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Financial Controller

Financial Controller – Puratos Denmark / Give Konfekture

 

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.

Puratos is growing rapidly with over 10.000 employees in 70+ countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €2,5 billion. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. Coupled with our commitment to our communities, this is what makes working at Puratos so magical.

Puratos operates in Denmark and across the Nordics since many years and have strong positions in the markets. Since the recent acquisition of Give Konfekture in 2022, Puratos Denmark are now also producing in Denmark and supplying several European markets with Fruits Fillings and other products.

 

Key accountabilities

 

Finance Controlling

  • Support local management with monthly profitability analysis of commercial and production KPIs. Identify attention points, corrective actions and provide ad hoc support for specific topics;
  • Act as a business partner in the SAP implementation, driving the finance and plant process. Coordinate the tasks and manage the timeline with the technical and local teams;
  • Challenge stakeholders and partners to improve internal procedures. Safeguard and guarantee optimal use of company assets, including debtor management, stock control, cash management, trade creditors, control over fixed assets, application of Group and local accounting principles, analysis of investments;
  • Enhance the use of business intelligence (BI) solutions within the organisation: provide insight on finance data (sales, profitability, costs, overdue from customers), automate reports, promote tools and train colleagues;
  • Participate in pricing committees, provide actual costing input in collaboration with Purchasing, provide advice on pricing and pricing strategy to sales and management;
  • Be a key player in the budgeting and monthly forecasting processes. Coordinate with various stakeholders, consolidate and analyse budgets, prepare management reports and presentations;
  • Participate to the monthly closing and reporting of figures in close collaboration with the accounting team;
  • Support the company in its journey towards its CO2-neutral commitment for 2030;

 

Capital investment management

  • In collaboration with management and operations, evaluate the CAPEX requirements to enhance production performance. Provide assumptions to enrich and elaborate on business plans, and follow up on the approval process;
  • Review IRR for all major capital additions with documented business case scenario.

 

Qualifications

 

Bachelor or Master in Finance or Business Administration with a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience. Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a multi-national context, or financial audit is highly recommended. In addition to this:

  • You are accurate, efficient and have a strong business acumen & drive for results;
  • You are capable to organize, plan and execute reliably and independently;
  • You are agile and thrive in diverse and changing environments;
  • You are communicative and able to adapt to your audience;
  • You are proficient in MS Office. Knowledge of SAP and/or Power BI is an advantage;
  • You have excellent Danish and English writing and communication skills;
  • You have strong influencing, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • You are a team player & practice partnership at all levels of the organization
  • You are ready to travel 10% of your time as part of your job.

 

Our Offer

 

Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to take initiatives and suggest ideas that will contribute to the success of the company.

 

Puratos offers a flexible workplace with the possibility of alternating remote work with physical presence as well as a career path that you can further shape and develop within a growing global organisation.

 

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