Business Controller
Finance
Full Time
Cracow, Poland
2021-07-10

Electrolux is a global leader in household appliances and appliances for professional use, selling more than 60 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. The company focuses on innovations that are thoughtfully designed, based on extensive consumer insight, to meet the real needs of consumers and professionals. The Group’s vision is to be the best appliance company in the world as measured by our customers, employees and shareholders. The Group’s strategy is through profitable growth, innovative products under strong brands, operational excellence and dedicated employees create the conditions to reach the vision and become the best appliance company in the world.

Business Controller - Global Financial Planning & Analysis Center of Excellence,
Kraków

Electrolux is part way through a global finance transformation journey and has established a Financial Planning & Analysis center of excellence (hereafter FP&A CoE). The FP&A CoE is a function under build-up and will be responsible for 1) developing the general FP&A process,  and 2) providing Business Controlling support for all of Electrolux’s various operations. You will become part of this CoE and report to one of four managers, each accountable for a collection of group or business area operations.

As a Business Controller, you are responsible for a part of the FP&A CoE’s deliveries within Electrolux. In a dynamic and fast-moving environment, you act as a financial advisor by providing decision making support and business intelligence. You drive the planning and follow-up of financial performance within a specific functional domain, collaborating with the business areas and group functions as their trusted business partner and advisor. Within the FP&A CoE you contribute by supporting the development of the business controlling process, ensuring cross-functional alignment.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities
• Acting as the business partner to the functional teams in the business area and group functions by providing innovative, quality services with a strong business focus
• Analyzing and interpreting data and producing meaningful reports and insights for decision-making
• Supporting the annual budgeting that is aligned to strategic plans and deliverables, aiming to improve bottom line performance
• Driving process standardization and implementing improvements to reach efficiency and effectiveness targets in line with Finance and FP&A CoE strategy

Who you are
Analytical
- With an eye for detail and the ability to interpret complex data, you can also translate this into meaningful, useful information that informs decision-making
Expert - You not only know your area of expertise, but you’re also passionate about it and how it can enable and support people to work better and achieve more
Strategic - You define the agenda and execute it, within your team as well as across the business
Evolving – You love to explore new ideas and drive continuous improvement, developing your capabilities and acquiring new skills to go beyond your current best 
Agile - You can quickly understand and assess a situation and react confidently, making decisions even where there is ambiguity
Structured – You create order where there is none and make sure crucial information and materiel is readily available, even in your absence, to all who may depend on it
Communicator - You set clear objectives and help clarify direction and prioritizations, having the ability to interact with all functions and levels of the company
Collaborative – You build cross-function networks and trusting relationships, and apply your influence to shape change

Qualifications
• Academic degree in Finance, Engineering, Business Administration or similar
• 5+ years of related finance experience
• Proven track record of controlling, financial analysis, corporate finance or management consulting
• Excellence in MS Office suite (especially Excel), Power BI is a plus.
• Fluent in English (business English)

Purpose Statement
For us going to work every day has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open to new ideas, we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and well-being at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

Inclusion and Diversity
We employ great people from a wide variety of backgrounds – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because we believe that diverse perspectives make our business stronger and more innovative. If you share our values, come find your place in our global community. Meet us at @lifeatelectrolux and career.electroluxgroup.com to learn more.

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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'