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United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Finance

Finance Manager

HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU?

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

YOUR ROLE

  • The Finance Order to Cash (OTC) department is part of Henkel Regional Finance North America. The team is responsible for the overall management of the accounts receivable and credit management processes in conjunction with Henkel’s Manila shared service center, internal business colleagues and our headquarters in Germany. Our emphasis is reducing financial risk and accounts receivable (AR) balances for a positive impact to cash net working capital.

  • Drive end to end process improvement projects and propose enhancements to increase process efficiency, transparency, governance, compliance. Track and optimize account receivables & collection activities

  • Gather and analyze data related to customers’ overdue balances and identify root-causes for process optimization

  • Work closely with Henkel’s Manila Shared Service Center (SSC) , Sales, Customer Service and other operational departments to address process issues

  • Support AR reporting, overdue commenting and other various reporting activities in cooperation with SSC

  • Prepare presentation materials for senior leadership and provide guidance and leadership for corporate-wide initiatives or special projects

 YOUR SKILLS

  • Master's degree in Finance or Accounting and 2-3 years of finance experience required. 

  • Understanding of general business processes and financial statements.  

  • Strong problem-solving capability (identification of the root causes and defining the actions to resolve them) 

  • Project management experience – organizing and following the project tasks, Steering committee presentations, glide path, KPIs 

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, SAP a plus.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 19000356