Head of Financial Controlling

Job description

The Head of Financial Controlling position is responsible for the accounting & finance operations of the Group, a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risks, and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles applicable to the entities of the Group. 

 If you are interested in developing your career in fast-moving Finance department and you want to be the best you can be, join us!

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Management of global controlling function and supervision of global finance operations function. Hiring, performance management, training & development of both teams
  • Development, improvements and implementation of effective and harmonized finance operations/accounting processes Group-wide. Continuous development, improvements, implementation and monitoring of internal controls framework across the Group
  • Overall responsibility for the general ledger of the Group entities. Compliance with statutory/regulatory requirements and applicable accounting standards, across various jurisdictions
  • Supervision and management of Group’s finance and overall responsibility for Group’s intercompany landscape and overall Group’s consolidation;
  • Management of external audit processes and liaising with external auditors to ensure smooth planning, process and completion of the stand-alone audits and Group’s consolidated audits
  • Business owner of the Group’s financial software – D365 for general ledger and Sigma for consolidation
  • Close cooperation with tax, legal teams, and especially with financial planning and forecasting team for regular reporting inputs
  • Cross-departmental collaboration with stakeholders of the finance processes, raising awareness and visibility of the finance department throughout the Group
  • Ad hoc projects and management requests
  • Any other tasks assigned by Group’s CFO


Requirements and Key qualifications

  • Publicly traded company and/or previous IPO experience a must have
  • Chartered accounting qualification with significant post-qualification experience
    • IFRS experience and/or US GAAP experience, Lux GAAP useful but not a must
    • Experience with transfer pricing mechanisms and processes a great plus
    • Unquestionable integrity
    • Flexible and open-minded
    • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Patience and ability to see and understand the ‘big picture’
  • 15+ years finance management roles in multinational companies or in high growth sectors; previous team management experience is a must
  • Excellent time management and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities under pressure
  • Strong, influential and yet respectful style of management
  • Ability to establish effective cross-departmental relationships
  • Effective and easy communication style, able to relate to a wide range of people
  • Able to interpret and clearly explain complex financial and accounting data to non-finance staff
  • Fluency in English language, other European languages a plus

Reports directly to Group’s CFO, Responsibility for 40+ people globally, supervision and guidance of finance staff including accounting and controlling, consolidation, finance operations and business information.


What we offer:

Salary and benefits

In addition to the normal health and welfare benefits that most larger companies in Luxembourg offer, Docler provides its employees with the following cutting-edge benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation package and moving assistance from HR if relevant
  • Meal vouchers
  • Private health insurance
  • Additional holiday entitlement based on length of service with the company
  • Free gym membership
  • Sympass discount card

Company culture

  • Dynamic and friendly atmosphere
  • A multi-cultural environment made of 30 different nationalities, with English as the official language
  • Daily breakfast in the office
  • Free coffee, tea, and fresh fruit every day
  • Fantastic events, including Christmas Parties, Family Days, Hackathons and other surprises
  • Chill rooms, creative areas, and LAN parties
  • Company branded merchandise (goodies)
  • High quality of life offered by Luxembourg

Professional growth

  • Opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups
  • Free language courses in the office
  • Enthusiastic professionals to learn from
  • Possibility to advance in the company

During the recruitment process candidates will be requested to provide with a recent criminal record extract for background screening purpose.