Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller

ECCO Shoes A/S

This is a great opportunity to take on a challenging position in a global organization. You will be working closely with colleagues in subsidiaries all around the world. For our client, ECCO, we are looking for two ambitious Group Financial Controllers with different levels of experience: one recently graduated and one experienced candidate.

Challenging role in Group Accounting

As Group Financial Controller you will join the Group Accounting team where all aspects of group consolidation, financial controlling and financial compliance audits is handled, and you will refer to the Head of Group Accounting.

In cooperation with the Group Accounting team, your overall responsibility will be to:

  • Perform financial controlling for month-end, annual report, budget, and forecast.
  • Participate in internal financial audits in the subsidiaries.
  • Provide deep dive audits/controlling via digital solutions across and on selected focus areas.
  • Monitor compliance.

The position as Group 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 significant amount of the tasks is performed in the Group HQ, but audit and in some cases ad hoc reviews are performed on local locations for which reason travelling to subsidiaries is a normal part of the position (around 25-30 days of travel yearly). Generally, the work will be flexible, with a good possibility of working from home.

Recently graduated or experienced candidate

We are currently seeking two talented individuals to join the Group Accounting team. The positions are open to either recently graduated candidates (Master in Accounting, Higher diploma (HD-R) etc.), or more experienced candidates from a similar position or as an auditor. Either way, you are fluent in English, as you will be working with external and internal stakeholders. You are expected to have a strong interest in and experience with IT tools.

Opportunity to grow!

As Group Financial Controller at ECCO you will stay up to date on the latest tools and developments, and there are always opportunities to grow, both in your role and within the team, but there are also opportunities for the right candidate to move further on a career path. If you are seeking a job where you can actively contribute to the development of workflows and processes, this is an excellent opportunity for you.

One of the world’s leading shoe brands

ECCO’s success is built on products with a great fit and top-quality leathers. ECCO is one of the world’s leading shoe brands combining style and comfort. ECCO is a full value chain company – owning everything from tanneries and shoe manufacturing to wholesale, retail, and e-commerce activities. Their products are sold in 101 countries from over 2,250 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.


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 Maria Faber, Recruitment Consultant on tel.: +45 40325628

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. 

Deadline: As soon as possible
Reference: 2110.230b
Workplace: Bredebro
Company: ECCO Shoes A/S