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Company: Emerson Electric Co
Location: Liège, Wallonia, Belgium
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you'll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

Responsibilities include:

•    Manage plant financial results reporting process, budgeting/POR, including leading preparation for/participation in monthly reviews and annual budget meetings and planning cycle requests, as necessary. Implementation of budgeting, cost control measures, and instilling a discipline in the various cost center owners.
•    Ensure accuracy and integrity of financial statements, safeguarding division assets, continuous monitoring of internal control systems, adherence to Emerson Corporate Policies and Procedures as well as Automation Solutions and other expected standards
•    Review reconciliations and HFM reporting.  
•    Ensure internal controls and Emerson policies and procedures across the organization.
•    Provide oversight over inventory/costing by establishing procedures over inventory transactions, standard costs, physical inventory/cycle counting program, variance analysis, and inventory valuation.  
•    Help the establishment of standard cost reporting by working wit Operations.
•    Routinely communicate with the management about financial issues / concerns and operating performance vs. objectives.
•    Evaluate and recommend appropriate methods and techniques for financial evaluation of projects and be eager to accept stretch assignments and ad hoc projects, as needed. 
•    Actively engage in trade working capital plans, day to day management and provide recommendations for improvement and/or risk mitigation.
•    Actively engage and offer leadership within the plant's leaders.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•    BS in Accounting and/or Finance required; Masters preferred
•    10+ years solid experience in a manufacturing and cost accounting.
•     Ability to think critically, highly-driven and self-motivated with strong analytical and organizational skills
•    Strong knowledge of manufacturing cost accounting systems, inventory control systems, and experience managing accounting procedures and controls
•    Skills in handling financial presentations and communicating with management personnel on all levels.
•    Attention to detail, time management, and problem-solving skills
•    Strong computer skills including experience with a major ERP such as Oracle/SAP, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint.
•    Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Reporting Relationship:

Reports directly to the General Manager of the site, with a dotted line to the Finance Director for Isolation Valves – Europe.

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