Business Controller, Americas, Suunto

Job Locations US-UT-Ogden
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 1:58 PM)
ID
2021-2413
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance and Accounting

Overview

Our mission is to enable people to turn their adventure dreams into reality.  We’ve stood on the highest mountains and explored the deepest oceans.  The outdoors has been in our DNA since 1936, when our founder Tuomas Vohlonen invented the liquid filled compass.  Today, we build premium outdoor sport watches and dive computers (as well as compasses) for people who are passionate about new experiences and getting out. Just like our customers, our team is dedicated and committed to an active and engaged lifestyle.

What You'll Do

This role oversees controlling and business analysis for Suunto America and works in close collaboration with the local team in Ogden, as well as with HQ in Finland.  We seek an ambitious and motivated person who loves numbers and planning and is passionate about the outdoors.

  • Responsible for controlling all P&L and working capital Balance Sheet items (sales receivables) including reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Develop sales reporting and forecasting; finance representative in sales planning (part of S&OP)
  • Approve customer contracts / trade terms within agreed approval limits, escalation to global when limits exceeded.
  • Audit / controlling of pricing and discounts.
  • Approval for exceptions to and controlling of pricing, discounts, payment terms within defined limits.
  • Key customer profitability reporting, analysis and planning.
  • Sales incentive calculations for own region.
  • Leading monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and planning rounds in own region.
  • Contribute to new product pricing decisions and analyze in-market portfolio price performance.

 

What We're Looking For

Experience we seek:

 

  • 1 to 3 years of controlling and business analysis experience
  • Strong commercial thinking & business acumen
  • Financial analysis and planning skills
  • People and network leadership skills
  • Ready to deliver both short term and long term
  • Passion for outdoor activities and a get after it mentality
  • Strong work ethic

Education:  Undergraduate Degree in business with focus in accounting / finance

 

Proficiency in English

 

Computer Skills:

  • SAP
  • Hyperion
  • Power BI
  • AF&O
  • Microsoft Office and Adobe CS

Travel:  passport and able to travel domestic / international

 

What we'll provide:

 

This role is based at the regional headquarters for our Amer Sports Winter & Outdoor category of Brands in the city of Ogden, Utah--the gateway to the many exciting ski areas and other outdoor recreation. We offer a great working environment in the sports industry with talented & passionate colleagues all over the world! Other benefits and perks include:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Life insurance, pre-tax transit benefit program
  • Discounts on Amer Sports products
  • Smart casual dress
  • Free gym membership and ski pass
  • Summer hours

Amer Sports is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

 

 

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