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Senior Business Controller - Controlling Solutions

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Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods


HQ {amount} km
30 Pasir Panjang Road 12-31/32 Mapletree Business City
117440 Singapore

Contract Type


Entry Level

Finance, Accounting & Tax

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The successful candidate will manage the Controlling Solutions team, which aims to facilitate financial and operational reporting for a variety of internal stakeholders via BI tools such as Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). You will prioritise and coordinate the maintenance and development of compelling performance dashboards and ad-hoc reports, working closely with end-users and relevant IT teams. You play a pivotal part in preparing reporting packages and ad-hoc analysis to upper management. You and your team are highly involved in the Budget and Forecast process.  You define priorities and objectives for your team in close collaboration with the Business Controlling & Analytics Director and assess performance and development of your team members.

What you'll do

  • Manage a team of two Business Controllers who focus on building reporting dashboards and operational reports via OAC. Mentor and coach direct reports and wider Business Controlling & Analytics team.
  • Be a key custodian of the organisation’s KPI framework and manage the end-to-end flow of report requests enabling end-users across the organisation to make informed decisions with the right tools at the right time.
  • Work closely with end-users to collect and understand reporting requirements, and with IT teams to prepare data models and deliver compelling reports and dashboards.
  • Coordinate the preparation of financial figures for month-end reporting and contribute to the overall reporting package for upper management.
  • Contribute extensively to the Budget & Forecast process, notably by coordinating ETLs be-tween the financial systems and reporting deliverables, supporting end users, and working closely with Business Controlling team.
  • Lead digitalization projects to standardize, simplify and/or automate processes and reporting.
  • Supervise maintenance of the cost centre structure in financial systems to align with changes in the business and reporting requirements.
  • Present analysis results to all levels in the organisation and train end users in BI tools.
  • Be an expert in systems used for reporting and budgeting purposes.

What you'll need

  • University degree holder, major in Business, Accounting & Finance, IT, or other related discipline.
  • In-depth knowledge of Oracle Analytics Cloud or equivalent visualisation tool, SQL, Essbase, Anaplan.
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience, managerial and/ or digitalization projects experience highly preferred.
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Excel Macro and VBA preferred).
  • Experience in financial/operational reporting and KPIs.
  • Affinity to numbers and financial systems with a keen interest in business performance and opportunities for improvement.
  • Willing to lead and embrace change, proactive, and well organised with a focus on detail and accuracy.
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills, fluent English speaking.

What you'll receive

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience. We enable fair pay within the company by creating non-discriminatory salary systems. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We are accredited as a Fair and Progressive employer by the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP).

Development Opportunities:

  • The position holder shall develop into a Manager.


Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Annual wage supplement and discretionary bonus
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance

Supportive Environment:

  • Out of Office leave for important appointments
  • In-house training courses
  • Training sponsorship scheme

Work-life Balance:

  • 5-day week
  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events

If you are not invited for an interview within 4 weeks, we regret that your application was not suited to this vacancy.
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