Group Financial Controller

Published: 2017-08-23

Ann Andersen
+45 48208107


For our headquarter in Hillerød, we are looking for a Group Financial Controller to join our Group Financial Reporting and Business Intelligence Competence Centre. You will help us to both develop and continue our financial controlling and completion of the FOSS Group Accounts.  

Group Financial Reporting and Business Intelligence Competence Centre is a part of FOSS Finance team. The team takes care of completing FOSS Group Financial Consolidation, development and maintenance of FOSS Group Reporting and Consolidation system, secures compliance and improves governance within the FOSS Group and supports the Business Intelligence Strategy by developing and maintaining FOSS BI systems and structure. 

The job

As Group Financial Controller, you will assist and complete consolidation of FOSS Group Accounts in our Group Reporting and Consolidation system “INFOR Performance Management”. You will prepare the group accounts and distribute the financial reporting to Corporate Management on a monthly basis as well as board material on a quarterly basis. At Year End you will complete FOSS Group Statutory Accounts. You will also support the consolidation of FOSS Group Estimates and Budgets and the FOSS Group Business Plan completion.

Primary work place is in our headquarter FOSS Innovation Centre in Hillerød. The position will report to Head of Group Financial Reporting and Business Intelligence Competence Centre.

Primary tasks

  • Consolidation of FOSS Group Accounts on a monthly basis including internal profit calculations and group adjustments
  • Preparation of monthly sales statistics, analysis and management commentary
  • Consolidation of FOSS Group Accounts for Estimates and Budgets including group adjustments and analysis.
  • Collecting the material for FOSS Group Business Plan
  • Preparation of FOSS Group Statutory Accounts in accordance with Danish Gaap
  • Developing and maintaining FOSS Group Reporting and Consolidation system “INFOR Performance Management”
  • Maintenance of FOSS Accounting Policy and secure adapting to latest Danish Gaap
  • Support and improve data quality, governance and compliance across FOSS subsidiaries


You hold a position as auditor today or have worked for some years in a similar position and want to join a large international Danish Group. You have a Master’s degree in Economics or similar. You have been completing financial consolidations, group eliminations and statutory accounts in your former positions. You are fluent in both Danish and English and used to work with people worldwide taking care of the cultural challenges. You are super user in Microsoft Office package and have worked with group consolidation systems. 

Personal skills

You are working very systematically and structured. To succeed in the job you are able to work with several tasks at a time and you are able to finalize and complete your tasks 100% every time. You are proactive and you want to contribute to the improvement of the quality of financial reporting and consolidation and present financial reporting in a high quality for stakeholders on all levels as well as worldwide. You are able to take the lead, voice your opinion and challenge in constructive ways.

You must be confident in your own ability to move projects and tasks forward and deal with hurdles along the way. You thrive with responsibility and have a talent for collaborating with multidisciplinary teams.

We offer

We offer a challenging job in an international and innovative company that is a world leader in its field. You will get the opportunity to work with highly skilled and ambitious colleagues in strong teams and cross-functional projects.


Please send your application using the link below. We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis so please apply as soon as possible if you hold the required qualifications. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Head of Group Financial Reporting and Business Intelligence Competence Centre Ann Andersen on +45 2761 6929 or

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, family status, age, or religion.



FOSS is the world’s leading producer of innovative analytical instruments that monitor and control food quality. We provide solutions that improve customers’ business by running a sustainable and profitable operation while helping deliver high quality products for consumers.

We live in a world with a fast growing population and to meet the growing demand for food, the global food production will have to increase by 60 per cent by 2050. The world’s population is becoming wealthier and the global middle class is growing, which create new food demands. This means the food producers need to find smarter ways to make the best use of our valuable resources and to eliminate food waste. At FOSS, we have the know-how to help companies address these global trends and turn them into opportunities – in a way where sustainability and good business go hand in hand.

The family-owned FOSS Company was founded in 1956. FOSS headquarters are based in Hillerød, Denmark and development and production takes place in Denmark and China. FOSS products are marketed and sold through a global network of sales subsidiaries in 30 countries. FOSS employs around 1,400 highly qualified employees worldwide.

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