WELLA – Financial Controller

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As the Financial Controller, you will be accountable for compliance and accounting of the Professional Beauty business. You will lead the accounting, advice the business on accounting and ensures external and internal reporting requirements (US GAAP / Local GAAP) as well as ensuring tax compliance. Also, in charge of the Corporate Governance of the Country, for an internal and external audit, for the statutory and financial statement preparation. In this full-time role, you will report into the Country CFO Professional Beauty.


  • Coordinates the statutory financial reporting process for the legal entity, including alignment with Shared Service Centers.
  • Ensure compliance with group accounting policies as well as local regulations.
  • Align with / provide input to the Global Finance Team / Tax Accounting group for periodic group reporting and consolidation purposes.
  • Advise local business control and management on statutory and tax considerations in support of the business decision.
  • Lead organizational changes and synergies in line with the simplification of the accounting process, including intercompany transactions
  • Own Corporate Governance including appropriate board meetings and minutes, information to key stakeholders, etc.
  • Act as overall audit engagement coordinator & primary point of contact to the external auditor.
  • Monitor tax compliance obligations in the responsible territory and arrange for timely preparation of direct and indirect tax filings.
  • Ascertain timely identification and communication of tax risk & opportunities, coordinate Legal and insurance obligations (risk management).
  • Ensure Treasury management in line with local business needs and with corporate guidelines.

    You thrive at building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. You are committed, conscientious and always lead with integrity. You recognise the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization. You believe in the value of teamwork. You bring a high level of knowledge and know-how plus creativity and enthusiasm to your work and to everything you do.

    Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Finance & Accounting.
  • Certified Accountant.
  • 4+ years’ experience as a Senior Accounting professional in a multinational company.
  • Excellent understanding and management of P&L and Balance Sheet under U.S. GAAP and Local GAAP.
  • Strong Experience in the month-end close process of both P&L and B/S, experience in Transfer pricing is preferred.
  • Experience in working in multi-functional environments.
  • Strong experience with SAP and extensive use of Excel.
  • Able to work closely with the CFO, self-driven, and motivated.

    What you can expect from us:

  • Attractive salary package
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Wide range of benefits (health insurance, pension, car lease and/or mobility allowance for selected roles as well as wellbeing benefits)
  • Continued learning and growth opportunities
  • Truly international and diverse environment where you can be your true self
  • We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We comply with national, federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.