Sr. Business Controller

  • Location
    İstanbul, Türkiye
  • External Reference

The Adecco Group is the world’s leading HR solutions company. We believe in making the future work for everyone, and every day enable more than 3.5 million careers.We skill, develop, and hire talent in 60 countries, enabling organizations to embrace the future of work.  As a Fortune Global 500 company, we lead by example, creating shared value that fuels economies and builds better societies.Our culture of inclusivity, entrepreneurship and teamwork empowers our 34,000 employees. We are proud to have been consistently ranked one of the 'World's Best Workplaces' by Great Place to Work®. The Adecco Group AG is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN) and powered by nine global lead brands: Adecco, Adia, Badenoch + Clark, General Assembly, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Pontoon, Spring Professional, andVettery.
We are looking for a “Sr. Financial Planning&Analysis” (Sr. Business Controller) for our global client about Retail sector in İstanbul with the following skills and the qualifications:


  • Minimum 2 years FP&A background is a must
  • Experience in reporting and controlling financial activities preferably in retail or FMCG companies
  • Experience in IFRS reporting and month-end closing processes
  • Business oriented
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Strong communicative skills
  • Fluency in oral and written English
  • University degree in a relevant subject from reputable universities
  • Good usage of MS Office applications
  • No military obligation for male candidates
  • Experience in SAP

Job Description:
  • Management Reporting: To provide the highest quality financial reporting and analysis to the Affiliate management team, the Region management team and International Finance. Responsible for the process of collecting, sorting, summarizing and distributing the right financial information to those who need it.
  • Financial Analysis: To develop cost control mechanisms and PO management for efficient budget control. Responsible for the process of understanding and translating financial data into meaningful information for both the affiliate and the international finance.
  • Financial Planning: The process of collecting, understanding, analyzing, interpreting and presenting information that will support management decisions now, in the next month, the next quarter, the next fiscal year and the years ahead.  To ensure financial plans are in line with forecasting figures in order to have optimum stock levels and pricing is in compliance with other firm affiliates during the planning cycles.
  • Business Processes: The achievement of specific business objectives through well-designed and efficient standard operating policies which are in line with SOX requirements.
  • Ensures Customer and Market Growth
  • Ensure sound financial controls, policies and procedures are in place to meet our changing business environment (e.g. retail stores, e-commerce etc.) in accordance with corporate requirement and comply fully with local statutory convention.
  • Collaborate with the brands regarding accounting issues and provide appropriate advice to them.
  • Assist BP&A Manager to control actual spending with the budget.
  • Supervise the preparation and on-going development of monthly, quarterly and annual financial/management reports to ensure their accuracy and timely distribution.
  • Compile Monthly Estimates for individual brand responsibility and pass to BP&A Manager for compilation into total company numbers. Finance Director only will then submit this information to NY.
  • Develop and maintain Brand P&L’s by door, customer, category, etc. 
  • Lead Monthly P&L Meeting with GM, Finance Director, BP&A Manager and Brand/Marketing Managers. Identify issues/opportunities by line and make recommendations. Issue minutes promptly.
  • Expedite ad-hoc requests for financial analysis from General Management and New York Finance.
  • Assumes certain responsibilities held by the Business Planning & Analysis Manager during an absence.
  • Assists Brand Managers to control actual spending with the budget.
  • Track, maintain and check all brand and relevant competitive pricing submissions to Brand/Finance. Make recommendations to Brand/Marketing Manager as necessary.
  • Review pricing of New Products for COG’s and compliance with Brand Guidelines vs. competitive benchmarks and vs budget.
  • Work with the Brand/Marketing Managers and Forecasting to ensure one plan concept. Likewise, work with the same parties to analyze and act on out-of-stock/low stock and excess issues.
  • Reviews orders placed by Trade and Marketing Managers (both via the IMW and local) reconciles vs. budget. Highlights issues and opportunities and makes recommendations to the Brand, Trade and Marketing Managers.
  • Collaborate with the Brand Managers regarding investment support.

Adecco is a private employment agency under Turkey Employment Organization's authorization 442 license number 10.12.2019.