Expert Global Controlling (m/f/d)

Expert Global Controlling (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Controlling

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE Berlin, BE, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA (0001)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  13480

Working at KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA means working in a family-run, independent and international company. A company with the values - proximity, reliability, foresight, and independence - and a sustainable product that successfully masters the challenge of feeding the world's population.


For our great Global Controlling team, we are looking for a talented Expert Global Controlling (m/f/d). Your main task will be to further develop our standardized approach to production controlling and reporting, in close coordination with the business unit and with the aim of standardizing production controlling across all segments. The position is to be filled as soon as possible, is permanent and full-time (Part-time would also be possible by individual arrangement). The place of work is our KWS Kontor office in Berlin (Germany) or at our headquarters in Einbeck (Lower Saxony).

Your tasks - challenge meets responsibility:  

  • Contribution of technical/professional knowledge and individual case-related solutions.
  • Definition and documentation of costing standards for the use of goods, production controlling contents and processes in coordination with the business unit
  • Support COGS costing in coordination with the business unit and the respective business partners
  • Development of appropriate reports for the BUs and related sub-business units together with Data & Demand Management experts
  • Key User for SAP-COPA & Integrated Planning Sales & COGS, including the execution of trainings

Your profile - competence meets personality:

  • University degree preferably in economics, business administration, agricultural economics, industrial engineering, or related fields 
  • Proven, in-depth experience in controlling coupled with several years of experience in production controlling 
  • Good understanding of production processes as well as sales and distribution structures
  • Initial experience in the seed industry is an advantage
  • Ability to question, optimize and further develop existing processes
  • Solid user knowledge of the relevant SAP systems (CO-PA, ML, PP)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) is required

Sow your future at KWS:

  • Interesting and challenging tasks & projects in an international working environment with long-term perspectives for further development.
  • As a family-run company, we live by the values of team spirit, closeness and trust, independence and vision - a culture that is also lived in practice
  • A highly motivated and friendly team within the department 
  • We create the right framework conditions for you: unlimited employment contract, attractive remuneration according to collective agreements (incl. annual employee participation, Christmas and vacation bonus with 30 days of vacation) with financial allowances (company pension plan, capital-forming benefits, subsidized canteen, childcare allowance, job bike, etc.), excellent working equipment as well as flexible working time models with the option of (partially) mobile working (hybrid working model)!

Would you like to develop your potential and grow at KWS? Then we look forward to receiving your application (short cover letter, resume and relevant references) via our online portal!


About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Over 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, vegetables, oilseed rape and sunflower. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests, and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €300 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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