Business Controller


Barcelona, B, ES

Functional area:  Finance
Contract type:  1 | Permanent job

Puig is a major player in the worldwide fashion and beauty industry. We have a wide portfolio of well-known luxury brands across fashion, fragrance, makeup, skincare, and wellness. Founded more than 100 years ago, Puig is a family-owned company with a long-term commitment to our brands and stakeholders.

The Opportunity

As Business Controller, your mission will be to provide reliable and relevant financial and operational information for decision making. Collaborating with the Regional & Local Controllers and reporting to the HQ Controller, your main responsibilities will be:

What you´ll get to do

Business Controlling

-    DTC (Retail & P&L Analysis and KPI’s Definition.
-    Challenge Store Openings business cases (ROI).
-    Store & Capex Follow Up.
-    Partner with Commercial Controlling to follow up Gross to Net conditions, Price Increase and Global Key Accounts.

Analysis & Month End Closing Validations

-    Validate Consolidated monthly Results
-    Performing monthly end results analysis (Full Fragrances P&L lines; by Market, by Brand, by Channel and Category). 
-    Gross Margin Analysis challenging the regional/local controllers.
-    What if Analysis considering Exchange rates fluctuations.
-    Ongoing Risk & Opportunities analysis.
-    Ensure financial data consistency and accuracy between the different systems.
-    Guarantee the monthly closing process flow correctly to ensure timings.

Planning & Reporting

-    Weekly sales reporting to management.
-    Take full ownership of B&F Dashboard.
-    Prepare and analyze Like for Like impacts in the different P&Ls.
-    Full ownership of the Planning processes (Budget, Forecast, Landing) 
-    Actively support benchmarking among markets to improve efficiency.
-    Managing ad-hoc projects.
-    Owner of the different Controlling tools (Analysis for Excel, Dashboard, …)

We´d love to meet you if you have

The ideal candidate holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Economics, ideally with a specialization in finance. He/She brings a minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in Direct to Consumer controlling analysis. Good communication skills, personal organization and rigor, as well as attention to details are necessary to endorse this mission. You also must be used to do presentations to management.
If you are entrepreneur, hands-on, creative and collaborative, if you like bringing initiative and are ready to take on responsibility from day one, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to join the financial team of a company, which offers diverse and passionate careers, promoting people and encouraging personal evolution and development. As such, fluency in Spanish and English is compulsory, as well as an open mindset for international mobility. We are looking for ambitious and curious individuals with an international outlook, who want to join a growing company where creativity harmoniously combines with long-term vision. 

A few things you´ll love about us

  • An entrepreneurial, creative and welcoming work culture
  • A range of learning and development opportunities
  • An international company with plenty of opportunities to grow
  • A competitive compensation & benefits package

Puig is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At Puig, we are continually looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences to join our team. We believe that creating an inclusive environment in which you feel welcomed, valued, engaged, and empowered strengthens our business and fosters a culture where we are inspired to work hard, challenge ourselves, and be innovative in our thinking. Additionally, we believe that the diversity of our employees makes us a stronger company and better able to serve our customers around the world.

Job Req ID:  23861


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