Finance Analyst – Supply Chain Controlling


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Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you up for a professional adventure in a fast growing international environment? Looking for a valuable finance business partnering position being close to the business operation? If so, a unique opportunity in supply chain finance is waiting for you at Syngenta!

The key activities are around:
- Provide timely and insightful financial analysis to support business decisions at local and regional level.
- Discuss financial performance and results with respective Production and Supply business managers and finance stakeholders, pro-actively highlighting deviations from targets.
- Execute key reporting processes to ensure timely completion of budget, standard costing, latest estimate and actual information requirements, in accordance with established financial frameworks and group deadlines.
- Develop, implement and provide scalable, sustainable and insightful financial reports and reporting tools that meet the needs of P&S managers and controlling leads.
- Key user for SAP / Data Warehouse.
- Execute and prepare SOX controls as part of a compliance framework.

Employee perks, benefits

What we have to offer :
- Challenging and motivating role within a market leading international agricultural company
- An international environment where team work and collaboration are core values
- A fast paced, dynamic, innovative, future focused and evolving workplace
- Cross border development opportunities within the organization
- An attractive compensation package

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

The successful candidate would have the following soft skills and experience:
- Master's degree or bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting preferably supported with post graduate professional qualifications (ACCA, CIMA, Qualified Accountant etc.).
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a Financial Analyst, Reporting Analyst or similar role, Controlling experience or an insight to regional/cross-region Controlling processes is an advantage.
- Understanding of reporting, budgeting, forecasting and month-end close processes in a multi-national company.
- Experience working in an international environment in a complex matrix organization.
- Sound understanding of key financial concepts, solid theoretical background in finance and accounting.
- Experience in the understanding and effective communication of financial results to non-financial staff.
- Open-minded and committed team player who is a valued contributor to the team
- Capable to work seamlessly in a remote support model with Production & Supply business and finance stakeholders to ensure delivery of objectives.
- Draws accurate conclusions from financial and quantitative information and can support effective decision making within the Production and Supply function.
- Good working experience of ERP systems (SAP) and financial reporting systems and tools
- Exposure to Manufacturing industry and Cost Accounting (Production/Manufacturing, Supply Chain) is strongly preferred.
- English, any other language is an advantage.


Brief description of the company

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

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CH-4002 Basel
ID: 3207189   Dátum zverejnenia: 5.10.2017