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Group Controller

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR110000 - EUR120000
Date added
8 November, 2021

Job Description

My client are a mid-sized global chemicals business who are looking to strengthen their finance team at their Basel headquarters in this newly created role as a Group Controller.

Reporting to the Head of Group Controlling you will be working closely with areas such as HR, R&D and procurement in order to enhance the FP&A and controlling activities for these functions.

You will have prior experience in a group controlling role or business partnering with functions such as logistics or procurement.


Group Controller, Basel, Switzerland


As Group Controller your role will include:

  • Support the production of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting according to IFRS for both internal and external consolidated statements.
  • Create performance KPI’s and conduct variance and ratio analysis for all service functions (i.e. procurement, HR, R&D, etc.)
  • Manage the budgeting, forecasting and mid-term financial planning processes group-wide for all service functions (i.e. procurement, HR, R&D, etc.)
  • Support the Head of Group Controlling in the consolidation of local budgets into the group-wide budget
  • Act as Business Partner for members of the global leadership team providing operational and strategic finance decision support.
  • Working with colleagues at a site level to continuously improve the quality of management reporting and variance analysis
  • Ensure implementation of the continuous improvement of controlling and reporting processes and systems


Skills required:

  • Prior experience in a group controlling function or business partnering with services such as procurement or logistics.
  • Degree level qualification in finance or related subject.
  • Good knowledge of IFRS.
  • Prior experience in an international, manufacturing environment.
  • Good knowledge of reporting tools, ideally experience with SAP.
  • Fluency in English with a good level of German.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Strong communication skills.


If you are interested in applying for this Group Controller role please register your interest using the link below,  send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.