Financial Controller (FMCG, Samutprakan, THB 150K)

Job Title: Financial Controller (FMCG, Samutprakan, THB 150K)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Samut Prakan Province, Thailand
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 27/1/2021
Reference: JN -012021-455958
Contact Name: Rapipong Sharmakon
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 27, 2021 04:59

Job Description

Job Description

  • Identify key performance metrics that impact conversion costs and work with operations on reduction opportunities
  • Analyze conversion costs and productivity of the plant to drive operational improvement in focused areas; fully support process and initiatives; drive reporting requirements within the plant
  • Provide financial leadership for capital management, including working with the manufacturing organization to prepare financial analysis related to cost savings & maintenance projects.
  • Drive team to utilize forecast data to drive actions in the plant with flexibility in spending, manning and overall structure
  • Key participant in other plant lead team support initiatives and other plant functions such as safety, quality, etc.
  • Evaluate and analyze plant profitability at a SKU level
  • Educate and train staff on plant financials, spend tracking, and operational levers.
  • External/Internal audit support
  • Monitoring of standard costs for accuracy
  • Assist in the management of the physical inventory audit process
  • Implement and ensure compliance of internal financial & operational controls and procedures and SOX related requirements (Building Blocks)
  • Inventory control focused on eliminating monthly physical count variances, reduction of slow moving/obsolete write offs; managing inventory; coordinating a successful annual tagged physical inventory
  • Control and maintenance of fixed asset inventory to include annual fixed asset audit
  • Responsible for financial closing process for assigned plant manufacturing locations
  • Scorekeeper of Daily Trackers for labor and variable spend; ensure team has the tools and training to track their spend on a daily basis to optimize performance
  • Work with Plant lead team to develop annual plant operating budget and management presentation, monthly forecast updates and full year forecasts
  • Analysis of monthly operating variances with explanations to plant team and executive leadership
  • Provide day to day financial and operational support
  • Perform manufacturing variance analysis
  • Responsible for developing plant standard costing
  • Review and approve product standard costs reasonableness and correlation to plant operations
  • Assist management with financial analysis or special projects


  • At least a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 8+ years Accounting/Finance Experience, preferably in a FMCG manufacturing industry.
  • Must be highly proficient with Microsoft Applications
  • Experience with SAP and Business Information Tools desirable
  • Excellent analytical, data-manipulation, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written and a Thai native speaker
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to seek resources as needed

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