Business Controller - Tech Platforms

21. desember 2021
Ulrik Langabø 93005357

Oda is a company on the move. We built Norway’s leading online grocery store and now we want to share what we’ve created with the world! Delivering a huge range of high-quality, affordable groceries and fresh produce to millions of doorsteps is a complex process, but we believe we’ve cracked the code. Using data-driven methodology, with a focus on sustainability all the way along the chain, we are building the most efficient retail system in the world. With solid backing from some of the biggest international investors in the world, we’re proud to be one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.

As Business Controller for Tech Platforms you will play a key role in planning, estimating and evaluating the development and performance of all our tech platforms supporting all markets. You will lead the Financial needs for modelling and scenario analysis of our platforms contribution to group and how to scale the organization. You will be working closely with the global platform teams such as our shop, IT and logistics platform and the global FP&A (financial planning and analysis) team. You will have an in-depth understanding of our business model and the relating economics with special focus on how the different teams in the platforms contribute to our overall company performance. You will impact strategic choices and our operations performance across all functions. Doing so you will have the chance to collaborate with a highly motivated and skilled team across all functions. The position is new and the right candidate will have the potential of influencing how we set up the role.

What you’ll do as Business Controller with us

  • Analyze financial and business performance, derive insight and suggest actions and initiatives
  • Manage the financial and business reporting rhythm through robust budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes
  • Be the platform team’s sparring partner from a financial point of view
  • Work cross-functionally and partner with the relevant stakeholders to support performance management within our global functions
  • Manage the financial and business reporting rhythm through robust budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes
  • Be a crucial part of the global FP&A and Finance team where you will contribute to making the company a well-run global player in the online groceries space

What we offer

  • Colleagues who shoot for the stars and care about helping each other
  • A flat hierarchy where we come together across disciplines to solve complex and exciting challenges
  • Competitive compensation and the possibility of buying shares to take part in the success of Oda
  • Opportunity to take on a role in a fast-growing and innovative technology company disrupting a huge industry that touches millions of people every day
  • A dynamic workplace with quick decision making, a trust based culture and real opportunity to make a difference
  • Vibrant and collaboration-friendly office spaces in Nydalen, Oslo
  • A flexible work schedule with a healthy work-life balance
  • An international and diverse workplace with talented and hard-working colleagues across multiple office (everyone’s always friendly and helpful)

To be successful, we believe you

  • Are open minded and good to communicate with different stakeholders in all parts of the organization
  • Able to balance multiple tasks at the same time, prioritize and being able to finish and deliver high quality work
  • Are structured and pragmatic in a workday with many unknowns
  • Are comfortable with presenting your own solutions on challenges to stakeholders in all parts of the organization
  • Are not afraid to ask for help and help others if they seek your advice

The following will probably be helpful

  • Extensive and relevant experience from business controlling or financial planning and analysis, preferably within e-commerce or retail
  • Proven ability of developing and managing financial processes and reporting
  • Driven to create high quality work results, with high attention to detail
  • Expert Excel and PowerPoint user, preferably experience using BI tools. Savvy with IT systems within finance and business intelligence
  • The ability to translate data and financial analysis into solid insights and recommendations
  • Master’s degree in business or finance
  • Fluency in English

As a part of Oda you’ll will be working with enthusiastic, skilled and ambitious people, shaping tomorrow’s shopping experience. Come build the future with us! If you’d like to know more about how we work, check out our stories on Medium. We look forward to hearing from you!

If this seems interesting, please apply via For questions please contact Ulrik Langabø, Partner at FinancePeople, on mobile 930 05 357 or email
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