Take the next step in your career at ABB, working in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.
One of the reasons for ABB’s success is our rigorous and forward-thinking Finance function. With more than 3,600 people in over 100 countries, the integrated Finance organization delivers the insights we need to make successful, long-term business decisions.
ABB Energy Industries drives growth for customers while supporting safe, efficient and profitable operations with strong global execution capacity, an extensive service footprint and capabilities, and innovative digital leadership.
You will act as a business partner to the relevant business manager. Lead local Controlling teams to optimize financial performance within an assigned Division / Business Area / Product Group / factory / site.
You will 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.
This is a Business Controller role reporting to the Company Controller in Business Area Business Controller located in Izunokuni-shi, Japan.
Contributing to the definition of the strategy for the business area. Serving 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.
Maintaining constant contact with relevant other managers and Controllers regarding financial, market and customer situation and outlook.
Translating strategy into business plans and establishing measurable targets. Overseeing the business planning and forecasting process for the area of responsibility and serving as the interface to HQ / Country CFO / Global / Local Division Manager.
Evaluating financial implications of various strategic Decisions, building scenarios and recommending actions.
Monitoring progress achieved and providing insight and analysis to support operational decision-making. Identifying issues and advising management on action plans and operational strategies to resolve.
Driving appropriate cost structure, productivity optimization, and capital efficiency. Managing and closely monitoring the cash flow and taking action to improve Net Working Capital.
Identifying and communicating commercial and financial risks and opportunities from business propositions. Executing risk review procedures and processes in line with global policies and standards to minimize commercial and financial risks and exposure.
Establishing and overseeing processes and tools necessary to obtain transparent and reliable financial data and business information.
Ensuring high quality of financial data and business information in line with defined standards and financial closing schedules.
Ensuring transparency in financial reporting and disclosures. Defining and implementing internal controls regarding financial and non-financial operations.
Ensuring compliance with corporate and country standards, regulations, and guidelines. Supporting internal and external audits.
Ensuring 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.
Ensuring (with HR Manager support) that the area of responsibility is organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guiding, motivating and developing direct / indirect subordinates within HR policies.
Living ABB’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.
Must have a bachelor’s degree.
Must have more than 5 years of experience in project controlling or business controlling.
Fluency in English and Japanese.
Must have good communication skills, proactive, accountable and must be able to deal with conflicts soundly without paying too much attention to their surroundings.