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Plant Controller in Succession

Posting Start Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Brook, IN, US

Company: Cascades

Challenge

 

Under the supervision of the on-site Controller, the candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Serve as a financial specialist and contribute to the unit's business development, while ensuring coordination in keeping with the Group's strategic plan          
  • Implement financial, administrative, and accounting management best practices that apply to the unit  
  • Manage and engage employees based on Cascades’ values and business strategy                 
  • Develop and maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all of his/her unit's employees 
  • Foster and promote ethical behaviors, the culture and values of Cascades              
  • Participate in developing financial systems                                                                 
  • Help the unit's management team implement and monitor business processes (including the budget process, month-end process, analyses, and communication of internal and external financial information)                         
  • Promote sound health management    
  • Guarantee the reliability and completeness of the financial information produced    
  • Identify opportunities to reduce unit costs                               
  • Maintain an effective control structure to minimize business risks related to operations and/or fraud        
  • Plan and lead the reengineering of the Group's business processes in the unit                                   
  • Analyze operational and financial performance indicators to contribute to the unit's decision             
  • Maximize use of the unit's working capital                                                                                              
  • Determine and interpret the relationship between financial results and operational performance to identify improvement opportunities
  • Participate to the budget process
  • Ensure Internal Controls effectiveness and processes are effective

                                                     

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in finance or related field.
  • Two years’ experience preferred
  • Comprehension of accounting processes and practices
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Behavioral Competencies required include Rigor, Teamwork, and Continuous improvement, ability to adapt, On the Job learning
  • High level of personal motivation and drive for organizational success.
  • Ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • The ability to travel and obtain a Passport and be willing to travel Est. 2 times per year
  • Must be willing to relocate within the US when the permanent position is established.

 


Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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