Business Controller to Paulig Group / Santa Maria in Gothenburg


Santa Maria AB is a subsidiary company of Paulig Oy that is one of the most well-known enterprises in Finland. Paulig was founded in 1876 when Gustav Paulig started his business in the heart of Helsinki. The company is family-owned still today. Paulig offers coffee, food concepts, spices, plant-based products and snacks. The company's brands are Paulig, Santa Maria, Risenta, Gold&Green and Poco Loco. Paulig has operations in 13 countries and sales amounted to EUR 920 million in 2020 The group has 2.130

Do you have experience, knowledge and passion for working as a real Business Partner? Do you want to work with strong and leading food brands on the European Markets? Can you manage and lead change? Are you a strong team player who can handle and structure data? If so, this could be a position for you!

We are looking for a Business Controller who will work as a Controller for local Sales and Marketing in BeNeLux and Export. You will play an active and important role with financial support to our different brands Santa Maria, Risenta and Gold & Green for both Retail and Out Of Home Products.

Purpose of the role
Act as Business Partner in all Finance related topics to the two management teams of BeNeLux and Export. Take a leading and proactive role in providing business and finance support and manage month end reporting, forecasting and business plan process. Proactive support in identifying and executing improvement of future business performance. Support in executing strategic initiatives from the Senior Management team. The position is based at Paulig Groups office in Mölndal and you report to the Director of Business Control Scandinavia & Central Europe.

Main Responsibilities

• Proactively identify risks and opportunities and give recommendations and proposals for improving business results to the management teams
• Calculate total price requirements based upon documentation and argumentation from Sourcing/Sales (inflation driven, currency driven, strategic pricing driven or on innovation products) and set targets per market
• Take an active role in Strategic Pricing way of working, together with our business
• Give proactive recommendations and identify risks and opportunities for New Business projects
• Provide financial analysis and business recommendation in Brand, Product and Customer profitability
• Support in executing strategic initiatives from Paulig Senior Management teams
• Coordinating the budget process together with other Business Controllers as well as with the local management teams
• Analyzing month end result on a total level and explain deviations in main P&L drivers to the management teams


• You have a Bachelor degree or Master of Business Administration
• Minimum 4 years of experience in Controlling in a medium to large company ideally in the Consumer Goods industry or other products selling
• Demonstrated ability to lead projects
• Commercial interest and strong Business Partner Skills
• International experience is a plus
• Experience from working in ERP system (preferably AX) and BI tools
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
• Ability to challenge and influence
• High integrity, i.e. standing up for Financial conclusion even in case of diverse discussion
• Proactive
• Self-driven
• Adaptive communication skills
• Strong analytical capabilities
• Action oriented and persistent in execution

Application and Contact
Your Talent manages this recruitment. If you find the role challenging and interesting, please apply through Interviews will be held continuously. If you have any questions regarding this position please contact recruitment consultant Johan Sjöberg 0761-709851,


  • Arbetsplats: Your Talent AB
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
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  • Publicerat: 20 januari 2022
  • Ansök senast: 20 februari 2022


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