Accounting & Finance Reporting Specialist
Job Location: Luxembourg
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:
For our Ferrero HQ in Luxembourg, we are looking for an Accounting & Finance Reporting Specialist.
The role will give you the opportunity to work for the biggest entity of Ferrero Group, being a central pivot for most of the activities connected to reporting and controlling of the Group.
As the Accounting & Finance Reporting Specialist you will manage day-to-day activities related to managerial accounting and reporting.
You will be involved and focus during each month’s end closure of the execution of all activities related to periodic closure of financial statements that will be consolidated by Group consolidation department.
By covering this position, you will be responsible for monitoring and execution of specific SAP transactions (General Ledger, Logistic, Controlling) in order to guarantee correctness and accuracy of sales, allocation cycles, inventory valuation, COGS reconciliation in the Financial reporting within rules defined by Group model. You will provide reconciliation and support to business controller regarding managerial financial statement and link of business flows (destructions, primary freights, other costs,…).
In addition, you will be involved in monthly closure activities; reconciliation and check of COGS, preparation of managerial financial statement for controlling and profitability analysis purpose. Deal with internal business owner of processes and service providers.
In this role you will deal with other Company’s departments (Controlling, Administration, IT, Group reporting, Group methodologies) to analyze and solve topics related to the financial reporting closing.
Moreover, you will play an active part in the respect of Finance closure calendar: coordination of activity and deadline of different dept: Supply Chain, Admin cycles of Payables and Receivables, Treasury, Business controller, Toller manufactures, Transfer Price Department.
The role requires you to be actively involved in the test phase and post go-live check of new projects within the financial department and in the Group itself.
Last but not least, you will support the external auditing activities.
Who we are looking for:
You will bring your degree in Business Administration, Economics or other related fields and your experience (2-3 years) spent within a financial reporting or controlling department.
You have knowledge of accounting, main caption of P&L and Balance Sheet as well as in debit and credit accounting. You are fluent in English and have advanced knowledge in MS Office especially in Excel.
Your experience SAP CO modules and cost center accounting will help you be successful in this role. Similarly, HFM reporting knowledge as a user will be considered a plus to have. You have a strong analytical mind, enjoy working with numbers and data while you pay attention to details. Being able to manage different task in parallel and your ability to work in short deadlines and with several counterparties will help you to reach your objectives.
From this role you will be able to grow within Finance’s department and transition into teams such as Accounting & Financial Reporting, Business Controlling or Reporting Consolidation, Group methodology.
Don't miss this great opportunity of career development and apply!
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.