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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Commercial Controlling Coordinator

As Commercial Controlling Coordinator you will support the Europe Commercial Controlling team with monthly reporting, analysis, KPIs, system preparation and general controlling activities to maximize sales and profitability. You will work with commercial teams and build relationships across all areas of the business. You will report directly to the Senior Controlling and Business Processes Manager.

This is a limited contract for 12 months.

Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs and bring value.

You Will:


Qualitative reporting

  • Provide detailed, accurate financial reports and analysis
  • Monitor overall functional costs (OPEX & CAPEX) and perform FTE analysis
  • Work with Controllers and Sales/Marketing teams to provide financial and commercial insight and pro-actively address issues

Support commercial finance processes

  • Participate in monthly closing processes to ensure data integrity in our performance management systems/tools
  • Support the monthly sales data integration for acquisitions and annual budget processes
  • Contribute in the implementation and maintenance of guidelines and principles to ensure compliance
  • Provide support related to rebate contract management and calculations

Business partnering

  • Provide insightful financial analysis to support business decisions
  • Be a support for sales and marketing users and share best practices
  • Help prepare training for the commercial organization in the use of financial reporting systems to ensure control of the business
  • Build close working relationships across all departments and geographies

Desire to improve

  • Provide support across several projects including systems / process implementations to improve our business processes
  • Identify and implement improvements in the commercial reporting process which enables efficient and accurate monthly financial review
  • Address issues, suggest technical and process improvements in collaboration with global functions and Givaudan Business Solutions

Are you someone who wants to grow your world? Who excels being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then join us – and improve your world.

You Have:

  • Commercial apprenticeship with federal diploma or Bachelor's degree in Finance & Accounting or Administration
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in the area of controlling, finance or accounting (experience in Manufacturing in Chemical, Pharma or FMCG Industry is an advantage)
  • First experience with financial statements and important financial concepts, solid theoretical background in finance and accounting
  • Used to work within a cross-cultural, international environment
  • Experience in analyzing numerical information, presenting conclusions and recommendations in a clear way
  • SAP (SD, CO, FI) and SAP-BI experience
  • Advanced MS Excel and MS Office skills
  • Hunger to learn and apply new skills
  • Fluency in English, German is an advantage
  • Service-oriented and collaborative mindset

Our Benefits

  • Variable pension fund contribution
  • Sport and leisure club
  • Company shop
  • Staff restaurant


At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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