Head of Global Finance/Controlling Bioprocess (m/w/d)

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: 01-01-23
  • Location: Enfield, CT / Jülich
  • Job-ID: R5639

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? With around 5,000 employees worldwide Eppendorf is a leading Life Sciences company. We develop and distribute devices, consumables and services for use in laboratories worldwide. Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. You would like to be in an environment in which you can work efficiently? At Eppendorf you will be using your competencies to work on solutions for operational matters in a positive and affirmative working environment. You will be working closely with your team. You are also motivated by responsible tasks? Then apply now!

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Your challenges

  • Act as a trusted advisor to SVP Bioprocess Unit, providing relevant data, analysis and insights to support business decisions
  • Define and deliver strategic and operational controlling and financial proecsses, enforcing process timelines and ensuring output quality and consisteney
  • Define and track KPls to measure performance in collaboration with business leads
  • Define standard policies and approaches for management reporting, managed and maintained within a global reporting manual (spanning allocation keys, standard definitions of terms, calculation rules, etc.) in alignment with Eppendorf group guidelines
  • Define key Finance and Controlling-related proeesses, including strategic mid-term plans (MTP), forecast and budget - including templates, timelines and major review points with SVP BP
  • Review and challenge all submissions to finance and controlling processes, ensuring that consistency and minimum standards are met or exceeded
  • Preparation of consolidated findings for key engagements with the SVP BP, including performance review, budget and MTP
  • Define management reporting across the Unit including ownership for the reporting manual with definitions of key measures and allocation rules that are consistently applied across the organization
  • Set and monitor KPI s for the Unit to assess performance, identify issues and suggest corrective action
  • Manage people including definition of positions, role profiles and requirements as well as setting annual targets, assess performance and allocate responsibilities

Your expertise

  • Master's degree or equivalent education in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 10+ years of profound experience as Controller or in Finance environment for a major company or division of a large corporation
  • Experience working with and advising senior management teams, representing analysis and recommendations
  • Outstanding and concise verbal and written communication in English
  • Understanding how business processes and the Finance / Controlling department support the business and its processes
  • Accomplished leader and good business partnering skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to network effectively and establish good working relationships
  • Results driven, good analytical capabilities
  • Willingness to travel and ability to understand and work in culturally different markets

Please note that we can only consider applications that are submitted online via our application management tool.

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