ROYAL CANIN is a dynamic and innovative company which was established in 1967 in France. Being a full subsidiary of Mars Incorporated we are the Expert in Health Nutrition for cats and dogs. Our associate’s overwhelming passion and the spirit of innovation make ROYAL CANIN so successful. Join the Mars Family to shape the future of pet food together with us!

We’re currently looking for a new team member in our swiss office as

Financial Controller (m/f)

Principal accountabilities:

  • Responsibility for the company┬┤s regular financial statements preparation as well as the monthly reporting and analysis of business results to the local business unit and headquarters
  • Process leader for budgeting and forecasting (especially margin, Logistics, Marketing and overheads) and for our cross pillar consolidation of forecasts and results
  • Management of the capital appropriation budget, including budget planning and management of the fixed assets modules 
  • Responsibility for the periodic transmission of KPIs 
  • Extension of reporting dashboard for the Management 
  • Close work with the area HR department in matters of personnel controlling
  • Point of contact for questions of Corporate Controlling
  • Key User for respective processes (incl. the lead of ERP upgrade for respective Key User process)


  • University degree (preferably in Finance or Accounting) or significant prior professional experience in Accounting/Controlling
  • Good understanding of process management in a corporation 
  • Experience in implementing and enforcing internal controls frameworks as well as leading internal audits (as auditor or auditee) would be beneficial
  • Previous experience in variance analysis, ROI analysis, budget management and project management would be highly beneficial as well as a good understanding of the internal controls framework
  • Experience in working with conceptual and analytical tasks and joy in finding innovative solutions
  • Advanced IT-Skills (especially MS Excel) - user knowledge in Navision/Hyperion Financial Management would be beneficial
  • Very good command of English language - additional language skills (e.g. German, French) would be a plus

Please use our online application form to send your complete application documents (in English) with salary requirements and the earliest possible starting date.


Langwiesenstrasse 1-3

8108 Dällikon

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