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Business Unit Controller

JW - AXXV-457115
Sector Location Job type Salary
110-130k base + 10-20% bonus
Date added
15 January, 2020

Job Description

We are currently searching for a Business Unit Controller for our international client based in the Biel/Bienne area.


Business Unit Controller, Biel/Bienne, Bern


The ideal candidate will have prior exposure to a manufacturing or engineering environment with knowledge and experience of cost accounting, variance analysis, efficacy measurement and activity based costing.

The main focus of the role with be on improving the plant's performance along with building and coaching a team. Also, you will be optimising the controlling capabilities of the plant while working on transformational projects. Ideally you will have a strong technical understanding of SAP and have prior experience in industrial or production controlling. This role reports into the COO and has management responsibilities across 3 separate plants.

For the Business Unit Controller position, we are looking for an ambitious candidate to take on the following responsibilities and have the following profile expectations:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level
  • Several years' experience in a manufacturing environment specifically working in industrial / production controlling
  • Ability to communicate well and be independent enough to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with ability to engage and interact with the production operation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), plus a strong knowledge of SAP or planning tools (Cognos, TM1) would be beneficial
  • Fluency in English is essential, German, French or Mandarin would be an advantage
  • Ability and willingness to travel (20%) to other plants and China


If you are interested in applying for this Business Unit Controller role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Jessica Watts in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.