Financial Controller (m/f/x)

  • Location: ​Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Controlling


What you will do

Join our forward-thinking controlling team as Financial Controller (m/f/x), where you play a crucial role in managing the headquarters EBIT result.

  • Preparation and analysis the Statement of Income, reports, and presentations, providing accurate and timely financial information to management and stakeholders.
  • Forecasting, monitoring, and analysis of budgets and SOI positions, ensuring effective financial planning and control.
  • Conducting financial analysis, including variance analysis, profitability analysis, and trend analysis, to provide insights and recommendations to management for performance improvement and cost management.
  • Monitoring and managing financial transactions between headquarters and other entities, ensuring accuracy, and compliance with intercompany policies and procedures.
  • Assisting in the design, implementation, and monitoring of internal controls and financial policies to ensure compliance with accounting standards, regulatory requirements, and corporate guidelines.
  • Utilizing financial systems and tools to streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and improve accuracy in financial reporting and analysis.
  • Coordinating and providing support for internal and external audits of headquarters' financial activities, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, senior financial professionals, and business partners to provide financial insights, support decision-making
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement, automation, and optimization of financial operations in the headquarters to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

What you will need

  • University degree in Business Administration or Economics or equivalent experience
  • 6 years' experience in controlling, finance or accounting
  • Strong understanding of financial principles, accounting standards, and financial analysis
  • Ability to analyze financial data, identify trends, and draw meaningful conclusions. Proficiency in financial modeling and forecasting is highly desirable.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with colleagues and present financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Ability to identify and resolve financial issues or discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
  • High ethical standards and the ability to handle confidential financial information with discretion.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to changing financial regulations, technologies, and business needs.
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Fluent in English written and spoken

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.