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Team Lead Controlling and Legal (m/f/d)

Team Lead Controlling and Legal (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Controlling

Berlin, Berlin, DE

ID:  810

As part of our ONEGLOBE initiative we are seeking for our Global Transaction Centre (GTC) for the next possible date a Team Lead Controlling and Legal (m/f/d), a leadership position in Berlin. The Team Lead Controlling and Legal (m/f/d) collaborates with the Head of Global Transaction Center to provide effective and highly efficient transactional processes. While achieving operational excellence through continuous improvement, the Team Lead of Controlling and Legal ensures internal and external customer inquiries of transactional services are delivered in a competent and timely manner. This is a full time and permanent position with an unlimited contract.


Your tasks:

  • Ensures delivery of transactional Controlling and Legal services in accordance with the defined SLAs.
  • Proactively converts strategy, policy, tools and processes by implementing and continuously improving functional transactional processes.
  • Fosters cross-functional cooperation and efficient information flow between Global Function and GTC.
  • Leads and guides employees of GTC Controlling and Legal team.
  • Markets GTC services to staff and management as back office by driving operational excellence and performance in Controlling and Legal processes.
  • Fosters standardization and harmonization in GTC delivery while still focusing on quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Drafts and aligns local timetable for planning & forecasting with our Expert Hub Team (ExH).
  • Acts as first contact for ExH, BP, and BU for transcactional activites.
  • Ensures close collaboration, availibility during planning and forecasting phases.
  • Guarantees service delivery in time and quality according to defined processes to ExH, BP, and BU.
  • Makes sure that all legal matters are delivered in time and quality and triggers escalation if necessary.


Your profile:

  • Preferably academic degree in Finance, Economics or a related field.
  • Over 10 years of experience in the field of Controlling and Legal in an international environment.
  • Experience in working in a Shared Service organization.
  • Fluent English skills in writing and speaking.
  • Proven leadership capabilities.
  • Experience in relevant IT systems (MS Office and other).
  • Profound understanding of relevant SAP systems and interdependencies.
  • Solid background in financial controlling.

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/.

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