Head of Finance (EMEA) (m/f/d)

Location: Europe - Germany - Hamburg
BU/Function: Finance
Seniority: Business Leadership
Job Code: 1494

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees all financial operations, management and corporate financial planning
  • Coordinates, analyses, and reports financial performance to Management and finance team in HQ in Singapore
  • Prepares all supporting information for annual audit and liaise with the finance team in headquarter Singapore and external auditors as necessary
  • Develops, implements and maintains accounting and administrative policies and procedures
  • Acts as a business partner to management, business units and other departments with a keen focus on supporting while being custodian to the profitability of the sales including gross profits, OPEX, and P&L
  • Enforces the credit policy that has been set and monitor credit profile of customers
  • Manages and monitors regional sales and marketing process related approvals e.g. rebate and discount programs, contractual allowances, and MDF programs with major retail channels
  • Partners/Assists the sales and marketing budget DRI’s as the go-to person and also assists any other functional budget DRIs as needed
  • Supervises the team in completing the monthly financial close accurately and timely


  • Minimum 8 years (including 3 years as a supervisory manager) of experience in accounting or finance experience is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or relevant field
  • Excellent German and English skills both oral and written – additional languages are an advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles
  • Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting
  • Experience in the consumer electronics industry with knowledge of the Distribution Channel business is highly desirable
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (Experience in SAP is a plus)
  • An analytical mind with a strategic ability
  • Excellent organizational, leadership and communication skills and interpersonal abilities
  • Experience in managing and coaching a finance team