Financial/ Business Controller

Have an appetite for more?

Join a leading global bakery group powered by ambitious people that are truly passionate about delivering the best in everything they do.

With business in mind and people at heart we always work together to influence our road ahead. We want you to be part of our growth journey and of a great, global family.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial/Business Controller to join our Lantmännen Unibake team at our office/bakery in Pantelimon, Ilfov.

Reporting to the Country Finance Manager, you would join an agile team as we navigate the next stage of growth. The role involves working closely with the Country Finance Manager as well as with Group Financial and Business Controlling teams, while business partnering to the local Commercial teams.

This is what you will do

  • Act as Business Partner to Sales and Marketing teams, in order to provide financial support to business decision making; Provide insights to the sales teams on both gross and net sales figures and prepare and review margin simulations and offers to customers;

  • Calculate monthly discounts provisions and periodic settlements, and following-up the potential gap between provisions and actuals; Maintain customer agreements and price conditions in ERP and validate credit notes and discounts invoices;

  • Participate in financial closing procedures for management reporting; preparation of reports, presentations and analysis to Management. Provide explanations for the variations between the budget and actual performance;

  • Provide transparent insights into financial and business performance, enabling informed decision-making with main focus on customer and category profitability. Implement tools and processes to enhance profitability analysis;

  • Drive Revenue planning in the Budget and Forecasting and be responsible to implement tools/processes to support and drive improvements in the Planning process;

  • Work with data visualization and reporting tools such as Power BI - creating, configuring, filtering, calculating (financial and cross-functional reporting);

  • Drive continuous improvement of financial and commercial tools and processes through automation and process standardization.

This is what you need to succeed:

  • University Degree (preferably Business Administration or similar); ACCA/CIMA certification would be an advantage;
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in Controlling;
  • Fluent in Romanian and English, written and spoken;
  • Preferably user knowledge in Cognos and TM1, ERP (AX/D365), BI tool (PowerBI) and Excel superuser.

Your “power skills”

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills and ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels;
  • Self-motivated personality, commitment and accountability;
  • Disciplined and structured approach to work;
  • Analytical thinking and good organizational skills.

What we offer to you

The opportunity to work with a company who has a great focus on its people, they are our most important ingredient. Lantmännen Unibake are part of a group who run businesses from field to fork and have a diverse workforce in many countries, where cross functional and border collaboration is encouraged.

Professional development is key and we strongly believe that our talent will help us lead in the bakery business and to reach our objective of billions of smiling tummies.

Place of work: 119B, Cernica Street, Pantelimon, Ilfov

Sounds interesting?

We will interview ongoing so please don’t hesitate to send your application by submitting your CV.

If you have any questions about the position or recruitment process you are welcome to contact Andreea Arambasa.

All applications must be completed in English and will be treated confidentially.