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Financial Business Controller

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?


Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 9000 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €2 billion in 2019. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


Position Overview

Based at our site in Tunari, on the outskirts of Bucharest, we are currently looking for a Financial Business Controller. There is an option of working from home for a couple of days per week and in addition to that, the working hours for this role are from either 8:00 am to 4:00 pm or from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Financial Business Controller

(Tunari, Ilfov)

This role supports having systems, documentation, compliance and reporting all in one place. In addition to that, this role also supports continuous improvement projects to provide highly effective and efficient end-to-end processes to the business, while being an active support to the Management Team.


Main responsibilities

  • Creation of budgets, forecasts, key figure reports, monthly and annual financial statements as well as other reports to the Puratos Group with regular in-depth analyses and follow-ups
  • Ensuring continuous process improvement or efficiency improvement at various levels
  • Data analysis, processing and reporting
  • Creation of ad-hoc evaluations and analyses
  • Act as super user for SAP (roles allocation for all users)
  • Responsible for month-end closing reports and aligning with accounting
  • Ensure that figures reported from SAP into IFRS are correct and ensure close collaboration with key stakeholder
  • Budget and forecast processes support
  • Responsible for company profitability control
  • Future cost implementation and pricing support
  • Detailed analyses of company expenses



  • At least 2 years of experience in similar roles such as financial analyst or financial controller
  • At least an advanced level of English
  • Bachelor's or Master’s Academic Degree in either Finance, Economics, Accounting or similar
  • Good knowledge of IT systems (Excel, Access, Word) while SAP would be a plus
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-national, matrix organization
  • Experience of managing projects
  • Good analytical skills, Hands on spirit, Pragmatic and Adaptable to dynamic environment.



Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.