Financial Controller

Financial Controller


This is a great opportunity to take on a challenging position in a global organization, where you will work closely with colleagues located at ECCO’s subsidiaries. Furthermore, ECCO offer opportunities to further develop internally, whether it is in another role, function, or location.  Regardless of where you work, you will be part of a multicultural workplace, because ECCO is a melting pot of different cultures, perspectives, and ideas from which you can learn.

Challenging role in Group Accounting

The Financial Controller will join the Group Accounting team in the ECCO Group where all aspects of group consolidation, financial controlling, financial compliance audits is handled. He or she will refer to the Head of Group Accounting.

As a Financial Controller your overall responsibility, in cooperation within the Group Accounting team, will be:

  • Perform Financial Controlling for month-end, annual report, budget, and DF figures
  • Internal financial audits in ECCOs subsidiaries
  • Providing deep dive audits/controlling via digital solutions on selected focus areas
  • Compliance monitoring

The position as Financial Controller is expected to have primary tasks focusing on financial compliance audit, controlling/review of financial reports from group companies, compliance tracking/follow-up on periodic reporting/forecasting, analysis, and ad hoc reviews/investigations on financial elements. A big part of the tasks is performed in the Group HQ, but audit and in some case ad hoc reviews are performed on local locations for which reason travelling to group companies is a normal part of the position.

Ready to take a step into an international environment

We are looking for a profile with minimum 2-3 years of experience from a similar position or as an Auditor. This could be your step to join a multinational company. You have a background as Master in Accounting or a Higher diploma (HD-R). Preferably you have experience from auditing at large corporations. The audit and controlling are based upon Danish Accounting Act which to large extend follows known international accounting standards and directives such as IFRS and EU directives.

To support the audit and controlling several IT-tools are utilized such as SAP, SAP/BW Datawarehouse, MS Power BI, Audit Analytics, IMPERO (compliance reporting tool), and MS Office packages. As a Financial Controller you are expected to become a superuser in the IT-tools for which reason flair for IT-tools is required.

This position is located at ECCO’s Headquarter in Bredebro.


The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Partner Søren Krogstrup on tel.: +45 28 44 33 33. Please submit your application and CV as soon as possible, if you are interested. Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis. Please note that all enquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

About ECCO

ECCO is one of the world’s leading shoe brands combining style and comfort. ECCO’s success is built on products with a great fit and top-quality leathers. ECCO owns and manages every aspect of the value chain from tanneries and shoe manufacturing to wholesale, retail and e-commerce activities. ECCO’s products are sold in 88 countries from over 2,000 ECCO shops and more than 14,000 sales points. ECCO is family-owned, founded in Denmark in 1963, and employs more than 21,000 people worldwide. ECCO’s Corporate Headquarter is divided between the two towns of Bredebro and Tønder.

Deadline for application: As soon as possible
Workplace: Bredebro
Reference: 2110.422