Controller GF Wavin (m/f/d) 100%

Switzerland, Schaffhausen
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At GF, we see our company as a forward-thinking leader in our field. Since 1802, we have been embracing innovations and sustainable solutions of the highest quality that add value to people’s lives around the globe.

In your role as Financial Controller, with your continuous improvement mindset, you will act as a business partner and drive key business decisions. As a member of the local Management team, you will be directly reporting to the Head of GF Welding Technology and the Head of Controlling Industry/ Utility. Ensuring compliance with global standards and directives is part of your responsibility.

Your tasks:

  • Responsible for the monthly and annual Closing process for the Joint-Venture GF Wavin (PnL&BS)
  • Development and reporting of Financial Performance and Operational Performance KPIs
  • Responsible for the annual budget planning process
  • Leads the Inventory and Accounts Payable Management
  • CAPEX (Planning support, business case/ challenge, application support, reporting)
  • Standard costing (cost runs, data management)
  • Support Continuous Improvement activities (e.g. global reporting, support/sign off financial impact calculations)
  • Support the development of a global Welding machine business by creating transparency on costing, inventory, Sales, and Margin development
  • Close cooperation with production sites in Italy and Schaffhausen

Your profile:

  • A Bachelor's, Master's Degree in Business Administration, in Finance, or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Controller ideally in a Manufacturing Operations environment
  • Experience in working on and supporting LEAN, Six Sigma, and/or Operational Excellence activities
  • Good experience in all MS Office tools and SAP
  • Engineering- and Operations-minded
  • Quick-minded, critical thinker, and reliable
  • Fluent German and English skills are a must


Clear vision and purpose Clear vision and purpose
Clear vision and purpose "We are a sustainability and innovation leader providing superior customer value" is our vision and this is what guides us. Our purpose "becoming better every day - since 1802" is what inspires us in our daily work.
Sustainability and innovation focus Sustainability and innovation focus
Sustainability and innovation focus We have high sustainability and innovation goals. Let's work towards a sustainable future together.
Excellent learning tools Excellent learning tools
Excellent learning tools At GF we provide development opportunities for everyone. We offer global learning tools as well as trainings and specialized courses.
Great career opportunities Great career opportunities
Great career opportunities GF as a global acting company provides many opportunities regarding career growth. We also offer a dedicated talent management process (MyNextBigStep@GF) to boost your career.
Employee Counceling Employee Counceling
Employee Counceling The independent employee counseling service at GF is available to all employees for both private and professional concerns.
Flexible working conditions Flexible working conditions
Flexible working conditions Wherever possible we offer flexible working hours as well as the possibility to work remotely.
Free parking Free parking
Free parking We provide free parking spaces for all employees.
Very attractive pension scheme Very attractive pension scheme
Very attractive pension scheme GF offers all employees an excellent pension plan.

Your contact

René Paparusso
Talent Acquisition Manager
Ebnatstrasse 111
8201 Schaffhausen
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Who we are

GF Piping Systems is the world's leading supplier of piping systems. We enable the safe and sustainable transport of fluids. Our business is driven by industry-leading sustainability levels, innovation through digital solutions and investment in a culture based on performance, learning and caring.