Senior Marketing Controlling Specialist

  • Company: Bulgari S.P.A.
  • Country / Region : Italy
  • Business group: Watches & Jewelry
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: BULG04804
  • Date of publication: 2021.03.30


Bulgari S.p.A., within the Pricing & Business Controlling Department based in Rome, is searching for a Senior Marketing Controller.

The candidate will coordinate the marketing planning process and oversee the spending across all product categories, distribution channels and responsibility areas.

He/She will be responsible for putting together budgets and forecasts in collaboration with stakeholders in the marketing and communication department across the whole organization.

He/She will focus on developing a cost effective and goal driven approach for all marketing projects, analyzing key initiatives results and ensuring that key learnings influence future decisions.

Main responsibilities:

  • Work with Marketing team to support the development of the Marketing plan and optimize marketing resources to drive agreed objectives
  • Maximize the impact of marketing investment in cooperation with Sales Department)
  • Build-up budget and relevant revisions, preparing the bottom-up by department (Digital, PR, Media, Research, etc.), by product category, by channel and by responsibility area
  • Ensure suitable tracking to understand the marketing plan performance at all levels, identifying variances, analyzing and challenging costs and proposing corrective actions
  • Perform monthly closing and provide updates to relevant stakeholders
  • Provide top management with timely follow up on performance and identify risks and opportunities to support decision-making
  • Ensure appropriate accounting process behind marketing expenses (Purchase Orders creation) to get proper costs classification
  • Work on continuous improvement of the Advertising & Promotion understanding, construction and efficiency


Qualifications / Professional Capabilities:

  • University degree in Management Engineering, Economics, Statistics
  • 5/7 years of experience as a Marketing Controller within international environment/HeadQuarter
  • Analytical skills to plan and analyze business performance
  • Strong numerical ability supported by business awareness
  • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office with outstanding Excel skills
  • Expertise in data analysis and BI tools (i.e. Power BI)
  • Fluency in Italian and English


Personal competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal skills: capable to communicate transparently, acting as a business partner to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Able to see the big picture, showing a pragmatic approach
  • Able to work under pressure meeting deadlines
  • Proactive, flexible, result-driven, organized

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