Site Controller m/f/d

Date: Aug 1, 2022

Location: Ritterhude, DE, 27721

Company: Klöckner Pentaplast

kp is a leading global manufacturer of rigid and flexible packaging and special films. We have a clear goal: the sustainable protection of important everyday products. You will find our customers in markets from pharmaceuticals to food and consumer goods. With our film products, we make sure the products last longer and maintain their important properties. With this we significantly contribute to safety, health and consumer satisfaction. We are as dynamic and fast paced as the markets of our customers. Always in motion! Founded in 1965, we now have 31 factories in 18 countries and employ more than 5,900 people worldwide.


Our offering for a Site Controller allows responsibility for directing overall financial policies in the plant while driving profitable growth. You will enjoy this role if you are a highly motivated professional with a sense of urgency, a proven track record, strong strategic and communication skills and a liking to act as a trusted business advisor. This role is located in Ritterhude and will report to the Director Operations Finance, Food Packaging. Please note that a hybrid working model is available.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage the monthly closing process
  • Preparation and interpretation of the monthly P&L of the site and provide guidance and support to the site manager
  • Manage monthly forecasting process considering input from business partners in other functional areas
  • Responsible for the budget process in the site
  • Establish a strong business partner culture in the site in order to achieve defined targets by combining different skills
  • Accountable for all statutory, IFRS, legal and tax matters including P&L and Balance Sheet responsibility
  • Conduct quarterly audits of physical inventory counts to validate internal controls
  • Ownership of financial measures associated with established KPI´s
  • Support external annual audit and coordinate with Shared Service Centre, Controller Group, Group Tax, and  Group Treasurer
  • Prepare and track Capex projects and ROI calculation


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor in Business Administration, Economics or similar
  • Professional experience of minimum 5 years in production industries or reputed audit firm
  • Excellent skills in MS -Excel, MS-PowerPoint and JDE
  • Proactive, strong personality and pressure resistant
  • Capacity to build strong business relationships internally
  • Cross functional thinking
  • Strong analytical skills, good judgement with strong operational focus
  • Goals and deadlines orientated
  • Self-management skills and Problem-solver attitude
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both in English and German
  • Faster adaptation to changes
  • Ability to cope with conflict situations

Have we piqued your interest? Great. We look forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest start date.

Klöckner Pentaplast is an equal opportunity employer, which makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, handicap, disability, sexual preference or marital status.