Founded in 1950, Hottinger Brüel & Kjaer GmbH (HBK) is the technology and market leader in the field of measurement technology. Until the end of July 2020, the company operated under the name Hottinger Baldwin Messtechnik GmbH (HBM) and was renamed following the merger with its Danish sister company Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S. As a subsidiary of Spectris plc, HBK is globally represented with more than 3,000 employees worldwide and a presence in 80 countries. Sensors, electronics, measurement data acquisition systems and software for test and analysis are developed and produced at the Darmstadt site and sold worldwide to customers within many different industries. State-of-the-art technologies, an international environment, and interesting tasks – working at HBK means developing your own ideas, taking responsibility and implementing projects together in teams with flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths.
We are currently looking for a Finance Business Partner for our Commercial Finance Business Partnering team. As Finance Business Partner you will get the opportunity to impact business decisions and strategic direction by providing senior leadership team with accurate, analytical and insightful analysis to drive performance mindset globally across regional and functional teams.
Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance Business Partnering you will be based at one of our main offices in Denmark (Nærum) or Germany (Darmstadt), but should expect some travelling to other sites.
Your primary function will be to provide business partnering support to multiple senior stakeholders. While you can expect to have a close working relationship with your colleagues in the team, you will also take on individual projects, such as becoming the dedicated business partner for one or more business areas . You should therefore feel comfortable working independently and taking full ownership of your area of responsibility.
You will use your professional competencies, strong analytical abilities and ‘can-do’ attitude to become an active and sought-after financial sparring partner for your stakeholders in the organization, including the senior vice-president and vice-presidents for the business area and other senior leaders in the organization.
The successful incumbent will play an absolutely decisive role in supporting the growth ambitions of the business by creating a high level of financial insight, focusing on revenue and cost structures, following up on a variety of projects, as well as other topics.
Your strong commercial understanding and interest in the company will enable you to challenge the status quo, and present your findings to the stakeholders in an easily understandable manner.
You have a passion for Business Partnering and adding value to the organization through, a.o., data analytics, development of and follow-up on business cases, development and tracking of KPIs and management presentations.
Your daily work includes:
The job will provide you with an opportunity to further your career alongside some of the best and most passionate technology experts from around the world in a leading company within the test and measurement industry. You will be a strong contributor who collaborates closely with colleagues from various business functions all over the world.
Freedom with responsibility is the framework for HBK’s employees. This allows for a good balance between work and family life and for constant development of professional and personal skills in an international and enjoyable working environment.