Sales & Purchases Risk Controller

The Sofidel Group  

The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 12 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania and the USA – with more than 6,000 employees, net sales of 2,173 million Euros (2020) and a production capacity of over one million tonnes per year (1,428,000 tonnes in 2020). “Regina”, its most well-known brand, is present on almost all the reference markets. Other brands include: Softis, Le Trèfle, Sopalin, Thirst Pockets, KittenSoft, Nalys, Cosynel, Lycke, Nicky, Papernet. A member of the UN Global Compact and the international WWF Climate Savers programme, the Sofidel Group considers sustainability a strategic factor with regards to growth and is committed to reducing its impact on natural capital and maximising social benefits, setting as objective the creation of shared added value for all stakeholders. Sofidel’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets to 2030 have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with reductions required to keep warming to well-below 2°C, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

PURPOSE

To apply the Credit Management procedures correctly and a permanent monitoring on the processes of all the Group’s sales and purchases activities, for the credit-risk mapping and management, in accordance with the corporate policies and aims, so as to safeguard corporate assets and continuity.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Uses the necessary tools and information in order to carry out a correct credit-risk assessment and management, in accordance with internal procedures and policy conditions
  • Analyzes the processes of credit-risk management so as to detect problem areas and to identify their solutions
  • Carries out action plans for the solutions of detected problems
  • Drafts the referent reports
  • Promotes a safety-bound corporate culture
  • Applies the Corporate Principles and Values

 

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ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT

 

  • Good knowledge of SAP
  • Good knowledge of the office package, especially excel and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of key financial statement ratios and general accounting basics
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration with a good foundation in accountancy
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English, knowledge of another foreign language is preferable
  • Availability for travel
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fixed-term contract for temporary replacement