Business Controller

  • Company: SSC P&C Singapore
  • Location: Singapore
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: SSCPC00331
  • Date of publication: 2018.04.16


The Controller supports commercial TR team in all financial aspects including monthly management reporting, budgets, and all ad-hoc finance analysis. He/she constantly reviews and improves the level of management reporting by developing relationships with members of the organization and creating clear and detailed analysis.

He/she ensures best practice and coherent financial processes across for TR and central costs - making recommendations and implementing as appropriate. The Controller takes part and challenges key business decisions using relevant reporting and analysis, and presenting data in a commercial way in order to optimize costs and efficiency of activities.

Main Responsibilities

Business Analysis Brand & Processes

  • Secure the achievement of targets assigned to the market and work on corrective plans to protect them
  • Ensure that LVMH accounting standards & internal control guidelines are respected
  • Lead planning, monitoring, reporting and analysis of MUFE business performance
  • Organize continuity of controlling processes (PO's, SOP, SAP etc)
  • Develop controlling processes and ensure their application within the team
  • Work closely with Commercial Executive & Customer service team to maximise efficiency, service to clients & to optimize communication and reporting.


  • Lead Budget process in accordance with HQ requirement and timetable
  • Maintain cost control responsibility. Provide relevant reports and rationale, with recommended action plans to the business for tight budget control
  • Prepare the consolidated package reporting

Actual Closing

  • Work closely with Regional, local and HQ team and develop excellent knowledge of the business units' operating environments
  • Review with accounting accruals / booking to deliver accurate P&L
  • Analyze monthly industrial variances of the brand, follow up stock level and analyses stock depreciation
  • Analyze the overall delivery of the financial targets on a regular basis and report back to the business with recommendations as necessary
  • Analyze the profitability by customer in accordance with Brand management needs
  • Involve in the auditing process
  • Analyze the business risk and preparation of back-up plan for business target achievement.
  • Perform monthly check and analysis of P&Ls



  • A university degree in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • At least 3 years' experience in a financial position within an international group
  • Possesses controlling knowledge
  • Able to analyze, compare and interpret facts quickly
  • Good inter-personal and communication skills
  • Knowledge in SAP is a plus

Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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