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Site Financial Controller

Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location: JANESVILLE, US, 53546

Company: NOVARES

At Novares, our people are the backbone of our organization. We would not be the plastic injection molding innovator we are today without them. To work with our automotive customers, you need to be on the cutting edge, constantly reinventing the future and always willing to change. 

Our dynamic environment has forged a culture where you don't need to wonder where your next opportunity will come from -- the opportunities are all around you. All you have to do is take them.

The Novares global footprint spans 70+ facilities across 21 countries and a committed team 10,000 strong. Novares offers you the ability to learn, the ability to grow and the ability to make your mark in a company that rewards doers, innovators and collaborators.


We are seeking a Site Financial Controller to provide financial directions and variance analysis to the Plant director, this will include monthly forecasts, monthly closings and financial variance walks. The position will also support corporate driven goals and objectives at the plant level. The Controller will also approve all plant-wide expenses and appropriations requests.


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Job Functions

  • Prepare monthly / mid-month financial forecasts
  • Complete month-end and year-end closings of the financial records
  • Prepare and review monthly financial results
  • Prepare Annual Budget
  • Establish and maintain data for weekly/monthly KPI reporting
  • Manage and track fixed asset acquisitions
  • Oversight of Payroll and Accounts Payable position.
  • Direct/support department team members with goals, objectives, and development requirements
  • Approve plant-wide expenses and appropriations requests
  • Support Corporate Policies and Procedures, along with plant safety
  • Support procedures to supply accurate numbers and reports



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance.  
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Automotive industry experience.
  • Plastics experience preferred.



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Novares is looking for its Finance department his/her future Site Financial Controller (M/F), located in JANESVILLE JN-PL.


- Realize the management control of the activities of his perimeter (elaboration of the budgets and forecast and to follow the realization; checks performances; etc. ...) 
- Set up the adequate tools 
- Be the mainspring in the piloting of activities 
- Participate in the consolidation of the accounts of the Group 
- Guarantee the reliability and the application of the procedures and the standard of Management Groups

NB: the possible perimeters(scopes) are A - operational management control (production unit, skill center / technical center, functions support...), B Corporate financial control, C – consolidation


Main Missions

1 (A, B, C) - Prepare the states of management and reporting of his/her perimeter(scope):
- (B, C) Prepare the consolidation of the financial and projected data and the operational indicators of his/her perimeter(scope), with the frequency defined by the Financial Direction(Management) resting on the data and the analyses of the intermediate landings, check input data
- (A, B, C) Develop synthesis documents and filess of reportings of his/her perimeter in association with the financial and operational teams
- (B, C) Assist the financial and operational teams in the elaboration and the understanding of their financial data, reporting and forecasts
- (B, C) Participate in the improvement of the tools of consolidation and reporting under the responsibility of Consolidation and financial Manager

2- (A, B) Participate in the piloting of the activities of his/her perimeter at the economic and financial level and is the mainspring in the infringement of the performances and the improvement of the procedures
 - Participate and coordinate the whole budgetary control process of his/her perimeter and recommends improvements in coordination with the financial and operational teams
 - verify the reliability and the relevance of the various indicators and the tools of his/her perimeter according to the standards Group 
- Proceed to all the analyses allowing the identification of the axes of progress and any measures to improve the financial situation of his/her perimeter and the Group
- Bring to his/her manager and to the operational the elements of analysis necessary for the piloting of activity 
- Analyze the evolution of the results comparing with the budgets, look for the causes of gaps and recommend improvements in coordination with the interlocutors of his/her perimeter as well as with his/her manager and operational members
3 - (B, C) Animate the management control activity 
- Support BU and local controllers in terms of management tools
- Assist the operational persons in charge and departments for the preparation of their budgets 
- Ensure the narrow and constant coordination with the accounting services
4 - (A, B, C) Participate in the harmonization of the procedures and guarantee the respect for the group standards 
- Makes sure that the Group procedures are respected 
- Formalize and update the processes of his/her perimeter
5 - (A, B, C) Participate in the management / relations with the auditors and the outer partners on his/her scope of responsibility
6- (A, B, C) Assist as and whenever necessary the Internal auditor in his/her missions of magazine of the procedures
7- (A, B, C) Propose, in his/her perimeter of responsibility, improvements and harmonizations of so necessary procedures, in association with operational concerned under the responsibility of his/her hierarchical manager


- Supports the Plant Director and first line of the site on financial KPI processes and results
- Is acting as a Key player for the improvements of the financial results of the entity  
- According to the Novares organization, is in charge of the full PNL 

Essential job functions


- Facilitate positive relationships and communications between departments and key stakeholders (conducting and attending meetings, rounding, having one-to-one communications) and generally being visible and accessible to team members
- Demonstrate synthesis spirit and analytical skills to recommend improvements and ability to manage and develop his/her team
- Maintain confidentiality and follow safe working procedures

Candidate Profile :

Level of Experience: N/A 

Type of Contract: ATW - At Will Contract 

Required Travel: N/A 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, political orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Madison