CAPEX Senior Controller

  • Location: Budapest – Sanofi Business Services, Váci Greens

  • Flexible working: 60% home office / week

  • Job type: Permanent, Full time

About the job

The role is part of a high performing team centered on Finance transformation and becoming a best-in-class Finance organization.

The CAPEX Senior Controller is primarily responsible for the Capex and Asset management for the designated manufacturing sites and supports preparation of budgets and forecasts (Budget / F1 / F2 / Quarterly Landings / Rolling Forecast), monthly closings (sales & expense reviews, scorecards), project approval and tracking, and other financial planning & analysis activities on a timely basis.

This position will work across a wide range of organizational stakeholders which include internal control, Global BU, manufacturing teams and Boost to ensure all internal and external factors are anticipated and properly accounted for in the Sites Finance Strategy.

About Growing with us

In this role you will…

  • Oversee the proper opening and closing of capital projects each fiscal year

  • Monthly reviews and monitoring of authorized spend vs. budget

  • Ensure timely capitalization of projects

  • Ensure periodic Capex reporting in different Sanofi tools

  • Ensure FA Capitalization according to asset classification useful life

  • Ensure proper tagging of physical assets

  • Ensure compliance with Group Methods & procedures to Asset management across designated region

  • Reviews of work-in-process equipment

  • Ensure compliance of local project accounting rules with Sanofi accounting guidelines and IFRS

  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant Financial and Management accounting rules and Sanofi Group accounting procedures

  • Partner effectively with function and procurement to achieve smart spending objectives by reducing external costs

  • Work effectively across multiple ERP systems, iShift, Shine, Oracle, etc., and reporting tools, Boost, etc., used in Manufacturing and Supply

  • Increase Financial and business acumen

  • Ensure compliance with pertinent SOX controls

  • Ensure compliance with all internal control requirements

  • Promote simplification, efficiencies and improved ways of working across designated MnS sites and ensure best practice sharing

  • Build strong partnerships with Finance Business Partners (FBP), promoting information-sharing and close collaboration to best support the functions locally and globally

  • Educate client groups on all aspects of financial policies and processes to ensure compliance

  • Create a positive, supportive and inclusive atmosphere for team and neighboring functions despite uncontrollable circumstances

  • Support all key Finance initiatives

  • Ad hoc projects as required

About you

Experience :

  • 3+ years of diversified financial controlling experience

Soft skills :

  • Demonstrated results building partnerships with multi-levels across businesses required.  

  • Must have the ability to influence and shape business decisions

  • Must have high attention to detail, quality and proven ability to operate effectively under pressure and strict deadlines  

  • Ability to lead through influence including demonstrated facilitator skills 

  • Strong organization skills: ability to track and manage a high volume of projects at a detailed level 

  • Ability to develop a rapport and credibility with key stakeholders 

  • Ability to work effectively across international work streams 

  • Demonstrated organization savvy and self- awareness  

  • Adaptable and able to work in complex matrix environment 

  • Change agent who can propose, lead, and drive changes  

Technical skills :

  • Advanced excel skills

  • Must be able to download data and use pivot tables, V-look ups, macros, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience modeling ethical behavior in challenging situations required 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 

  • Strong analytical capabilities with attention to detail and strategic thinking 

  • Proven experience working across multiple internal stakeholders 

  • Technology savvy, business orientation, and agile learning abilities required 

  • Capable of working in multiple systems and tools 

  • Solid grasp of evolving Sanofi technology platforms, processes, and controls including SAGA  

Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or any related field is required

Preferred :

  • MBA and/or CPA

  • Pharmaceutical and public accounting experience

  • Commercial Finance and Gross to Net

  • TM1 and SAP experience

When joining our team, you will experience:

  • An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team

  • An attractive, market-oriented salary and cafeteria benefits

  • Flexible home office policy, with a possibility to work up to 60% of time from home / where you can easily schedule your office days

  • Work from an "Office of the Year 2020" finalist office

  • Collective life and accident insurance

  • Yearly medical check-up

  • An individual and well-structured introduction and training of new employees and we will dedicate a Buddy for you to better navigate in your first weeks

  • Your own career path within Sanofi. Your professional and personal development will be supported purposefully

  • Join a great community & special events (Monthly Board Game Nights, Summer Events, Well-Being Lectures & Sport Clubs)

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