Group Controller Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Permanent contract
  • Full-time
  • Mid-Senior level
  • BA, BS/BSc


Our innovative breeding programs produce strong animals that thrive under all conditions. This is how we feed the world, today and tomorrow. In order to grow continuously, we need achievers, leaders and visionaries. Are you ready to be a part of our team?

Are you ambitious, embrace diversity and want people to grow with you on a challenging path? If you want to make an impact on the world, working together with you team, then join us today!

    Be a part of better breeding.


Job description

FP&A is a function within the Corporate Finance department. The objective is to improve financial planning and analysis with the aim to create better insights in business results and expectations in forecasting. This includes scenario planning, budgets and rolling forecasts, target setting and benchmarking. Development of financial models and project management of implementing tools in this area, in close cooperation with Corporate Finance Staff and BU Finance Directors.

The new Group Controller FP&A will contribute to the further professionalization of the FP&A function in the HG Group.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Create insights with thorough financial analysis, posing analytical questions to the BU & Holding organizations
  • Establish models to improve our planning and analysis of financial and business results
  • Support and develop the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Analyze and comment on variances between actual results and forecast/budget;
  • Improve monthly reporting processes, including presentation to Executive and Supervisory Boards
  • Support in meeting new reporting requirements of our (PE) shareholders and create monthly reporting set
  • Lead projects to establish improved planning process with rolling forecasting and higher level of calendar year budgeting/forecasting and implement/maintain a planning tool worldwide
  • Provide support and challenge BU FDs in creating and reviewing Capex/ Business Cases and presentation thereof to Executive and Supervisory Boards

Do you have the following requirements?

  • Education: Bachelor's/Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Experience: 4-8 years in a Finance function (Finance, Accounting/Reporting, Financial Modelling, Business Analysis)
  • Familiar with ERP systems and interfaces
  • Experience in working in a complex international matrix organization
  • Knowledge: Thorough financial and accounting knowledge; Highly skilled in building complex models with software tools (e.g., Excel, Powerpoint, Power BI)
  • Strong reporting skills
  • Fluent in verbal and written English

What we have to offer:

  • Ample room for personal development
  • The chance to travel and work in exciting locations around the world
  • The time and space to adapt to challenges and get the job done
  • A team of passionate, hard-working professionals who also know when and how to relax
  • Our people matter to us. Regardless of the field you work in, expect a friendly atmosphere where everybody counts
  • An open-minded and international atmosphere with over 3,400 employees in more than 25 countries worldwide

 About us:

We specialize in laying hens, turkey, swine, aquaculture and traditional poultry breeding, each with its own Research & Development team. By innovating, fine-tuning and optimizing every step of the protein value chain, we are pioneering new ways of feeding the world. Our genetic solutions, customer-focused attitude and balanced breeding programs set us apart from our competition. With the expansion of our breeding programs and the continuous developments in our field, we are always looking to strengthen our teams with people like you.


We are passionate about:

  • Continuous learning and we encourage our employees to do the same
  • Complex innovations and smart development
  • Our animals, of course



• Expert in Microsoft Excel and BI tooling
• Excellent collaboration skills to enable good interaction with the business units and the Corp. Finance team.
• Self-starter
• Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities with eye for detail