Controller

Date:  Mar 30, 2024
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)
Location: 

Penang, MY

Requisition ID:  820

 

To complement our team, we are looking for a customer- and team-oriented individual for our Plasma Control Technologies division at the Penang site as a

 

Controller 

 

For 75 years, we have been following our curiosity. It drives us and has made Comet a leading Swiss technology company worldwide. Curiosity and the spirit of research have allowed us to become and remain innovative. For a better and sustainable world.

 

To this end, we work and research on the basis of X-ray and radio-frequency technology. Our developments make an important contribution to safer, more efficient and more sustainable production, mobility and communication.

 

In the Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) division, we manufacture specialized components that are required for the precise control of plasma processes and are used in the production of memory chips or touch screens for sensors, smartphones or tablets.

 

  1. Tasks/Responsibilities:
  • Controller carries out independent analysis across the entire value chain. In doing so, has a strong future orientation (feedforward-thinking) and can anticipate events.
  • Working closely with Shanghai share service team in establishing full monthly closings in accordance with local GAAP and IFRS requirements.
  • Monthly Reporting to local Division management and to Corporate Headquarters
  • Ensure ongoing training and education of local staff (finance and technical) in all aspects of bookkeeping and controlling (forecasts, ad-hoc analysis etc.)
  • Strive for continual improvement of all finance processes in order to get faster and more accurate information for the Penang Management to direct and support their business activities
  • Stimulate behaviors across the organization to achieve strategic and financial targets
  • Develop and advise Penang management on cost and working capital (AR and inventory) optimization strategies. Using appropriate and meaningful analysis, help the Division Management to fully understand the performance of the Penang business
  • Bring transparency to the numbers by making evident how the findings have been derived and how they have been reported (e.g. Gross margins)
  • Support profitable growth strategy and help reduce risk e.g. by proposing and monitoring inventory optimization strategies
  • Act as an independent internal consultant that interacts with all members of local management, while maintaining confidentiality with high level business information
  • Ensure that all data delivered is accurate and thoroughly analyzed before sending it to Corporate
  • Support the proper management of the net working capital for the Penang activities (focusing on inventory)
  • Act as an interface between Accounting Department, Shared Services and operational staff for all financial topics
  • Interact with tax agent on semi and annual tax computation provision to Inland Revenue Board.
  • Interact with external auditor for annual statutory audit.
  • Interact with project team to track project performance, understand the project cycle and associated costs, and to identify and decrease negative variations
  • Help lead important projects, such as improving transparency, accuracy and speed of management information and replacing spreadsheet-based tools with fully-integrated ERP-based processes.
  • Actively provide improvement ideas, identify business opportunities and support management with effective business decision-making
  • Any other tasks or projects assigned by superior from time to time

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor in Accounting or its equivalent, MBA and / or CPA is preferred
  • 8 years of accounting and finance experience in MNC manufacturing environment
  • High integrity, reliable and trustworthy to handle confidential information
  • Good leadership, communication, analytical and problem solving skills


We are curious about you and look forward to receiving your complete online application.