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Planning & Control Leader – Financial Services

Job description

The position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer and will manage a team of about 6 people based in Italy.

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.


  • Collaboration with the Head of Administration and with the Group Global Business Share 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
  • Hard-worker and fast learner


  • Prior experience of about 10 years gained at least half in the P&C function in structured contexts operating preferably in the Financial Services sector or Consulting
  • Good ability to use the MS Office package (Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Knowledge and application of Italian accounting standards and IAS;
  • Welcome experience on Credits and NPL portfolios

Working place: Milan


Financial Services

Employment Type



Mid - Senior level

Job Function

Planning& Control