Senior Financial Controller EMEA

Job description

As a Senior Financial Controller you will be in charge of financial control, consolidated reporting and business support at EMEA Region.


Budgeting, forecasting & Reporting

-Master the Financial reporting tools. Design the financial templates for budget / LE preparation and presentation. Define the data granularity balancing materiality with need for detail.

-Provide guidance, support and challenge towards the Finance and Commercial leaders of the EMEA Business Units in planning, forecasting, R&O and delivery of the budget.

-Consolidate large amount of input into digestible, actionable and relevant reporting. Create and share the narrative from the financial data.

-Monitor the budget and forecast followed by HQ’s guidelines and be fully responsible in the preparation of budget/forecast package and presentations. Prepare monthly Finance and Business review presentation deck.

Business Partnership / leadership

-Be a strong business partner with related cluster and departments and develop a close relationship with key stakeholders to anticipate R&O

-Be the trusted business partner of EMEA senior management.  Act as a leader and role model in the extended finance organization.

-Arbitrate and implement solutions on matters of reporting, commercial finance management, sales forecasting and other processes.

-Take the lead on Regional  BU projects on GtN optimization, A&P controlling, value chains, new RTM and ad hoc projects.

-In coordination with the Cluster Controllers, analyze commercial performance, drive advertising & promotions investments, build new route to market cost, determine & influence key values drivers. (Allocations, pricing, gross margin analysis)

-Anticipate and identify R&O to close the gap and propose corrective actions to ensure the group achieves expected growth and profitability.

Internal control

-Ensure full compliance with group’s standards and local regulations , Contribute to the respect & improvement of internal control practices, Follow up and contribute to the implementation of internal audit action plans.


•You have around 8 -10 years of experience in commercial finance business partnering and a Master’s degree in Finance or equivalent,

•Strong interpersonal and people management skills, with ability to work across all levels and functions in a multicultural environment,

•Commercial acumen with attention to detail, analytical and synthetic,

•Strong financial modelling skills using BI and spreadsheet tools,

•Good communicator, able to gain ownership of complex concepts, flows and processes and present them in a digestible manner,

•Fluency in English.

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EMEA - Geneve
Type of contract
Permanent contract
7 - 10 years
Geneva, Switzerland

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