Schneider Electric Purchasing Controlling Specialist in Monterrey, Mexico

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The Senior Financial Analyst/Specialist will partner with and provide support to the North America Purchasing management team. This individual will report to the North America Purchasing Controller and work closely with the Purchasing management team providing financial analysis, financial modeling, business case evaluation and process support. The ideal candidate should have the followings skills:


  • Analytical: gather data, understand trends, identify primary drivers of performance and recommend actions

  • Communication: strong verbal, written and active listening skills with all levels of organization

  • Influence & Convince: establish trust and respect to persuade change to achieve business performance

  • Teamwork: supervise staff and work collaboratively with Purchasing, Finance and other functional teams

  • Systems: strong system skills (advanced Excel, ERP, Hyperion Essbase)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Financial analysis of Purchasing Performance Management involving material/other variable productivity, raw material impact and base costs

  • System of Management involvement for Purchasing Performance including monthly reporting, forecasting and business review preparation

  • Purchasing Finance liaison as Single Point of Contact for one or more North America Portfolios supporting financial analysis, financial modeling, business case evaluation and process support

  • Leadership and participation in continuous improvement of Performance Management systems and processes

  • Conduct periodic reviews of major purchasing actions to ensure alignment with business performance

  • Leadership and participation in transversal projects, as assigned

  • Supervision of any local staff

Qualifications - External Skills/Qualifications


  • Bachelors Degree in Finance/Accounting

  • 5-8 years of finance experience with a preference in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong systems knowledge desired (SAP, Oracle or other ERP systems, Hyperion Essbase)

  • Strong Knowledge of Excel, Power Point and Access

  • Fluent in English language

  • Ability and willingness to learn and adapt in a fast pace, continuous changing, deadline driven environment

  • Willingness to take on increased responsibilities in the future
  • High energy individual that is proactive, cooperative, results oriented and customer focused

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Primary Location: Mexico-Nuevo León-Monterrey

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Feb 8, 2017, 1:59:00 PM

Req ID: 003451