Job Details

Finance Manager

Rue Georges Eastman, France | Chalon-sur-Saône | Full-time

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Director Finance & Controlling Europe, China & India and to the Plant Manager, the Finance Manager is in charge of all finance for the plant including accounting, controlling and IT.

The Finance Manager is a member of the Management Team and manages a team of 2 people.


  • He/ She represents the finance department of Chalon’s plant at group level.
  • He/ She coordinates and supervises the accounting, controlling of the plant, assisted by a team.
  • He/ She guarantees the reliability of the plant's accounts and the preparation of financial and accounting documents in accordance with the legislation and standards of the group.
  • He/ She measures the plant's performance through KPIs that are implemented and whose results are transcribed through the group's reports and the plant's internal reports.
  • He/ She supervises, organizes, and coordinates the finance department (accounting, controlling)
  • He/ She develops strategies for the plant adapted to its financial situation (budgets, financial arrangements, investment plans, etc.) in collaboration with management.
  • He/ She ensures the reliability of financial and accounting data for internal and external KPIs.
  • He/ She represents the plant regarding the various ministries (Finance, Taxes, etc...)
  • He/ She drafts and follows up on investment requests to the group.
  • He/ She sets up and follows up insurance files in case of litigation.
  • He/ She ensures the smooth running of financial audits.
  • Monthly, quarterly and annually management control reports for the group (data update, preparation of comments). Internal production reporting.
  • Develop KPIs for the plant and implement them with Management Team.
  • Establish and control budget and investments (monthly, quarterly, annual), performance measurement.
  • Calculate cost prices for new customer requests for sales representatives, calculate cost prices for the analysis of the company's margins. Calculate margins by product and by customer.
  • To carry out, on request, various and transversal projects for the different departments of the company in a permanent search for efficiency improvement. Develop decision support tools.
  • Verify the reliability of information (technical parameters, reports, etc.).
  • Develop SAP.
  • Implement internal control throughout the company.
  • Manage IT issues of the plant and manage the IT service provider for the plant.




  • Higher education, Bac+5 in Finance Management
  • Fluent English
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Finance or Controlling Manager in a plant
  • Already managed a team
  • Expert at Excel

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 11,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2022 of EUR 1.8bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

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