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Finance Industrial Controller

Job Location: ​Alfreton​

Alfreston, Derbshire


Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

About the Role:

If you have a great eye for details and are a perfect organiser this role can interest you.  As a Controlling Specialist your main focus will be to support accounting quality, compliance with tax and accounting law by correctly applying internal controlling rules. As your Manager will supervise all the "Procure to Pay" and "Order to Cash" processes, you will support the proper management of administration issues as receivables, payables.  

Main Responsibilities:

• Supporting the area of receivables and accounts payable, billing and invoicing, as well as client’s credit analysis, ageing preparation, payment analysis and reconciliation
• Supporting general, suppliers’ and clients’ administration activities, reporting on fixed assets, on inventory movements and other related activities
• Preparing yearly budget and medium-term planning according to the Company guidelines and objectives
• Developing periodic forecasts according to Company guidelines and objectives
• Providing analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to evaluate costing analysis against budget, forecast and previous years
• As a part of the controlling team, you will be highly focused on the analysis area, in particular on: analysing costs and advising on potential risk and opportunities, analysing and allocating Cost Centres and analysing variances and Reports development
• Managing the SAP Controlling Module, Month End reporting calendar and procedures
• Collecting information and being one of the contacts for internal and external audits

Who we are looking for:

• Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance 
• At least 3 years’ experience in similar roles 
• Experience gained in FMCG company  
• Knowledge and strong interests in financial analysis preparation, accounting, planning, taxes, or administration preferred 
• Fluency in English 

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

Strong analytical mind, attention to details on one hand and great organisational skills on the other, are the key to success.  Employee contribution and engagement at Ferrero is based on the individual, team and organisation dimension, so you should have the ability to work independently, as a team member and build good relations with stakeholders on all levels.  Being flexible and dealing with a dynamic working environment and embedding new knowledge and skills in existing competencies will definitely help you to become a high performer here.