Basic Logistics Services, High Value Adding Logistic Services, Resource recovery services
and Resource recovery products, as well as environmental products; Growth,
Operational Efficiency, Cash Management and Organizational Effectiveness play an
important role; Asset Management and Fleet management are significant opportunities
for improvement. The Controller - China FD is a critical partner to the China President
and other leadership team members in the ongoing development and implementation of
the strategic direction for China ensuring alignment with the expectations of
stakeholders and goals
Participates in and is considered a vital role in the China Leadership team and expected
to be the lead executive on all matters involving financial decisions, performance
monitoring and financial planning. Provides financial and balanced business
perspective/wisdom to the successful development and implementation of operational
plans that deliver business results aligned with agreed upon goals. Ensures regular
and accurate reporting of important financial business plans, strategies and other
relevant operating information throughout M&M.
Leads the preparation of financial cycles such as yearly plan, forecasts, long range
plan, and critical guiding measurements that will enable Metals to achieve its business
objectives; monitoring financial and business performance throughout the year. Works
closely with the Metals President to present and gain approval of plans and forecasts.
Works closely with the Metals President to gain approval of plans and budgets. Closely
monitors execution of operational plans against China Annual Plan – and any other
relevant business goals and objectives – with a particular focus on EVA, and return on
Regularly reports business progress vs. financial metrics and updates the management
team on key initiatives specific to Metals as well as in a broader Metals and Minerals
perspective. Adapts to changing business conditions – helping to conceive and guide
Metals management team to implement corrective action as necessary to ensure plans
and budgets are achieved.
Provides forward looking planning and analysis to aid in improved forecasting and
enhanced management decision making.
New Opportunities and Innovation
Ensures and may guide the assessment (cost/benefits) of new opportunities,
investments, and innovations from a business – finance perspective. Provides counsel,
advice and balanced perspective to the decision making process. Makes the tough
financial call when necessary. Supports China Leadership Team to drive top-line
Establishes, builds, and leverages value adding commercial relationships with those
key internal and external customers, suppliers and partners. Coordinates with other
Financial Directors and CFOs representing vendors, customers, financial institutions,
and/or other executives and resources to ensure that appropriate market intelligence is
acquired and “factored-in” to China business decisions.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Oversees controllers at sites and country level to ensure a wide range of accounting
policies and practices are being adhered and deployed to effectively and efficiently
manage company assets and operations. Ensures that appropriate analysis is
performed and utilized to support the management of the business. Ensures complete
cooperation with all government regulators, auditors, and other agencies that
periodically assess China operations.
Shares responsibility with other management team members to ensure all company
activities/operations are performed in accordance with government, agency or
People and Performance Management
Safeguards all company assets – physical and intellectual. Works closely with Legal
and other management team members to develop, engage, and monitor policies that
enable management team members to effectively manage employment relationships,
establish performance goals and objectives for China that are consistent
, and ensure we are maximizing our potential.
Shares responsibility for creating an environment that values, encourages, and enables
the development and maintenance of an effective, well-motivated management team.
Leads by example – encouraging innovation and better ideas, executes with
precision/excellence, builds increased capabilities, continuous improvement, and
recognition of value in each employee and customer.
Leads China Finance Team. Provides financial and business decision-making vision,
direction, and overall leadership to the team, as well as to Metals Leadership team and