Germany, Düsseldorf, DX

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

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.

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  • 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.

JOB ID: 24061281
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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