Senior Controller (100%)

Job description

Breitling stands apart with its watches unapologetically dedicated to authentic adventures, in the air, at sea or on land. We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Controller to join our #FinanceSquad. In this role you will drive the cash flow processes, contribute to net working capital objectives fulfillment. You will have a chance to work in a strategic Breitling project team on the global level. You will cooperate closely with our Headquarter finance team in Grenchen, Switzerland, and with finance leaders in our markets.


If you are looking for a next challenge, striving for professional and personal growth, would like to learn from your next high-pro colleagues and experienced world-class leaders in the watch industry, as well to have a meaningful work and see results of your efforts very quickly, then this role is for you.


Main responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for driving short- to mid-term cash flow forecasting and optimization
  • You will manage incoming and outgoing cash effectively
  • You will analyse cash flow of the company and prepare weekly and monthly variance report
  • You will own the development of strategies to optimize cash position of the company
  • Your mission will be to improve efficiency in cash collections, funds transfers, cash disbursements and inter-departmental
  • You will act as a true Finance Business Partner for HQ functions
  • You will be responsible for analysing annual budgets (by highlighting cash needs and risks)
  • You will establish KPI reports
  • Your goal will be to achieve budget objectives (by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions in cooperation with other departments)

Job requirements

Your profile:

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in Finance (ideally within FMCG industry)
  • You have deep expertise in cash flow area and ROI calculation methods
  • You have worked in a regional or global headquarters and locally
  • You are an advanced SAP user and possess an up-to-date knowledge about IFRS standards
  • You are comfortable to communicate with senior leaders
  • You are resilient, determined and reliable
  • You have obtained a Master’s degree in Finance
  • Your English level is a professional fluency (both in writing and speaking), knowledge of German and/or French languages is a great plus
  • You are proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

At Breitling, we are:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Doer and result-driven
  • Innovative thinker
  • Explorer and experimental
  • Ethical and inclusive way of collaboration
  • Understanding aesthetics