Business Controller

  • Bucharest
  • Finance
  • Bucharest
  • Finance


Business Controller

  • Bucharest
  • Finance

About us

We’re AD/01, the tech studio that builds the future of food retail. Whether it’s in-store aisles, online baskets, or behind-the-scenes operations, we innovate the daily food experiences for farmers and families, grandmas and greengrocers, and pickers and packers alike.

We’re part of the Ahold Delhaize network, one of the world’s largest global food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-commerce. With 19 strong local brands in Europe, the United States, and Indonesia, we create a meaningful difference for our customers, our people, and the world around us. And we’re looking for the freshest minds excited to create the recipe for change.

The studio that builds the future of food retail.

Why do it with us?

We make sure you have all the tools and support you need.
We're a welcoming group of code crunching comrades.
We tap into the extensive capabilities of our Ahold Delhaize network.

What does this mean for you?

Your new role and environment

At AD/01, we make sure your time at work is well-spent. In a dynamic and driven environment, you will try what’s new, problem-solve and learn by doing. And you will have ownership over your work, enjoying both freedom and responsibility on your plate. With the right tools and support, you will be able to build your skills and broaden your horizons, working with people as smart and encouraging as you.

As part of the Ahold Delhaize network, you will have the chance to collaborate with colleagues from across the globe. You will also have access to our resources for growth and development – think talks, courses, demos, and topic forums. Because we’re looking for people who are never finished learning and we will do everything we can to help you stay ahead.

Key responsibilities of your role

As a Business Controller in our Tech-Studio AD/O1 in Bucharest, your primary responsibility will be to ensure the financial success of the operation. This will involve working closely with the Tech Studio transferred to the Tech Studio. You will be responsible for monitoring and analyzing financial performance, identifying areas for improvement and making recommendations to optimize financial outcomes.

In addition, you will be responsible for controlling the X-charges and G&A costs associated with the operation. This will involve working closely with the IT team to develop and implement cost control strategies, monitoring and analyzing IT spending, identifying areas for improvement and making recommendations to optimize IT spending. In this role, you’ll be a member of the European Business Planning & Performance team and member of the staff of the tech studio lead. You’ll report into the Head of Finance IT & Digital. 

  • Financial Closing; you pre-prepare and manage the financial closing process, ensure compliance and deliver accurate budget forecasts.
  • Budgeting / performance management, generate budgets, forecast and last estimates to stay in control of the Tech-studio costs, including providing information to give clear insights to the participating countries.
  • Continuous Improvement: keep tools, processes and reports up-to-date and utilize new developments and tools. 
  • Participation in projects: You’ll actively participate in broader European projects and ensure correct reporting on European IT-costs. 

What's in it for you

We offer flexible hours and a hybrid working model, allowing you to work both from home and at the office. We provide competitive benefits to support health, well-being and your professional growth. This includes: a significant budget on benefit platform and a yearly bonus. At AD01 we welcome everyone, just the way you are, and encourage individual growth with valuable opportunities and a worldwide across-brand network.


  • Experience in business control, preferably in a multinational setting.
  • Preferably you bring experience from a Tech/IT company, in addition; you understand the pace and need of a start-up environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Fluency in English, additional European languages are a plus.

Got appetite for this job? Apply now.

Valentin Cismaru

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