Controller (m/w/d) General Expenses

  • Norderstedt
  • Permanent
  • Full-time



It all started with a self-adhesive tape. As an independent company, we now developself-adhesive solutions for industrial, trade, office and home applications. We assist ourend consumers in their creative everyday activities and help them to ease everyday life. In the automotive, paper, printing and electronic segments, we cooperate closely with our customers in the development of manufacturing processes and finished products. As one of the world’s market leaders, our intention is to continue growing in the future.

And how do you see your future?

Your Tasks

We’re looking for a committed controller to support the general expenses cost center in tesa’s HQ

  • Monthly data preparation and provision of a report for all central areas
  • Independent support of units in the controlling environment
    • Provision of information to budget holders about ongoing budget compliance
    • Joint coordination of FC and plan values
    • Management of target initiatives for FC or plan
    • Monitoring of budget deviations, proposal of countermeasures
  • Support and implementation of internal cost allocation
    • Preparation of a cost-generating cost allocation from centralized functions
    • Implementation of cost allocation
  • Business partner for selected central cost centers
    • Management relief through structured data processing/analysis, input into decision processes and coordination of planning processes
    • Supplementing management with methodological skills, fiscal expertise and identification of potential improvements, as well as supervision of the implementation of measures
    • Determining the company’s strategic objectives
  • Project controlling
    • Financial evaluation of investment projects 
    • Appropriate supervision of ongoing projects and securing of financial target parameters
    • Implementation of project reviews
  • Consolidation and evaluation of the entire central budget area
  • Active participation in the further development of controlling processes as well as regular assumption of project work to improve its efficiency

Your Profile

  • University degree in economics or comparable education
  • At least two years’ experience in finance and controlling functions
  • Extensive experience in handling data structures
  • Convincing stakeholder management
  • Strong team orientation
  • Assertiveness, creative drive and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Very good written and spoken Business English

We offer

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Flexible working (flexitime / sabbatical)
  • Further education and development perspectives
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-departmental career opportunities
  • Occupational pension provision
  • Numerous offers for employees, such as
  • health promotion, sports and leisure activities, employee discounts, and much more (including tesa Bike, the company's own fitness studio, prevention Options)