Senior Controller (m/f/d)

Leinfelden-Echterdingen | Employment with Hays Professional Solutions GmbH
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My duties
  • Operative Planning - Ensure structured bottom-up planning process including staff planning at (framed by guidelines) as a basis for discussions about top-down requirements with central China (parent co) in order to define target agreement - Establish processes during the year to monitor and navigate towards target achievement
  • Pricing and Discounts - Ensure active participation in strategic price positioning for new products, ongoing price positioning for new, used vehicles and parts - Planning and monitoring of discounts spending levels incl. evaluation and control of incentive programs  
  • Budget and Investment- Ensure fulfilment of efficiency targets (G&A guidelines) via budgeting and monitoring process together with cost responsible- Plan/monitor marketing and capital expenditure budgets- Execute business cases for investment projects according to smart Europe guidelines and approval levels
  • Reporting- Prepare monthly Management Report for CFO and CEO- Responsible for the impact planning and submission- Establish and further develop KPIs and BI landscape
  • Risk Management- Ensuring transparency about financial effects of all company business activities, including financial evaluation as decision support to achieve targets (profitability, efficiency) and to minimize company's risk exposure- Setting up of procedures for risk evaluation and monitoring- Financial risk controlling
  • Personnel Management- Supervise, support and train staff to ensure all tasks are completed on time and to a high standard- Lead (technical), motivate and develop "junior" colleagues in Finance Area by target agreements on the basis of the mission statement- Ensure target-oriented internal communication and task related qualification- Ensure the achievement of agreed targets
My qualifications
  • Education - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting or comparable degree 
  • Professional Experience - Many years distinctive operative experience in controlling department in the automotive industry - Some years experience in jobs with functional and -ideally- disciplinary leadership - Experience in a joint venture context would be beneficial 
  • Knowledge / Functional Expertise - Broad Management Knowledge - Management Controlling & Reporting - Detailed knowledge of Controlling processes & business processes of of an automotive or international wholesale company - Experience in SAP - Transfer pricing requirements of multinational corporation 
  • Key Competencies / Soft Skills - Strong communication skills - Organisation skills (ability to manage multiple tasks) - Self-motivated/driven - Ability to manage self and others – working independently and in a team - Coaching and mentoring 
  • Other competencies - English as native or second language - Mandarin or other European language is beneficial
My benefits
  • A city with a high quality of life that perfectly embraces both modern and traditional values
  • A highly motivated team and an open way of communication
  • Fascinating, innovative environment in an international atmosphere
  • Flat hierarchies
  • Partnership: comprehensive 360 degree support throughout the entire cooperation
  • We provide security – attractive salary, punctual payment, full social insurance, continued pay in case of sickness and during holidays
About Hays
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My contact at Hays

My contact person
Michael Mendes Torres

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E-Mail: michael.mendes.torres@hays.de