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Posted: Friday, 19 August 2016, 14:56

Business Unit Controller

ABB is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people.
The Discrete Automation and Motion division provides products, solutions and related services that increase industrial productivity and energy efficiency. Its motors, generators, drives, power electronics and robotics provide power, motion and control for a wide range of automation applications. The leading position in wind generators and a growing offering in solar complement the industrial focus, leveraging joint technology, channels and operations platforms.
The DM Power Conversion business unit offers internet-based electric vehicle charging infrastructure solutions, a wide range of power protection solutions designed to solve power quality issues, and solar inverters that help customers to generate and use energy efficiently.
For this local business unit we are looking for a strong and proactive colleague.
Local Business Unit Controller


In this positon you are responsible for the financial processes and the planning and control cycle for the local business unit DMPC in the Benelux. You act as a sparring partner of the business unit manager and provide valuable input in terms of finance and operations. Furthermore, you are part of the local division finance team and work on divisional projects. The main tasks and responsibilities include the following:
You carry out analyses, report market trends and give proactive advice.
You are the right hand and adviser of the business unit manager.
You detect opportunities and risks and present these proactively to the business unit manager and division controller.
In addition, you are the speaking partner for various departments within the business unit and provide financial support for the business.
You take the initiative to optimize processes within your business unit and on division level together with the division controller.
You coordinate the budget process and the monthly forecasting cycle and provide timely and accurate reports.
Together with your colleagues you set measurable goals and are responsible for the financial results achieved.
You are proactively monitoring the costs, margins, working capital levels and cash flows and come up with suggestions for improvements.
You are responsible for the correct application of US GAAP and SOX.
You act as a first contact point for financial questions from the head-office (BU, PG, etc).
You contribute towards the further professionalization of the controller position within the DM division.

You have at least completed post higher professional education in the field of business economics.
You have a minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience as a controller, preferably within a larger company or corporate organization.
Strong in accounting or have the ability to pick up accounting topics rapidly.
You have a thorough knowledge of business processes and of planning and control.
Understanding and feeling for the business.
Responsive and accurate working attitude.
Perform well under stress and ability to manage several stakeholders at the same time.
You have good analytical skills and are able to separate main issues from side issues.
You have a critical and proactive attitude and strong communication skills.
Ambitious and have the will to develop further as a controller.
You are a team player who is also able to work autonomously.
Good command of written and spoken Dutch and English.
The position requires mobility as the business is carried out on various locations in the Benelux.
We offer

We offer you a divers job in an international company that attaches great importance to the development of its staff, as well as to quality and safety. The business unit DMPC part of the Discrete Automation and Motion division is a dynamic and growing business where you will get many opportunities to grow and develop yourself.
We offer you a competitive and attractive employment package.

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• Location: Amsterdam, Netherland

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