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The Estee Lauder Companies Business Controller in Schwyz-Lachen, Switzerland

Business Controller

With more than 25 brands Estée Lauder Companies is the global leader in prestige beauty, recognized for its skincare, make-up, fragrances and haircare products. In Switzerland, ELC has the main Supply Chain Hub for Travel Retail and EMEA

Due to the strong growth of ELC we are now hiring a Business Controller who will join our Finance team.

Main Responsibilities:


  • Lead the manufacturing related closing activities done by our shared service center

  • Reporting & analysis of manufacturing related KPI's

  • Profit & loss review and analysis as well as net sales reconciliation & closing of cost of goods accounts

  • Analyze variances and communicate explanations to stakeholders (production plant and Finance)

  • Inventory & obsolescence reconciliation and reporting for the production plant

  • Lead the monthly Affiliate profit & loss estimate preparation

  • Support the annual budgeting process of the production plant

  • Various month-end related journal postings as needed (TSF, Deferrals & assessment cycles, allocations, re-class etc.)

  • Support & subject matter expert (SME) for various manufacturing and inventory related activities outsourced to our shared service center (SSC)

During the month:

  • Be the Finance point of contact for all projects & fixed asset related activities

  • Provide support to our SSC in various activities related to fixed assets (capitalization, depreciation, disposals, transfers, impairments, asset inventory etc.)

  • Various journal entries for corrections, adjustments, reclasses in the fixed asset subledger

  • Support in any ad-hoc related queries & assist in any continuous improvement projects

  • Support the team in queries related to internal and external audits


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Controlling

  • Experience in standard costing in a manufacturing environment

  • SAP ERP Central Component knowledge

  • Oracle CPM knowledge

  • Very good overall knowledge of Microsoft Office tools

  • Fluent in English, advanced level in German

Schicht Tagarbeit

Tätigkeit Finanzen und Buchhaltung

Beschäftigungsverhältnis Standard

Beschäftigungsart Vollzeit

Primärer Standort Europa, Mittlerer Osten, Afrika-CH-Schwyz-Lachen

Organisation Estée Lauder Companies

Language: de

Job Number: 206835