ABB Group
- Business Controller
At a glance
Location: US-NJ-Hackettstown Map
Posted: 12/30/2021
Closing: 01/29/2022
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description


Business Controller

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Serving as the key partner for the Business Unit Manager of the Electrification Installation Products, you will be a vital member of its finance team in US. You will help to set business strategy in line with wider division and product group strategies.

Reporting to Business Controller and is located in Hackettstown, New Jersey. As a Business Controller, you will be responsible for leading local Controlling teams to optimize financial performance within an assigned Division/Business

Unit/Product Group/factory/site. Support effective business decisions by monitoring, analyzing, and interpreting financial data in order to evaluate various business alternatives and recommend the most appropriate business solutions.



Your responsibilities

  • Strategy: Contributes to the definition of the strategy for the business unit. Serves as the key partner for the relevant business leader in determining strategy for area of responsibility, aligning with wider strategy, implementing and making
  • adjustments in implementation as needed. Maintains constant contact with relevant other managers and Controllers regarding financial, market and customer situation and outlook.
  • Business planning and forecasting: Translates strategy into business plans and establishes measurable targets. Oversees the business planning and forecasting process for the area of responsibility and serves as the interface to
  • HQ/Country CFO/Global/Local Division Manager. Evaluates financial implications of various strategic decisions, builds scenarios and recommends actions.
  • Business performance and decision support: Monitors progress achieved and provides insight and analysis to support operational decision-making. Identifies issues, and advises management on action plans and operational strategies to
  • resolve. Drives appropriate cost structure, productivity optimization, and capital efficiency. Manages and closely monitors the cash flow and takes action to improve Net Working Capital.
  • Risk Management: Identifies and communicates commercial and financial risks and opportunities from business
  • propositions. Executes risk review procedures and processes in line with global policies and standards to minimize
  • commercial and financial risks and exposure.
  • Financial reporting and business information: Establishes and oversees processes and tools necessary to obtain transparent and reliable financial data and business information. Ensures high quality of financial data and business
  • information in line with defined standards and financial closing schedules.
  • Internal controls and compliance: Ensures transparency in financial reporting and disclosures. Defines and implements internal controls regarding financial and non-financial operations. Ensures compliance with corporate and country
  • standards, regulations and guidelines. Supports internal and external audits.
  • Communication with internal stakeholders: Ensures timely and efficient communication with relevant Local/Country/Division/Region Controllers, Accounting Center and other internal customers to identify and discuss issues
  • for improvement of operations, work quality and efficiency for area of responsibility.
  • People leadership and development: Ensures (with HR Manager support) that the area of responsibility is organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guides, motivates and develops direct/indirect subordinates within HR policies.



Your background

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or accounting is required.
  • Should have minimum 12+ years of experience or advanced theoretical with 10+ years of experience.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience, or alternatively, a special combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated performance and results; in the areas of business, finance, operational controlling and/or accounting.
  • At least 3 years of additional experience in senior Finance role related to Plant / Operations.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.



Benefits

  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program


More about us

ABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas&Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day – orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.

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Business Controller