Are you ready to work with a purpose? At ABB, you can be sure you're helping to create a better world. The business you'll secure and the partnerships you'll build will touch the lives of millions when they lead to sustainable power plants in remote corners of the world or improved safety for workers in auto plants.ABB seeking a Business Controller, Lead Division Power Grids North America for the Raleigh, North Carolina location. You will be act as a business partner to the PG NAM (Power Grids North America) Lead Division Manager (LdDM) to optimize financial performance. Support effective business decisions by monitoring, analyzing, and interpreting financial data in order to evaluate various business alternatives and recommend the most appropriate business solutions. Drive the business review process, necessary cadence and collaboration across Power Grids NAM, for in-depth understanding of the commercial, front-end of the organization.
Middle Management / Senior Management
Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Contributes to the definition of the strategy for PG North America. Serves as the key partner for LdDM Power Grids NAM in determining strategy, aligning with region and with global division strategy, implementing, and making adjustments in implementation as needed. Maintains constant contact with relevant other managers and Controllers in the front end and PG NAM business lines regarding financial, market and customer situation and outlook.
2.Business planning and forecasting:
Translates strategy into business plans and establishes measurable targets. Oversees the business planning and forecasting process for the area of responsibility and serves as the interface to Headquarters (HQ)/Country Chief Financial Officer (CFO)/Global/Local Division Manager. Evaluates financial implications of various strategic decisions, builds scenarios and recommends actions.
3.Business performance and decision support:
Monitors progress achieved and provides insight and analysis to support operational decision-making. Identifies issues, and advises management on action plans and operational strategies to resolve. Drives appropriate cost structure, productivity optimization, and capital efficiency. Manages and closely monitors the cash flow and takes action to improve Net Working Capital. A significant portion of the position is focused on the commercial financials and is responsible for establishing the appropriate cadence and business reviews needed to drive the Order performance.
Identifies and communicates commercial and financial risks and opportunities from business propositions. Executes risk review procedures and processes in line with global policies and standards to minimize commercial and financial risks and exposure.
5.Financial reporting and business information:
Establishes and oversees processes and tools necessary to obtain transparent and reliable financial data and business information. Ensures high quality of financial data and business information in line with defined standards and financial closing schedules.
6.Internal controls and compliance:
Ensures transparency in financial reporting and disclosures. Defines and implements internal controls regarding financial and non-financial operations. Ensures compliance with corporate and country standards, regulations, and guidelines. Supports internal and external audits.
7.Communication with internal stakeholders:
Ensures timely and efficient communication with relevant Local/Country/Division/Region Controllers, Accounting Center, and other internal customers to identify and discuss issues for improvement of operations, work quality and efficiency for area of responsibility.
8.People leadership and development:
Ensures (with HR Manager support) that the area of responsibility is organized, staffed, skilled and directed for the front end. Guides, motivates and develops direct/indirect subordinates within HR policies. Collaborates throughout the financial community and leads the PG NAM finance team on division wide requirements, as appropriate.
Experience in direct people leadership.
Experience in working across country lines Par.
Experience in working within a highly matrixed organization.
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Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: -
Date posted: 2018-09-26 Job function: Finance Publication ID: US66729888_E1
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