Business Controller
Nestle - La Tour de Peilz, Vaud, Switzerland
13.06.2019 | Employee | 100%

Business Controller

Business controller



Global Business Unit NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto
La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland

Fixed term contract: 6 month 
Act. rate 100%

Nestlé is the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Our mission of "Good Food, Good Life" is to provide consumers with the best tasting, most nutritious choices in a wide range of food and beverage categories and eating occasions, from morning to night.

NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto is a global brand present in over 60 countries and continuing to grow. A unique multi-beverage system easily delivers a wide range of coffee shop coffees and beverages. It is highly innovative spirit is underlined by irreverent and maverick personality, aiming to make consumers' life more creative and interesting.


To complete our team, we are currently looking for a Business controller. Reporting to the Senior business Manager Finance and Controlling, the business controller will support in the execution of the financial business planning process in conjunction with the Zones, reporting and budget controlling as well as in tracking progress and provide financial insight into key projects. Runs transparency projects when needed in order to deliver recommendations to the business.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare, coordinate and execute the collection of Market financial plans in relation to key projects in collaboration with the Zones and commercial team. Provide support to the Markets to drive accuracy of the data, calculate business key KPIs (Return on Marketing investment; Value capture ...) and highlight areas for feedback. Provide financial support to the commercial team in their review of the performance of the various Markets & countries.
  • Prepare P&L simulations.

  • Prepare the budget for next year, in conjunction with manager and budget owners.

  • Control the current year budget in collaboration with accounting and budget owners. Ensure that the Monthly closes are accurate. Provide support and guidance when needed and ensure smooth landing and compliance in full year close.

  • Maintain relevant data and dashboards.

  • Run cost transparency projects in various areas to help drive improvements in the total value Chain.
  • Provide financial support for Machine I&R. Link with CAPEX process and perform documentation. Analyze and understand consumer insights and journey to continuously nurture the relevance of the brand strategy and communications. 

Required Profile


  • Formal studies qualification of appropriate level (degree or similar).
  • Fast moving consumer goods industry experience.
  • Preferably prior experience as a Business Controller in a Market.
  • Experience within a network organization, ability to interact at various levels of the organization.
  • Prior experience working with different markets is a plus.
  • Proficiency in English.

Show us that you are responsible for taking controlling projects and that you can be a real support for the team. Reveal your ideas and your ambitions. If you are interested in this opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you!

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The Nestlé Group is the world's largest food and beverage company with 91.4 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2018. It is present in 190 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 308,000 employees are committed to Nestlé's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on




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