Head of Controlling
Job Location: Bucharest
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:
As Head of Controlling you will lead the controlling department in Romania, being responsible for both the planning procedure of the profit & loss, the monthy closure activities related to the controlling module and the support to CFO, Country Manager and all the different Head of Business functions.
Perform the planning activities related to Profit & Loss for Budget, SAF1 and SAF2 in Essbase and the final upload in HFM
Perform and supervise the monthly closure activities in SAP and assure that all activities are done in accurate and timely way
Perform the planning of the Overheads costs and the monthly actual follow-up and variance analysis vs. the planning scenarios with the different department
Follow-up on a monthly basis the Advertising and Promotions spending, underlining to the marketing department and to the management the main variances vs the planning scenarions
Being responsilbe for the Gap analysis between the actual data and the planned one
Constant monitoring of the P&L shape with the aim to find efficiencies and to support the business partner in innovation processes
Prepare and share with the management on a monthly basis the Ferrero Profitabilty by client and the Trade partner profitability with Ferrero in coordination with the Trade Marketing department
Calculate the Transfer price for the new commercial year and upload them in SAP
Supervise the weekly sales upload and the weekly sales stima preparation to be sent to the Area Europe
Coordinate the price list preparation process and the control that the price list modificaton are done according to the internal policy
Supervise the process related to the new products economic evaluation
Supervise the process related to investment proposal and the control of the investment
Participate in the implementation of new group policies and the re-assessment of the existing policies or group operating standards based on the group requirements
Who we are looking for:
Bachelors’ degree in Economics is an advantage
Minimum 10 years of proven experience in Controlling in a multinational environment
Good command of English
Very good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Excellent SAP Knowledge CO module
Excellent Knowledge of HFM and Essbase
Strong analytical skills
Problem solving oriented
Ability to organise and meet deadlines
Good communication skills
Team player and Business partner oriented
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.