Group Financial Controller, Group Reporting & Controlling

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  15. August 2024

Do you want to work with group reporting at the world’s largest jewellery company? We are now looking for an ambitious and motivated Group Financial Controller for our Global Headquarter in Copenhagen.  

 

Pandora is looking for an ambitious and motivated Group Financial Controller for the Global HQ in Copenhagen

We are on a true growth journey, and the years ahead are going to be some of the most exciting in Pandora’s history. Now you have the chance to be a key contributor to future growth as our new Group Financial Controller. You will join a dedicated and professional finance team in charge of the Group consolidation, controlling and external financial reporting of the Pandora Group. You will be working in an international environment with highly skilled and ambitious colleagues motivated to support Pandora’s growth aspirations across our global footprint.
 
In this role, you will play a key role in the Financial Controlling processes overseeing the financial controlling of the Pandora Group to ensure adherence to Pandora’s financial guidelines, and ultimately IFRS. Additionally, you will play a proactive role in identifying opportunities for process improvement and implementing measures to enhance efficiency and financial accuracy.

 

You will work in a cross-functional playing field with a unique opportunity to combine financial controlling with exciting projects within the Group Reporting and IFRS space. You will be involved in a wide range of tasks, including an ERP implementation, ad-hoc support on accounting-related matters, and various other tasks across all areas, interacting with diverse stakeholders across the business, gaining valuable exposure and experience in different facets of the organization. 

 

Your key accountabilities will be to

  • Participate in the monthly, quarterly and year-end closing process, including consolidation and preparation of financial statements and notes
  • Ensure a strong monthly controlling within your area of responsibility
  • Ensure compliance with Pandora’s financial guidelines, and ultimately IFRS
  • Establish a trusted relationship with cluster Finance Directors to support the clusters in relation to monthly financial reporting as well as identifying opportunities and performance gaps to optimizing and streamlining processes beyond just monthly controlling
  • Own and drive IFRS deep dives in select areas
  • Provide ad-hoc accounting guidance to the group’s subsidiaries 
  • Support the Group CFO and Investor Relations with ad-hoc analyses
  • Take joint responsibility to improve and optimize procedures to support faster closing and high quality/transparency in the numbers

 

Something about you

A solution-oriented collaborator with a positive mindset and a “can-do” attitude

 

At Pandora, we recognise that it takes winning personalities to create winning cultures. As a person, you are curious, ambitious, self-driven and take a high degree of ownership for your tasks. You have a great sense of humor, are easy to work with and you enjoy meeting and working with new people. We work in a fast paced environment with many competing priorities. Being able to focus on the most important aspects is a key driver for being successful in this role.

 

In addition, we would like you to have:

  • A master’s degree in finance, preferably within business administration & controlling
  • 3-5 years of solid experience either in a group finance function in an international company or in the audit area of a Big 4 firm
  • An analytical and logical approach and the ability to handle information you receive critically
  • Know your way around the technical aspects of IFRS with a passion for staying up-to-date (although expert knowledge is not required)
  • Experience in working cross-organizationally with many stakeholders
  • Speak and write English at a professional level

 

Your new team 
Pandora is a company with a big heart that takes great pride in treating our people well. You will be a part of the Group Reporting & Controlling team in HQ which consists of nine great colleagues with a solution-oriented mindset and many years of experience, who strive to have fun while supporting the organization and Pandora’s growth journey.

 

Did we get your attention?  
If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of the Pandora’s future, please do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible. We encourage you to attach a CV and Cover Letter into the application. We look forward to hearing from you!
   
We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site www.pandoragroup.com.  
 
About Pandora 
Established in 1982, Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora’s products are available in more than 100 countries on six continents through more than 6,500 points of sale, including around 2,500 concept stores.

 

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 32,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand, using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated a revenue of DKK 28.1 billion in 2023.

 

At Pandora, we believe that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace and reflecting societal diversity in our customer engagement is essential to delivering on our company purpose: to give a voice to people’s loves. We dedicate ourselves to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and diversity where everyone feels respected and valued.