Financial Controller to Milestone Systems

Banemarksvej 50, Brøndbyvester, Danmark
Indrykket 07/07/2020
  • Reference: 143701
  • Job type: RecruitmentProject
  • Ansøgningfrist: 30/11/2020

Group Financial Controller to Milestone Systems


Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity within financial controlling and are you ambitious about working with consolidations and financial reporting in an organization with global representation? Do you want to join one of the global market leaders within video management software? And do you want to be part of an international team with room to influence processes and take ownership of and drive optimizing processes & systems? If so, please read on…


Milestone offers a role as Group Financial Controller in their team for group financial controlling. The team is in direct interaction with 22 entities, the management team, Canon Group, and external partners that deliver transactional services. The role reports to the Director for Group Accounting, Tax & Treasury situated in Brøndby in the Copenhagen area.


The Job


As Group Financial Controller and together with a colleague, you drive the reporting process from 22 international subsidiaries ensuring accurate and timely reporting, from the capture of data to the final eliminations has been made. Other responsibilities include building and maintaining reporting templates, submitting Group reporting to Canon, and preparing annual statements. Your other responsibilities include:


  • Group consolidation including eliminations.
  • Responsible for parts of the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing processes centred around our Group consolidation.
  • Responsible for parts of the reporting to the parent company.
  • Help the accounting team with accounting expertise and give support to companies within the Group regarding reporting and accounting related topics.
  • Work closely with business controllers and give support and guidance to divisional managers.
  • Work closely with the Auditors.
  • Drive / participate in financial projects.
  • Ownership and continuously driving optimization of the tools used.


The Profile


The job requires great interest in getting the details right when it comes to financial reporting. At the same time, you can keep an overview and with a good understanding of the full value chain in finance.  You are characterized by having an objective mindset focusing on facts and knowing when to prioritize different perspectives. You are a relationship-oriented and communicative team player and understand how to communicate complexities in an understandable way. As a person you are a self-starter, with an extrovert approach, is flexible, change-adaptive, responsible, and conscientious to your tasks and responsibilities. Your professional skills include:


  • Relevant academic credentials in finance/auditing, preferably a bachelor or master’s degree.
  • Experience with the consolidation of several entities either as Financial Controller or Auditor.
  • Familiar with international accounting standards.
  • Familiar with different consolidation and ERP systems and profound knowledge in Excel.
  • Fluent in English and Danish, verbally and in writing.


The Team


Milestone employs 850 people from 50 countries around the world, and with approx. 380 people working out of the HQ in Denmark. The mission in Group Accounting, Tax & Treasury is to support Milestone in growing ahead of the market by ensuring accurate data to make the right decisions. The team consists of 17 dedicated employees covering financial controlling, accounts payable/receivable, intercompany, travel expenses, tax, and VAT. The team collaborates closely with colleagues across Group Finance and with the business. Group Finance consists of 25 people working with all the finance disciplines and collaborating closely with Canon Group Finance.


Does this sound interesting?


Then apply for the position in the top of this page (“Ansøg”) as soon as possible and no later than 30th of November 2020. For more information about the role, please contact Marlene Høgh at phone: +45 70 27 77 33 or by e-mail: mch@hudsonnordic.com. Hudson Nordic is the agency handling the selection.


About Milestone Systems


Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998 and now operating as a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organizations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimize processes, and reduce costs.


We call ourselves the open platform company. That stands for three things: open platform technology, an open business model and open company culture. Our video management software (VMS) solutions are designed with an open architecture which allows for easy integration with other security and business systems. Yet open platform encompasses so much more. It also represents an open business model with an extensive technology and channel partner network, where everyone benefits from stronger innovation and value creation for our end-customers. Our open company culture is a foundation for how we collaborate internally and conduct business and share expertise and knowledge with partners and customers.


We are a fast-growing company with big ambitions. The entrepreneurial spirit that founded the company can still be seen and felt, even though today we are a global player in the surveillance industry. We are headquartered just outside of Copenhagen; Denmark and we have offices in more than 20 countries. We offer a flexible work environment where our employees get to define their workday and have a great deal of influence over how they use their time. We work hard, set our ambitions high and celebrate our successes together. If you are change-willing, internationally-minded and interested in growing as a professional, you will fit in just fine. Be sure to follow us so you can be the first to know about job vacancies.