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Business Partner Controlling Germany - Group & Global Functions (m/w/d)

Business Partner Controlling Germany - Group & Global Functions (m/w/d)

Field of Work:  Controlling

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

ID:  4492

Are you looking for a new challenge in controlling in which you will support the management of KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA in introducing and implementing operational and strategic business goals? You are a pro in preparing financial analyses and providing advice? Then don't hesitate any longer and take your next career to the next level with us as a Business Partner Controlling Group & Global Functions (m/f/d).

In this function you will primarily be responsible for controlling the activities of the Group and Global Functions (except IT) of KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA and the holdings/non-operating companies in Germany. In addition, you will be responsible for scrutinizing the existing status quo in controlling, continuously analyzing and proactively improving existing controlling processes and evaluating opportunities and risks - in close cooperation with other Business Partner teams as well as other, related departments.


The position is permanent position and available in full-time. The starting date is as soon as possible. The place of work is Einbeck, Southern Lower Saxony.


Your tasks - challenge meets responsibility:

  • You carry out planning and forecasting processes in which you are supported by KWS' Global Transaction Center (GTC) and the Controlling Expert Hubs; by questioning assumptions and evaluating opportunities and risks, you support the achievement of business goals. 
  • You will record and evaluate the requirements and inquiries made of Controlling and resolve them largely with the aid of standardized processes and reports; you will be supported in this by the Expert Hubs and the Global Transaction Center (GTC).
  • Your tasks will also include regular discussion of business and project developments with the relevant managers and monitoring of appropriate measures
  • Proactively providing high quality analysis to support management decisions in the context of operational and mid-term management of the business
  • Support (quarterly) annual close processes according to appropriate processes and timelines
  • You will perform project controlling to support the respective project management in the function 
  • Together with the management you develop scenarios for changed as well as new processes, projects or business models



Your profile - competence meets personality:

  • academic degree in economics / business administration / finance or a comparable course of study 
  • several years of proven, professional experience in operational controlling 
  • experience in project management 
  • very good user skills in relevant IT systems (Microsoft, SAP FI/CO, etc.); user skills in MS Project and/or MS BI are an asset
  • very good organizational skills and an independent way of working
  • desire to develop further in a dynamic environment
  • high customer orientation and entrepreneurial thinking 
  • fluent German and English skills (written and oral)


You can look forward to:


  • interesting and challenging projects
  • targeted professional trainings such as our Business Partner Academy
  • flexible working hours with home office possibilities
  • 30d of vacation, attractive renumeration
  • company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits, Christmas pay


Would you like to develop your potential and grow at KWS?


Then we look forward to receiving your application (short cover letter, resume, relevant certificates) via our online portal.



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, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.700 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: www.kws.com/career. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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