Financial Controller (m/f/d) global, medium-sized industrial company

Battery Industry

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Our client, the H&T Battery Components, is a member of the Heitkamp & Thumann Group, a larger medium-sized, highly diversified group in the fields of Battery, Medical Technology and Automotive Industries, based in Düsseldorf, Germany. More than 2000 employees are working in this family-owned corporate group in 9 countries at over 20 locations. Our client is the globally leading manufacturer of metal components for portable batteries.

As HR-Consultants we are looking for you, for the head office of this company in Düsseldorf, as

Financial Controller (m/f/d) global, medium-sized industrial company
Opportunity: Assuming more responsibility after 2-3 years combined with relocation (U.S., Singapore or China)


Your tasks:

  • Independent responsibility of various, also cross-location projects, mainly in the areas of financial controlling, business development, strategy and accounting.
  • Support of the CFO in all commercial questions and challenges as well as in the management and continuous development of the business and commercial structures.
  • Close cooperation with the plants, preparation of benchmark analyses and transfer of "best practice" between the 5 production sites worldwide, partly with a start-up character
  • Support in M&A processes and joint venture negotiations.
  • Preparation of business plans and performing of profitability calculations and potential analyses.
  • Participation in the calculation of offer prices for (potential) customers and their projects
  • Support for annual short- and medium-term planning and forecasts.
  • Preparation of decision proposals and presentations for the management.
  • Close cooperation with the central departments for production efficiency and innovation.
  • You report to the CFO and work closely with another colleague in Controlling, as well as with financial controllers at the respective locations.


Your profile:

  • Ideally, you have 3-5 years of experience in financial controlling and have successfully completed a degree in economics with a focus on Controlling, Finance or Accounting.
  • Experience in internationally operating companies is a prerequisite, correspondingly also fluent business English skills.
  • A background in a medium-sized manufacturing company is a mandatory requirement.
  • You have already successfully completed numerous commercial projects on your own responsibility.
  • As a thoroughbred financial controller, you naturally understand financial and business management interrelationships and are interested in key figure-based projects. Reliable balance sheet, profit and loss, cash flow knowledge etc. is a matter of course for you.
  • You convince us of your success through entrepreneurial action, e.g. in the area of cost reduction and quality improvement.
  • You enjoy working with Excel and PowerPoint and have a good knowledge of these.
  • It is nice to bring along good German language skills.
  • You like to be mobile and enjoy traveling up to two weeks every two or three months - to the U.S. and Asia.


Our offer:

  • Are you looking for a new international challenge in which you can further your professional development? Then you have come to the right place: After 2-3 years you have the possibility to take on more responsibility within the global organization of our client, possibly even management responsibility. This is associated with an international move. Possible locations are the U.S., Singapore or China.
  • You will be given a task with a high degree of personal responsibility as well as the opportunity to shape your own area of responsibility and to participate in the business development of a global market leader.
  • An exciting working environment at an owner-managed industrial company, a company with a “pioneer spirit”, with flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and the will to actively shape the future.
  • The head office of the Heitkamp & Thumann Group and your main place of work is on the Königsallee in Düsseldorf, Germany. This attractive state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia is located in the heart of the central European economic area. According to various city studies, Düsseldorf has for some time been one of the top 10 cities with the highest quality of life worldwide. The airport is NRW's intercontinental hub and therefore the ideal starting point for your international travels.
  • An unlimited employment contract with an attractive fixed salary including 30 days holiday per year.
  • The H&T Battery Components offers training and education opportunities and supports your professional development.
  • Numerous benefits, e.g. job ticket, private accident insurance, sickness allowance, relocation allowance if required, etc.

We look forward to receiving your application documents! Please send them exclusively to:


Rennecke Consulting

Magnus Barth

Kronprinzenstrasse 18

40217 Düsseldorf


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