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Global Process Owner General Accounting (d/f/m)

Düsseldorf, Germany
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Other, Manufacturing/QA/QC
Position Type
Full Time
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Organization Type
Other Corporate

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At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company's potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?
  • Defines, implements and governs global process standards that ensure the realization of BU long- and short-term objectives and strategy in the area of General Accounting from an End-to-End perspective
  • Monitors and manages new process setup to match new business needs in collaboration with regional process owners and key user community
  • Drives continuous process improvement, development of tools and systems enabling enhanced process automation in the respective processes
  • Drives automation to increase speed, reliability and to increase share of variable cost over fixed cost
  • Drives best practice transfer across regions and supports continuous reduction of complexity
  • Drives the implementation of process related global projects in the respective process area
  • Conducts benchmarking of processes or practice within the industry
  • University degree, preferably with major in Finance, Controlling, Information Technology, Digital Management or similar subject
  • At least 3-5 years of finance experience and/or project management in an international environment, ideally experience as Global Process Owner
  • Ability to lead and motivate a project team of General Accounting stakeholders & experts to drive and further develop the digital agenda
  • Experience and knowledge of SAP ERP applications, especially Finance & Controlling modules are advantageous, S/4 HANA skills would be a plus
  • Highly motivated, pro-active and open-minded team player with a growth mindset
  • Excellent English communication and presentation skills with strong conceptual & analytical skills
At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.



Our purpose "Pioneers at heart for the good of generations" unites what we stand for, how we work, and forms the basis for our strategy.

The pioneering spirit of our company founder, Fritz Henkel, is what continues to differentiate us and unites Henkel employees worldwide. The ambition and motivation to work together on the solutions of tomorrow. Today. Every day. We do this not only for ourselves, but also for future generations, because we share a common responsibility.

Building on a strong legacy of more than 145 years, we are leading the way to reimagine and improve life every day. Today and for generations to come. Through our innovative and sustainable brands and technologies, across our teams around the world. Henkel holds leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses: Our portfolio includes well-known hair care products, laundry detergents, fabric softeners as well as adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings. 

Worldwide locations and an international culture shape our global footprint.

Henkel products and technologies are available worldwide. With employees from 124 nations and locations around the world, we achieve a strong presence both in mature and emerging markets. 



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