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Financial Controller

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

Due to an internal promotion, the Medical business is seeking to appoint a Product Line Controller for its Devices product line. This is a global role that requires strong analytical competence coupled with a genuine leadership ability. As Controller you will partner with the Devices Product Leader (based in Minneapolis) with responsibility for all aspects of the global product portfolio, including strategic and business planning, pricing, NPI project portfolio management, gaining cross functional alignment and driving execution of the business plan to achieve financial targets. You will be responsible for providing financial and analytical support to recommend investment decisions, portfolio adjustments and to manage operating expenses. In this role the Controller will work closely with the Leadership team encompassing CEO, CFO, Project Management, Engineering, S&OP, Commercial and Operations. The successful candidate must be a strong and trusted business partner, achieve results through influence and maintain good working relationships across multiple time zones and cultures.  Key to success will be your ability to prioritize actions which generate bottom line impact, distill large volumes of data from multiple sources (both automated and manual), multi-task on different priorities and thrive under pressure. This role reports to the Director of Finance (based in Ireland) and has one direct report, a Senior Analyst (based in Portugal). This role offers innate potential to move upward in the organization and will be supported by internal learning opportunities.


TE Connectivity's Finance Teams are responsible for economic research, analysis of profit-and-loss income statements and preparation of reports on findings to make recommendations to management. They generate forecasts and analyze trends in sales, finance and other areas of business. The Finance Teams also create financial models of "what if" scenarios to help future business planning decisions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Strong and trusted Finance business partner for the Devices Product Leader and ability to develop strong relationships; delivering business case presentations to Leadership including CEO and CFO on a regular basis
  • Work with the Devices Product Leader to develop, evaluate and execute long-term strategic financial objectives in line with the overall business strategy including producing 5-year financial strategic plan
  • Direct and manage the annual budget / quarterly forecast processes for Devices including delivery of detailed plans and identification of key drivers / assumptions and key performance indicators
  • Deliver consensus forecast from monthly S&OP demand and supply outputs through financial reconciliation; analyse and model backlog, billings and SMI% by customer, product family, region, market, etc.
  • Drive accountability by keeping Management team informed of actions which need to be executed to achieve financial targets and KPIs  
  • Analyse portfolio to identify price and margin opportunities to improve customer and global product line profitability
  • Make investment recommendations related to prioritisation of program transfers based on rate of return
  • Voting member of the Project Advisory Council (PAC); preparation/review of project P&Ls
  • Preparation of month end financial reporting for the product line
  • Finance leader for Irish R&D tax credit claim ensuring that all amounts are properly substantiated and able to withstand Revenue audit
  • Coaching & development across the Global Medical finance team
  • Drive the continuous development and enhancement of systems, processes and procedures to improve analysis, reporting and decision-support, supporting standardization across the Medical business
  • Assist with ad hoc strategic (M&A etc.) and operational projects as required

What your background should look like:


  • Qualified Accountant ACA, ACCA or CIMA, preferably Big 4 trained
  • Bachelor’s degree 


Key Requirements

  • Demonstrate a track record of collaborating with business leaders in a complex multinational business environment
  • Show evidence of ability to influence and negotiate with key decision makers
  • Evidence of building & developing a team; encouraging direct conversations, coaching & empowering a team
  • Extensive and exceptional Excel skills with demonstrated data analytics
  • Experience with TE data sources preferred (TED2.0, SAP Projects, Hyperion)
  • Able to picture and communicate “simple” solutions to complex business scenarios involving multiple systems and accounting disciplines across multiple regions
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with an ability to articulate complex business issues in a clear/concise manner to multiple levels of stakeholders across multiple geographical locations
  • Open to change and be able to effectively respond to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations
  • Team player with a particularly strong work ethic, positive attitude, humility and a focus on business impact
  • Highly flexible with a ‘can do’ attitude to execution
  • Very motivated and able to thrive and think clearly under pressure, in ambiguous situations and with tight deadlines 
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and demonstrated ability to multi-task and shift priorities quickly
  • Ability to think on your feet and deal with multiple stakeholders 


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.



State:  G
Country/Region:  IE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  69084
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Finance & Accounting

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