Cost controller – Marketing, R&D SW

Finance & Admin Bagneux, France


Position at Neopost

Cost controller – Marketing, R&D SW

Duties & tasks

• Ensure the accuracy of the figures reported.
• Provide detailed and summary reports with a gap analysis explanation on the main variations of incurred costs vs. budget , and last year
• Evaluate monthly the ‘cost to complete’ vs. budget for the current quarter and the year ;
• Review monthly with the management the conditions to execute properly the budget and which actions must be taken to keep costs within the budget
• Ensure constant interface with manager/team in assisting and acting as primary focus for cost estimation, tracking and analysis.
• Coordinate the accounting and cross-charge of the costs in each company in order to ensure a proper tracking
• Organize and coordinate budget and forecast process by program/project and nature
• Define with management the level of needed analytical dimension need to ensure a proper costs management ; drive the implementation of the analytics into systems
• Define and put in place with the management the needed process and tools to control expenses / recruitment commitment
• Ensure consistency between actual financial results and operational tracking systems ; analyze and propose actions in case of any significant differences
• Compute and control the average cost per day of the team (productivity, total costs, …)
• Assist management in negotiation of contractual commitments ; interface with vendors to resolve invoicing issues and other related problems, as needed.
• Alert the CSO finance manager for any tax risks


• Analytical, well-organized, autonomous, team player & collaborative mindset, problem-solving
• Proficient with IT systems and tools ; robust understanding of efficient reporting processes
• Excellent English
• Excellent communication skills , able to communicate clearly and concisely with top management (verbally and in writing)
• Ability to understand the organization decision-making process
• Ability to prepare synthesis from complicated fact contents to essential management messages
• BA / BS Degree in finance

Located in Europe
Reporting to CSO Head of Finance