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Essilor of America Cost Controller in Singapore


  • Validate POs and track invoices received

  • Monthly closing (review invoices booked, prepare accruals and manual postings, correct wrong entries)

  • Prepare monthly reporting (P&L and Capex) and perform variance analysis versus Budget

  • Compute and follow intercompany billing

  • Provide feedback to departments’ Heads about monthly expenses and main impacts

  • Track capital expenditure and fixed assets (activation, asset lifetime, depreciation)

  • Reconcile headcounts variations in collaboration with HR Department

  • Allocate Staff costs by tasks & projects using timesheets and allocation keys

  • Attend governance meetings with Top Management to represent Finance


  • Track and manage cost across the Region including but not limited to analysis of cost and reason for variances.

  • Identify actions items for cost improvements.


  • Support HQ departments during Budget process and present it to Top Management for validation

  • Co-ordinate budget preparation across the region, collaborate and report to business leader


  • Challenge Teams on spending, projects ROI, capitalization decision

  • Support ROI calculation for projects

  • Simplify tacking and validation

  • Prepare any additional ad-hoc analysis requested

What the role offers:

  • Operational position (covers all missions of a cost controller)

  • Strong autonomy and potential to propose improvements and build the function

  • Exposure to ERP (Microsoft Dynamics)

  • Exposure to Top Management

  • Regional role for business related matters

  • Join the world leader in the eye care industry with several perspectives of evolution

Profile Required:

  • Autonomous, fast learner, taking initiatives, communicative skills, rigorous, friendly and optimistic

  • Prior first experience in management control or FP&A

  • Strong excel skills

  • Experience using an ERP is an advantage (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, etc)

  • Understanding of basic accountings rules and principles

  • Prior exposure and understanding of IT functions (optional)

  • Travelling is required

  • Regional exposure will be advantage

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Finance / Controllership roles. Essilor of America and/or its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.