Controlling Specialist Luxembourg
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 Luxembourg Headquarters we are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Controlling Specialist to join our team at our headquarters. The successful candidate will provide financial analysis and support the management team and drive continuous improvement in our financial processes.
By covering this position, you will support the overheads controlling team being the central hub for the headquarters, collaborating with all the controlling function that manages the Group’s central costs.
Furthermore, you will be involved in the preparation of the yearly budget and medium-term planning, as well as in the development of periodic forecasts in line with the company’s guidelines and goals.
You will provide analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information to evaluate costing analysis against budget, forecast and previous years.
You will play an active role being part of the controlling team, being highly focused on analysis related to costs and advising on potential risks and opportunities. More specifically, you will work on cost centers variances’ analysis and allocation and reports’ development.
Last but not least, you will manage the SAP Controlling Module, handle the correct representation of the figures in the HFM consolidation system, be the owner of the headquarters financial planning system and have a key role in the implementation of controlling related projects.
Who we are looking for:
You will bring your university background in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance and preferably 3-5 years of work experience in similar roles ideally, acquired in the FMCG industry within a multinational company.
Your knowledge and strong interests in financial analysis preparation, accounting, planning, taxes, and preferably in administration will be a strong asset.
You have a great eye for details and work in an organized way while you enjoy interacting and practicing your negotiation skills while working with others.
You are fluent in English and proficient in MS Office, particularly in Excel and have a relevant experience working with SAP will be beneficial in meeting your role’s objectives.
If you are interested to work in a dynamic environment with lots of interactions and exposure, then this might be the right role for you!
Don’t miss the chance to 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.
Strong analytical mind, attention to details on one hand and great organisational skills on the other, are the key to success. Employee contribution and engagement at Ferrero is based on the individual, team and organisation dimension, so you should have the ability to work independently, as a team member and build good relations with stakeholders on all levels. Being flexible and dealing with a dynamic working environment and embedding new knowledge and skills in existing competencies will definitely help you to become a high performer here.