Business Controller

Syngenta Global
Jun 22, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
  • The Business Controller plays a key role in managing, coordinating and driving the Finance and Planning activities of the business. This will include strategy development and implementation.
  • The main objective is to provide targeted and insightful functional expertise where customer intimacy is key. This will be aligned to the business needs and should demonstrate a high level of business knowledge.
  • The Business Contoller will contribute to the delivery of the business unit goals with sound financial advice, influence and support management in the critical areas of financial planning and management, monitoring and business analysis.
  • The Business Controller will lead and participate in key business meetings

  • Support the monthly management review process including S&OP reviews.
  • Review and analyse monthly financial results and highlight issues to management
  • Support or lead special projects as assigned by management.
  • Be a proactive member of the Business Leadership Team driving improvements to business performance, process and culture.
  • Proactively support, drive and deliver the financial process and performance
  • Deliver a high quality decision support capability to the Business and enhance over time the financial capability of non-finance staff.
  • Develop an accurate short, medium financial forecasting framework
  • Guide the budgeting and planning process
  • Drive achievement of operational improvement plans and key performance indicators
  • Be a key influencer in commercial / supply deals (pricing, rebates, channel management, innovative deal structures to provide win/win for Syngenta and customer / supplier ). Business Controller should be involved from first idea to completion.
  • Team/ people Management and Stakeholder management

Company Description

As a world market leader in crop protection,

we help farmers to counter these threats

and ensure enough safe, nutritious,

affordable food for all - while minimizing the

use of land and other agricultural inputs.

Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants

safe from planting to harvesting. From the

moment a seed is planted through to

harvest, crops need to be protected from

weeds, insects and diseases

as well as droughts and floods, heat and


Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered

in Switzerland.


  • Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently
  • Experience working with, and presenting to, senior executives
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong financial modeling experience
  • Excellent experience with accounting software like SAP
  • Masters Degree in Accounting or Finance, preferably MBA, ICA, CMA
  • 6-10 Years of experience required

Additional Information

People are at the heart of what we do:
  • Once a year Full body check
  • Competitive insurance scheme
  • Employee assistance program - to take care of your and your loved ones mental health
  • Paid Vacation of 30days, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, compassionate leaves
  • Education assistance - for your career growth
  • People first culture translated into 'Most Preferred place to work 2022-23 by Times group'

Note: Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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