Plant Controller

Human Capital Synergies Africa Limited

Mombasa, Kenya


Jul 22

Our client, in the manufacturing Industry seeks to recruit a Plant Controller. The Job holder will be responsible for ensuring availability of good quality information to enable decision making, challenging the plant on production efficiency, inventory management, controls and plant expenditure to ensure continuous improvement and managing risks to provide assurance of a sound control environment.Location: Mombasa Coordinates and spearheads a tailored approach to the Groups performance management cycle and ensures that the group guidelines are consistently applied. This entails review of budget/ monthly & quarterly forecasts to ensure that the business objectives are reflected in the same. Challenge and ensure clear action plans are in place to ensure validity of the planning processes to deliver budget, Performance Improvement Plans & country ambition plans.Delivers timely and accurate reports required by the Plant and BU management that are compliant with financial accounting procedures and legal requirements.Performs detailed analysis of plant performance reports to ensure consistency of information with other reports e.g. monthly production reports, TIS reports, production planning reports etc, explaining variances of key performance indicators compared to plan and advising management on corrective actions and enable decision making.Monitors the robustness of the plant control environment and drive any necessary corrective actions to ensure compliance with group policies and procedures.Contributes to the definition and application of a Group common language and ensures its implementation withinthe plant to ensure compliance to group and international accounting standards.Reviews and challenges plant investment project requests to ensure financial viability, consistency with BU strategy and plant improvement plans and compliance with group rules. This will also involve the design, operational effectiveness and documentation of the CAPEX management business process.Initiates internal and external benchmarking with plants within and outside the business unit in order to identify best practices for implementation at the plant.Championing working capital management, in particular inventory control, with close collaboration with plant teams.

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