Business Controller - 6 months Maternity Cover - London

  • Company: Moët Hennessy Europe Headquarters
  • Country/Region: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Wines & Spirits
  • Contract type: Temporary Job
  • Function: General Management
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: MHE00986
  • Date of publication: 2019.10.03

Position

We are looking for a Business Controller for our Moet Hennessy Europe headquarters in London, for a 6 months maternity cover, starting end of November/beginning of December.

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Lead analysis and reporting of Actuals for the Europe region, ensuring quality and timely availability of information to senior management.
  • Develop Business Intelligence solutions using the existing and developing systems available to our markets, including training across market teams, with a focus on Channel/Customer reports centrally and roll out to markets.
  • Preparation of Actuals presentations to the Europe Leadership team, with commentary and insights gained from markets and controlling team.
  • DSO reporting and support on credit management.
  • Market Lead for Russia, UK, France, Italy and Iberia, providing insights and analysis on key results and forecast phases.
  • Ensure that financial systems are updated for Moet Hennessy Europe needs, liaising with central teams as appropriate.
  • Manage and develop 1 JR Controller and 1 intern.

Profile

What experience and skills are we looking for?

  • Solid financial analysis background: min. 4 years' experience in Finance
  • Strong knowledge of finance & accounting principles combined with good commercial acumen
  • Strong analytical skills (Hyperion-Essbase, Cognos, MS Office)
  • SAP advanced user (good knowledge of standard transactions and system capabilities)
  • Ability to manage very high workloads, tight timelines, and work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and energy
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