Senior Plant Controller (Germany)

Saarbrücken area | Go-to finance person | Fast growing global firm | Attractive salary with company car and bonus!

Are you the seasoned Plant Controller with the proven track record we are looking for?

Are you a real team player? Do you like working in a fast growing international company? Are you referred to as the “financial rock” that keeps the business in check and challenges the business based on carefully designed key figures? Can you challenge the plant manager?

Our client is a solid global player within their market that designs, manufactures and implements their solutions, fully tailor made for their clients. The have control of the full value chain!

The growth over the past years has been incredible thanks to laser sharp focus on the customer needs and speed of execution. The international platform of the group combined with an impressive solution arsenal from the different production sites and engineering teams, implies a highly adaptive organisation.

To drive their next level of growth, our client is currently looking for a Senior Plant Controller, a strategic role with a seat at the local management team. You will report to the Group Finance Director.

The location of this role is in the Saarbrücken area.


Your role

Plant controlling

  • Manage the factory financial closing
  • Ensure an accurate follow up of the assigned key figures for the factory performance
  • Align, challenge and support the plant manager
  • Follow up on initiated projects
  • Give guidance on continuous improvements within the various critical process
  • Clear role within the team as “the finance go-to person” within the production entity


Finance management & reporting

  • Responsible for the local finance management in all aspects
  • Accounting
  • Close collaboration with HQ
  • Tax compliance (VAT and corporate tax)
  • annual statement


Finance Business partnering

  • Budgeting, forecasting and challenging of the business input
  • Close collaboration with group operational controlling. You will work closely with the COO of the group and the Director of Factory Controlling
  • Lead in all factory related business cases


The ideal candidate

  • 5- 10 years’ experience within finance, at least 2 years’ experience within this specific role
  • Master degree with finance or economics
  • Analytically strong
  • Fluent in English next to German
  • Experience with SAP is welcome
  • Empathy
  • Strong communication skills, ALSO listening
  • No ego’s are allowed in this role!


The offer

  • Highly competitive gross salary for the senior professional
  • Bonus
  • Company car
  • Insurance coverages
  • Work from home
  • Growth opportunities


About Key Figures Recruitment

Key Figures is a specialized niche finance recruitment firm based in Belgium and operating across Europe. We support our clients by helping them attract high performing Finance professionals focusing on key figures and critical processes to increase the profitability of your organization. We offer executive search, permanent recruitment services as well as short to midterm interim management solutions. We are also the producers of the first fully finance focused Podcast for the Finance community, The Key Figures Podcast.

This role is managed within Key Figures  by Bright Obeng, ex-Senior Business Controller with more than 10 experience within finance & controlling, who knows this role very well.