Sr. Controlling Specialist

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Date: Mar 13, 2023

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 14,300 employees from 70 nations.

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

Job Responsibilities    
Business and Operation Analysis:
- analyze and challenge business development
- support local BTs in evaluation of new business models and strategies as sparring partner
- proactively identify areas of improvements, propose and discuss with BT managers, Plant managers 
and global BU Controllers and initiate / implement actions
- set up, analyze and comment monthly business development report, highlight key findings and
 insights to BTs, propose and implement improvement actions
-    support productivity management team for projects or measures to improve productivity, operation excellence or cost saving (WOS)
-    conduct economic calculations for investment projects; critical audit of profitability and related risks
including structured summary
-    monitor transfer price settings from local production to other subsidiaries based on global TP rules
-    window person to communicate with counterparts in JV DOW
-    monitor BU inventory level including stock analysis and aging report 
-    proactive involvement in Company strategy's projects eg. S/4 Hana
-    support and perform case by case / ad-hoc business analysis as requested by stakeholders

-    conduct and coordinate budgeting procedures BP1 / BP5
-    work out and justify BP5 results 
-    maintain actual and budgeting cost center structure to meet organizational changes and corporate requirements
-    prepare and discuss the cost center budgets with cost center responsible management
-    support the consolidation/reconciliation of local budgeting into the global budgeting process
-    ensure BP1 budget figure correctly uploaded, verified and well documented

Training / Others:
-    provide and monitor training of local organization in existing controlling tools (cost center / SAP / BO launch-pad)
-    conduct finance training to non-financials as internal trainer for value management, profitability, investment, costing etc.
-    agile deployment within the organizational unit to be team backup and balance workload peaks
Qualifications Required    
-    Study of economics or similar, University degree or above
-    minimum 5 years' experience in Finance/Controlling or related discipline in a multinational production company
-    fluent in Chinese and English (reading and writing); German language helpful but not mandatory
-    deep understanding of manufacturing, commercial context and business needs and related risks
-    able to work closely with local / global Management and Wacker's JV partners
-    good communication and negotiation skills
-    proactive, self-disciplined and highly self-motivated
-    able to challenge existing structures / procedures; persistent in change management
-    willing to take challenges and new tasks; able to work under high pressure 
-    familiar with SAP/CO


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.


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