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Financial Controller

Job Location: ​Greenford​


Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

We are currently looking to hire a Assistant Commercial Financial Controller who enjoys a blend of financial control, commercial analysis and reporting, that will sit within our Finance Team at Greenford, West London. 

Reporting into the CFO, you will play an integral role to support business decisions for planning, budgeting and analysing financial results, whilst identifying improvement areas if required.

Candidates should have experience of managing complex spreadsheets and have some experience of reporting. There are huge benefits of joining the Ferrero finance team. You will be given real opportunities from day one. The freedom to build stake holder relationships and bring news ideas and process improvements to the agenda.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Alongside the traditional finance responsibilities which includes preparation of management accounts, month end and other ad-hoc financial information for the CFO, the Financial Controller will be responsible for identifying and implementing controls and procedures
  • Report on P&L KPIs in a weekly and monthly basis (e.g., Weekly Sales, P&L package…) for actual, budget, forecast and long-term plan.
  • Manage data analysis and reporting for presenting results to Areas / Key Stakeholders
  • Responsible for the budget process as it relates to operations including coordinating the completion of departmental spending budgets and development of gross margins
  • Prepare Financial Reporting package to include weekly Sales/Margin analysis and Net Working Capital components (Inventory, A/R, A/P and Capex)
  • Delivery of competitor analysis, market trends and associated commentary to the Leadership team
  • Assessing and implementing process improvements across the finance team.
  • P&L management and balance sheet production and review, forecasting of revenue and costs
  • Build strong relationships with the broader finance, operations and commercial teams
  • Management of the finance department, including sales and purchase ledger and payroll
  • Participate in projects when needed

Who we are looking for:

  • Knowledge in using SAP, Hyperion Financial Management
  • Minimum of 3+ years of relevant working experience within in a similair Financial Controller role
  • Previous experience with some Commercial Experience is a plus.
  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA (Finalists will also be considered)
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task with proven track record in problem solving
  • Strong excel skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexible, able to work independently and under pressure with commercial and analytical mindset.
  • Good team player and effective in communication with different stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint. 

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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Finanzen, Verwaltung und Controlling
United Kingdom
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