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Reference Code:  88999

International Controller - 9 month fixed-term contract

Meyrin, GE, CH

Fixed Term
  
  

Jaeger-LeCoultre since its creation, Jaeger-LeCoultre has made precision an art form in its own right, balancing skills and artistry with sophistication and aesthetic finesse. In keeping with the inventive spirit initiated in 1833 by its founder Antoine LeCoultre, the artisans of the Manufacture create collections which have been at the forefront of fine watchmaking: Reverso, Master, Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris, Rendez-Vous and Atmos – this rich legacy built by the Grande Maison over centuries serves as a constant source of inspiration in ever so pushing the boundaries through unprecedented timepieces.

Working within the Finance Team of Jaeger-LeCoultre based in Geneva, and reporting to the Brand Controlling Director, you are responsible for the financial monitoring of the Brand’s worldwide Sales and Operating Expenses as well as several of the Brand’s international subsidiaries. As key finance contact-person for the markets, you also liaise on a regular basis with different departments within the Maison both at headquarters (Retail, Procurement, Supply chain) and in the markets (International teams, local commercial marketing and communication teams…). As a true business partner you strongly contribute to the business with value-adding analysis and reporting. 

 

RESPONSABILITIES

 

Financial analysis of markets and boutiques

- Preparation of monthly management and quarterly retail reporting packs for the top management

- Monitoring of sales, operating expenses, capital expenditure and debtors in the subsidiaries

- Ad hoc financial analysis

 

Budgeting and forecasting

- Contribute to the yearly budget process and quarterly forecasts to ensure accurate cost planning

- Analyse variances and formulate explanations and recommendations

 

Contribution to financial and cross-company projects

- Force for proposal in continuously improving our reporting tools (format, deliverables adapted to non-financial recipients…).

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

- Fluency in English and French, any other language is a plus. You fully master Excel and other Office software. Knowledge of Business Object Analyser would be an asset.

- Proactive, reliable and dynamic, you are rigorous in your work. Your discretion and sense of priorities, your analytical skills and ability to synthesize are well recognized. Autonomous, you are a force for proposal in improving processes and tools. Last but not least, your ability to adapt and your excellent interpersonal skills are precious assets to succeed in your tasks.

- You hold a degree in Finance and/or Controlling and have work experience of 5 to 8 years in Controlling within an international organization, ideally operating a Retail network. You have a sound business understanding and are able to interact efficiently with other functions.