Financial Controller – m/f/d in Getzersdorf, Austria


Location: Getzersdorf, AustriaWorking Model: Hybrid


As our Financial Controller, you will be responsible for driving the delivery and execution of finance planning, actuals, closing, and reporting activities for the assigned reporting units. You’ll act as a key service receiver for finance actuals and closing services, provided by our Financial Shared Services team. With your expertise and strategic mindset, you’ll play a vital role in our company’s financial success. Join our dynamic team and take your career to the next level!

At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.

Your key responsibilitiesIn this role you

  • are responsible for balance sheet management and reconciliation for the allocated entities

  • are the point of contact for the Finance Business Partner

  • are direct contact to budget holders to support budgeting and forecasting process

  • have the analytical skills and ability to translate financial data into relevant insights (descriptive, diagnostic and predictive information) for financial planning, actuals and reporting activities, by making use of the latest digital tooling

  • prepare planning figures (e.g. based on Top Down Guidance)

  • are the contact person for internal and external audits including statutory financial audits and secure data accuracy according to IFRS and local GAAP

  • ensure that agreed services with FSS (Financial Shared Services) are delivered up to standard

  • support Management Reporting BG/BU, Monthly Reporting Deck Forecast/Actuals and Cashflow + ROCE (ROE / DEBT / EQUITY)

  • are responsible for (and analyses on) product costing, variance analyses manufacturing performance, Inventories, CAPEX and first line analyses and insights for actuals, forecast and budget and for setting up relevant allocation cycles in SAP

  • provide all content for Journal Entries (recurring and incidental) to the shared service center (accruals, provisions, corrections, fixed asset registration and depreciation)

  • provide evidence for the Internal Control Framework and follow up on remediation plans

We bring

  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future;

  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;

  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;

  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;

  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome;

You bring

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Accounting/Financial Controlling, and/or licensed certified public accountant;

  • In-depth understanding of Finance and Accounting processes

  • Austrian local GAAP and IFRS knowledge

  • Fluent in German and English

  • SAP FI/CO experience is a plus

  • Passionate for finance with 4 years or more of work experience and eager to learn and grow

  • An ambitious and talented team player, who drives the change within the organization

  • A self-starter with excellent inter-personal skills and strong ability of stakeholder management

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: (here,) there’s a place for everyone with us.

Recruiting Process:

Please apply online by sending in your resume in English.

Recruiter: Claudia Huber-Newman

dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Our people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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