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Senior Operations Controller

  • Posted: 14 Oct 2021
  • Finance
  • Frankfurt/München/Erlangen
  • Germany

About the job


  • Lead the performance animation for all Material costs (Milk, Raws & Packs, Import of Finished Goods…) generated in the DACH area
  • Coordinate the monthly forecast process, identifying and tracking Risk & Opportunities and co-leading initiatives
  • In-depth Analysis of Actual performance and variances to support strategic discussions and business decisions
  • Ensure completeness, accuracy and timely delivery of financial reporting towards both local (CBU) and central (European Finance) stakeholders 
  • Support the D2D and C&P Director and the team by formulating recommendations and concrete action plans and monitoring realization and progress
  • Consolidate and follow up of productivity projects in reformulation & reengineering
  • Lead and engage your team members (Milk & Material Controllers) helping them in their own professional development

Start as of now in Germany.

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)
  • Fluent language skills in German and English


About us

As a world leading food company Danone stands for international success. Around 100.000 employees work on all five continents in the three Danone business areas Essential Dairy & Plant-Based, Specialized Nutrition and Waters on one corporate mission: „Bringing health through food to as many people as possible.“
We believe that opinions should not only be expressed, but should also be really heard. In our culture, respect and team spirit are embedded at all levels: the best idea is not determined by the  hierarchical level.
We believe your career is not a one-way street. Individual career plans give you freedom and flexibility: You decide on the next step. 
We support you - for example with our coaching and mentoring services.
We believe that there is so much more to a job than titles and earning money. With us you can really make a difference. Together with you we fight to improve the health of people and the planet.

  • Central, modern office with open space and communal kitchen  
  • Possibility of mobile and flexible working
  • Various training and further education opportunities 
  • Fitness studio cooperation 
  • Subsidy for public transport   
  • Subsidized lunch 
  • Access to corporate benefits 
  • Company pension plan
  • Danone PME Family Service

Your contact person Lukas Brandstetter is looking forward to receiving your documents and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
We value diversity and welcome all applications - irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social religion, disability, age and sexual orientation.