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Finance Analyst/Controller - Austria, Switzerland, Italy (m/f/d)


Do you know Lätta, Rama or Becel? Do you use Sanella for baking? Then you also know Upfield!

Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv.

We are a global food company and we have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

For our Upfield Finance team we are looking for a:


Finance Analyst/Controller - Austria, Switzerland, Italy (m/f/d)


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Reporting to the Head of Finance for the market unit: Austria, Switzerland and Italy
  • Act as a fiscal controller for the Italian entity: accounting & tax, liaising with local partners for taxes & advisory services
  • Lead for the weekly cash flow forecast for the total market unit: bank reconciliation & weekly forecast update
  • Lead for operational support in the transactional areas, main focus being currently in the P2P area
  • Support in business controlling

As we are an evolving company, the role may as well evolve in the future based on business priorities / candidate development wishes.
The workplace is in Milan. 

Key Skills/Experience Required:

  • Few years’ experience in multinational company, solid commercial education
  • High Analytical skills are required with prior finance experience
  • Highly developed organizational skills, with ability to think clearly and prioritize when under pressure, whilst working to strict deadlines
  • Excellent spoken and written Italian, English & German- preferably with good communication skills
  • Preferably prior experience in accounting and /or transactional services support
  • Above all we are looking for a candidate with superior analytical skills, a sense of speed


We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.