South East Asia Carbonates Hub Controller

Job location:
Ipoh 1
Created moment:
April 19, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08170

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

South East Asia Carbonates Hub Controller

Job Summary

Provide insightful financial analysis and reporting to support our Carbonates operations in SEA (Malaysia, Vietnam) on serving business objectives, contributing to profit and improving cash flow management.


EA Carb Hub (2 quarries, 3 plants)

  • In charge of analysis of monthly reporting & preparation and explanation of sales and profitability variances for the hub and of financial forecast & budget exercise at site and hub level 

  • Analyse hub industrial costs & identify risk and opportunities to improve industrial performance 

  • Monitor & propose performance improvement on Capex & Inventory Management

  • Support the Industrial Hub Director and his team on any business matters 

  • Provide adequate KPI & insights to Industrial Hub Director & his team to drive the business (capex, savings, cost structure etc)

  • Provide information on cost structure & inflation to sales team to support customer discussions & profitability improvement and guide pricing strategy

  • Prepare regular analysis of profitability by customer / product (profit pool analysis) & propose actions to improve business profitability, in link with PARP controller 

  • Review and validation of business plan for any investment project related to the hub

  • Coordinate with accounting team the standard cost set-up and follow-up

  • Support group internal audit on processes & procedure improvements related to industrial topics 

  • Review & validate balance sheet cleaning topics managed by accounting  team

  • Review & approval of  customer orders, POs, contracts, Capex requests according to MARs levels

  • Communicate & explain financial results of the perimeter to finance and non finance communities 

Key Competencies:

  • Strong attention to detail with ability  to draw conclusions & make business recommendations

  • Mindset for continuous improvement

  • Highly organized with prioritization skills

  • Excellent communications skills with all levels in the organisation

  • Very good Excel or Google suite skills

Ideal Background/Experience:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required

  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience with experience on industrial controlling for one plant or a perimeter of plants. ust

  • Previous experience working within in a complex and dynamic organization with regional exposure is a plus

  • Fluent in English is a must

Position Type

Full time



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