Management controllers are the “financial eye” of a subsidiary. They analyse, plan and control the way in which the turnover and sales are generated. They help the management teams make the right investment decisions and evaluate profitability. They are involved in the subsidiary’s business at a deep level and guide, propose and facilitate trade-offs in compliance with group regulations and practices. They provide the general management of their subsidiary with an overall view of the business, enabling general management to allocate resources better.
Junior Controller You participate in planning the budget and drawing up forecasts for a brand or division. Within your scope of responsibility you check cost allocation and help optimise costs. You contribute to business by producing a monthly report and by being involved in the main strategic meetings.
Business Unit or Plant Controller You are the “economic conscience” of the entity or plant and guarantee its financial results. You are responsible for drawing up budgets and checking the accounts, cash flow and expenses, as well as advising general management on the allocation of resources in order to optimise each investment.
Country Chief Finance Officer You ensure the economic balance of the entity you are responsible for by managing the various functions you are in charge of: management control, accounts, cash-flow, internal control, legal department, taxes, information systems, etc. As a key member of the management committee, your clear role is to financially guide the company into the strategy defined by the group.