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Controller Datamars UK

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Controller Datamars UK


Datamars is the global leader for high-performance unique identification solutions, specializing in radio frequency identification

(RFID) for the animal, livestock and textile identification markets. Our expertise, track record of technological innovation and

profound understanding of customers’ needs have earned Datamars a reputation for unsurpassed quality and performance.

Datamars employs more than 900 people with offices in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Datamars is a private company,

headquartered in Bedano, Switzerland. For more information, please visit www.datamars.com.

We are searching the following (new) position within our organization

Controller Datamars UK


The Controller (lady or gentleman) will fully support our General Manager of Datamars UK counting 2

sister companies: Roxan based in Selkirk (Scotland) and Quicktag based in Ballycastle (Northern

Ireland). This support includes full responsibility on all financial matters with independent and accurate

execution of reporting, tax and VAT returns, as well the regular statements and accounts for the attention

of the headquarter based in Switzerland.

Working place will be Selkirk (Scotland).


• Full support to the General Manager of Datamars UK and to Datamars’ headquarter-based Director

Group Finance in all financial matters with independent execution of reporting, tax and VAT returns

• Prepare regular financial statements and accounts, such as profit and loss accounts, balance sheet

and cash flow

• Actively support the yearly budget process

• Standard costs understanding, calculation

• Perpetual inventory management

• Calculation of intercompany inventory and cost of goods sold

• Inventory and gross margin analysis

• Responsible to present in time and accurately all reports to the HQ of the Group. (e.g. DSO,

inventory, statistics, critical analysis of results, …)

• Monitor and manage ICS (Internal Control System) applying group policies and procedures

• Manage and prepare intercompany reconciliations

• Monitor actuals vs. budget figures (P&L and balance sheet)

• Analysis the company’s financial performance

• Forecast and plan future spending and profits

• Recommend ways to reduce costs and increase profits

• Carry out internal audits of various departments

• Provide external auditors with company reports and financial data

• Manage the team of accounting technicians and finance clerks in both subsidiaries

• Oversee the company's payroll, credit control and bookkeeping systems.

In more details, the areas of responsibilities are:


• All accounts up to date

• Support (in case of need) in accounting DMSA

• Ensure group accounting practice are implemented

• Organization of the activities and responsibilities within the team


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Reporting & Budget

• Monthly report (GM and Datamars SA)

• Yearly statutory and consolidated financial reports

• Budget

Tax and VAT returns

• Statutory tax returns (QT)

• VAT returns and reconciliation


• Oversee Inventory procedures and execution

• Monitor Stock inventory turnover

• Monitor Working Capital and account receivable and payable

HR Admin

• Full responsibility for salary run and Social Securities for Datamars in UK


● BSc in Controlling preferred; BSc in Finance or Economics; alternatively, CPA or equivalent

• 3+ years’ of working experience in similar function within industrial/technology environment or in

audit company prior experience working with international companies

● prior experience with standard costs calculation/use and perpetual inventory management

● Experience with administrative matters (e.g. tax, VAT, salaries, etc.)

● Availability to travel on a regular basis to Northern Ireland (4-6 trips per year) and to the Headquarter

in Switzerland (1-2 trips per year)

● Technical skills

● good mathematical and computer skills; extraordinary user of Excel

● excellent analytical skills

● confident user in SAP or similar ERP’s user knowledge is considered a plus

● Native in English

● Personal Qualifications

● Good communication skills

● analytical ability and a logical approach

● Excellent planning and budgeting skills

● Independent and self-contained

● Timely and precise execution

● Ability to understand the business

● Accuracy and attention to detail

● Ability to clearly explain technical financial information

● Organization and time-management skills

● Honesty and discretion

● Team-worker, motivated and confident

● Proactive attitude, able to take decisions and resolve problems before they scale


● Possibility to be exposed to an international environment in a company with excellent reputation

● Opportunity to drive growth and grow with the company

● Dynamic and young work environment

● Competitive remuneration

Does this position meet your interest and do you have the requested skills? Then please send your

application with motivation letter and CV to recruiting@datamars.com and mention your name and

“Controller Datamars UK” in the subject line.

Applications that don’t fulfil the requirements will not be considered for the selection.


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