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Plant Financial Controller

Company:  Ball Corporation

Kettering, ENG, GB

Date:  19 Jul 2024
Job Category:  Finance
Req ID:  37268

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminium packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Ball is thrilled to receive Newsweek's 2023 Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplace award! As a sustainable product leader, we have over 21,000 global team members. From endlessly recyclable aluminum cans, and cups, to aerosol bottles, our goal is to contribute to a better community, society, and world.

Position overview:

As the Plant Controller you are accountable for management reporting and financial forecasting for plant business manufacturing operations. Your role forms part of the local senior management team and will contribute towards the development and implementation of local strategy, by providing strong financial business partnering to the Operations team and driving ongoing cost efficiency. The position reports to the UK Regional Plant Controller and has a dotted line to the Plant Manager at Ball Kettering. You will work in close cooperation with colleagues at the plant in Kettering and function as a member of the Plant Management Team. In addition, you will have regular interaction with managers and colleagues in the EMEA region. 


Key responsibilities include:


•    Operate within local senior management team, representing Finance and providing functional strategic direction as necessary

•    Support regional UK Plant Controller, driving EVA opportunities

•    Various monthly plant performance reports and analyses.

•    Timely and accurate preparation of monthly management accounts in line with corporate deadlines

•    Develop and maintain suitable cost control environment for operations

•    Management of local capital budgets and reporting, including all local investment proposals.

•    Maintenance of local fixed asset register; including periodic verification process and any necessary impairment review 

•    Physical verification of locally held inventory and accuracy balance sheet valuation

•    Timely and accurate completion of all plant focus SOX/GCF controls, as directed by the business

•    Manage and direct annual financial AOP process for local operations

•    Provide rolling financial forecast information for local operations

•    Primary responsibility for reporting and control of all operational KPI


What are we looking for?


•    Previous experience in a similar role in an international organization 

•    CIMA/ACCA qualified

•    Excellent analytical skills, process analysis skills, and attention to detail

•    Knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office (especially advanced knowledge of Excel)

•    Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

•    Ability to work with cross-functional Finance teams in multiple countries

•    Fluent in English

Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.

When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminium cans, cups to aerosol bottles solutions that enable our customers to contribute to a better world.

Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.

Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.

No agencies please.





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