Operations Controller

Job Description

Auto req ID: 181290BR

Job Description

Main Purpose:
  • Support the Foods Manufacturing Operations in the Plants and Agro. Operations nationwide by providing timely, accurate and cost-effective financial and management reporting in accordance with local requirements and PepsiCo policy. Leading cost effective stewardship of the company’s asset and operation and implement and sustain Best Practice Tools to ensure the development and execution of business agenda
  • Oversee the accounting & control operations in the Plants as well as Co-packers/ Co-man and Agro
  • Maintain complete control over Fixed Assets and Inventories and ensure accurate ageing of inventories through appropriate processes
Accountabilities:
  1. Front line Financial Control/ Stewardship and Support
    1. Ensure the financial integrity of plant operations by safeguarding company assets and prudent balance sheet management
    2. Enforce a strong internal control environment
    3. Exercise appropriate signatory authority as per PepsiCo financial policies
    4. Drive continuous improvement in the delivery of cost effective front line financial services (e.g. settlement and commercial administration)
    5. Ensure strong controls over FIFO in raw materials, packing materials and finished goods and ensure physical stocks are reconciled to books stocks. Aged stocks are appropriately reflected in financial statements.
    6. Ensure strong controls on contract farming and other Agro processes
  2. Financial Reporting and compliance
    1. Ensure the timely development of relevant and reliable financial information to all ‘stakeholders’ (local statutory reporting, MU business performance, PCC and PepsiCo.)
    2. Ensure compliance with all local and corporate statutory laws, rules and regulations
    3. Keep regular updates of policies/ procedures related to responsible control process
    4. Identify and pursue implementation of tax saving initiatives
  3. Financial Transaction Processing
    1. As a control owner, perform control roles and responsibility in accordance with PepsiCo Accountability model. Support Process Owner in driving GCS agenda. Understand the objective of the assigned control(s) and document the test script attributes for effective execution of the control, evaluate control effectiveness through testing as per GCS guidelines and maintain an audit trail to evidence execution of the activities. Ensure timely remediation of any control deficiencies.
    2. Implement Best Practice tools which improve the accuracy, timeliness and cost effectiveness of financial transaction processing and reporting
    3. Implement policies and procedures that support efficient, well-controlled financial transaction processing systems and which are responsive to the needs of customers, suppliers and internal partners
    4. Ensure all invoices related to Operations and Agro are booked timely and in accordance with the company Schedule of Authorization (SoA) and balances are reconciled periodically
    5. Ensure the inventory and fixed assets are well monitored and performed the physical counts as per the process
    6. Participate in costs monitoring at co-packers to provide recommendations to Operation Team
    7. Play partnership roles with the Plant to involve in costs and KPIs monitoring with a connection to MU Planning Team

  1. Build organization capability:
    1. Staff, onboard, train and retain Finance talents
    2. Clarify roles, set performance standards & goals, assess performance & provide feedback to team as PMP
    3. Provide recognition & discipline to the team
    4. Coach, develop functional capability to the team
    5. Create a motivating and rewarding work environment
    6. Monitor staff turnover and provide action plan to solve such problem.
  2. Others
    1. Participate in the monthly Balance Sheet Review with MU Control Team and MU Operational Review
    2. Review the business contracts related to Operations & Agro and authorize as per the SoA
    3. Provide frequent counseling to functions in the plants proactively

Qualifications/Requirements

  • University graduation with major in finance and economics
  • At least 5 years in the same or equal position is preferable
  • Strong in analytical work and problem solving
  • Be proactively action-minded, result-oriented with good supporting & compliance mindset
  • Good in Vietnamese Accounting System and local accounting rules
  • Good experiences in managing and using accounting software
  • Good English and computer office skills

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular