Industrial Controller

Job location:
Massa, Italy
Created moment:
March 29, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08079

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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 Controller

Job Summary


The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified sets of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods, based in Paris. Imerys has operations in over 40 countries and over 16,000 employees. In particular, it is present in Italy with 7 production sites and trading activities.

In order to support the financial function, Imerys is looking for a Cost and Production Analyst (Industrial Controller).

At a plant level, ensure consistent standard cost calculations and monitoring, provide financial data to support the site Manager / Hub controller and Accounting among the major plants of Imerys in Italy located in Massa e Carrara, Domodossola and Avezzano

Main responsibilities:

Calculate and update standard costs

Responsible for fixed assets & Physical stock reconciliation with ERP

Update actual unit costs in ERP for inventory valuation

Perform plant production and inventory monthly reconciliation

Oversee accounting ledgers and correct cost centers/ accounts

Determine accruals to be booked in ERP

Extract data from ERP, fill energy tabs, mine & inventory information 

Review Monthly plant and mine cost  reports with site manager

Provide financial data (standard costs, production costs, etc) and ad hoc invoice information, quantity produced when required)

Invoices receptions control & balance in ERP

Design formalize internal control procedure for stock (general ledger….)

Accountable for consistency of plants standards cost


The ideal candidate possesses the following requirements:

- Understand industrial processes and costing principles

- Deep knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP, IFRS), practices, standards, laws and regulations, tax computations

- Ability to handle complex financial information 

- Ability to create a  strong bonds with other people, inspires trust and confidence in both his peers, senior, and external partners

- Demonstrate good communication skills to convey information 

- Have a keen eye for details, ability to manage multi tasks / project and meet tight deadlines, is analytical and highly organized 

- Work comfortably in a highly collaborative setting, have a confident and outgoing personality, 

- Proficient in English

- Proficient in  financial software as SAP 3R, SAP 4Hana is a plus, Office and Google suite package


Ideal background/ experience:

5 years of work experience as a cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant or similar role

A bachelor’s degree in accounting is the minimum requested but profile who also has earned a master’s degree in accounting / finance are preferred

Position Type

Full time



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