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United States, Irvine, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Junior Controller


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.


  • Liaise actively as the primary contact to the Regional Businesses for all matters related to operational financial accounting, including cost center accounting, monthly closing, analysis and management reporting

  • Prepare monthly & quarterly financial performance reviews, variance and profitability analysis and identify areas for improvement

  • Guide and assist business partners through the cost center accounting and FTE controlling process, including providing relevant project information and proactive follow-up on project submission, tracking & closures

  • Develop excellent understanding of in-house financial reporting and sales reporting systems, including interpreting and communicating key financial information 

  • Collaborate closely with manufacturing / supply chain and provide transparency on profitability development and proactively identify areas of opportunity


  • High degree of familiarity and demonstrated experience of working in SAP, general operation applications and accounting interfaces within an ERP environment

  • Very strong quantitative skills, including proficiency in MS Excel, including experience with Lookups, Pivot Tables, Indexing, etc.

  • Strong communication skills, including ability to effectively manage multiple stakeholders across all levels of management

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deliverables in a fast-paced, dynamic Business Controlling environment

  • 3 to 5 years experience in Finance / Controlling

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA, CPA, CFA, CMA preferred

  • International work experience preferred

  • Project management experience preferred

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills

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: 190007WY
Contract & Job type: Full Time , Regular
Contact details: 1-866-836-7067


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