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Job ID:  44407
Date:  Sep 12, 2021
Job function:  Finance
Experience level:  Graduate Hire
Business:  DSM Services USA

Assistant Financial Controller-Plant Ops- Kingstree, SC

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.  More information can be found at www.dsm.com.


We are #hiring an Assistant Financial Controller-Plant Operations at our 
Kingstree, SC location -
 hybrid work set-up/2-3 days per week on site and balance of week from an at-home office

Bring your passion. Build the future.
Is the idea of supporting operations as a business partner something you find appealing? We seek a business savvy finance person to perform product costing, cycle design & output consumption analysis , support business cases and continuous improvement projects. Are you up for the challenge?


Come and join this support function and help us create value for the end customers and showcase the scientific power of DSM products. You’ll report directly to the Operations and Business Unit Controller(s).


You’ll be responsible to:
•    Support the business in the areas of Manufacturing & Technology, continuous improvement and purchasing, CAPEX and Working Capital to ensure that financial targets of business units operating in the region are met
•    Monitor and interpret the consolidated CAPEX and OPEX budgeting & forecasting and provide explanation to management
•    Perform product costing/ raw material / cycle design & output consumption analysis
•    Support defining the operations/site strategy


Get the reward to match your passion

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.


At DSM, we Do Something Meaningful.


What We Look For In You

We want a finance professional who is looking for a challenge, eager to step up, take responsibility and be a true finance business partner. Help us create value with our innovative human nutrition portfolio.


If you’re an agile leader who can work collaboratively with diverse functions and team members, you are welcome here. If you’re passionate about customers and getting the best out of people without hierarchy, we need you here – we want you here. Would it motivate you to be part of an organization that envisions brighter lives for all? This is YOUR opportunity!


What we like to see in your experience:
•    Minimum 3 years of related control/finance experience, including finance planning, budgeting and forecasting
•    Controlling experience in an operations/manufacturing environment strongly preferred
•    Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma Methodologies
•    Very strong communication skills
•    Unit cost experience, a strong plus
•    Experience with an ERP system and strong excel skills; Power BI/BW experience a plus
•    Bachelor’s Degree required with CMA, CPA and/or MBA preferred


How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process
Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume and Cover letter in English via the career portal (https://jobs.dsm.com/)
Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.

About DSM Finance – Better health, brighter lives

At DSM in Finance our goal is to drive profitable growth through science based, sustainable solutions. We are key business drivers to the groups we support, providing insights that lead to strategic decisions and improved financial results. We focus on growth, cost and productivity, and capital efficiency in all we do so that DSM meets the needs of the customers we succeed in the markets we serve.


Watch a video to see who we are here:

DSM NA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. DSM is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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