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Business Controller Logistics & Supply Chain, Region East

Date:  20-Nov-2022
Location: 

Warszawa, PL, 02-676 Poznań, PL, 61-872

Type of work:  Hybrid

 

 

 

 

Position Snapshot

  • Type of work: Hybrid 
  • Type of Contract: temporary (18-month contract)
  • Full time 
  • Location: [[city]],  Poland 

 

The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

 

 

Bridgestone EMIA

 

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.

 

Job Purpose

 

  • We are looking for a LSCM Regional Business Controller East Region reporting directly to the Regional LSCM Director East Region and dotted line to the EMIA LSCM Finance Lead. This is a regional role, based in Warsaw or Poznan.
  • You will have a 360 degree responsibility of the business controlling activities for all the Logistics Distribution Centers located in Bridgestone East Region.
  • You will act as Business Partner of the East Region LSCM Director ensuring the adequate quantitative instruments, KPIs, cost variance analysis are timely made available to support his sound business decisions making.
  • You will be part of an EMIA LSCM Business Controlling functional team with a structured monthly routines and standardized reporting tools, you will be an active participant in utilizing and enhancing the Logistics and Supply Chain business controlling methodologies.
  • You will be acting as contact point for the EER Business Head of Finance in order to ensure that the drivers of Freight & Distribution Costs impacting the regional P&L are properly explained and communicated.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Preparation of the month end reporting package to track warehousing and logistics costs across the markets, coordination of the centralized Accounting Department in order to ensure the monthly and yearly closing process deadlines are fulfilled.
  • Leadership role in the elaboration of the yearly budget and quarterly financial forecast of the regional distribution centers.
  • Anticipation and suggestions to the business partner of resolutions of operating issues that are impacting the financial results.
  • Responsible of the financial analysis of the key investment decisions initiated by EER Region LSCM Director.
  • Ensure compliance with all the relevant Bridgestone EMIA internal control and finance policies, support the EMIA LSCM Finance Lead and the Region CFOs in the internal and external audits engagements.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Minimum 5 years of previous experience in business controlling roles in multinational and industrial companies (logistics controlling would be a great advantage)
  • Previous experience in Freight cost controlling and cost forecasting with a clear understanding of logistic flows as a driver of the overall cost metrics would be a great advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, SAP FI-CO modules, and previous experience with SAP Business Intelligence Tools.
  • Extraordinary analytical and problem solving skills, willingness to take on related additional tasks and expand upon current responsibilities with minimal direction.
  • Capability to work on details but with the clear understanding of the concept of materiality, advanced presentation skills with the requirement to adjust the communication style and level of detail depending on the audience.
  • Ability to work in an international environment team with the availability to travel abroad (approximately 4 times per year).
  • Track record of leading improvement projects in a lean and continuous-improvement environment.
  • Strong commitment to meeting tight deadlines, ability to successfully manage ambiguity and deliver on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Languages skills: fluent English (both oral and written) is a mandatory requirement.

 

 

Why should you apply? 

 

  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow.
  • Bridgestone as a global company drives your career to the next level by offering you possibilities to work in an international setting.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects.

We help you  to drive your career path onward and upward working in a culture of feedback that recognizes you and helps your development

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If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!

 

Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.

 

Please don’t hesitate and apply at https://careers.bridgestone-emea.com/

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

You can learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on

https://bridgestone-emia.com/

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Disclaimer

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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