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Opportunity Details

Controller

Posted: 2018-04-16
Location:
Italy, Gallarate
About the role:
At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That’s why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you’ll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we’ll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!

Tasks
  • Monthly and yearly closing reports prepared according to LOCAL and IFRS GAAPs;
  • Management of significant Commercial Capex investments;
  • Act as main Country SPOC for BU Control;
  • Ensure correct Budgeting of financial data;
  • Perform Reconciliations and control activities on Financial Statements;
  • Drive the budgeting, forecasting and reporting functions of Italy and ensure achievement of short and long term financial targets;
  • Ensures that the legal complies with regulatory filing requirements and with Company Financiale policies and Finance Excellence Program–FEP);
  • Management of relationships with external consultants (Auditors and Collegio Sindacale);
  • Management of ABI internal Controls (Sarbanes-Oaxley act / MICS / Internal audit matters)
  • Address Zone and Global Control teams' enquiries;
  • Participation in projects mainly related to process review and optimization;
  • Coordination of external Capability Centers; 
  • Be a change agent in order to streamline the financial processes and work in most optimal ways
Organizational Aspects
  • Contacts with Banks, Consultants, Suppliers, internal and external auditors
  • interact with SALES, LEGAL, PEOPLE, CSC and BBP
  • interact with BU, ZONE FINANCE TEAM and INTERNAL AUDITORS
Accountabilities
  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains and balances accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Guarantee proper reporting processes and reduce identified risks by reviewing and improve procedures; coordinating tracking of fixed assets
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Completes external audit by analyzing general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
About the candidate:
Qualifications and Technical competencies required

Education
  • University degree in Economics, Chartered Accountant or equivalent
Experience
  • Qualified accountant with previous experience as Senior Accountant or Auditor in modern multinational structured context
Technical competencies: 
  • Fluency in English  is mandatory
  • Hands on mentality and good self organization required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Deep knowledge LOCAL GAAPs, IFRS and IAS
  • Act as a true business partner, a change agent and an enthusiastic team player
  • He/she will be a solid and structured professional with proven skills on people management 
  • SAP knowledge and Office tools

About the Company

 

We are AB InBev. Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places. Through brands and experiences that bring people together. Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients. And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow. We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers’ lives for generations to come.

Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US;  and the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®