Fonction professionnelle: Finance & Controlling

Type de poste: Permanent

Type de contrat: Full - Time

Site: Athens (Attica)

Pays: Greece

In L'Oréal, for more than a century, we have devoted our energy, our passion and our competencies solely to one business: beauty. It is a business rich in meaning, as it enables all individuals to express their personalities, gain self-confidence and open up to others.

L'Oréal has set itself the mission of offering all women and men worldwide, the best of cosmetics innovation - in terms of quality, efficacy and safety - by meeting the infinite diversity of beauty needs and desires all over the world.

Our Company is present in 150 countries with more than 82.600 employees and 34 international complementary brands, like L'Oréal Paris, Garnier, Maybelline, Nyx Professional Make-up, L'Oréal Professionnel, Kérastase, Redken, Matrix, Essie, Lancôme, Biotherm, Helena Rubinstein, Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Cacharel, Vichy, La Roche-Posay etc.

In L'Oréal Greece, we are a team of more than 700 employees, and we mostly specialize in the fields of marketing, business development, finance, supply chain, accounting, customer service and HR.

Commercial Finance Controller

Some info on the everyday accountabilities of our new Commercial Finance Controller:

The Commercial Finance Controller will:

Have specific brands and customers ownership and will lead the financial reporting process.

Be leveraging business insights into the division’s financial performance, driving actions for continuous improvement within the department.

If you wish to become a successful Commercial Finance Controller in L’Oreal, it is important to demonstrate ability to perform excellence at the following aspects of our business:

  • Report monthly actual clients data, analyze and interpret results.

  • Be responsible for the financial management of the trade allowances, ensuring that the commercial policy is updated, communicated and respected.

  • Full P&L responsibility for a specific product category

  • Maximize financial systems usage and efficiency (SAP, BOOST, COMPASS) as well as leverage knowledge and intuition around systems.

  • Work in cross functional teams to prepare the budget and the trends of key accounts, performing analysis on client P&L to ensure profitable growth.

  • Review the promotional spending per category/channel to optimize investment and maximize ROI.

  • Act as a business partner to Sales & Marketing function , aiming to enable sustainable results.

  • Own P&L leverage through cost control. Safeguard that financial reporting is harmonized with the norms, the group standards and the best practices of internal control.

To thrive in this job opportunity, please focus on the following criteria that are quite significant for our position:
  • Minimum 4-5 years of commercial finance experience preferably in FMCG industry, in a multinational environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance required.

  • MBA/ACCA or equivalent would be a plus.

  • Strong computer skills required (Advanced Excel a must), enhanced systems literacy.

  • Project management exposure would be an asset. 

  • Must possess strong: analytical, strategic & problem solving skills; planning & organizational skills; oral and written communication skills; leadership skills in terms of engagement, influencing and cross-functional cooperation; ability to maintain an open dialogue with the division’s gatekeepers; focus on growth and continuous optimization.

  • Results orientation and entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Ambition to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced and matrix work environment.

We do offer a thrilling experience! At L'Oréal we empower people who are ready to take on challenging endeavors, to defend their convictions, to be resilient and to leave their own mark. We also offer a competitive remuneration package, according to your qualifications. So, if you do identify your professional profile and character with this opportunity, do apply and you will find support along the way!

If you feel equally excited, join us now!