Business Controller Adriatic
Full Time
Zagreb, Croatia

Break new ground. Then keep on going.

We are looking for a Business Controller to become a part of our Electrolux Sales Business Unit, based in Zagreb, Croatia. Reporting to General Manager operationally and to CEE Cluster Controller functionally, you would manage the team of 4 specialists, and all together take responsibility over Adriatic Region, aiming for short and long-term financial goals and ensuring control and compliance with company standards and policies as well as local country regulations.

A typical day at work:

  • Margins and volumes analysis, consolidating and analyzing results for the Management;
  • Analyzing financial performances, proposing and implementing actions to support strategy;
  • Budget preparations together with local team and central management, follow-up on the evolution of actual results compared to budgeted targets; 
  • Reporting analysis to highlight main deviations compared to previous year and budget plans, ensuring proper business reporting to follow up the actions defined; 
  • Ensuring effective management of working capital;
  • Business operations and contractual commitments analysis, follow-up on projects from financial point of view; 
  • Credit limit evaluation in order to guarantee proper authorization at local and central level according to Company Credit policy;
  • Team management including hiring, team performance, etc. 
  • Responsibility over reporting according to company requirements and for guaranteeing compliance of business processes also for statutory/tax regulations;
  • Ensuring control and compliance with company standards. 

Who you are:

Energetic. - Your enthusiasm is infectious and inspires and engages your colleagues and collaborators to achieve, deliver, be accountable and own their work.
Ambitious. - You always strive for better, in your work and for your future.
Self-motivated. - You are driven to succeed and focused on leading your team to achieve.
Open. - You are open to opportunity and can see the bigger picture, keeping consumers and colleagues front of mind as you embrace the opportunities that our diversity offers.
Agile. - You can quickly understand and assess a situation and react confidently, making decisions even where there is ambiguity. 
Aimed at growth. - You love to explore new ideas and drive continuous improvement, not only to do your best work but to develop your capabilities and acquire new skills. 

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics/Business Administration/Engineering;
  • Master's degree or MBA would be a benefit;
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in controlling in international environment, managerial experience would be an advantage;
  • Solid understanding of financial processes, P&L, balance sheet and local accounting as well as IFRS;
  • Accounting and reporting background is highly preferable as well as audit experience;
  • Good understanding of local tax and legal regulations;
  • MS Office knowledge (Excel is a must);
  • Knowledge and experience working with SAP, adaptability to new software is expected;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Required languages:

  • Native Croatian.
  • Fluent English. 

Apply now

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'