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Cluster Business Controller DACH & Nordics

Hamburg, Germany

Cluster Business Controller DACH & Nordics

  • DE00523
  • Hamburg, Germany

About us

With over 100 years of experience in producing quality tobacco goods, Reemtsma is one of the most entrenched companies in the world. Consumers sense our knowledge and diligence in every product.

As part of Imperial Brands, Reemtsma has a strong and balanced portfolio of well-known markets, such as John Player Special, Gauloises, West, Davidoff, Drum, Rizla, Peter Stuyvesant, R1, P&S and Cabinet. With our new brand Blu on the other hand, Reemtsma is also active in the world’s leading markets of e-cigarettes, and thus gained vast experience in this very new category.

At Reemtsma, we are looking for people, who are enthusiastic and motivated to keep things moving. We are looking for those, who are flexible, who like working in an international environment, and who perceive changes as new chances. This company is the perfect place for those, who consider working in a controversial industry as an exciting opportunity and who are thrilled to actively contribute to shaping a mutual future.

For our Finance team, we are looking for a new Cluster Business Controller DACH & Nordics (m/w/d).

The role and key responsibilities

As a Cluster Business Controller you will be responsible for consolidating, reviewing and challenging all market P&Ls (including Gross Margin, A&P and Overheads) within the Cluster D-A-CH & Nordics. Adjusting market targets if necessary in cooperation with FD and comparing to actuals. Prepare overview reports and ensure transparency of current market performance. Business partnering with Finance Managers and consulting all involved Stakeholders in order to achieve overall Cluster targets.

This role can be used as a development opportunity to build and develop the required technical and people management skills to become a Market Finance Manager. It includes people management responsibilities; two controllers as direct reports.

The role will encompass

  • Business Partnering with all Finance Managers within the Cluster during forecasting and for specific projects
  • Coordinating, preparing and steering of month and year end closing including commenting on deviations of actuals vs forecast and plan, proposing improvements and mitigation measures.
  • Defining and coordinating financial forecasting processes for the Cluster cascaded by Group or Division
  • Creating a Cluster P&L by consolidating market P&Ls
  • Checking and challenging market P&Ls in order to achieve market targets and aligning of adjustments if necessary
  • Preparing reports for Cluster Leadership Team in order to ensure transparency
  • Presenting insights to the Cluster Leadership Team to support the decision making process
  • Support the creation of Investment Applications, challenging assumptions, evaluating the ROI and working cross functionally
  • Ensuring all Cluster Controlling processes and systems are in accordance with Group Finance guidelines
  • Ensuring Best Practice sharing between all Cluster Controllers
  • Preparing presentations for regular business updates including Business Planning Divisional QBRs, Reemtsma Town Halls and Monthly Performance updates
  • Working closely with the Cluster Finance Managers to ensure high standards of governance and compliance
  • Leading core projects in Finance department for the Cluster defined by Finance Manager Cluster / Finance Manager Germany

Your profile

  • You have a Master’s Degree in economics and business or related fields
  • 3-5 years professional experiences in Finance
  • Excellent analytical skills and strategic way of thinking
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in oral and written English, German desirable
  • Very good PC skills (MS office, SAP) are required

What do we offer?

Reemtsma offers an independent full-time position with room for initiative within an international and dynamic organization. Our company culture is characterized by openness, drive and enthusiasm. We provide an attractive salary with various additional benefits.


If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your CV and motivation letter by clicking on the “apply” button on the page.

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