Posted on: 2018-09-06

Job type: Permanent

Sector: FMCG

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For our client Conaxess Trade we looking for a Business Controller who wants to play a key role in maximising business returns as well as enhance the overall operational performance at Conaxess Trade Denmark?

You will become an important part of the dedicated finance team at Conaxess Trade. As Business Controller, you will get the chance to work across the various branches of Conaxess Trade with the goal to ensure business objectives as well as identify opportunities and generate results. An essential part of the role also includes developing new, innovative ideas of how to optimise processes, models etc. Therefore, as our new business controller, you will become a key player in a turnaround case and in the implementation of new management tools.


As Business Controller, you will be responsible for the following:

• Assist local management to analyse financial and operational information, identifying strengths/weaknesses and recommending improvements in methods and processes
• Track and manage inventory levels, ensuring any issues are flagged in a timely manner
• Oversee and develop the planning model through target setting, action planning, financial projections and simulations as well as follow up and deviation analysis
• Responsible for monthly tracking of annual KPIs of the Sales & Brand teams
• Manage the monthly Marketing report in collaboration with the Brand Managers
• Reporting and presentation of the financial outcome, business plans and projections to local management
• Support in A&D/A&P budgeting and tracking of costs, including coding and calculation and ROI analyses
• Support the Sales team in customer analysis, contract proposals, and contract monitoring.
• Support Marketing with tracking of test listings/tenders and optimize pricing in relation to competitor prices
• Proposing and participating in developing processes and procedures to minimize operational risks


We expect that you have a degree in commerce or accounting and minimum of 5 years experience in a broad business controlling role. You are fluent in written and oral English and Danish.

You are excellent with Excel, PowerPoint and an experienced BI user (preferably Qlikview). Adding to this, you have a solid commercial understanding, preferably within FMCG, is necessary.
On a personal level you are empathetic, determined and have a strong and outgoing personality. It is important to us that you possess the ability to work independently and at the same time contribute to the team.

You have an analytical mind-set, strategic capabilities and a structured approach. You are passionate about what you do and have a proactive, energetic mind-set combined with strong communication skills both written and orally. Lastly, our new colleague must thrive in a fast moving environment hence has the ability to manoeuvre changing priorities.



A unique chance to work with international and market leading FMCG brands in a professional and dynamic environment. In this position, you will report to our CFO and be part of an ambitious team focusing on optimizing and developing our business.

As an international and dynamic company, you will join a great learning environment and opportunities for both personal and professional development. You will join highly competent organization who always strive to empower people in order to enable decisions at the right place.



Conaxess Trade is Europe’s leading independent distributor and has a presence in seven countries (Central Europe with Austria, Germany, and Switzerland; and Nordics with Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden).

Based on extensive experience of all the key distribution channels and product categories, Conaxess Trade is able to provide manufacturers of FMCG brands easy access to markets with a total of more than 130 million consumers. The flexible value chain of Conaxess Trade encompasses a range of tailor-made, modular distribution and marketing solutions for international brand owners. These include professional services in the fields of marketing, category management, key account management, point-of-sale services, market intelligence, purchasing, logistics, warehousing, co-packing, distribution and customer services.


For more information about Conaxess Trade, look at:


Send your application and CV as soon as possible at Mrk.: “808”

If you have questions about the position please contact Senior Research Consultant, Annette Timmermann at phone +45 70 27 77 33

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