Business Partner Finance Central Europe (m/f/d)

Business Partner Finance Central Europe (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Finance & Accounting

Berlin, Berlin, DE

ID:  1093

KWS Berlin GmbH is looking for a business partner Central Europe (m/f/d) for our Berlin-based office. The Business Partner Finance Central Europe (ie. Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia) is a key interaction point for the business whom provides high-quality consulting and insight-related and knowledge-based services from a functional perspective and to improve decision making. The business partner facilitates the supporting role to the lead of Business Partners EMEA. Within this role the Business Partner connects, challenges and monitors the business units and the global function leads in their chosen strategies. Moreover, guaranteeing that the chosen business strategies deliver the highest financial value at an “acceptable level of risk”. Confirming quality and efficiency of processes and services for KWS while being compliant, while ultimately focusing on adding benefits and creating a future-oriented finance function.

The position is unlimited and fulltime. 

Your tasks:


  • You are the first point of contact as well as an interface between function and business for knowledge-based activities.
  • You proactively consult and work with the business in order to solve complex issues and to develop adequate solutions.
  • Moreover, you will support the business in the decision-making process with adequate information, reports and analytics.
  • You will also manage and support improvement projects.
  • Your ensure that the definition and implementation of the functional KWS-wide strategy and regional/global strategic priorities.
  • Furthermore, your will make sure that local and legal deadlines are met in full on time.
  • You are responsible for cash-flow planning management, hedging, financial engineering and dividend payment.



Your profile:


  • Preferably you have an academic degree in Business, Economics, Finance or similar.
  • You have several years of professional experience in the field of finance or controlling in an globally acting environment. Professional experience in the producing industry is an asset.
  • You have a proven track record of good operational finance and business partnering experience in a global diverse environment.
  • You have project management experience (PMP preferred).
  • You have a good knowledge of SAP and MSO. Having worked with other ERP systems is an asset.
  • You demonstrate excellent analytical thinking, problem-solving skills together with an excellent level of customer orientation.
  • You are willing to travel at least 60% of the time.
  • You have strong influencing and partnership skills.
  • You have a very good command of Polish, English, German (written and spoken).


We offer:


  • Opportunity to work in an international environment and team
  • Professional and personal development 
  • Attractive remuneration and flexible working hours
  • Financial support for public transport
  • Several corporate employee benefits
  • 30d of vacation
  • a location in the heart of Berlin


About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.147 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.
For more information: www.kws.com. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.