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Financial Planning Specialist

Job Location: ​Luxembourg​

Luxembourg

Company description

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 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 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. 

Diversity Statement

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:

For our Ferrero HQs in Luxembourg, we are looking for a Financial Planning Specialist, who will be part of the Corporate Finance department, directly reporting to the Financial Planning and Capital Structuring Manager. 

Main Responsibilities:

Within the central Corporate Finance team, you will be responsible for the preparation, coordination, verification and analysis of the direct cash flow and financial results, based on the data received from the subsidiaries around the world, analysis preparation and communication of such information to Corporate Finance Management. The position will enable you to communicate constantly with the local Treasuries and Controllers in the subsidiaries around the world, together with different departments in Luxembourg, such as Finance Administration, Corporate Finance, Controlling, etc. 

To go in more depth on your future tasks, you can find below a list of the principal activities:  

  • Control the accuracy of the data provided on a regular basis by the local Treasuries on cash flow and foreign currency exposure reporting, prepare actual vs forecast analysis on a monthly basis;
  • Prepare cash flow (actual and forecasted) for central Treasury companies;
  • Prepare and analyse the consolidated Group cash flow (actual and forecast) on a monthly basis;
  • Prepare and analyse a monthly report on foreign currency flows and hedging coverage for the Group; 
  • Monitor Credit lines, liquidity, borrowings, investments and intercompany short and long term loans at local and Group level on a regular basis; 
  • Analyze Group financial results on monthly basis;
  • Prepare Group financial results for budget and forecast;
  • Interact with subsidiaries around the world in order to provide support and explanations on the various cash flow topics (liquidity, forecast, financial result etc.);
  • Interact with Risk Management department on topics related to foreign currency exposures and status of hedging:
  • Ensure maintenance activities for systems used in the department (update SAP tables, set up new companies, accounts etc.);
  • Prepare “ad hoc” liquidity, bank position and other management reports on request.

Who we are looking for:

You are our ideal candidate if you match with the following characteristics:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related topics;
  • Around 2 years of experience in Finance department;
  • Previous experience preferably in Controlling or other roles related to the analysis of financial data, support in preparing finance reports, interaction with different stakeholders;
  • Analytical mind set;
  • Capability to work with significant amount of data;
  • Strong time management and ability to properly prioritize tasks;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Ability to work in changing multicultural environment and adopt quickly to changing priorities.

IT Skills

  • Strong computing skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel;
  • SAP knowledge will be considered a plus.

Languages

  • Fluent in English;
  • Any additional language is a plus.

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. 

Requisition ID
37925
Job function
Finance, Administration & Control
Country
Luxembourg
City
Luxembourg
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