Financial Controller

Job Description

Financial Controller manages and provides analyses of key financial indicators across the whole portfolio of contracts managed within the specific business sector. Performs analyses to provide recommendation and advisory to business and CFO. Collaborates with IBM's Business Partners and other Finance function departments across various IBM offices.

Key responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • builds professional relationships with Business Partners, provides advices and guidance throughout finance end-to-end (E2E) process (starting before contract signature, until contract end) on how to achieve best results in line with internal policies. Leads discussions and organize meetings with business, accounting and other departments in order to ensure that objectives of all parties are met
  • monitors progress and measures financial results and process efficiencies
  • provides advice and recommendations to CFO and Partners in order to achieve targets in terms of signings, revenue and contract's gross profit

Controller is involved in the whole life cycle of a service contract including:
  • pre-review drafts of contracts, advise business team on financial aspects of the contracts
  • final review of signed contracts in light of IBM internal guidances
  • review of the contracts based on accounting guidelines (advise with factsheets, processes), drive the opened items between accounting and business
  • financial analysis of revenue/cost of contracts - building view on results, analyzing actuals against initial financial views, building roadmaps, proposing corrective actions for improvements when necessary
  • gross Profit analysis and its presentation
  • monitoring and analysis of balance sheet, and work with local Finance team and Partners to ensure revenue and cost recognition policies are met
  • reporting of financial results during closing periods

What benefits we offer:

Salary starting from EUR 1.400 / month, depending on relevant experience, skills and language proficiency
Attractive compensation
Special IBM discounts
Diners club - private credit card
Subsidized meal-tickets
Contribution to pension plan
Refer a friend bonus

Flexible working time
Home office
Three additional vacation days
Attractive location in the city - Tower 115
Parking facilities for bikes and cars

Private medical sanatorium
Life insurance
Three self-recovery days
100% sick leave compensation

Quality education offerings (external/internal courses)
Possibility to apply for ACCA qualification
Long term career opportunities
Participation in international projects

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Master's Degree
  • At least 2 years experience in financial and accounting principles
  • English: Fluent

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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