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Posting date : 05/24/2024

Reference : VIE00278

VIE - Junior Site financial Controller - H/F

  • United States , New Jersey , WAYNE
  • VIE (European Citizens)
  • Finance

Why do we need you ?

📢 We are Seeking a motivated individual contributor to join an international company with growth opportunities.

🎯 The main role: 

You will be reporting to the Site Controller based in Wayne, New Jersey USA and in interaction with all the organization functions, notably production, World Class Manufacturing (Operational Excellence), Supply Chain, Industry 4.0, Quality.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge of accounting, controlling, Internal control, manufacturing, continuous improvement, information systems and Business intelligence.

You will be trained on plant controller routines based on internal financial information systems (QAD, DSS, Magnitude, etc).

You will work closely with the site controller and stakeholders on prompt analysis and templates to improve benchmarking and automation.

You will also be involved into the digital transformation of our business over the next two years, working on new reports, dashboard and automatic workflow customization in new applications such as Power BI, and other collaborative tools.

This role will help modernizing and optimizing the site financials’ ecosystem, with a strong accent on digitalization and communication.

Main responsibilities: 

  • Take part in the routine controller tasks (closing, reporting, analysis, budgeting, forecast internal control, etc.) and insure the availability and quality of the information, deadlines and accuracy.
  • Support for digital implementation reports, automations, dashboard and workflow (Power BI, Power automates, etc.).
  • Take part in the consolidation and analysis of Wayne facility budget and forecast.
  • Support the site’s benchmarking, automation and continuous improvement of financial analysis and internal control.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

 🙌 A plus for this role

Strong team spirit, open minded, previous exposure to different cultures.


➡️ Extra information

This is an on-site manufacturing role for 18 months, non-extendable.

Is this job for you ?

If you also are looking for an exciting opportunity in a challenging environnement and have the following, then apply now:

  • Master’s Degree in engineering, data analysis or from a Business School.
  • Significant experience in Finance, Audit or Information Systems (relevant internships, projects...).
  • Have at least 1 year of professional experience to obtain an 18 months’ visa.
  • Autonomy, flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities. Demonstrate clear willingness and capability to learn.
  • Ability to understand, analyze and interpret complex situations and problems.
  • Strong communication skills and capacity to summarize and develop visual supports/graphs/dashboards.
  • Advanced computer skills (Excel, Databases, ERP…).
  • Very people-oriented to interact with different teams on-site.
  • Hands-on mindset, with an experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Fluent in English, oral and written.

A team ready to welcome you

 Join Alison’s open-minded and dynamic team,team, and be part of the various and exciting financial projects.

Steps to join us

  • First contact by email once you apply (Response sent by TA France)
  • If we want to move forward with you, you will have a first interview with our HR Talent Acquisition Team in France (on Teams)
  • Then you will be interviewed by members of the site Management team which consists of
    • Alison Gu, our Site Controller
    • Edouard Jonville, our Plant Manager
    • MaryLou DeSimone, our Senior HR Manager
  • If you are selected, you will receive confirmation by email and have an Onboarding Day at the Tour Saint-Gobain in Paris before your departure.

A little more about us

Worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and services for the construction and industrial markets. Its integrated solutions for the renovation of public and private buildings, light construction and the decarbonization of construction and industry are developed through a continuous innovation process and provide sustainability and performance.

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER HOME.

Wayne is a manufacturing site addressing a wide range of markets such as Automotive, Aerospace, Photovoltaic, Life Sciences… It is a 200 employees’ entity, composed of 3 production units, delivering high value-added films, laminates, and mechanical parts worldwide. The site hosts all operational functions, application engineering (product design) and a laboratory.

Under Saint Gobain Mobility umbrella, Wayne serves 2 Business units: EQYO® and Tape Solutions.


To make sure nothing is forgotten

Wayne is conveniently located 40 minutes away from New York City.

Together, we speak 21 languages (including French).

We have a state-of-the-art employee Net Promoter Score.

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Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

Benefits in joining us

  • Non-taxable monthly allowance (VIE status regulation)
  • Support for up to two (2) months of accommodation and transportation
  • Round trip booking (+ visa fees, luggage allowance - fixed by Business France)
  • Health and social protection
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