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Sales Controller

Our brands fight at the frontlines to give our consumers a better life. This is why we exist: To protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

 

Our products reach millions of people every day, as we fight to improve global access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness and nourishment.  We’re a growing community of 40,000+ diverse, talented entrepreneurs, and the driving force behind some of the world’s most loved and trusted brands.

 

Our portfolio includes Hygiene, Health and Nutrition brands such as Strepsils, Durex, Dettol, Nurofen, Galieve, Scholl, Veet, Nutramigen, Cillit Bang, Finish and Vanish. Health, Hygiene and Nutrition are the focus areas of our business and the categories under which our brands are organised.  Each area is dedicated to building sustainable solutions that will help us address the challenges presented by global mega-trends like urbanization, climate change and digital transformation.

 

The objective of the Sales controller is to drive financial performance for Reckitt Nordics. The sales controller will deliver financial insights, set and maintain internal controls and will play an important role in pricing and trade investment strategy.

 

The Sales Controller is a key finance person in the Nordic office. He/she is working very closely with the sales force and will have a great deal of challenges related to customer relationship. The position offers a unique combination of financial and commercial challenges. The Sales Controller will be working closely with the Country Sales Managers across the region.

 

The responsibilities are:

  • 1st point of contact in finance for Nordic Sales team
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Controlling pricing and discount policies
  • Performing customer profitability analysis
  • Measuring and evaluating Trade spend effectiveness
  • Developing pricing and trade spend strategy
  • Providing financial support in contract negotiations
  • Maintaining financial control on balance sheet positions relating to trade investment
  • Writing business cases for new launches
  • Ad Hoc Financial Decision support for Sales (working closely with KAMs)

 

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Business administration, Controlling or Economics
  • 3-5 years of experience in Commercial/Sales Controlling or Consulting Experience with Sales is highly valued.

 

Other requirements:

  • Business acumen with strong analytical and modeling skills
  • An outgoing and dynamic personality with a high level of energy and drive
  • Ability to think and act independently
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of SAP is an advantage

 

Personal attributes:

  • Driven to take on additional responsibility in an organization that provides a high level of autonomy with the ambition to progress your career within commercial and finance functions.
  • Proven track record of building relationships across departments, with well-developed communication skills.
  • Confident at challenging the status quo and both influencing and challenging decisions at a senior management level.
  • Multi-tasking – need to be organized, highly efficient and able push multiple projects forward at the same time
  • Entrepreneurial – help the commercial team develop new initiatives/spot and resolve problems.
  • Advanced Excel skills with experience of scenario modeling.


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