Business Unit: Mobility Management
Requisition Number: 246960
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Munhall
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%
The R&D Controller controls all financial impacts of business unit research and development activities overseeing and controlling a $13M annual spend spread across multiple US locations. Successful candidates will be a forward thinker and change agent with the ability to implement process improvements internally and cross functionally. In addition, candidate is expected to drive transparency and root cause analysis for improved decision making.
Job Description and Duties
Lead the development of annual business plans and ensure accurate return on investment on R&D projects
Optimize cost center structure to ensure strong cost controlling and concise hourly rate development
Develop Annual budget and monthly forecast
Report actual costs vs plan/forecast and ensure strict adherence to R&D Budget
Develop strong Partnership with R&D lead
Drive Transparency through reporting and root cause analysis
Interaction and partnership with R&D HQ and global departments (UK, Spain)
Support leadership in driving organization adherence to key PLM and R&D Processes and milestones
BS or advanced degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or relevant field from an accredited college or university
8 – 10 years of successful experience in a related field
Strong interpersonal and excellent communications skills required
SAP and Hyperion experience preferred
Familiarity working in large matrix organizations preferred.
Ability to travel 20%.