Finance Controller Milling - Olam International

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Finance Controller Milling - Olam International

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Olam Agri supplies food, feed and fibre to meet rising demand and a shift to protein-based diets, particularly in Asian and African countries. Headquartered in Singapore and present on all continents, our value chains include farming, processing, and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of an estimated 2.5 million farmers. Our teams have built leadership positions in many Olam Agri businesses, including rice, flour, animal feed, sesame, cotton, wood, and more. As a purpose-driven company, we aim to contribute positively to the prosperity and well-being of people along our supply chains, the protection and regeneration of our natural resource base, and the fight against climate change.

Job Description

As a Finance Controller you will partner with the business unit in the country (Business Head, Sales & Functional leads) to ensure P&L transparency & accuracy and to drive the business towards targets & operational KPIs achievement. As successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate ability to link business decisions to financial impacts.

The key attributes would Include:

  • Controllership: You are a controller that ensures accurate, efficient and timely delivery of relevant reports, while ensuring hygiene of accounting, book-keeping, various systems and processes.
  • Performance Officer: You help us to be on track with robust and timely performance tracking. You will ensure budgetary process improvements and achieve better predictability on outcomes
  • Value Manager: You also ensure & support value maximization initiatives (interest, Trade Finance, currency management, etc.)
  • Co-Strategist: You are our strategist, you help in value-added decision support through superior data analytics and help us drive special projects to growth. Ensure and support value maximization initiatives (Interest, Trade Finance etc.)



Key Deliverables

Business Financial Insights – Your in-depth knowledge on financial/management accounting principles will help us to accurately reflect the business performance.

  • Business/ Country Economics & Regulations
  • Financial Impact on Strategy Execution
  • Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Financial & Management Accounting

Controls, Compliance & Assurance – Your ability to evaluate risks and determining their impact on the management audit, developing and/or modifying audit procedures as required. You ensure compliances to legal and secretarial requirements as well as functioning within the norms of statutory audit regulations respective to country/ business.

  • Internal Controls
  • Compliance Measures
  • Measure & Assurance

Reporting & process efficiencies – The finance controller demonstrates conceptual ability to ideate and implement robust systems & processes suited to business/ country. You also display accuracy and efficiency in MIS reporting, budgeting.

Capability Building: Build capability in finance function, growing finance leadership pipeline and ensuring effective knowledge & expertise transfer for effective execution of finance strategies

  • Personal Credibility & Thought Leadership
  • Building Functional Capability


  • A qualified chartered accountant with 11-13 years of experience in finance in Mfg setup, preferably from FMCG.
  • Should have experience in Sales/Commercial Finance and FP&A role. Knowledge on OTC & RTR SAP modules are important.
  • You should possess strong analytical skills, Strategic thinking & leadership abilities.
  • Ready to work in dynamic profile and with enthusiasm to work in an unstructured environment will always add value.
  • Knowledge about banking and Treasury function will be an added advantage.
  • Your ability to communicate effectively will be an enhancer for this role especially as part of a team.
  • You should be able to understand business issues outside of one’s area of expertise.



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