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Deputy Head of Finance & Controlling

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Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Aarburg, CH

Company: franke

About Franke

Franke is a world leading provider of products and solutions for residential kitchens, professional foodservice and coffee preparation established in 40 countries. At Franke, we want to make everything we do wonderful - from what we manufacture and design, to the way we deal with our partners, customers and each other.

Franke Home Solutions is the world’s leading provider of intelligent systems for food preparation and cooking, including sinks, taps, hoods, worktops, and cooking appliances. Systems designed to make every kitchen wonderful!

The position as Deputy Head of Finance & Controlling belongs to the Central Finance organisation in the Division Home Solutions and is based in Aarburg.

Your tasks are:

  • Manage the financial disclosure and reporting for actual, forecasting and budgets and oversee the preparation of deviation analysis and sales controlling
  • Prepare all management reports and presentations required for shareholders, Franke Group and Home Solutions management 
  • Regular follow up on internal audit household and business recommendations execution
  • Project and investment controlling
  • Budget process owner and primary contact for the cluster CFOs and Finance Managers
  • Identify opportunities for improvement, cost reduction and system enhancement
  • Monitor financial performance by measuring and analysing results, initiating corrective actions and minimising the impact of variances
  • Quality review of monthly managing director reports, IFRS year-end closing, business presentations and investment requests
  • Conduct regular reporting unit visits for coaching and process improvement
  • Standardisation of finance and controlling processes, increase effectiveness and efficiency with LEAN organisation based on benchmark analysis and best practices
  • Implementation of new reporting system based on SAP Analytic Cloud
  • Participate in dedicated projects as project manager or project member

We are looking for:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in economics
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience as Business Controller or at least 2 years as deputy Head of Finance & Controlling
  • Used to work in multinational companies and having the ability to deal with several different cultures all around the world 
  • Familiar with following systems: SAP, SAP Analytic Cloud, Cognos, Excel. Ability to work with Database
  • Excellent English communication skills (written & spoken), additional languages preferred, especially German, Italian or French
  • Strong analytical skills, result oriented and used to work with strict deadlines
  • Fascinated by a fast-paced environment and dynamic international team

What we offer you:

  • To work for one of the market leaders in a globally growing market
  • Culture in which you can turn ideas into business opportunities
  • Top-quality working environment with a good IT infrastructure
  • Franke Academy offers a wide range of training opportunities
  • We are home office friendly and have flexible working hours

Ready to apply? Make your mark. Join us. 

We are looking forward to the first contact with you. Please apply using the "Apply" button below. Thank you very much.  

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Franke Group does not accept unsolicited assistance from search companies for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search companies to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place.