Plant Controller Job

  • AGCO
  • HU - Cent - Biatorbagy
  • 5 days ago

Company Name: AGCO

Location: Biatorbagy, Cent, HU


POSITION TITLE:         Plant Controller                                                  

REPORTS TO:              Finance Manager

LOCATION:                   Biatorbágy, Hungary



This position requires an individual with strong accounting, financial analysis, internal control, planning, and reporting skills as well as excellent communication and problem-solving skills. This position requires a profit-minded, high-energy, proactive colleague, who is committed to continuous improvement of processes and procedures. This position will provide financial guidance and support to the Plant Manager and also partner with functional leadership to provide financial, business and administrative support services which are critical to the achievement of operational and financial objectives. This role can make a significant dollar impact to profitability and cash flow generation by providing relevant, accurate and timely information for decision making.




  • Sets and drives execution of financial objectives, capital plans, and leads plant financial planning process.  Leads monthly report out of budget/forecast variances by department and follow up actions to meet plan;
  • Submits required financial reports, forecasts, quotations, budgets, rates, and analyses on time in accordance with Plant and Corporate deadlines;
  • Analyzes budgets and forecasts and provides recommendations to management to drive business results to achieve plant financial goals. Analyzes trends and propose appropriate corrective actions;
  • Ensure the accurate appraisal, interpretation, and analysis of financial results, while also providing analyses, interpretation, and justification of budgets, forecasts, and long range plans;
  • Maintains and improves upon month-end closing process and cycle time. Prepares and analyzes balance sheet reconciliations with appropriate supporting schedules;
  • Prepares input for the yearly budget and quarterly forecasts;
  • Productivity improvement and cost reduction project tracking;
  • Analyze insourcing vs. outsourcing scenarios;
  • Ad hoc financial presentations;
  • Standard cost calculation, inventory valuation and PPV reporting;
  • General reporting, statistical reports;
  • Margin analysis on project/product level and analysis of pre- vs. post-calculated profit;
  • Manufacturing and operational KPI reporting, interpretation and analysis;
  • Ensure all transactions are in line with corporate policies.


  • Minium Bachelor degree in Finance or Business preferred;
  • >3 years of controller experience or similar position required;
  • Microsoft Excel knowledge on an advanced level is required;
  • This role requires an advanced knowledge of the standard costing method, and understanding of the importance of strong internal controls and SOX compliance;
  • Basic level of LEAN/Six Sigma knowledge;
  • Ability to work in a constantly changing organization with a continuous improvement philosophy.