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Senior Controller (m/f/d)

Date: 13-Jun-2019

Location: Oberursel (LOC_DEU_100068), DE

Company: Thomas Cook

Over 175 years ago, our founder Thomas Cook began this company with a vision to ‘broaden the mind of others and break down the partition walls of prejudice.'

Once describing himself as ‘the willing and devoted servant of the travelling public,’ Thomas Cook was a true pioneer of the travel industry, opening up a world of new destinations and new travel experiences to everyone. By obtaining the best services and prices for his customers, he laid the foundations of the company that still bears his name today.

Thomas Cook is now one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, supported by around 22,000 colleagues and operating from 15 countries.

Our vision today remains true to Thomas Cook’s ambitions - to be the world’s most loved holiday company.


For Controlling Continental Europe we are seeking for a


Senior Controller (m/f/d)

full-time, based in Oberursel (close to Frankfurt am Main)


Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Head of Segment Controlling Continental Europe in coordinating, preparing, consolidating and analysing  Financial and KPIs related reporting on segment level for all Continental markets (Tour Operators/Retail in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Russia, Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic) in line with group requirements
  • Further development of reporting standards and regular reports as well as answering segment related (ad hoc) questions from TC Group  
  • Supporting the departments/markets in preparing forecast, budget and month-end closing
  • Analysis of risk and opportunities with regard to the full year forecast
  • Preparation of management presentations
  • Continuous improvement of operations focused on enhanced quality, insight for users and improved efficiency
  • Supporting finance related projects

Skills, know-how and experience:
Must have:

  • Bachelor/Master in Business (or equivalent)
  • At least 3 years relevant Controlling experience
  • Excellent analytical skills as well as the ability to think complex and process-oriented
  • Ability to work in a team, strong communication skills
  • Self-confidence, diplomatic skills and professional appearance
  • Proactive ‘can do’ attitude with a result-orientated way of working
  • Strong technical controlling skills
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Confident use of MS Office package (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Willingness to travel to locations within Europe
  • Preferred:
  • Knowledge of TM1, SAP
  • International experience




Life at Thomas Cook is fast-paced and full of opportunities. We’re a leading international travel company that believes in empowering our people, so when you join us, you’ll be given the chance to create, learn and innovate. You’ll also be given the support and training you need to develop your career in the direction you choose.

As you might expect, our holiday benefits are something special. We’ll give you an allowance towards your holiday every year, depending on how long you’ve been with us.  There are also special last minute employee deals, which give you the opportunity to pick up a holiday at an outstanding price. Working for Thomas Cook, you can travel the world for less.

We also offer a flexible benefits package that gives you a range of options to ensure your benefits match your lifestyle.