Vacancies at FOSS

Business Controller

Published: 2021-05-05


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 2050 to meet demand. We want to come up with smarter ways to make the best use of agricultural resources, and to help eliminate food waste. We are best-in-class in what we do, and with the right people on board, we will continue to be so.

We are looking for a new colleague to be part of the controlling team and have dedicated focus towards our Production and Supply Chain organization. If you want to join a purpose-driven company on a mission, then read on.

Join Financial Operations & Support as Business Controller

As Business Controller, you will take over the responsibility for controlling our Production and Supply Chain organization. Working in close cooperation with the leadership at our Denmark (Hillerød) and China (Suzhou) production plants, you will ensure crisp reporting, solid controls and business case analysis.

You will be responsible for the monthly reporting on KPIs towards the Production and Supply Chain organization where you will be facilitating meetings with senior leaders giving them the right foundation for decision making.

You will facilitate internal audit procedures in both production plants and take part in business case analysis and project participation. You will also have strong ties with the IT organization, ensuring tight control with their spending patterns.

You will be reporting to the Head of Financial Operations & support, joining a team of 3 controllers and 4 bookkeepers.

About you

Our ideal candidate comes with a degree in Business, Finance Economics or similar, and has 5 years’ experience working with controlling or auditing.

We expect you to have a good understanding within key business processes to support business development decision. You are a MS Office super user (especially Excel) and ideally possess good knowledge of SAP. Strong project management knowledge will be an advantage.

To be successful in this position, you should have a passion for numbers, have an analytical mindset and be good with stakeholder management, where communicating numbers and data to non-financial people is essential. You are ambitious, proactive and detailed oriented. You can work independently and can take responsibility for your assignments while meeting deadlines.

As you will be joining an international environment, you will need to be fluent in Danish and English, both written and spoken.

We offer

You will join an international and innovative company that is a world leader in its field. We are very proud of contributing to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We provide analytics beyond measure to add value to our customers by improving quality and optimizing food and agricultural production. It guides our work and describes the very essence of FOSS and the purpose of what we do.

Our work is based on trust and working in teams, and you can expect to enter a great working place where you can bring your ideas to the table and make a real difference. We aim at empowering our employees and focus therefore on personal and professional development, as well as motivation.


Send us your application using the link below. We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis. Therefore, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and look forward to hearing from you!

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of nationality, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.


FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimising production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimise the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs more than 1,500 highly qualified people worldwide.

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