22 May 2020

Group Business Controller

Are you a hands-on business intelligence expert who wants to characterize the processes of a global FMCG operator?

CO-RO A/S is a global leader in fruit concentrates, fruit-based drinks, and home-freeze ice lollies. Our more than 1,200 employees globally work diligently to develop, produce and market products under our internationally recognized brands such as Sunquick, Suntop, Suncola, Sun Lolly and MashUp. CO-RO, founded in 1942, is a Danish company with a global footprint. The Brands are available in more than 80 countries with production sites in Europe, Middle East and Asia. Our turnover was approximately DKK 2bn in 2019.

The role

We are looking for the right person to join our Group Finance & Controlling department, situated at CO-RO’s headquarter in Frederikssund. With reference to the Financial Director, you will join an ambitious team of five people responsible for monthly reporting cycles, FP&A, compliance, global supply chain support incl. product costing, business partnering and development of Group consolidation and BI systems. Group Finance & Controlling covers numerous companies, which operate in interesting markets, mostly outside of Europe.

The role includes ownership of management reporting, budget & forecast tool development, product costing and scorecard development. In continuation hereof, you will play a pivotal part in preparing the monthly report to top management of the business. You will enjoy a broad variety of tasks, balancing your own projects and supporting the work of your colleagues – always with an eye for how to best possible underpin the processes of your department.

With a newly implemented ERP system in the Danish company, the position will initially be centered around setting up a new local BI system to support various analysis requirements in Sales, Supply Chain, Procurement etc. Hence, the role requires general experience with ERP systems, preferable D365 or Axapta, and strong capabilities in setting up BI systems / Cubes.

You will join a global organization and enjoy a broad stakeholder interaction across cultures and companies. Likewise, the role entails substantial collaboration across departments, where you will enter into a strong partnership with IT to deliver on targets for the role. The position is self-driven and characterized by empowerment. We expect you to thrive with freedom with responsibility – and the opportunity to impact both the role and the harmonious department you will become part of. The scope of the role is not rigid, and you should anticipate an ever-changing workday.

Your profile

In order to be taken into consideration for the role, we expect you to hold a relevant Master’s degree in Economics, Finance, Auditing, Accounting or equivalent. You possess a sufficient toolbox – demonstrating a strong knowledge of basic accounting principles. You hold in-depth knowledge of BI and thrive with acting as an expert within the area. Experience with Power BI is an advantage, but not a requirement.

Holding experience from a similar business partnering position, preferable from FMCG or a manufacturing company, will serve beneficial. Alternatively, possessing relevant experience from one of the larger consultancy firms, having dealt with complex financial assignments for differing organizations, will also serve advantageous in our selection for the role.

You are superuser in the Microsoft Office package with distinct competences in Excel. Fluency in Danish and English is a must. Finally, you are accustomed to work with ERP systems – and experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 will prove very applicable.

On a personal note, you possess a commercial mind-set, are inquisitive and most importantly, you possess an infectious enthusiasm about your work.

We offer

Joining the CO-RO family entails freedom with responsibility. We have just moved into our brand-new facilities, which creates the best possible work conditions and physical settings for your daily work. Our canteen allows you to bring home delicious dinner and we have recently opened our new fitness and spinning area. Our headquarter reflects our ambition of attracting the best employees from around the world and allows you to join a truly global work environment.

22 May 2020

Apply Now

Apply as soon as possible – interviews will be conducted on a regular basis. Please submit your CV and application in English, including relevant documentation.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Michael Emde, Director, Group Finance & Controlling, at memde@co-ro.com.

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