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Head of Planning & Controlling - Finance

Job description

The position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer and will manage a team of about 10 people based in Milan and Rome.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of the Planning and Controlling function through the preparation of the Annual Budget and Quarterly / Monthly Forecasts for the Group in Italy (5 Companies) 

  • Collaboration with the Head of Administration for Monthly Accounting Closures (reporting package) and related variance analysis 

  • Preparation of monthly reporting to the Group and to the main shareholders in coordination with the Regional Finance Office 

  • Definition and monitoring of the Cost Structure (recovery costs, personnel costs and other administrative costs) and related deviations analysis, in collaboration with all the other departments 

  • Support to the CFO in the activity of continuous performance monitoring of the business: strong relationship  with the Direct Reports to the CEO, monitoring volumes of expected collections, monitoring of risks and opportunities 

  • Preparation of Dashboards and KPIs to support the Senior Mgmt and the two Stakeholders 

  • Profitability Analysis and other ad hoc analysis.

 Education & personal skill:

  • Degree in Economic or Management Engineering

  • Excellent knowledge of English, both written and oral

  • Strong managerial skills (previous experience in managing work groups), strong team working attitude

  • Strong decision-making and organizational skills with a proactive attitude to problem solving

  • Availability for regular trips to Rome


  • Prior experience of about 12-15 years gained at least half in the Controlling function covering managerial role in structured contexts operating in the financial services sector (preferably Leasing and Factoring Market)

  • Good ability to use the MS Office package (Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge and application of Italian accounting standards and IAS

  • Welcome experience on Credit Securitization

 Working place: Milan





Employment Type



Mid - Senior Level

Job Function