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Job ID:  64027
Date:  Nov 25, 2022
On Site
Job function:  Finance
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  Corporate & Business/SU Control

Operations Controller

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Operations Controller / Dalry / 64027 – On Site


What you’ll do


C Level:                               C40

Department:                      Finance EMEA

Reporting To:                     Colin Bratt, Business Support Manager


We have an Operations Controller vacancy within the Business Support Team based at the Dalry M&T Site in the UK reporting to the Business Support Manager. The Dalry site is one of the biggest manufacturing sites in Nutrition producing essential Vitamin C and Vitamin B5 products.  It serves customers in all three of our Business Groups and will become the production site for the Company’s new Bovaer product, following significant capital investment in the next couple of years.


We bring


• A supportive environment where you’re empowered to grow and share your ideas

• An inclusive and multicultural team with respect for everyone

• A dynamic work environment with many challenges that give you the possibility to work autonomously and with a team in finding the right solutions


Your key responsibilities


This is an exciting time to be joining the Dalry site and the responsibilities of the Operations Controller will include:


  • Acts as a challenging business partner for the Dalry Management Team, by developing insight into key business drivers and KPIs;
  • Ensuring the realization of the agreed business and financial plans of Dalry by steering, monitoring and controlling the accounting and financial processes of the business and by contributing to Projects and Business with their financial perspective and by sharing relevant business information to colleagues in the Dalry management team;
  • Ensuring effective and efficient financial accounting and reporting;
  • Managing completion of the month end closing activities to support achievement of corporate reporting deadlines in conjunction with colleagues in the Regional Finance Centre and Financial Shared Services;
  • Responsible for (and analysis on) product costing, variance analysis manufacturing performance, inventories and first line analysis and insights on actuals, forecasts, and budget 
  • Management of the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting process;
  • Management of the UK payroll and VAT processes including working with other UK sites;
  • Supporting other tax processes and compliance activities;
  • Management of the Dalry site SAP support;
  • Support development of direct reports;
  • Drives continuous improvement in the Business Support Team



You bring


The successful candidate will ideally have a degree in accounting and be a member of a recognised Accounting Institution.  Candidates should have a minimum 3 years’ experience in a finance position. Candidates will have knowledge of tax, business legislation and accountancy. Other essential behaviours are high levels of self-motivation, good communication skills, being a team player and attention to detail.


About Finance


No matter which team you are on, at DSM you’ll be part of a powerful shared purpose – to create brighter lives for all. You’ll get opportunities to work collaboratively with different departments and industry experts to make a positive difference to the future of millions of people and the planet we all share. Together, we’ll understand the needs of every customer and offer solutions that promote their success and impact, today and in the future.


How to apply


Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by uploading your resume in English via our career portal before December 15th. The procedure will generally be in line with the DSM application process outlined on the DSM career website. Due to privacy regulations, we can only actively interact with applications via our career portal.


For further information, please contact Tetiana Milewska, Talent Acquisition Business Partner




Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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