Business Controller

  • Finance
  • Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Business Controller

Job description

With a revenue of €350 million, Scotch & Soda produces and sells its fashion & apparel collections in over 65 countries. Currently we operate 225 branded stores, half of which are operated by franchisees, and are available at 7.000 points of sales globally. For the coming years the company plans a further international franchise store roll-out and an expansion of its international wholesale customer base.

 

To facilitate our growth ambitions, we are searching for a top talent with a (post) graduate degree in economics or controlling and a passion for wholesale. Someone who takes the lead in business planning and performance analysis, understands the story behind the numbers, and is able to drive and support business development based on these numbers. Someone who likes the dynamics of a fashion company, working closely together with both our central wholesale and franchise teams and the local wholesale teams in key countries to drive sales growth and profitability improvement.

 

As a key member of our global controlling team, you work closely together with the controllers of the retail and e-commerce activities to advance and accelerate Scotch & Soda’s omni-channel strategy. You will be responsible for driving wholesale performance by initiating change, challenging the wholesale and franchise teams, monitoring KPI’s and developing business cases for new franchise stores and new customers. You will be the go to person for these teams on all finance related matters and will be setting their budgets both on topline and bottom line.

Requirements

You have at least 5-8 years of working experience, of which several years as a business partner in finance and controlling, preferably in fashion and/or retail. You are a talented and ambitious finance professional, with a positive attitude and a hands on approach, who likes to work in a dynamic and informal environment. You are a strong communicator who can represent finance at leadership team level and knows how to get things done. Knowledge of AX, Clickview and Tagetik is helpful. If this is you, we can’t wait to meet you.