Senior Manager, Business Controller (Support Functions)

City:  Bangkok
Country/Region:  TH
Application Deadline:  Until Hire

Req 15560

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Main Purpose of the Role

  • Customer centricity: Act as the financial thought partner to the business, building capabilities and financial acumen across Pandora Production Thailand in order to deliver the best of Pandora to our customers.
  • Best-in-class manufacturing: Oversee and deliver all financial procedures, processes, controls, and insights to support the set-up of a faster and more agile manufacturing functionality.
  • Drive strategic & tactical decisions for Finance function and line up resources to deliver key functional objectives in alignment with Pandora Production Thailand strategic goals and global Finance strategic goals
  • Financial results: Monitor performance and drive improvement of the financial health of Pandora Production Thailand while not compromising on Pandora’s ability to deliver highest standards of products on time to its customers.
  • Collaboration: Openly engage stakeholders for critical activities. Take accountability and ensure effective collaboration with all shared services functions. 
  • Inspirational leadership: Build a diverse and trust-based leadership team, manned with ideal team players, working as a true team across sub-functions. Embody strong culture of collaboration.
  • People: Improve and sustain employee engagement. Develop strong internal leadership pipeline, with focus on developing local talent. 


Key Accountabilities

  • Act as a trusted advisor to businesses (management team of one manufacturing site under reposibility) for sound financial and operational decision-making.
  • Oversee the planning, monitoring, and management of costing activities (CAPEX, OPEX, material cost, people costs) under one Manufacturing site for cost effectiveness.
  • Analyze and report plant-level financial performance (production order analysis - standard vs. actual cost) and operational performance (e.g. productivity, quality performance) for continueous performance improvement.
  • Conduct detailed costing analysis for CAPEX, OPEX, and people costs for each business under responsible manufacturing site to define improvement opportunity.
  • Support standard cost set-up and recurring update activities to assure the right standard cost.


  • Master and above in Business administration, Financial and management accounting
  • 8+ year experience in plant controlling/costing area, plus Management experience
  • Drive the solution to most complex business problems
  • Possess the strategic perspective and create sustained results for Pandora (financial, non-financial)
  • Demonstrate ability to make hard decisions, making the right trade-offs
  • Effectively plan and efficiently deliver exceptional work while handling both volume and complexity
  • Is an inspirational leader; practices genuine humility and places the team above their own interests
  • Is self-motivated and hungry enough to work hard; willing to change
  • Is smart about other people; has an ability to lead, manage, motivate, and run own team of future leaders
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills; interact effectively with the organization