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Senior Market Controller Norway & Denmark

  • Posted: 13 Oct 2021
  • Finance
  • Oslo
  • Norway

About the job

Are you an ambitious professional looking for the next step in your career in an entrepreneurial and international environment? Do you want to be a part of a purpose driven FMCG-company and be a key player in growing well-known brands? Maybe the role of Senior Market Controller Norway & Denmark at our office in Oslo or Copenhagen is the right opportunity for you!

As Senior Market Controller Norway & Denmark you will be part of the local leadership team and be the key business partner for the sales & marketing teams, driving growth across Danone brands and categories by providing the financial perspective for these markets. You will be a part of our Finance team with team-members located across the region of Nordics & Baltics. You will report to the Finance Director for Nordics & Baltics, who is based at our Solna office in Sweden. 

This role will evolve over the next months and will from then also include team lead responsibilities. 

Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Actively contributing to the Nordic GPS process: Maintaining pricing and discounts databases, preforming Net Sales forecasts in Essbase tool, preparing various multidimensional Net Sales and Margin analysis and animating it within commercial teams, challenge GPS assumptions and through this secure high quality and accuracy of Topline forecasts.
  • Supporting commercial teams in preparation of financial business cases for new products implementation of trade / marketing projects or initiatives.
  • Starting and influencing actions to maximize financial outcome from business strengths or improving areas of so far weak delivery.
  • Supporting sales teams in financial Tenders modeling, aiming to find optimal equation between Tender pricing, expected revenue, margins, future market shares and strengths vs competition. All in sync with CBU ROS guidelines.
  • Supporting, improving and updating financial tools and ensure that A&P spend is allocated for an optimal outcome.
  • Owning responsibility for monthly Topline closing, assuring up to date and accurate data in the relevant systems, followed by regular and ad hoc Topline reporting preparation and animation. Prepare and submit Divisional reporting for actuals and rolling forecasts. Ensure country-specific reporting to authorities & customers.
  • Supporting business in form of active participation in company regular or ad hoc meetings or workshop, where financial knowledge, skills, financial data disclosure or financial modeling is key for action plans definition or making business decisions.
  • Securing DanGo compliance for controls where Revenue Growth Control function is Business Process Owner (BPO), Control Owner (CO) or Contributor.

About you

In order to succeed in the role we believe that you have: 

  • A University degree in Finance
  • Had similar positions in international companies running complex physical goods sales activity
  • Minimum 3 years job experience of senior finance positions
  • Experience of Budget & Forecasting as well as PnL management
  • Experience of Business case simulation
  • Experience of cost and variance analysis
  • Advanced skills of database management, Excel 

In order to thrive and succeed in the role, we also believe that you have a proactive, influencing and self-driven mindset. You are a quick learner with a strong business acumen who like working hands-on 
and you would probably describe yourself as analytical and goal-oriented. 

About us

Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we and we believe in order to do so we need a healthy planet. We have more than 100 000 employees worldwide built on three business categories: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Specialized Nutrition and Waters who all strive for our vision One Planet One Health.
Danone Nordics & Baltics have 500 employees based in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Latvia and Lithuania. Our brand portfolio includes many trusted brands such as ProViva, Alpro, Activia, Actimel, Danonino, Nutricia and Aqua d´Or.
We develop healthy food choices for everyone and grow strong brands through close collaboration with our customers and consumers. We keep challenging ourselves to stay one step ahead of emerging trends and tastes.


A career in a purpose driven and fast-moving international company. We have a performance culture but how we reach our goals is equally important as the end results. In line with our values we foster a friendly, motivating and supportive culture where everyone is a leader, no matter what your position is within our organization. We encourage an entrepreneurial mind-set by giving our employees the opportunity to drive growth of strong brands, contribute to a healthier world as well as develop professionally and personally.


Visit https://careers.danone.com/ and search for “Norway” and send in your application as soon as possible, but no later than 5th of November. The recruitment process is ongoing and we will review applications and conduct interviews continuously. Observe that the position may be filled before last application date.


Nutricia Norge A/S with its registered office in Oslo (Drammensveien 123, 0277 Oslo) is the controller of personal data disclosed in the profile and in documents submitted during the recruitment process.



Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

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