Cost Controller (Plant)

26 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
p.sg_paragrph {font-size: 12px;} Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile? Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? - The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Cost Controller (Plant) opportunity in Robertsbridge, East Sussex.

How will you support us?

This role is working with British Gypsum where you will enable informed decision making by providing financial support to the plant management and reporting financial data for consolidation. You will be working closely with the Operations and Engineering teams to provide an understanding of the plant performance by producing monthly financial results.

In the role as a Cost Controller (Plant) you will;

  • Provide an understanding of the plant performance by producing monthly financial results - including reports and commentary to the key plant management team, British Gypsum and Saint Gobain benchmarking.
  • Assist in monitoring and reviewing key financial data for the site to identify trends and enable operations management to take appropriate and timely actions to deliver the required financial performance.
  • Ensure compliance of business processes at plant level in order to deliver consistent, accurate and robust financial information.
  • Coordinate and prepare the annual budgets and monthly forecasts.
  • Maintain, monitor and review financial data, and to value the plant's operational initiatives by providing supporting financial data - especially through the WCM program.
  • Monitor and report on the capex projects of the site and control the fixed asset register.
What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

In order to be successful in this role, you must have;

  • Part or fully qualified ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA.
  • Previous accounting experience.
  • Communication and stakeholder management skills at all levels.
  • IT skills especially in Excel.
  • Ideally have previous experience of using SAP but training can/will be provided.

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first - the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with British Gypsum this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to 'Create great living places and improve people's daily life'. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.
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