Job profile: Company Finance Controller

Job Title

Company Finance Controller


Unilever UK – Home & Personal Care

Professional Qualification(s):

University degree in Finance

Brief overview of your job:

To provide timely, precise and comprehensive information and insights to support decision making for both Brand Activation and Customer Development

What does your job involve?

  • Leading a team of Finance manager who are located throughout the business within the various teams
  • Making sure that regulatory requirements are met (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley)
  • Making sure that the business keeps on strategy
  • Increase financial awareness throughout the business

What do you most like about your job?

  • Contact with people from different function
  • Being at the heart of the business by driving decision making
  • Working with finance professionals

What skills are required in your job?

  • Financial & Management Accounting skills
  • •People management

What is your advice to people looking for a career in the food & grocery industry?

  • Do you like to work in a constantly changing environment – go for it.
  • Talk to the companies directly and experience “touch & feel”

Career so far within Unilever:

  • Controller
  • Reporting & Information manager
  • Regional Consolidation manager Latin America
  • Senior Auditor
  • Management Accountant
  • Graduate Trainee

Did you complete an industrial placement as part of your degree?

Controller with Lever Faberge