We are looking for a master in finance with a passion for Retail and Fashion. Someone who understands the numbers behind the performance and can advise, drive and support the Scotch & Soda business in the CEE Region.
Someone who likes the dynamics of a growing fashion company where no day is the same. As our Business Controller, you will be working from our office in Düsseldorf or Hoofddorp.
You report to the Managing Director Central East Europe, acting as his/her right hand. As a strong sparring partner to the MD, you will function as the organization's critical eye and analytical mind. Someone who can challenge, ask the right questions, and develop good ideas and robust insights. A commercial entrepreneur who prefers to work in a team.
The Region Central East Europe covers 14 Countries and includes the DACH region with over 40 Retail Stores. The region also consists of some of Scotch & Soda's most significant key accounts and online pure players.
You will be responsible for driving the country's performance by monitoring KPI's driving financial initiatives, and supporting the team with best-in-class business cases for potential Stores and other growth-driving initiatives. You will be the go-to person for all finance-related questions and set budgets both on the top line and bottom line together with the MD. You manage the P&L daily and set up reports such as month-end, year-end, and other statements on demand and reporting towards our headquarters.
You have at least two years of work experience in a similar controller role, preferably in the fashion industry
You have to ability to adapt to new situations quickly, be flexible, and feel at home in a fast-paced and dynamic organization
You are accurate, result-driven, and have excellent communication skills;
Strong ability to analyze, solve problems, and prioritize work under pressure;
You have an Applicable Science (HBO) or Master's degree in a related field such as Business Economics or Finance.
You are a financial who has experience in working with Consolidation systems (Tagetik is a plus) and are very proficient in working with Excel (lookups, pivots) and PowerPoint.