Business Controller

Date:  Sep 17, 2023

Luxembourg, LU


Luxembourg-based M7 Group, owned by global content powerhouse CANAL+ Group, is a leading European provider of video content throughout 9 European markets, including the Benelux, the DACH region and various CEE markets. Building upon a solid base of circa 3 million DTH, IPTV and OTT pay-tv customers, M7 is enhancing its premium content offering for the various markets. Starting in Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia, the premium content proposition consists of a mix of linear channels and local streaming platforms, all under the CANAL+ brand. A major part of the premium content offering is derived from the CANAL+ library of series and films, where relevant combined with live sports and third-party content. Furthermore, M7 is engaged in its own local content production, in close conjunction with sister company and major content creator STUDIOCANAL.


The complete video offering for the various M7 markets is available via state-of-the-art hybrid DTH/OTT reception devices, as well via localized TV apps, allowing for an easy and seamless content consumption via any screen, any place and at any time.

Objective of the role

Considering the centralized operating model and having commercial presence in multiple countries the Business Controller will support specific country management as well as certain centralized functional areas from a financial perspective. She/He will also participate in key financial planning and analysis activities including analysis of actual results as well as budget projections. He/she will work in a true international team, while having close contact with several countries within the M7 footprint.

The position reports to the Vice President Finance and is based in Luxembourg.


Key responisbilities

  • Business planning support (LTP/Budget/Latest Estimates) the Hungarian & Romanian markets
  • Business cases analysis & investments proposal reviews
  • Participate in preparation of board presentations incl. monthly business/financial performance
  • Cost controlling and analysis
  • Participation in monthly closing process
  • Ensure the completeness of revenues
  • Support in annual audit process
  • Actively advice on business improvements and assist in execution
  • Share and improve best practices within the business controlling team
  • Develop/improve reporting environment & structure

Skills & Experience

  • Master in Finance or Economics and/or relevant experience in financial controlling and business planning.
  • Experienced business controller (5 years) preferably in telecoms- or media sector
  • Proven track record in data management and developing reporting platforms (BI preferred)
  • Full proficiency in Excel, including Power Query
  • Strong analytical skill sets and fast learner
  • Accurate and quick
  • Active with a high energy level
  • Team player
  • Able to communicate transparently both verbally as well as in writing (English fluently, all other European language will be considered as an asset)