As a globally operating company (turnover > 650 million euros, highly profitable / private equity owned), we are one of the leading manufacturers in our technology segment. Driven by the innovative strength and know-how of our employees, as well as our holistic understanding of processes, we create sustainable customer benefits. With our broadly diversified technology spectrum, we supply leading players in our process industry market segments (product and project business), which we serve with a large number of production and sales locations worldwide and more than 4,000 employees.
In this technologically demanding and highly competitive market, we want to continue to grow ambitiously and profitably in the coming years. To realize our strategic goals, we are looking for a qualified leadership personality (m/f/d) as Executive Vice President Group Finance.
In this newly created and demanding management role, you will be responsible for Group FP&A (thematically including corporate controlling, financial reporting & analysis, planning & forecasting, business intelligence) and Group Accounting. As a member of our global leadership team, you will make significant contributions to strategy development and execution and act as the interface between management, divisions, shareholder and stakeholders. Together with your highly specialized functional teams you provide insightful financial analysis and decision-relevant information that will support the global leadership team of the group to further drive business performance. Furthermore, you and your team ensure full compliance with IFRS/local GAAP. Lastly, you continuously improve and enhance the existing tools/methodologies, processes and systems in terms of quality, pace, precision and efficacy and establish your teams as strong and proactive corporate drivers and sparring partners for our business leaders and their finance teams. You will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Group.
You already have several years of proven success as a Vice President/Director Finance, FP&A, Controlling or as a CFO of a division, business unit or subsidiary, including extensive international experience in a multifaceted B2B industrial manufacturing environment. As a well-rounded finance leader, with operative experience in all areas of financial management and a personal emphasis in Controlling / FP&A, you possess cross-functional business understanding and pronounced process orientation and IT affinity. Besides all strategic elements of the role, a mind-set is expected that enjoys pace and constantly changing challenges, the relentless pursuit of improvement and a strong “can-do” mentality, therefore, attention to detail and systems is crucial. Furthermore, an authentic and inspiring leadership personality is sought in order to further develop a strong and business-oriented leadership team with a performance-driven culture.
The location for the job is in North Rhine-Westphalia, with little requirement to travel and home office options. If you can see yourself in this demanding position, please contact the executive recruitment service we have engaged for this purpose by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, using reference code VP 2442. Ms Manuela Rehnelt and Ms Carla Thomas will be happy to answer any of your questions in advance by phone under +49 221 5006000. Your application will of course be handled confidentially.