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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 26,2021
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    Junior Business Controller

    We are ASICS. And our five letters have meaning. ‘Anima Sana in Corpore Sano’ or a Sound Mind in a Sound Body.

    We’ve always believed in the positive benefits of movement. And this year, we’ve recommitted to this founding purpose, supporting more people to experience the transformative power of movement, on the body and the mind.

    So, this is your chance to join a truly purpose-driven brand.

    As Junior Business Controller you'll have a focus on all expenses in the direct-to-consumer (DTC) business channels. You drive the monthly DTC EMEA management reporting, in close coordination with the rest of the FP&A team, in which you play an important role.

    Together you have the primary responsibility in supporting the functional, often pan-European budget owners, in achieving their financial and operational targets and supporting them in financial and strategic decision making.

    You could be the right person for this role regardless of your age, nationality, religious beliefs or gender identification. ASICS welcomes diversity in our people, their backgrounds and life experiences.

    Can you move minds?
    We’re looking for a purpose-driven high potential candidate to strengthen our Business Control and FP&A team. Based at our EMEA headquarters in Hoofddorp, Netherlands and reporting to Matthew, FP&A Manager, as part of the role you’ll:
    • Coordinate and prepare detailed annual budgets together with the budget owners.
    • Manage and oversee monthly accruals for DTC-Costs as part of the month-end close process.
    • Drive monthly management reporting of HQ and EMEA financial results to DTC and finance management teams.
    • Perform monthly budget review sessions with the budget holders.
    • Achieve full visibility on DTC operating expenses and provide insights from which short term actions can be taken to influence operating income.
    • Develop and maintain standardized pan-European controls and drive one-way of working in all EMEA countries.
    • Maintain future proof cost centre structure in consolidation systems such as SAP Analytics Cloud, SAC and BPC.

    Does this sound like you?
    • You’re a methodical inventor. You seek out new opportunities to add value.
    • You’re a true team player. You step up and take a hands-on approach.
    • You’re well organised. You thrive in a structured work environment.
    • You’re a natural communicator. You express complex ideas with ease.

    What we’re looking for
    • Bachelor or Master’s degree in accountancy, finance or business economics.
    • 1- 4 Years of work experience, preferably as a Junior Business Controller or Business Finance Analyst.
    • Working knowledge of Pricing and Sourcing Costs reviews and decision-making processes;
    • Excellent numeracy skills with a high level of accuracy.
    • Advanced Excel skills, proficiency in other Microsoft 365 programmes is a plus.
    • Experience in financial software packages, familiarity with SAP.
    • Good command of written and spoken English.
    • Experience within a multinational B2C, Retail, and/or Consumer Goods environment is pré.

    Join our team
    When you join ASICS, you join a family and become part of something special. We know that sport means so much more than physical activity alone. It’s about coming together, sharing experiences and enhancing our all-round wellbeing.

    That’s why we practice what we preach. You’ll join a company focused on creating an inclusive environment that fosters diversity and individualism, healthy bodies and healthy minds. As an employer, we offer a range of benefits and services to our people to experience the positive impact of movement, every day.

    We look forward to receiving your application online – just send your CV and motivation letter via our career page.
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