controller in Corsier-sur-Vevey

Monika Kowalska, Randstad Merck Aubonne
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corsier-sur-vevey, vaud
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monika kowalska, randstad merck aubonne
+41 21 900 35 28

job description

A new exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of a new project within the controlling department of the oldest pharmaceutical company in the world!

You will be supporting Controlling department in their day-to-day activities. You will also contribute to the development of 2 SAP projects: one for our Biotech Development Center (BDC) which is currently under construction, and one for the existing manufacturing site.

Job description

  • Projects:
    • Provide input on all projects affecting the financial performance of the site, when necessary.
    • Support large investment projects on the financial aspect.

    • Provide monthly detailed analysis on the following variances (Actual vs. AOP / vs. Forecast):
    • Production Volumes, Expenses, Unit Cost, CAPEX, Conversion Costs, development cost and Headcount.
  • Cost Control:
    • Make sure financial transactions are processed according to local & corporate procedures.
    • Ensure that the accounting of expenses is in line with international accounting standards.
    • Monitor and control capital expenditure and operating expenses of Process Development and Production.
    • Perform the monthly closing ? variances calculation, inventory reserves, inventory value, inventory turnover, expenses, Capex and provisions.
  • Reporting:
    • Monthly SLT Report.
    • Prepare monthly report by department
    • Support SLT with financial performance matrix.
    • Participate in the site budget and forecasts preparation, together with the site management.


  • Formal accounting qualification
  • Experience in a SAP implementation project - essential
  • Experience working on a manufacturing site (preferably on pharmaceutical sites) - essential
  • Expert knowledge of SAP (minimum 2 modules)
  • Strong knowledge of cost accounting / budgeting and forecasting
  • High adaptation to a new working environment
  • Good communicator, dealing directly and efficiently with project teams and the personnel
  • Fluent in French (written and spoken)
  • English is an advantage