BU Financial Controller H/F


Colombes, Île-de-France, France

Contrat:  CDI
Catégorie:  Finance and Accounting
Date de publication:  12 mai 2023

About Bostik

Bostik, the adhesive solutions division of the Arkema group

Joining Bostik, and therefore Arkema, means joining a French group that is a world leader in specialty and performance materials. With more than 20,000 employees of 100 different nationalities, 13,000 of whom work outside France in some 50 countries, the group has sales of nearly €8 billion in 2021.

Part of Arkema since 2015, Bostik is an expert in adhesives for industry, construction and the general public. For more than 125 years, our teams have been developing innovative bonding solutions that help make our world safer, more flexible, and more adaptable to the forces that shape our daily lives. With 6,000 employees located around the world, Bostik has a turnover of more than €2 billion in 2021. Our DNA? Rooted in the Group's values of performance, empowerment, solidarity, simplicity and inclusion, we are committed to putting innovation at the service of our customers, to help them create a more sustainable world.

Your Future Responsibilities :

Our head office based in Colombes is looking for a Financial Controller.

Reporting to the Head of Financial Control for the Business Unit, you will be the main contact for the finance team in the area and will support the Sales Managers on financial matters.

Your tasks:

Reporting / Controlling

- Prepare global reporting for the Business Unit, consolidate data from the regions and publish financial dashboards for management review

- Prepare management reports and presentations  

- Management of specific business reports and analysis, including ad-hoc reports

- Provide ad-hoc analysis as required by Management, Corporate and Arkema

Financial controller of the entities

- Management of the reporting and budgeting of the Business Unit entities, support to cost optimisation.

- Review internal recharges, allocation keys, challenge and provide recommendations to optimise the Paid in Capital.

- Become the Global Business Unit's main contact for regions and entities regarding budget/forecasting.

- Review and challenge fixed costs and headcount.

Business partnership

Support the line manager in financial control, liaising with local teams and Business Directors:

- Support local finance teams, review and ensure accuracy of financial information reported in the scope

- Provide consolidated financial information for the scope to the Business Directors, analyse monthly results and forecasts

- Assist on any projects related to margin / Profit & Loss improvement for the perimeter.

Project management

- Participate in the financial integration of acquisitions and newly consolidated entities.

The profile we are looking for:

You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (MBA, etc.) with a minimum of 3 years experience in controlling/operations, purchasing department, finance or supply chain.

Knowledge of the industry and adhesive products would be a plus.

You have strong analytical skills and are able to manage complex data.

You have strong IT skills (Microsoft Office and BI tools), excellent communication skills and are able to work in a cross-functional, multinational environment.

Due to the international dimension of the group, a fluent level of English is imperative.

A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. www.bostik.comThe diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications