ASCENTOR Direct Search & Interim Management

Investment Controller | Leading Agribusiness Player

Bucharest (City) (RO)
22 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Job category
Industry sector
Engineering & Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Up to 25%

A global agribusiness company involved in grains trading is looking for to appoint an Investment Controller for a network of existing and future grains silos.

Department: Controlling, reports to Regional CFO; dotted line reporting to CAPEX Management Team

Scope of the role:

The Investment Controller supervises the financial performance of the Company silos network in Romania / CE, and also controls all the financial, tax and compliance aspects during the construction phases.


  • Elaborates the yearly budget and ensures it is properly administrated;
  • Prepares and presents investment business cases;
  • Direct involvement during the construction phase with specific focus on works progress certifications and construction supplier’s payments;
  • Works in full cooperation with Legal functions for the permits, authorizations and suppliers contracting phase;
  • Supervises the tendering process for all the industrial related costs in accordance with Group policies;
  • Issues reports on CAPEX execution progress;
  • Prepares investment reviews (actual vs budget, payback, ROI, etc) and presentations for Management;
  • Performs detailed financial and operational reports, including action-oriented analysis;
  • Supervises the operations in the facilities, from industrial performance point of view and KPI achievements;
  • Supervises the maintenance plans (actual vs budgets, timeline for execution, etc), in coordination with Technical Manager;
  • Management of the approval process for all expenditures, as per budget as well as internal approval process;
  • Leads the accounts payable process for all the expenditures related to the asset network, in close cooperation with the rest of Finance team;
  • Supports with fixed assets management and accounting for (determination of useful life, protocols for reception, depreciation schedule, etc.);
  • Constant follow-up and adherence to the Internal Control Framework;
  • Other specific tasks relevant for the Asset Management structure, as advised by direct or line managers.



  • University Degree, ideally in Economics;
  • 3 - 5 years of experience on similar positions, having had exposure to industrial facilities or investment projects;
  • Specific knowledge on financial analysis for industrial operations;
  • Accounting skills, networking and communication, analysis and synthesis, order, fairness and reliability, autonomy in organizing own tasks and priorities;
  • Driving licence;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Excellen Excel skills.


Location of the role:

The position is based in the Company headquarters from Bucharest and will also require arround 25% travelling within the country.