Country Controller

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Hunkemöller is searching for a passionate and hands-on Country Controller to strengthen our International Headquarters team in Hilversum:


Hunkemöller is the most successful lingerie retailer in Central/Northern Europe, in the affordable fashion segment, with a strong market position (No.1 in all 3 key markets) and high brand awareness. To keep the momentum going, we need people with a ‘can do’ attitude who are motivated to drive our business forward. With this in mind and to support our continuous growth, we’re looking for a Country Controller who’ll report to our Head of Controlling.

Your major tasks and areas of responsibilities will be:

Prepare, analyse and explain management information of our business. This in order to manage and control the country organizations (internal information) and/or the online organization and to prepare external (legally required) reporting.

Your main tasks and areas of responsibilities will be:

Area 1: Internal reporting

  • Prepare, analyse and explain periodical (monthly and yearly) internal reporting
  • Prepare, analyse and explain budget figures
  • Prepare periodical (monthly, yearly and budget) reporting to investors
  • Prepare, analyse and explain store results and/or online channels
  • Prepare labour cost analyses and planning for store hours
  • Prepare and analyse KPI reporting
  • Review investment proposals and advise on feasibility.

Area 2: External reporting

  • Prepare statutory annual report and coordinate corporate income tax returns (and coordinate the process with external Tax Advisor)
  • Responsible for adequate, timely and complete filing of annual report, corporate income tax return and other legally required reports and submissions
  • Follow-up on fiscal advice with regards to capital structure and provisions etc.

Area 3: Advising

  • Identify opportunities for profit improvements and provide advice
  • Identify opportunities/risks in tax position (for example transfer pricing) and provide advice.
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes within the organisation and provide advice
  • Proactively challenge the Director of Retail, HR Managers, Head of Controlling and other managers on economic and organisational matters.

Area 4: Projects

  • Manage and work on projects to improve internal information systems, reports and internal procedures.
  • Contribute to other financial processes

The perfect candidate for this responsible role within Hunkemöller will have the following:

  • Economic degree from University/Business School and 5 years (approx.) relevant working experience in an preferably international and fast moving company
  • Experience in a private equity environment, Retail experience would be preferred
  • Senior attitude when it comes to structure priorities, deadlines and targets within the team
  • Results oriented and highly analytical
  • Excellent and professional internal and external communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent English language skills (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of SAP and consolidation tools (Onestream) is a plus

Hunkemöller strives to be a much-loved, global and social brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona 'Shero' sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands 2023, which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

If you want to join our growing Hunkemöller headquarters team, click on 'apply' to hand in your CV or LinkedIn profile details (in English).

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Your benefits if you join a TOP EMPLOYER:

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Internal Learning Platform

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Flexible Working Hours

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Dynamic and Fast-Paced Environment

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Restaurant on site with freshly-made food

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Lifestyle Workshops

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Collective Company Insurance Discount

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Support in Travel Expenses

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Community Events

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Pension Support

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Staff Discount

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Performance Reviews

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Hybrid Working Module & Home Office Allowance

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