Junior Business Controller

Company Description

lastminute.com is the European Travel Tech leader in Dynamic Holiday Packages. It operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan.

Our mission is to lead the travel industry by leveraging technology to simplify, personalise, and enhance our customers’ travel experience. Experts in brightening up online travel, we help our customers find and do "whatever makes them pink".

We continuously invest in talented people who ensure our offering is closer to the needs of the customers and keep us at the cutting edge of technology evolution. We run our business in 17 languages and 40 countries, with more than 1,500 employees spread across our offices worldwide, developing our own products and services to power the entire traveller journey for millions of people.

At the heart of our culture is a commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

lastminute.com N.V. is a publicly-traded company listed under the ticker symbol LMN on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Job Description

lastminute.com is looking for a Junior Business Controller within the Business Performance Management team now part of the Corporate Development, Strategic Planning & Control and Investor Relations department.

Finance is all about numbers... unless you are part of the Business Performance Management team in lastminute.com; it’s knowing the numbers plus what is behind in terms of key business drivers.. Enthusiasm and energy help us look at them from various perspectives while delivering solutions.

Do you see problems as positive challenges, and are you willing to deep dive to develop solutions and deliver results? Our aim is to analyse, troubleshoot, evaluate and publish in-depth analyses to ensure we have the most up to date and reliable information to help the team to make the best possible decisions. You will be involved in evolving the team’s practices, constantly looking for improvements in analysing and understanding data and reporting.

Main Responsibilities

Working as part of a team, as business controller, you will:

  • Monitor daily, weekly and monthly business performance and trends of main KPIs
  • Contribute in deep dive analysis in order to understand main performance drivers
  • Support in the delivery and evaluation of financial information on a monthly basis
  • Be part in the budgeting and forecast process and in the variances analysis


Essential skills

  • 1-2 years of working experience in a similar role or in a Big Four firm or in a similar or bigger size corporation in the Business Planning and Control area
  • Analytical skills
  • Degree in Economics/AFC/management engineer
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Strong MS Office skills in Excel, PowerPoint & Word

Nice to have

  • Technical experience to analyse complex datasets 


  • Cross- cultural sensitivity, self-motivated and used to working in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Flexibility of working practises and availability during peaks to meet business demands
  • Team oriented, collaborative, humble and eager to learn and grow
  • Proactive approach and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and balance priorities

Additional Information

What we offer

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning 
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Receive a voucher after some years in the company
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave according to local laws
  • Welfare platform (Corporate Benefits) where you will find dedicated discounts with more than 1500 partners