Job area
Human care
Desio, Italy
Contract type
Permanent Contract

Job description

We are looking for a Controller for our Head Quarter in Desio directly reporting to the Controlling Manager in the Finance department and she/he will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Coordinating all the Controlling & Reporting processes of the 3 Legal Entities entrusted, including budget, forecasting and financial planning;
  • Overseeing the CO. GE activities of Plant Controllers, responsible for industrial costs, opex, capex, headcount and G&A and indirect costs/overheads, providing them with guidelines to harmonize activities;
  • Overseeing the monthly closing process, including analysis of actual data, margins, and variances by product;
  • Creating ad hoc reports also on specific requests for management, providing analysis and corrective actions;
  • Supporting Sales and Marketing in determining product pricing and the Global Finance Director and Finance Manager in determining intra-group Transfer Pricing;
  • Collaborating with the foreign Financial Controller on monthly closings, budgeting & forecasts, management reviews and strategic plans;
  • As Process Owner, he interfaces and supports the ICT team in the implementation and development of new software/applications related to the company’s performance in the Finance matrix.


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in economics or similar;
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the Finance Transformations team of a Big4;

Company description

For the GNOSIS BY LESAFFRE Business Unit

For over 30 years, Lesaffre has been involved in Human Health & Nutrition as part of its ambition to Better Nourish and Protect the Planet. In November 2018, Lesaffre acquired Gnosis Advanced Biotech and officially combined it with Lesaffre Human Care to form a new Business Unit named Gnosis by Lesaffre.

At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we are committed to cultivating and to delivering nutritional actives, probiotics, and nutritional and functional yeasts that benefit human health and wellbeing, thanks to the power of microorganisms and biotransformation processes like fermentation. Put differently, we explore life to improve living.

Our vision: At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we strive for a world that moves better, digests better, ages better, feels better, and, ultimately, lives better thanks to microorganisms and biotransformation.