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Senior Operations/COGS Controller DACH (m/f/d)

  • Germany
  • HAAR
  • Hybrid
  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Posted: 11 Jul 2024
Finance - Mobile
Senior Operations/COGS Controller DACH (m/f/d)

About the job

You love strong brands - we love strong personalities! Become part of Danone and our team with the successful brands Volvic, Aptamil, Activia, Actimel, Alpro und many more.

  • Lead the performance animation for all Material costs (Milk, Raws & Packs, Import of Finished Goods…) generated in the DACH area
  • Lead and engage your team members (Milk & Material Controllers) helping them in their own professional development
  • Coordinate forecast process, identifying and tracking Risk & Opportunities and co-leading initiatives for DACH Sales unit and Ochsenfurt Supply point
  • Ensure completeness, accuracy and timely delivery of financial reporting towards both local (CBU) and central (European Finance) stakeholders 
  • In-depth Analysis of performance and variances to support strategic discussions and business decisions
  • Supporting business cases of DACH Sales unit from Material costs perspective and follow-up reformulation projects with IPRO and C&P teams.

About you

  • Successfully completed studies, preferably in business administration with specialization in finance
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience in finance/controlling
  • Experience people manager with strong communication, negotiating and presentation skills
  • Entrepreneurial thinking, challenging mind set and process improvement/optimization mentality
  • High flexibility, learning capacity, agility and resilience
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel), SAP, Tagetik and Power BI is a plus
  • Fluent language skills in English, German is a plus

Start is asap in our office locations Munich, Frankfurt am Main or Nürnberg.

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About Danone

In our culture, respect and team spirit are embedded at all levels: the best idea is not determined by the hierarchical level. 
Your career path is not a one-way street. Individual career plans give you freedom and flexibility: We support you - e.g. with our coaching and mentoring offer 

A job means so much more than titles and earning money. With us you have the opportunity to really make a difference and improve the health of people and the planet. 

Come to Danone and make our team even more colorful and diverse. We say: bring your very own self into our teams - because we count on the individuality of everyone. #Dan'OwnYourUniqueness 



  • Modern office with open space

  • Mobile and flexible working

  • Various education opportunities

  • Pension

  • Pick & Choose from the categories Transportation, Health, Lunch, Childcare and more! 



Job details

Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, we are a leading global food & beverage company built on four businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Medical Nutrition.