Vacancies at FOSS

Controller with an interest in IT

Published: 2020-09-02

Ann Andersen
+45 27 61 69 29


Do you have experience with SAP FI/CO? And are you ready to step into a fast-paced environment in an international organisation where you get to act as the link between Finance and IT?  

Join a strong finance team and collaborate with dedicated and highly skilled colleagues! Here, you get to put your SAP toolbox to the test and your ideas to the table. 

Coordinate SAP requests across the globe
Joining our finance department, Group Reporting & Controlling, you become part of a team consisting of 5 controllers and 1 BI specialist. Together, we support the FOSS business and subsidiaries around the world through reliable financial systems.

As our new controller, you will be responsible for identifying best practice, ensuring compliance and coordinating financial changes to our SAP solution. Doing so, you will step into an important role within our team acting as the link between the finance functions in our subsidiaries, Group Finance in Denmark and IT at our Service Centre in Warsaw.

Your key tasks include:

  • Coordinating SAP requests, enhancements and projects within our finance department
  • Training and supporting new users as well as existing users in SAP FI/CO across the FOSS Group – this includes preparing training material
  • Making sure the right documentation is in place and ensuring SAP FI/CO compliance within the Group

In addition, you can look forward to playing a part in various optimisation projects within our finance department and in supporting our BI specialist in maintaining and developing our Business Intelligence solution.

Welcome to our team

In Group Reporting & Controlling, we are ambitious in our delivery of accurate, reliable and relevant financial data. Professionalism is a keyword when describing us as a team. We each have our own area of expertise, but we also have a great team spirit and welcome you to a dynamic work environment where we share knowledge and provide feedback.

Humour is also a vital part of our interactions as a team, and you will find a casual, playful and no-nonsense atmosphere. You will also find a versatile workday where you will have every opportunity to bring your ideas into play.

A financial background, passion for IT and international experience
The key to success in this position is your strong communication skills and your ability to translate IT lingo into financial language and vice versa.

Stepping into our ever-changing workday, you also need to be very structured and know how to handle many concurrent projects. People describe you as a self-driven and result-oriented person who is not afraid to nudge, push and challenge colleagues and stakeholders in order to improve on work processes and deliverables.

When it comes to SAP FI/CO, you are a true detective, and whenever data is not as expected, you investigate the issue and use your findings to improve future practices. Moreover, you: 

  • Have 3+ years of experience working as part of a finance departments within an international setting
  • Bring a master’s degree in finance
  • Are highly skilled in SAP FI/CO and have a natural interest in understanding how IT systems work
  • Are interested in business intelligence systems such as QlikView or Power BI – experience is a plus
  • Have experience preparing training material that can be used globally



If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Head of Group Reporting & Controlling Ann Andersen on or +45 2761 6929. 

We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to apply. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.


We look forward to hearing from you!


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 creates 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 company FOSS was founded in 1956 in Hillerød, Denmark and development and production takes place in Denmark, Hungary 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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