Europe / Italy / Lombardy / Assago /

Finance & Corporate Development

#: 743999735300075 / 50244451



Job Description

About the job

Associate Operational Controller Intern will be managing and supporting local controlling and accounting for different entities in Italy in coordination with the Operational Controller. Moreover, she/he will be providing support in coordinating activities between Revenue Controlling, Business Finance and outsourced services suppliers and assisting the Operational Controller in performing local accounting activities for Italian entities and maintaining & monitoring local core finance processes. 


  • Support the local controllership function and provide financial oversight on the local business
  • Ensure adequate support on the following by leveraging both onshore and offshore resources:
  • US-GAAP accounting/monthly financial closing, accruals, and consolidation to HQ
  • monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliations
  • Procure-to-pay functions oversight and controls (invoice & payment processing, T&E, etc)
  • Intercompany transactions preparation, approval and reconciliation
  • Support compliance with all relevant global, regional or local policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Support change locally with regard to standardization and simplification initiatives as governed by the Global or Regional COE core teams or by Finance leadership
  • Assist in producing monthly closing dashboard, and quarterly and year-end reporting packs in accordance with corporate requirements for the local market
  • Support Operational Controller to maintain internal controls and ensure an effective control environment through active coordination with the Group Controller and the Global and Regional COE core teams
  • Support the Operational Controller during an internal and external audit and compliance review assignments 
  • Support for the maintenance of local statutory accounts and for the preparation of statutory financial statement and ensure ongoing compliance with local regulation for Italian legal entities, under the coordination of the Operational Controller
  • Deal with tax consultants and outsourced services point of contact to support for statutory and tax accounting and audit processes

About You

You're a finance-oriented person with a desire to develop in this area. You have strong accounting skills and you’re passionate about accounting and tax matters in an international perspective. By your proactiveness and commitment, you can achieve balanced coordination of all core and continuous finance activities between the local environment and the Global and Regional organization.  You’re curious, open to learning new things and dedicated to work.


  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Fluency in English and Italian 
  • Interest in local statutory requirements and statutory audits (Local GAAP, statutory financial statements, tax calculations, VAT returns)
  • IT-PC literate (Google for Work, Microsoft Office)
  • Strong communication skills, team player, leadership traits
  • Knowledge of US-GAAP is a plus 
  • Brief experience in accounting/financial controlling  or audit companies is a plus
  • Experience with ERP systems (preferably SAP) is a plus