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Operation Controller

Operation Controller

Assago, IT

Assago, IT

The Nespresso story begin with a simple but revolutionary idea: enable anyone to create the perfect cup of espresso coffee.

Since 1986, Nespresso has redefined and revolutionized the way millions of people enjoy their espresso coffee.

Position Snapshot
  • Nespresso in Italy, Milan headquarter (Assago)
  • Nespresso Finance Department
  • Permanent Contract
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role
Position Summary

Support the Operations Manager as a trusted co-pilot within the Operations leadership team (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects…) on a day to day as well as on a long-term strategic view. Provide visibility around costs related to the Operations and Overhead processes through the driving of relevant analysis and reporting (monitoring of the budget and controlling the variances), support F&C Manager in overhead piloting, ensure adherence to financial legal requirements and NAS.

A day in the life of...Operation Controller
  • Challenge assumptions in seeking cost improvements in Operations Network and Overhead organization, seek for and support cost improvement opportunities;
  • Optimize business operations to release cost saving measures and efficient cash flow; continuously question and improve current set-up;
  • Coordinate reporting of actuals (including organizing and overseeing timeliness and accuracy of period-end close) across Operations and Overhead, and forecasts across Operations and Overhead; ensure transparency of these processes; follow up and monitoring of progress to close gaps ensuring Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards are followed;
  • Ensure control and follow up on Working Capital target and challenge the single components (Receivable, Payables, Inventory)
  • Participate in business planning; prepare and coordinate the Operations budget with Operations management and Overhead budget with Functional Leaders, perform revisions or simulations if needed;
  • Ensure clear control and visibility on variable & fixed costs, with focus on compliance with internal controls;
  • Ensure full transparency of costs and financial impact to the organization of strategic Operations and Overhead decisions;
  • Organize internal and external benchmarking of Operations performance;
  • Evaluate and drive optimizations across the different functions within Operations and Overhead;
What will make you successful
  • Formal finance/accounting qualification of appropriate level (degree or similar);
  • Prior experience in finance departments such as Audit, Business Controlling or Decision Support for at least 3 years
  • Experience within a network organization (internal and external providers);
  • Proficiency in English and language of the market (where applicable);
  • Good interpersonal skills, both within the function and with other members of the wider Operations team;
  • Good organizational and planning skills;
  • Provide financial knowledge to the Operations team;
  • Represent the Operations point of view for the Finance Mgt team;
  • Represent the F&C point of view for the Operations and Functions Mgt team.

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The Nespresso story begin with a simple but revolutionary idea: enable anyone to create the perfect cup of espresso coffee.

Since 1986, Nespresso has redefined and revolutionized the way millions of people enjoy their espresso coffee.

Position Snapshot
  • Nespresso in Italy, Milan headquarter (Assago)
  • Nespresso Finance Department
  • Permanent Contract
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role
Position Summary

Support the Operations Manager as a trusted co-pilot within the Operations leadership team (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects…) on a day to day as well as on a long-term strategic view. Provide visibility around costs related to the Operations and Overhead processes through the driving of relevant analysis and reporting (monitoring of the budget and controlling the variances), support F&C Manager in overhead piloting, ensure adherence to financial legal requirements and NAS.

A day in the life of...Operation Controller
  • Challenge assumptions in seeking cost improvements in Operations Network and Overhead organization, seek for and support cost improvement opportunities;
  • Optimize business operations to release cost saving measures and efficient cash flow; continuously question and improve current set-up;
  • Coordinate reporting of actuals (including organizing and overseeing timeliness and accuracy of period-end close) across Operations and Overhead, and forecasts across Operations and Overhead; ensure transparency of these processes; follow up and monitoring of progress to close gaps ensuring Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards are followed;
  • Ensure control and follow up on Working Capital target and challenge the single components (Receivable, Payables, Inventory)
  • Participate in business planning; prepare and coordinate the Operations budget with Operations management and Overhead budget with Functional Leaders, perform revisions or simulations if needed;
  • Ensure clear control and visibility on variable & fixed costs, with focus on compliance with internal controls;
  • Ensure full transparency of costs and financial impact to the organization of strategic Operations and Overhead decisions;
  • Organize internal and external benchmarking of Operations performance;
  • Evaluate and drive optimizations across the different functions within Operations and Overhead;
What will make you successful
  • Formal finance/accounting qualification of appropriate level (degree or similar);
  • Prior experience in finance departments such as Audit, Business Controlling or Decision Support for at least 3 years
  • Experience within a network organization (internal and external providers);
  • Proficiency in English and language of the market (where applicable);
  • Good interpersonal skills, both within the function and with other members of the wider Operations team;
  • Good organizational and planning skills;
  • Provide financial knowledge to the Operations team;
  • Represent the Operations point of view for the Finance Mgt team;
  • Represent the F&C point of view for the Operations and Functions Mgt team.

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