SI Controller

Switzerland, Visp

Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza in Visp is looking for a SI Controller. This role provides financial leadership to service departments in site Visp. The incumbent facilitates, enables and co-leads cost controlling, management, planning and optimization together with service managers.

Key requirements

  • Facilitates and co-leads ongoing cost controlling activities together with service managers, including actuals reporting and understanding, financial outlook and risks & opportunity management and quantification

  • Provides insightful analysis on the cost drivers within the area of responsibility to help services to identify cost reduction projects and helps for operations and controlling management on short-, and long-term cost management

  • Drives annual target/budget process for the area of responsibility, especially all SAP related work (cost center planning etc.) in line with corporate guidelines. Supports operations to deliver the targets set by segment

  • Leads month-end closing process together with business service organization and implements key compliance activities within the area of responsibility. Interacts with internal and external auditors when necessary

  • Identifies process simplification opportunities within the area of responsibility and implements them

  • Supports project team “operational separation” in any kind of requested tasks all along the different projects phases

Key requirements:

  • Vocational Training or Academic degree; Preferred area of study:  Business Administration, Finance & Controlling

  • Solid experience in controlling, ideally plant / operations/ cost center controlling

  • MS Office, SAP (preferred)

  • German and English (working knowledge must)

  • First experience in project related work

  • Coaching and Influencing of service owners in the areas of cost management & planning

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R27838