Boksburg, South Africa





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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we've chosen to do something incredible. We're transforming our business and building our future on one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you'll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you'll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI's shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in the way we source and buy raw materials, how we engineer and manufacture, and our supply chain planning. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the every day, and we'll give you lots of responsibility. You'll help us improve, inject innovation and create new ways of working. You'll be solving supply chain problems that span the whole world: a smoke-free world. Your' day to day.' The factory controller is the financial adviser for the operations management team, supporting factory strategy and effective cost management. You will be responsible for enabling strategic decision-making by providing Operations management with accurate reporting, deviation analysis, and trend forecasting by: • Analysing and reporting manufacturing key performance indicators; supporting the country's Loss Analysis process and Zero Loss Journey targets setting & cascading • Consolidating country's original budget in terms of Manufacturing important metrics, analyse gaps vs. targets. • Preparing regular factory critical metric reports and timely providing them to the factory management and regional consolidation • Performing monthly reporting as per PMI procedures • Ensuring quality, completeness, relevance, and timeliness of submitted information • Analysing factory performance, evaluate reasons for variances from planned, providing management with reliable decision-making tools • Ensuring guidelines and methodologies are consistently followed, control data correctness • Preparing reports and performing ad-hoc analysis for the Factory or the region following the requirements and guidelines • Continuously improving reporting process to meet Factory objectives and management requirements, develop and optimize reports for the Factory management, propose options for improvement • Ensuring timely data availability for Factory PDCA and Productivity Office Areas of responsibilities will include: BUDGET - Consolidate Manufacturing Assumptions, Manufacturing essential metrics, and the productivity and cost optimization initiatives for accurate and timely financial processing - Provide data for regional consolidation by request - Perform gap analysis vs. local Zero Loss Journey targets and Regional targets - Perform gap analysis vs. PMI manufacturing manning standards Productivity and cost optimization - Contribute to the Productivity and Cost Optimization process through loss tree and glide paths' maintenance, modeling of improvement actions impact and actual results tracking in close collaboration with cost components' teams - Deploy PMI Current Best Approaches for Productivity Office and its cost components - Support Factory Controller with Inventory Counts and Statutory Requirements Compliance/ environment, health and safety - Ensure full compliance with local legislation and company policies and practices - Apply all Environment, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS) rules, policies, and practices - Pass through appropriate EHSS training, apply received knowledge in practice According to the overall responsibility areas listed above are the primary duties, responsibilities, and expectations associated with this job. While this description is intended to provide a generally complete summary of the job requirements, it does not preclude the assignment of additional tasks or responsibilities vital to accomplishing the overall objectives of an affiliate. While working with broad autonomy, you will be expected to guide budgets, key performance areas improvements to less expert professionals and can lead the work of others. Using your strong eye for business, critical thinking, you will initiate and coordinate process improvements and independently leads multifunctional projects acting as the process owner. Prepare and rationalize pivotal initiatives. Who we're looking for - Relevant university degree in Finance or similar field - Minimum 2 years' experience as a Finance Controller or similar position within operations/factory environment is key - Minimum 5 years Finance/Accounting experience preferred. - Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and SAP is required. VBA, PowerBI is required - Basic knowledge of statistics and analysis - Proven experience of reporting and performance measurement concepts - Comfortable with extensive data arrays handling Critical competencies - Exceptional verbal and writing communication skills - Analytical skills - Problem Solving - Advanced Excel - Strong attention to detail and accuracy - Self-Starter and can work in a team and independently - Speaking publicly on all levels - Ability to deal with different levels of the organization - Customer Service Orientation What we offer Our success depends on our dedicated employees who come to work here every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. So join PMI, and you too can: - Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We'll empower you to take risks, experiment, and explore. - Be part of an expansive, diverse culture, where everyone's contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world's best people and feel like you belong. - Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provide endless opportunities to progress. - Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. To join our growing team… We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.