support
Employment Contract:Full-time

About Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol. URL blocked - click to apply
Our Surface Chemistry Business Unit is one of the world’s leading specialty chemical manufacturers of surfactants, polymers and solvents, providing innovative surface chemistry technologies and solutions in industries such as agro, asphalt, cleaning, fabric care, mining, personal care and petroleum.
Nouryon Surface Chemistry - has an outstanding opportunity for a Site Controller. 
Specific Tasks:

• As a member of the site management team participates in the development and implementation of the site strategy.  Contributes to the execution of manufacturing strategy for the site and achievement of financial objectives by monitoring, conducting financial analysis and providing forward looking management information aimed at improvement of the operational and financial effectiveness of the site.  Works effectively together with a variety of stakeholders at the site and in the broader Nouryon organization.

• Safeguards core principles of Nouryon by delivering accurate financial reporting and financial and economic analysis

• Partners with the business on financial and economic topics and supports analysis of the results of the site and use this for proactive support and challenge and advice management (site leadership team, commercial teams, supply chain and ISC finance team) on financial and economics topics. This includes looking for opportunities to continuously improve and productivity improvement of the site.

• Provide accurate controlling activities in accordance with an up to date IFRS, FEM and BU guidelines.

• Works in close cooperation with the accounting department at the site with respect to the registration of transactions, flows of goods and money and other accounting entries in the accounting systems.

• Responsible for controlling activities for the legal entity in Mexico including more than one BU. 

• Drives budget/Latest View process based on BU / ISC and Site plans, in collaboration with budget holders. Coordinates preparation of short term financial forecasts (costs, capex).

• Capex Investments - develops business cases for capex investments at the site. Coordinates and prepares application requests (ARs). Monitors project management, scope changes, variation orders and analyzes budget overruns. Conducts post implementation reviews on actual realization of business cases.

• InControl - prepares, administers and monitors site procedures. Responsible for follow-up of the internal audits performed by AUD and external financial audits. Coordinates the local “In Control” self-assessment activities on the basis of BU guidelines / instructions. Has a duty to properly observe and promulgate compliance with our code of conduct including working conditions and QHSE rules in a responsible and efficient manner.

• Member of Site Leadership team and responsible for management and development of the controlling team

• IM (IT focal point – SAP key user)

• Support for safety culture at the site


• Minimum five (5) years working experience
• Academic degree in Business Economics or Econometrics, CPA or MBA preferred.
• Ability to effectively challenge and advice site MT
• Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
• Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams and accounting
• Ability to initiate and manage changes and continuous improvement
• Fluency in English – verbal and written
• Good knowledge of SAP, Business Warehouse and Excel

Employment at Nouryon is contingent upon the successful completion of both a pre employment background check and a drug screening.  In some case, pre-employment physicals may also be required
All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US
Nouryon is an E-Verify Employer 
Nouryon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans (M/F/D/V)

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Nouryon is the new name of AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items.

We are a market leader in most of the industries we serve and we pride ourselves on our high retention rates and long-term customer relationships.

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