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Site Controller Aachen Site (f/m/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Finance & Controlling
Job ID:  38315


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Advise and challenge plant management proactively on all relevant financial matters concerning the Aachen site and headquarter real-estate management
  • Strive as member of the plant management to operational excellence with continuous improvement and (cost) controlling
  • Responsible for planning and forecasting, adjusting intermediate financial reports to actuals and supporting business cases including contract manufacturing
  • Create and maintain structural and ad hoc analyses and reports
  • Manage or be part of Global controlling Projects with our colleagues from Chile, Ecuador, Switzerland, Italy and Germany   
  • Contribute to our GO Controlling Roadmap to lift controlling business partnering to the next level


What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in a relevant field, e.g. Finance, Economics or Industrial Engineering
  • At least 3-5years relevant experience with plant controlling (experience within the chemical/pharma industry is an asset)
  • Experience with Operational Excellence - Lean Sigma Methodologies (Greenbelt is a Plus)
  • Extensive experience with financial data, reporting and business intelligence applications (e.g. SAP FI/CO, SAP BW/BO, Power-BI, Qlik Sense, Tableau, Alteryx, Data-Iku, Knime) 
  • Experience with (financial) data analyses and models (Alteryx knowledge is a Plus)
  • Professional language skill in English and German. Spanish highly preferable.


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2020, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 bn.

Your HR contact:
Marlen Brandl

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