Vacancies at FOSS


Published: 2024-03-12
FOSS Pacific
5, 3-4 Anzed Court
3170  Mulgrave VIC



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. If that sounds like something you would like to get out of bed for every Monday morning, then read on.

What can you expect in this role?

As Controller, you are market responsible for supporting the business to meeting or exceeding business growth and EBITA targets and for building and maintaining a “Winning Team” with a strong focus on employee development. You will support the business with reliable and relevant information to challenge and inspire the business. And not least to ensure that the business is driven in accordance with our policies and procedures at all times. Lead and manage your team within finance, HR and IT. In the Regional Finance Leadership team, your role will be to give input on prioritization regarding the global initiatives, add value to the design of selected projects and support the implementation of the global projects.

This person will report directly to the Regional Finance Director.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Day-to-day control and analysis of the company's financial situation.
  • Analysis of contracts concluded by the Company and draft of contracts. Estimation of the risk of entering a contract.
  • Responsible for shaping and implementing the company's financial strategy.
  • Responsible for month-end closing activities.
  • Responsible for full budget and forecasting process.
  • Preparation of the reports for local authorities including Statistical Office.
  • Preparation of the multiannual strategic plans.
  • Proactive cost and NCW management with focus on continuing improvements,
  • Full responsibility for the cash flow.
  • Employee management including payroll, compensation management, benefit administration and disciplinary actions.
  • ESG reporting including energy, water, business ethics cases, health & safety incidents.

What makes you a desirable candidate?

  • Higher education in Accounting / Finance / Economics.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Controller.
  • Experience in building and implementing financial strategy.
  • Independent, goal-oriented, problem solving, flexible, and proactive.
  • Familiarity of SA.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Fluent in English.
  • High ethical standards.

FOSS is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. You can help us sustain an unbiased recruitment process by not including photo or age in your application.


Today, more than 8 billion people around the world are dependent on nutritional food. Tons of food being produced in a million different ways and under varying conditions, creating challenges all the way from field to fork. One of them, obviously, being the effects it has on climate change. 

FOSS helps the world’s 100 biggest food companies and more than 40,000 others around the world navigate exactly that with intelligent, data-driven and innovative analytical solutions. We are making sustainability a better business and we’re doing so as global market leader in our field – improving food quality, minimizing food waste, ensuring food safety, and securing fair payment.

Join a pioneering and innovative company in the food and agriculture industry. A company on a mission, with offices all around the world and 1,700 talented colleagues from more than 32 different countries.

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