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Senior Controller Sales and Distribution

Location: Zurich area
Reference Number: R-18279
An attractive work place at your Consumer Goods Business (CGB) and Finance and Administration (F&A) Headquarters with about 500 employees. As a Senior Controller, you are responsible for the controlling of Sales and Distribution, covering all aspects of performance management. In this position, you will report directly to the Director, CGB Functional Controlling.


Your main duties will be the following:

- Provide insights throughout the annual financial cycle, leveraging both an understanding of financial performance and business acumen, including knowledge of the commercial strategy and short-term priorities

- Plan, monitor and analyze the performance of each channel, including the root cause of actual variances and forward-looking trend analysis, proposing mitigating actions.

- Lead the process to evaluate investment in new or existing stores, evaluating business cases and aligning financial targets

- Support the wider business controlling team to develop and challenge business cases for other initiatives, for example market activations, new products

- Lead and support strategic projects such as distribution cost optimization, benchmarking of retail network costs and development of cost-to-serve models

- Facilitate best practice across the Sales & Distribution channel, through benchmarking, knowledge sharing and development/ rollout of financial tools

- Collaborating with the wider Business Controlling team at a Global, Cluster and Market level to create a high performing team of trusted business partners that supports the business to optimize shareholder value


A motivated, assertive talent, who brings along the following background:

- Master’s degree in data science, management of information systems, economics, business administration, business accounting, applied economics and finance or a certified public accountant degree

- 5+ years of professional experience, ideally in a major multinational company from the FMCG, luxury/fashion retailing or in consulting

- Analytical skills and Financial Modelling skills, P&L Management experience, Commercial acumen

- A proven track record in business partnering, problem solving, decision support

- Ability to constructively challenge and influencing senior stakeholders

- Clear communication skills, including the ability to boil down complex issues into simple messages and recommendations

- Ability to work in a matrix organization

- Fluent communications skills in English, both written and oral


Would you like to make a sparkling contribution and support our values by being imaginative, vigorous, passionate and responsible?

Does this sound like you? If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

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