Plant Cost Analyst Team Leader

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: Budapest, HU, 1095

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description


IFF is a global creator and manufacturer of scent, taste, nutrition, and biosciences solutions that puts the needs of our people, customers, and communities at the heart of what we do. 


Our Global Shared Services (GSS) team is building a leading organization rooted in a culture of continuous improvement, clean process design, and adoption of the latest technology and automation innovations. You’ll join a team of agile, customer-focused thinkers who collaboratively solve difficult business problems and manage the core data IFF executives need to make key business decisions.


Your role:



  • Define the team strategy and the yearly team goals together with the Service Center leadership and main stakeholders.
  • Be responsible for the team’s overall performance against agreed objectives, maintaining the relevant KPIs.
  • Coordinate the setting of individual objectives of the team members; proactively monitor performance and provide feedback to each of them.
  • Identity training and coaching needs and coordinate training/workshops as needed with support of expert resources.
  • Address the need for resources; coordinate hiring process with support from HR and ensure a smooth onboarding for new team members.
  • Maintain efficient and effective controls of the processes and ensure compliance with all local regulations and company policy.
  • Be the primary point of contact for internal and external audits on the Key Control Activities assigned.
  • As leader you will act as main team ambassador, presenting the team and team achievements to partners from other company areas and coordinating efforts with other service centers and other teams from Asturias/Mexico, Budapest/Kunshan.
  • Be responsible for creating an environment of open communication within and outside the team to ensure effective exchange of information and encourage cross functional interactions.


What IFF offers:


  • Home office opportunity 
  • Professional onboarding process
  • Multinational and supporting environment
  • Cafeteria, health insurance
  • Training opportunities
  • Language learning opportunity
  • Learning and development programs
  • Team buildings
  • Energetic and supportive team
  • Annual bonus 


Diverse and inclusive Culture – We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone is welcomed and empowered to succeed.
Continuous Learning – We believe in the power of our people and allowing them to grow.  
Career Development – Our environment is designed to allow IFFers to learn, experiment, and design their own futures.
Technology – We provide the tools and training needed to stay on the leading edge of technology and automation innovation. 
Flexibility – We’ll give you the resources and time to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.


IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are a global leader in taste, scent, and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential.  We value the diverse mosaic of ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex, or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic selves to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. To learn more visit  

Job Requirements


  • University Accounting, Finance, Economics or HR related.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of standard costing environments preferred.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relevant KPIs.
  • Strong communication and networking/business partner skills.
  • Consciousness of control and business ethics environment.
  • Drive for results, Problem solving, Customer Focus, Strategic Agility.
  • Fluent in English and a local language.