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Financial Specialist with strong IT skills

Published: 2020-02-03
Department
Finance

Contact
Ann Andersen
+45 27 61 69 29


Country
Denmark

At FOSS, we are driven by a strong sense of purpose, and we hope you are too. A fast growing world population means that the global food production will have to increase by 60% by the year 2050 to meet the demand. Every day we work to find smarter ways to make the best use of agricultural resources, and to help eliminate food waste.

We are looking for a talented Financial Specialist with strong IT skills to join our Finance team; Group Reporting & Controlling - if that sounds like something you would like to be a part of, then read on.

The job

In our Finance department we have high ambitions. We want to support FOSS subsidiaries around the world in the most professional way.

Our Finance team consists of specialists and controllers, we are ambitious in our delivery of accurate, reliable and relevant financial data. Our key focus is to support and establish reliable financial systems that will support FOSS business.

You will be the link between IT in our Service Centre in Warsaw and our Finance functions in our subsidiaries and Group Finance in Denmark. As Financial Specialist you will be responsible for coordinating financial changes to our SAP solution and participating in our ongoing Sales Force implementation.

Primary tasks

As Financial Specialist, you will be:  

  • Responsible for coordinating SAP requests, enhancements and projects within Finance
  • Responsible for training and supporting new users as well as existing users in SAP FI/CO across the FOSS Group
  • Responsible for documentation and ensuring compliance in SAP FI/CO in the Group
  • Supporting our BI specialist in maintaining and developing our Business Intelligence solution in QlikView and QlikSense
  • Supporting implementation of our new CRM system Sales Force
  • Supporting our authorization setup in SAP
  • Developing and participating in optimization projects within Finance area such as establishing automatic load between SAP and other Finance systems

Qualifications

You come from an international company with 3-8 years of experience in either Finance departments or IT departments preferably a combination of those. You are highly skilled in SAP FI/CO and have knowledge and interest in understanding how system works. You are familiar with Business Intelligence systems such as QlikView or Power BI and have some programming experience and understanding.

The preferred candidate comes with a master degree in Finance or IT.

Personal skills

You have strong communication skills and are used to translating IT language to Financial language and collaborate with many different people in an international organization. 

You are used to document your changes to systems and prepare training material that can be used globally.  

To be successful in this role, you need talent for working in teams and for building relationships with many different people and cultures. You are very structured and able to manage many projects at the same time. You are result oriented, business focused and persistent on exploring data to get factual insights to create better results.

People describe you as self-driven, proactive and solution-oriented person, who is not afraid to nudge, push and challenge behavior with colleagues and stakeholders to improve on work-processes and deliverables.

Since FOSS is a global organization, it is a prerequisite that you have good English skills. It is a plus if you speak and understand Danish.

We offer

You will be a part of our team Group Reporting & Controlling that consist of three business controllers supporting our Sales & Service subsidiaries around the world, a business intelligence specialist taking care of our QlikView and QlikSense environment and two controllers handling our price updates and group consolidation.

We offer a challenging job in an international, innovative and highly successful company. We are market leaders within our field and very proud of the results we deliver. Our work is based on trust and working in teams, and you can expect to join a great working place where work-life balance and flexibility are valued and where you can bring your ideas to the table and make a real difference. At FOSS, we value our employees and believe in cooperation, in straightforward communication and in setting clear objectives to achieve our goals.

Travel days will be limited.

Application

Send your application by using the link below. Note that we only receive applications via the link. We conduct interviews on a regular basis, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

For further information regarding the job, please do not hesitate to contact Head of Group Reporting & Controlling, Ann Andersen, ann@foss.dk or on +4527616929.

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

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 1,500 highly qualified employees worldwide.

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