Sr. Controlling Specialist

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Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.

At our site in Shanghai, we are currently looking for a(n) Sr. Controlling Specialist.

Job Responsibilities
- Analyze and challenge existing business structures and procedures in operations; identify weak points, propose solutions; discuss with operations management and implement improvements
- Develop and optimize site reporting and overall KPI system for operations Nanjing; comment the monthly development in operations, point out critical developments
- Initiate and develop measures to increase productivity and profitability for operations/divisions
- Ensure an effective cost management; identify, address and realize cost saving potentials   
- Maintain an efficient cost center structure along with a transparent cost allocation system for all on-site functions
- Assure high data quality and accuracy in coordination with on-site functions and local accounting
incl. variance analysis of process orders, product costing and cost center accounting
- Set up and maintain Transfer price according to Wacker guidelines
- Enhance WOS (Wacker Operating Systems) for Nanjing plants in line with Wacker global standards
- Coordinate with other functional departments, supply chain management, plant management, Divisional Controlling and project team in daily operations  
- Coordinate site operations BP1/BP5 budgeting procedure for all on-site functions (Production, Admin, EHSS, Engineering, ...)
- Conduct training to all site functions for Controlling topics
- Support the Wacker internal and external audit and quarterly review
- Ensure the maintenance and further development of Site Controlling relevant SAP systems in SAP CO
- Support Controlling Manager and Plant/Site Managers with business analysis and Controlling related decision making and other ad hoc tasks
- Support Controlling Manager in business result analysis and monthly Controlling reports for local and Global Management in time


Qualifications Required 
- study of economics or similar; University degree or above
- minimum 5 years Controlling experiences in a multinational company with focus on operations
- deep understanding of commercial context and business needs and related risks
- fluent in Chinese and English (reading and writing)
- familiar with SAP/CO and MS Office/Outlook
- good communication and negotiation skills
- proactive, self-disciplined and highly self-motivated
- able to work closely with local/global management
- able to challenge existing structures / procedures; persistent in change management
- willing to take challenges and new tasks; able to work under high pressure


Sustainability is one of WACKER’s corporate goals – also as an employer. We want you to remain productive, healthy and successful long term. That is why we offer, for example, comprehensive health management and a variety of advanced training programs and courses for individual development opportunities, alongside a good work-life balance. Naturally, we also have a fair compensation system and above-average social benefits. After all, social responsibility has a long tradition at WACKER.


Be part of a family. Across all nations.


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com/careers
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