Senior Financial Controller - Emerging Markets (F/M)

21 Jul 2021
04 Aug 2021
JN -072021-2946101
Anthony Caffon
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

The job holder will provide financial guidance to both CFO/Central Finance teams and to local affiliates.

Client Details

Our client is a privately-owned international company. The business successfully expanded for the last 30 years in a wide range of countries, including some high-potential emerging economies.

We are looking for a Senior Financial Controller (F/M) to join the Geneva based central team.


Key responsibilities of the role are articulated as follow:

A) Country Controlling

- Oversee on a timely manner the reporting provided by Country Finance Managers, assess its quality and accuracy and drive continuous improvement initiatives,

- Control budget / forecast and long term plan,

- Detect discrepancies and provide remediation plan, from inception to execution,

- Maintain a close follow up of Key Performances Indicators and propose new ones when appropriated,

- Provide guidance to the Group Reporting teams for quarterly closings,

- Support, develop and coach local affiliates finance teams,

B) Capex Controlling & Investment

- Act as a first line of analysis for Capex requirements from countries,

- Deliver project controlling analysis,

- Forecast and follow up of investment phase in existing and new businesses,

C) Reporting & Analysis

- Prepare monthly cash flow forecast,

- Provide finance support to ad-hoc request from the company management,

- Ensure adherence to finance procedures,

- Participate to decks preparation for C-level.


- Master's degree in Finance / Accounting / Business Administration,

- 3 to 5 years of experience in External Audit in a Big4, exposure to IFRS,

- Additional 3 to 5 years of experience in Finance, in a fast-paced environment with an international footprint,

- Ideal experience in the field, in Finance, in Africa / Latin America,

- Passion for fast-growing economies, team worker, pro-active.

Job Offer

Great opportunity to join a success-story and to contribute to the development of the business.

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