Head of Controlling Surface Solutions (all genders)

Posted 15 Jan 2020

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 202285


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: 

You act as critical and reliable business partner to the Head of Surface Solutions providing financial decision support on a wide scope of strategic, commercial, and operational matters impacting the achievement of the Business’s global objectives. You actively contribute to the overall P&L management of the division by analyzing Top & Bottom-Line drivers and providing explanations & recommendations to divisional and financial management focusing on sales support, cost optimization and net working capital management. You run the planning processes (e.g. annual and quarterly sales and cost forecasts) in coordination with other stakeholders to deliver consistent, ambitious and reliable plans. You provide reliable financial overviews, inform and discuss results and recommendations with Business and Finance management. You are aware and up to date on market developments and the competitive landscape and able to put the company performance into perspective as well as striving for constant process improvement and harmonization.


Who you are: 

  • University Degree in Economics / MBA or equivalent.
  • 10+ years controlling expertise with demonstrated success in business context.
  • Working experience in an international environment and in leading a virtual team.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting regulations and group accounting policies and practices and unquestioned integrity in the application of such standards.
  • Good knowledge of TM1 as well as MS Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

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