Job Location : Findel
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.
About the Role :
For our Ferrero HQs in Luxembourg, we are looking for a talented profile to join the team, working on dynamic geographies.
The candidate will be in charge of the Region IPA & Levante Controlling role and will be the Business Partner of the commercial and operational stakeholders.
Main Responsibilities :
Consolidation and Analysis of Financial Statements :
Budget / Forecasts / PS Process;
Analysis of Monthly Actual results vs objectives :
o Understanding and explaining key deviations;
o Support / Interact cross functional to have the real figures with the right explanation;
o Interact with Area (Marketing, Sales, Supply chain...) to provide weekly, monthly and YTD reporting of top lines and other commercial KPIs;
o Gap analysis by Country / Brand.
Analyze COGS / commercial costs / stock situation by brand / countries.
Commercial Controlling :
Price Structure by Country / SKU preparation and management, running periodic analysis to verify estimations vs actual value chain;
Control of financial reporting, assuring accuracy and timeliness of financial results;
Credit control, to assure the right implementation of the company’s credit policy;
Support our business partner in the different project with guidance and governance.
Category profitability :
Brand / Category Profitability Analysis;
SKU Gross Margin Analysis;
Support Regional marketing team for new product launches.
Sales Analysis and forecast :
Prepare and consolidate region Monthly Sales Estimate each week (Volume & Gross Sales / Net Sales);
Rolling forecast by brand / category / country.
Monthly preparation for Management Meetings :
Prepare and consolidate Estimate Full Year / Session / Month Net Sales, RON, GAP analysis and Risk and Opportunities and Business performance with cluster analysis on monthly basis;
Consolidate & prepare actual results presentations for Top Management.
Area Discretionary costs and A&P Analysis :
Budget / Forecasts;
Analysis of Monthly Actual results vs objectives.
Ad-hoc Analysis and other projects.
Who we are looking for :
University degree in Economics, Accounting or Finance;
Previous experience of at least 5 years in Controlling, Audit or Reporting;
Ability to gain and understand the business processes and to identify risks / opportunities;
Strength in technical skills, data management and reporting software, with the ability to develop tools for an efficient working;
Flexibility, in terms of management of priorities and deadlines;
Analytical and project management / organization skills;
IT Skills :
Knowledge of MS Office (MS Excel, Word);
Essbase, as well as knowledge of SAP is desirable, the knowledge of HFM is a plus.
Fluent in oral and written English;
Other languages are considered 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.