Nespresso is looking for a Senior Business Controller to become a trusted partner to the Marketing business and drive together key business initiatives, while striving for continuous improvement, positive return on investment, and full compliance
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Build close relationships with Generating Demand customers to understand the business need. Drive alignment with key stakeholders including sales, businesses, and finance decision support teams.
Ensure effective allocation of resources in Generating Demand Support to maximize transparency of trade and PFME spend whilst maintaining internal control.
Ensure Generating Demand processes (book close reviews, PEC - 3, accruals purging) run in line with policies and provide timely, relevant, and accurate outputs to customers.
Drive reporting development, standardization, and transition to Business Analytics solutions for PFME management
Be the lead to ensure value add analysis and insight is given to the sales and business teams in relation to trade spend and PFME- performance, bringing out learnings for the future.
Responsible for maintenance of the GD Policies and Procedures, ensuring adherence to them
Responsible for compliance of internal trade spend and PFME reporting against NAS. Ensures adherence to PEC best practices for TTS & PFME.
Runs monthly book close meetings to drives GD teams to ensure month end trade spend and PFME numbers are accurate and accruals are verified.
Approves trade spend adjustments. Ensures movements in the month's trade spend, PFME and allowances are understood and that key changes are communicated to the businesses and sales controlling.
Produces Category PFME forecast for P&R / business controllers to use in the DF process
Coach sales execs and marketing teams to increase their ownership and control of commercial spend.
What will make you successful
Master financial education or equivalent experience
Min 3-5 years of experience, Ideally in a FMCG / Omnichannel business environment
Good knowledge or understanding of Accounting principles and Operations
Fluent in English and French or Dutch
Great communication and stakeholder management skills, assertive, positive and curious mindset, and pro-active by nature
Advanced Excel skills, experience with SAP (HANA) is a plus, as is mastering PowerBI