Finance Operations Controller, EEMEA

Finance Санкт-Петербург Full-time Russian Federation

Job Description


  • Ensure delivering financial and overall performance targets for EEMEA operations teams through monthly actuals analysis (financial and non-financial KPIs), planning & control cycle as part of IBP. Establish and drive accountability of all operations teams through analyzing, identifying, preventing deviations from standards and budgets, as part of monthly planning & control cycle.
  • Manage Value Creation (= productivity in JDE) program operations teams (procurement, manufacturing, supply chain) through detailed projects review, ensuring management feedback and corrections as needed, reconciling to monthly planning & control process and IBP.
  • Develop the team of indirect reports across all operations teams, build strong professional community and talents pipeline, working with financial & controlling leaders of commercial Areas and of respective global operations functions.
  • Support operations teams by building strong culture of strategic clarity, alignment with customers (commercial teams), transparency, accountability through effective controls, one approach of planning, reporting and cost control.


  • Ensures monitoring of business and financial performance by providing the EEMEA Operations function leads with information, financial analyses and proactive advice, in order to ensure that business decisions are based on the correct and accurate information and considerations
  • Prepare new products business cases  and  FP&A/Treasury support (COGS analysis and OWC planning in part or Inventory, payables etc.)
  • Provides input and prepares the annual operation plan for the region (for final approval by the HQ) and directs the execution of activities according to this plan
  • Organizes and maintains a timely and adequate reporting of consolidated Manufacturing  P&L and Balance Sheet, within local accounting rules across  EEMEA plants.
  • Prepare financial justification and other necessary documentation required for Capital Expenditure requests.
  • Managing intercompany process; communication with principal/non-principal partners, resolving disputes
  • Profitability Analysis ( Plant/Category/Line or individual SKU)
  • Internal Control support in part procedures development
  • Identify issues and proactively initiate analysis (labor, material usage, spending, etc.)
  • Deliver ad hoc analysis upon request
  • Determine critical activities, guidance for resolution of SAP and reporting issues


  • University degree in finance, accounting or controlling
  • Experienced finance expert with proven track record of delivering results (minimum 3- 5 years of relevant finance experience, including experience in business partnering and financial planning roles)
  • FMCG / operations background and experience of working with EEMEA markets 
  • Fluent English
  • Knowledge of MS Office, SAP
  • Capabilities to:
    • break down complexity and provide clear and consistent messages
    • run the business as an owner and a partner
    • take charge and focusing others
    • drive operational and financial excellence
    • release the power of one
    • develop people and teams

Additional Information


  • Opportunity to become coffee champion (including coffee essentials trainings)
  • Excitement from working and learning in the international and multicultural environment with high potential to growth
  • Extensive functional and leadership training and development programs
  • Competitive salary package
  • Compensations & benefits package, which includes: medical insurance, life insurance, meal allowance
  • Rewards & recognition program
  • Permanent contract

JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is a subsidiary of JDE Peet’s, the world's leading pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands. For more than 265 years, JDE has been inspired by the belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee.

Today, JDE unleashes the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries, through a portfolio of over 50 brands including Jacobs, Carte Noire, L’OR, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, OldTown, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.

We are looking for a Finance Operations Controller for EEMEA region to ensure delivering financial and overall performance targets with focus on procurement agenda  of the region