Head of Plant Controlling (Ayutthaya Plant)

03_Professionals (commercial)
BU3 Thermal Management

Job Responsibilities:

  • Key member of both Thailand and Regional Controller’s Management Teams
  • Leads Thailand Controlling Team (total headcount: 4)
  • Manages interface with Thailand Shared Services organization for accounting, finance, taxes, and IT
  • Ensures professional, accurate, and timely financial reporting, forecasting and planning in line with global policies and priorities as defined by Regional Controller 
  • Assures Thailand factory cost calculation & pricing complies with globally defined processes and standards for preparing quotations and intercompany pricing
  • Acts as trusted advisor & financial business partner to General Manager
  • Leads SAP S/4 HANA implementation project locally for controlling and related processes
  • Summarizes and communicates financial and operating results against objectives
  • Maintain a "no surprise" financial reporting environment through timely and thorough review of all financial aspects
  • Develops Cost Savings & Plant Operational plans to support strategic initiatives
  • Provides operational explanations for financial variances and prepares bridges
  • Evaluates functional processes in plant controlling and elsewhere for opportunities to simplify, centralize, automate to reduce activities not geared toward improving plant performance
  • Demonstrates leadership in change management activities primarily related to strategic initiatives
  • Ensures compliance with policies, laws and regulations and drives compliance awareness and enhancement initiatives across the Thailand organization


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • 10+ years of experience in controlling, finance, accounting, costing or budgeting
  • 5+ years of relevant managerial experience in Controlling or Finance in a Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work independently and with teams in a global environment
  • Detailed oriented & strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines reliably
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experienced in using ERP such as SAP, Oracle, or similar
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Excellent command of English and Thai languages
  • Familiar with IFRS & Thai Gaap



  • CPA or MBA qualification
  • Coding, programming, data analytics or BI experience & skills
  • ERP project/implementation experience
  • Overseas working or living experience


What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Work in a global environment
  • Partial WFH possible


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Facts about the job

Entry level:  Management
Functional area:  Finance, Accounting & Controlling

Ayutthaya, TH

Company:  MAHLE Behr Thermal Systems (Thailand) Company Limi

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