At L’Oréal, we are seeking an action-oriented and analytical Junior Sales Controller to join our Consumer Products Division. 

Reporting directly to the Sales Controlling Manager, you will play a fundamental role, providing clear insight on the business and the profitability of our customers. In this role, you will share strategic advice to the business and contribute to the financial goals of the company. You will also act as a strategic business partner and support the Sales team with the negotiation of commercial agreements. Furthermore, you will be immersed in a data-driven environment where to discover the endless opportunities that financial data can unlock.


Responsibilities

  • Participate in building the budget and trends for wholesales, retailers, and independent perfumeries; 
  • Perform customer profitability analysis until the Operating Profit; 
  • Analyze monthly variance and ensure that the business can make quick and accurate decisions both on an operational and strategic level;
  • Undertake all cost analyses to detect risks and propose the actions required to maintain budgetary objectives;
  • Support Sales team to deliver profitable sales and meet KPIs by controlling pricing and discount policies; 
  • Implement good Internal Control practices;
  • Get involved in cross-functional programs to simplify and harmonize processes;
  • Build a strong partnership with the Sales team.


Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Finance, Economics, or Math.
  • 1-2 years experience in Finance & Control ideally within an FMCG company;
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Excel, (SAP and Power BI are advantageous)
  • Ability to work with different teams and functions building relationships to foster cooperation; 
  • Action-oriented with outstanding business acumen and entrepreneurial mindset; 
  • Fluent in English and Italian;
  • Eligible to work in Italy/EU without sponsorship.


If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box, don't miss the chance to join us!


About us


Our mission is to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition in the next year is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. Thanks to data to help decision-making and insight generation, we leverage the best of Tech to enhance the way we work and serve our consumers, constantly adapting to the new world. Delivering Tech solutions in fast sprints through an agile approach is becoming our way of working. Technology is at the heart of our approach to Beauty, from research to production, from distribution to communicating with our consumers, and we are looking for you to lead the change and innovate for the future of Beauty.


At L'Oréal we foster workplaces where all people of every ethnicity, social background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability - visible or invisible - feel welcomed and valued. An atmosphere where everyone can thrive and grow.