IKEA Supply China (“ISCN”) is the wholesale business unit buying IKEA goods from Suppliers and selling to retailers in Asia Pacific region, comparable to IKEA Supply AG. As a unit equipped with finance, legal, risk, compensation & benefit, corporate communication specialists, ISCN also provides common/shared services to all Inter IKEA business units and sites in China.
About the job
The financial controller understands the wholesale pricing principle, coordinates pricing process, consolidates and verifies input from different business units, and calculates fair and correct price to all IKEA retailers in AP region. He/she secures financial planning and bi-monthly reporting process, ensures the existence of solid financial control to build trust in reported figures, and supports management to steer business towards agreed financial goals. He/she contributes to overall development of Pricing & Controlling department in ISCN.
Coordinate pricing/tertial adjustment process for all wholesalers in the region, secure fair and correct price to AP retailers, and adequate profit level at wholesale companies.
Support management in the financial planning process for all wholesalers in region.
Secure bi-monthly reporting process and update management and relevant stakeholders on financial performance.
Provide guidance and support to management and other stakeholders to achieve financial goals by analysing results, highlighting risks and opportunities, and providing recommendations to take appropriate decisions.
Build a strong partnership with cross country, cross business unit stakeholders to understand their business and cost picture, ensure a transparent and straightforward cross charge structure.
Follow external financial requests and internal procedures to ensure compliance.
Contribute to all projects which need Pricing and Financial controlling support.
University degree or equivalent in business administration/finance/controlling/accounting.
Proven track record in financial controlling relevant fields, preferred 5+ years from a multinational company.
Profound financial controlling and data analysis knowledge.