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Financial Controller, permanent – full time, Porto, Portugal

May 26, 2021

Sodexo Business Services, based in Porto, Portugal, is looking for an Financial Controller.

About Sodexo Business Services

Sodexo was founded by Pierre Bellon in 1966 in Marseilles, France, and is the world leader in Quality of Life Services. The company operates in 64 countries with 420,000 employees who share the same passion for service being the 19th largest employer worldwide. 

In Sodexo’s pursuit of enhancing operational efficiency, Sodexo Business Services (SBS) was created in Porto in 2018. As a shared service center, SBS supports several countries across Europe with the processes of Record to Report (R2R), Order to Cash (O2C), Purchase to Pay (P2P), Master Data Management (MDM), Training and Continuous Improvement, among others. This is a fast-paced multinational environment with permanent growth and a lot of challenges, giving you the opportunity to join one of the world’s top-rated companies. We are searching for ambitious and skilled professionals to work according to the best practices and to be part of such an ambitious project.

Main assignments

  • Follow-up of costs of support functions for some dimensions
  • Provide day-to-day support to some dimension’ heads to help them preparing (budget, forecasts, landing)
  • Prepare semester and year-end closings for external audits
  • Monitor some financial and non-financial flows on a quarterly basis in collaboration with legal department
  • Monthly analysis of income tax and Capex at Hubs level
  • Responsible for 2 legal entities “small holding Companies”
  • Provide financial ad-hoc analysis when required


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience (audit, consolidation or accounting department)
  • Ability to work diligently and effectively with all levels within the organisation including Board members, Executive Committee and stakeholders across the Group, independently and as a team
  • Advanced Excel skills, Project Management and HFM experience an advantage
  • Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills: a natural ability to champion and promote ideas and inspire change
  • Fluency in English. French and a third language would be a plus

Additional information

  • Location: Porto, Portugal
  • Contract type: Permanent – full time
  • Closing date: 25 June 2021
  • Posted on: 26 May 2021

Send us your application to recruitment.SBS.Portugal@sodexo.com with the subject “Financial Controller (M/F) Porto”

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Contact the Porto recruitment team

Email us at: recruitment.SBS.Portugal@sodexo.com

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