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Junior Controller Operations

Junior Controller Operations

Arlon

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. 

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSABILITIES

BUDGETING AND FORECASTING 
For the Operational unit collaborate with the Operations controller in the preparation of Budgets, Forecasts and ad Hoc short-term analysis for all financial; 
•    Budgeting and Forecasting activity for the Operations Unit; 
•    Monthly update of rolling forecast (Risk and Opportunity vs. last forecasting scenario)
•    Brand/Intercompany/Month/Account details; 
•    Definition of needs, waste, outsourcing, models for the Operations unit; 
•    Preparation and communication of the direct costs and TP; 

PREPARATION OF OPERATIONS PROFIT & LOSS 
Perform routine analysis on financial statements or financial information for all financial statements e.g.: 
•    Sensitivity analysis 
•    Performance analysis 
•    Variance analysis Cost-benefit analysis 
•    Benchmarking against competitors or intercompany 

ACTUAL AND MONTH END CLOSING 
Under the supervision of the plant controller and in line with the Group and Local deadline: 
•    Preparation of Month end Closing activity; 
•    Preparation and presentation of Month end analysis; 
•    Variance Analysis and improvement proposal; 
•    Financial year change over optimization; Stock evaluation on standard costs; 
•    Preparation of Standard Costs, Scraps, obsolete materials and Waste in collaboration with the Central team for missing information; 
•    Preparation of Weekly and Monthly reports and dashboards; 

DATABASE MANAGEMENT 
Full ownership shared with the plant controller to provide database management and ensure integrity of data within systems used in reporting function for: 
•    Essbase; Hyperion; 
•    ERP System; SAP

OVH PLANNING AND ACTUALIZING 
Collaborate with the local AFC team and the SLT in the activity of: 
•    OVH Budget & Forecasting; 
•    OVH Actual and delta analysis; 
•    Support broader team

BUSINESS DECISION AND COMPLIANCE SUPPORT: 
•    Support the local management team in providing advice and consultancy to line Managers in the decision making process for key financial issues; 
•    Assist with ad-hoc financial requests as and when required 
 

PROFILE

•    Fluent in French and in English 
•    3 to 5 years of experience 
•    Master in Finance 
•    Understanding of Financial Statements and Operations processes 
•    Budget and Forecast knowledge 
•    Database Management 
•    Team player
•    Positive and open-minded attitude
•    Ability to plan ahead, to set and achieve goals 
•    Ability to communicate and influence others 
•    Ability to solve problems and set priorities 
•    Analytical skills 
•    General awareness of FMCG industry 
•    Productions process Acumen

Requisition ID
26001
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