Industrial Controller

Florence, Italy
01 Dec 2021
27 Feb 2022

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


Responsible for providing Product Costing information and insight into cost drivers. Partnering with key internal stakeholders to understand product risk assessment & cost drivers. Provide accurate and timely Commercial Finance support to key stakeholders, supporting the Senior Finance Manager/Supply Operations with analysis on various projects including Budget, Forecast, Margin analysis and Variances reporting. Accurate and timely month-end and periodic reporting. Ensures Budgeting, Forecast and other finance evaluations are finalised on time.


  • Analyse business performance to target and implement strong control process
  • Analyse the composition of product costs - materials, labour, overhead and profit
  • Provide product costing reports for seasonal forecasts, budget and forecast.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure timely and accurate Product Cost's together with margin analysis
  • Develop insightful reporting and analysis for review with Senior Finance Manager
  • Budget and Forecast of the complete Balance Sheet and P&L
  • Ensure that management accounting results are aligned with current forecasts and budgets
  • Preparation of analysis and monthly reporting pack to support monthly accounts
  • Oversee the closure of the month-end accounts
  • Prepare journals & complete reconciliations where necessary
  • Partnering with key stakeholders on BAU projects and supporting Business case review
  • Provide a range of analysis activities to enable budget holders to manage and optimise their expenditure
  • Stock Reporting and Standard Costing reviews
  • Report financial performance, providing insights to the Senior Finance Manager - Supply Chain Operations, Group.
  • Ensure compliance with group policies & procedures
  • Ad hoc analysis to support senior management


  • Master Degree in Economics or Management Engineering
  • 3-7 years of experience in similar role
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is a must
  • Fluent English Essential
  • Strong finance system skills ideally with good knowledge of SAP/BPC/STEALTH ERP systems


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.


Posting Notes: Italy || Not Applicable || Florence || INTERNAL MANUFACTURING || NO DEPARTMENT || n/a ||

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