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Regional Cash Controller- CEE

  • Posted: 4 Sep 2023
  • Finance
  • Prague
  • Czech Republic

About the job

Danone is one of the biggest FMCG companies and is focusing on bringing health through food to as many people as possible. We are looking for an enthusiastic Regional Cash Controller- CEE, based in one of the following countries: CZ, SK, RO, BG, HU. Do you want to join us to contribute to a healthier world? We are now looking for a: Cash Controller.


YOUR responsibilities as a Regional Cash Controller CEE will include (but are not limited to):


1. Closing


  • Coordinate the country's top-line function for timely reporting and provide the conso reports to the stakeholders
  • Work in close cooperation with top-line finance, finance operation, and other controllers and IT departments to produce the P&L and BS 
  • Provide consultancy for the accounting department and indicate corrections to be made
  • Monthly preparation and analysis of risk provisions (eg. litigations, potential claims, repossessed assets)
  • Financial Analyses related to the closing of the month. P&L analyses, BS analyses, and commentaries, reconciliation between the statutory and managerial result
  • Develops new ad-hoc reports, for internal or external purposes (Investors / Management/ etc)
  • Development and implementation of automatic reports to assist efficiently with the Month End closing /Year End Closing tasks


2. Reporting


  • Coordinate, consolidate and analyze Financial Statements for the CEE
  • Provide support in the adoption of new accounting requirements and on-going reporting in line with IFRS's
  • Put in place tools and procedures to optimize and improve the full Reporting, forecast/ budget process in a challenging context.


  3. Budgeting


  • Lead the consolidation of Business Unit monthly Actuals reporting, Rolling Estimate process, and Risk and Opportunities assessment, working closely with the local teams,
  • Create annual plans, budgets, and financial forecasting, including the functional & operational budgets plus monthly and quarterly forecasting upon the balance sheet and profit and loss statements elements.
  • Implement and coordinates the planning, budgets, and forecast processes including the managing of the templates, uploading data, and deadlines, and consolidating and sending it through the financial tools.
  • Delivers the first draft of the budget/forecast and the following updates of the team in order to sustain the decision-making and keep in touch for the next ideas and contributions





About you

 From the Regional Cash Controller CEE we are expecting: 


  • Relevant university degree and previous experience in Controlling
  • Relevant experience in the field of Controlling- at least 2 years in a regional role
  • Fluency in English is a must for this role
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and some user experience with SAP is required
  • Basic understanding of accounting
  • Familiarity with variance analysis
  • Preparation of monthly executive summary results for presentation to Group/other stakeholders
  • Preparation of financial schedules and cross-checking information from consolidated reporting packages to ensure the consistency and accuracy of the information reported.
  • Challenge of current reporting tools and systems to improve efficiency



About us

Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people should impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies.


We embrace diversity in our organization. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

  • Interview #3

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