Job Description

• 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

 

Management Committee

• 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.

 

Financial Management

• 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

capital.

 

• 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

growth.

 

Commercial Relationships

• 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.

 

Legal Compliance

• Shares responsibility with other management team members to ensure all company

activities/operations are performed in accordance with government, agency or

professional regulations.

 

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

colleagues

 

 
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