Group Controller

Bern, null, ch
Company: EMEA Recruitment Ltd
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-07-29 16:07:32
<p>My client is a mid-sized, global chemicals business looking to strengthen its Finance team at its Basel headquarters in this newly created role as a Group Controller.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Group Controller, Basel, Switzerland</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Reporting to the Head of Group Controlling, you will be working closely with areas such as HR, R&amp;D and Procurement to enhance the FP&amp;A and Controlling activities for these functions.</p><p>You will have prior experience in a Group Controlling role or business partnering with functions such as Logistics or Procurement.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>As Group Controller, your role will include:</strong></p><ul><li>Support the production of monthly, quarterly and a ual reporting according to IFRS for both inte al and exte al consolidated statements.</li><li>Create performance KPIs, and conduct variance and ratio analysis for all service functions (i.e. Procurement, HR, R&amp;D, etc.).</li><li>Manage the budgeting, forecasting and mid-term financial pla ing processes group-wide for all service functions (i.e. Procurement, HR, R&amp;D, etc.).</li><li>Support the Head of Group Controlling in the consolidation of local budgets into the group-wide budget.</li><li>Act as Business Partner for members of the global leadership team, providing operational and strategic Finance decision support.</li><li>Working with colleagues at a site level to continuously improve the quality of management reporting and variance analysis.</li><li>Ensure implementation of the continuous improvement of controlling and reporting processes and systems.</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Skills required:</strong></p><ul><li>Prior experience in a Group Controlling function or business partnering with services such as Procurement or Logistics.</li><li>Degree level qualification in Finance or related subject.</li><li>Good knowledge of IFRS.</li><li>Prior experience in an inte ational, manufacturing environment.</li><li>Good knowledge of reporting tools, ideally experience with SAP.</li><li>Fluency in English with a good level of German.</li><li>Flexible and adaptable.</li><li>Strong communication skills.</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p>If you are interested in applying for this Group Controller&nbsp;role please register your interest using the link below,&nbsp; send your CV to <a href="mailto:meriel.graham@emearecruitment.eu">meriel.graham@emearecruitment.eu</a> or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.</p>

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