Cost Controller (Toluca)


Toluca de Lerdo, MEX, MX, 66050

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

This position is located in Toluca


Job Summary :

The Finance BP OSCO acts as the “financial eyes” in the plant for both the local plant management team and the regional OSCO and Finance organization. In this respect, this function partner with various stakeholders in the organization and is the right hand of and business partner of the Plant Manager and the local OSCO management team. Is accountable and fully responsible for analyzing and ensuring the accuracy of the local financial results versus targets for operational (in) efficiencies, material usage variances, direct and indirect factory costs, headcount, scrap, etc



Essential Functions :

  • Advise the OSCO management team in short and long-term decision making
  • Analyze, interpret and manage financial and business performance with a special emphasis on material variance analysis (scrap, rework, raw material yield)
  • Monitor and evaluate performance against budget or forecast, identify risks and opportunities, and review results with cost center budget holders in the site
  • Create investment proposals for the site/liaising with various stakeholders
  • Proactively provide financial insights on efficiency improvements, cost savings, expansion projects, footprint studies, inventory optimizations and other potential projects
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts together with budget holders
  • Ad hoc financial analyses to provide insights
  • Ensure integrity and financial control
  • Ability to adhere to GMP practices and all other food safety requirements.


Job Qualifications:


  • Education
    • BAC in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar
    • Master in Business Administration preferred
    • English business proficiency (written and spoken)


  • Experience (type)
    • Extensive experience in finance (controlling/accounting) or operational/process engineering +5Years
    • Experience in a multinational company, preferably in B2B / food industries


  • Knowledge or specific business understanding
    • Knowledge of controlling and financial methodologies and reporting
    • Analytical / hands-on / flexible / solutions oriented
    • Leadership skills
    • Change management and process improvement
    • Knowledgeable in MS Office Suite
    • Knowledgeable in SAP

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

Job Segment: Accounting, Engineer, Food Safety, Plant, Process Engineer, Finance, Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing