Business Controller in Zürich

Nadja Hansen, Randstad HR-Abteilung
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Nadja Hansen, Randstad HR-Abteilung
058 201 59 55
jetzt bewerben


As an employee at our client, a leading company in the services industry, you have the unique opportunity to impact lives and careers. Joining our clients team means getting to work with great people. Each is crucial to maintaining our open-minded, entrepreneurial, and vibrant company culture. Sure, they work hard, but this hard work is also rewarded, and success is celebrated.

With leading technology at their fingertips and support from outstanding professionals, you will be able to achieve personal and meaningful progress for both others, and for yourself.

Business Controller Zurich (100%)

The successful candidate will play a critical role in our client's operations organization, and is a strategic finance business partner to the business line:

  • Understand the services industry and the macroeconomic factors affecting it in order to be a key stakeholder when defining strategic goals and planning for the future.
  • Partner with director level and senior management to ensure the future success of the organization.
  • Be an active member of the middle management team providing analysis and insight to leadership discussions and decision-making.
  • Own operational and financial control, overseeing budgets and analysis for the business line.
  • Proactively seek and implement process improvement initiatives in areas of reporting as well as business planning.

Key responsibilities

  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Responsibility for the budgeting process for the business line. Manage and coordinate monthly, quarterly and annual closings of the entity and its subsidiaries incl. reporting process to group controlling and other stakeholders.
  • Financial reporting: Responsible for management and financial reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis, supporting the statutory close and external audit, owning forecasting, variance analysis, and tracking of industry trends.
  • Data Analytics: Monitor operational KPI's, strategic initiatives and the financial performance of the business line. Provide financial and operational analysis and recommendations to the management. Support the development of strategies for new and existing technologies to achieve efficiencies and productivity.
  • Own Initiatives & Innovation: Seek new ways of further developing an industry-leading organization where entrepreneurial spirit and ownership are our lifeblood.
  • Develop and manage financial controls in accordance with client's procedure.



  • 8+ years of relevant business control, financial planning, and forecasting experience, preferably in one of the big 4
  • University degree or equivalent in economics or finance
  • Some experience in controlling
  • Experience in commercial reporting & analysis
  • Excellent analytical- and conceptual skills as well as high focus on the quality of deliverables
  • Highly conscientious approach and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced, growing and ambiguous environment
  • Self-motivated, demonstrating drive, enthusiasm, and determination
  • Fluent command of English and German; French language skills would be an asset


  • Inspirational leadership
  • Business Partner
  • Service orientated
  • Analytical thinking
  • Solution oriented
  • Organisational awareness
  • Strong process knowledge
  • Results-oriented
  • Influencing skills
  • Stress-resilient
  • Driving change
  • Open for feedback

Language skills

  • German / English business fluent
  • French is desirable

Work Experience

  • Min. 8 years working experience


  • Permanent
  • Full time


  • Zürich

Our client is a global brand, offering a variety of roles in different industries and sectors, but every single person in their business matters to them. Our client is looking for bright, innovative individuals who share their passion for improving the world of work. If you're interested in being a part of our client's vision, I am welcoming your application.