Danish Crown – Group Financial Controller

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Do you want to be part of a dynamic Group Finance team of 8 colleagues on a transformative journey within a leading international corporation? 

Your role will involve close collaboration with the Group Executive Management and other stakeholders to deliver robust financial analysis. You’ll help shape the future of finance at Danish Crown through a Finance Transformation initiative, emphasising transparency through standardisation and automation. 

We welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds, not limited to traditional finance, who can bring fresh perspectives and drive innovation. We are seeking an influential individual with a strong financial acumen to elevate the team to new heights. Are you ready for the next step in your career?

Are you looking for a variety of professional opportunities?

Working in Danish Crown Group Finance, you’ll handle a wide range of tasks related to internal and external reporting and controlling across the Danish Crown Group.

Here are some of your key responsibilities:

  • Preparing management information, including monthly financials, forecasts, and budgets, in close collaboration with various business units
  • Handling internal and external reporting for the Danish Crown Group
  • Standardising processes for financial reporting and compliance
  • Controlling subsidiaries across the Danish Crown Group (expect around 20-25 travel days a year)
  • Assisting in setting up ESG reporting and its integration into the annual report
  • Participating in group-wide projects, such as internal reporting setup, unifying processes across the Danish Crown Group etc.
  • Owning and maintaining the consolidation tool SAP BPC

In these projects, analysis, and tasks, you’ll work across borders, functions, and business segments, gaining diverse experience in an international setting. Supporting the Group Executive Management and the Board of Directors will provide you with strategic insights and require collaboration with other functions for a broad perspective.

You’ll also overcome various accounting challenges, like implementing new accounting standards, using new financial instruments, or onboarding new acquisitions.


We’re looking for an experienced team member with strong analytical skills

  • We expect you to have min. 4 years of experience from an audit firm or a similar financial controlling role
  • Your educational background could be in Cand.merc.aud., Cand.merc. management accounting and control, HD(R), or something similar
  • You should be proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel
  • Excellent fluency in English, both spoken and written, is essential.
  • Great at communicating with stakeholders at different levels in the decision-making chain
  • Quality-consciousness is needed, and you should value close collaboration with colleagues in an energetic work environment
  • Experience with consolidation is a bonus


What do we offer? Glad that you asked! 

Danish Crown isn’t just a big player in the food industry; it’s also a workplace with top-notch facilities and a lifestyle-oriented approach to employee well-being. Our brand new, sustainable headquarters (DGNB Heart Certification) provides an inspiring environment designed to foster collaboration and creativity. 

From our professional kitchen facilities to our fitness center, padel courts, and outstanding canteen, it’s a place where you’ll flourish both professionally and personally. We’re ambitious and have plenty of tasks ahead of us, but that doesn’t stop us from having fun while we focus on the work.


Appetite for more? 

Join us on our journey to create a more sustainable future for food. If you have any questions about the position, feel free to reach out to our recruitment partner Lars Halsboe, GML-HR, +45 24258808. 

Send your CV and a few words about your motivation as soon as possible. We’re evaluating candidates on an ongoing basis and we’d like to have you join us as soon as possible.

We are a food company owned by Danish farmers supplying high-quality food to customers and consumers all over the world. From butchers to business developers, we are more than 25,000 colleagues, all committed to lowering our carbon footprint and becoming climate neutral by 2050, for better food and a brighter future.

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05 / 2024