Industrial Hub Controller (Southern Europe)

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
March 29, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05317

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Industrial Hub Controller (Southern Europe)

Job Summary


  • Provide insightful financial analysis and reporting to serve business objectives.
  • Business Partner to Hub Directors and their team to support decision making process for 7 sites.


Business partnering activities

  • Assist Management team on any business matter, Analyze P&L and FOC, and Perform profitability analysis to identify levers of improvement, risks and opportunities
  • Contribute to design efficient processes and tools to deliver timely high quality reliable reporting

Controlling Activities

  • Responsible for financial budgeting and forecasting for Southern Europe
  • Lead and manage the monthly/quarterly and yearly reporting
  • Responsible for Hub performance analysis based on operations reporting: CAPEX/OPEX, saving projects, cross functional & purchasing
  • savings - Review capital expenditure requests.
  • Responsible for hedging activity (commodity / forex) in EMEA
  • Coordinate with CAR the standard cost set-up and follow-up
  • Analyze the Hub SG&A
  • Monitor and propose performance improvement on OWC
  • Coordination for HTS BA of purchasing savings with Group Purchasing organization
  • Project management : Finance lead in key projects (restructuring, Capex, costs optimization, Opera) in Southern Europe, Opera
  • Metalcasting France : coordination and follow up of finalization of issues on costing, stock valuation, profitability
  • Contribution to M&A projects (BP, due diligence, integration)
  • Follow up on internal audit points


  • Assess, monitor and control risks within the area
  • Deliver timely, high-quality reliable and appropriate data and analysis to support the effective monitoring of the Industrial activities
  • Ensure compliance of business operations with company policies and best practices.


Key competencies

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and attention to detail,
  • Is practical and drives simple, standard and efficient processes, strong mindset for continuous improvement
  • Strong Team player
  • Highly organized with prioritization skills
  • Demonstrate excellence in business analytics and tolls
  • Knowledge of SAP, Magnitude, Analytics, MS office / Google Suite applications and BI skills (advanced)
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Fluent English skills, french beneficial

Ideal background/ experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
  • A minimum of 5 -10 years of professional experience with financial/accounting experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with reporting in a complex and dynamic organization and with the industrial environment.

Position Type

Full time



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