Finance Controller FMCG

Apply By: 03 / 04 / 2021
Type: Permanent
Location: Germany

Role: Finance
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 pa + Bonus

For my Lifescience client based in Hamburg and due to expansion and high work loads, I am looking for an experienced Financial Controller to join a busy international team

Reporting to the Head of Controlling this position requires several years of professional accounting experience ideally within a global environment with appropriate knowledge of reporting.

Your area of responsibility

  • Monitoring and analysis of financial and operational data as well as support of the business unit manager with ad hoc inquiries
  • Support and optimization of existing processes with regard to their efficiency
  • Execution and support of monthly closing activities, including the preparation of reports and reports on budget variances
  • Creation and validation of budgets, forecasts and medium-term planning
  • Support for post-merger integration projects in cross-functional teams
  • Carrying out the cost centre analysis with a special focus on overhead reporting, including the creation of internal benchmarks
  • Creation of monthly / quarterly KPI management reporting based on the scorecard
  • Support in (cross-functional and cross-border) optimization projects in relation to controlling processes


  • Successfully completed university studies (e.g. with a focus on accounting, finance or business administration)
  • Several years of relevant professional experience or comparable training with appropriate skills and experience
  • Experience in a global environment with appropriate reporting knowledge to the parent company is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX and IBM Cognos is an advantage
  • Microsoft Office, especially Excel and / or Access desirable
  • very analytical and structured approach, strong reasoning ability
  • high self-motivation and commitment as well as creativity in problem solving and maximizing results
  • Fluency or at least a C1/2 level of German and English.

Art der Stelle: Vollzeit

Gehalt: 50.000,00 € bis 60.000,00 € /Jahr

For more information, please contact: 

Michelle Jarvis

+44 1626 362 144 

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