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Head of Global Finance Operations (f/m/d)

Come join us as the latest addition to the team!

16 August 2022

The Head of Global Finance Operations (GFO) will be part of KUKA’s Finance Leadership Team and will play a critical role in the future success and growth of KUKA. This is an exciting opportunity to build and shape KUKA's GFO function from the beginning in a role that has high visibility.

Short Facts

  • Augsburg
    Augsburg, Germany
  • KUKA
  • Finance and Accounting
    Finance and Accounting
  • Permanent Employment
    Permanent Employment


The Head of Global Finance Operations will lead the newly created GFO function at KUKA, including setting and shaping the global strategy for the function. GFO Head will deliver on meaningful transformation while supporting seamless ongoing operations and processes in Finance across shared service centres in Americas, EMEA and APAC. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with a hands-on spirit, someone who thrives in uncharted waters and has a true passion for serving customers and fixing complex problems.


Essential functions include:

  • Define and drive the strategic direction for GFO

  • Drive and monitor GFO performance, including balanced metrics and reporting frameworks

  • Drive transformation and continuous improvement across all global finance operations and processes

  • Serve as the key interface between the GFO team, GFO customers and relevant functional leads (leaders from Finance)

  • Oversee GFO governance

  • Identify and integrate analytics, automation and other digital capabilities into existing operations to more effectively support the business

  • Continuously improve customer satisfaction, ensuring customers' current and future needs and requirements are understood and met/exceeded

  • Drive resolution of critical and complex cross-functional issues and escalations

  • Manage the overall GFO cost of operations

Application Requirements

  • Experience in a Global Finance Operations function

  • Strategic planning, decision making and problem-solving skills

  • A bias for innovation and experience leading through transformation

  • Experience with continuous improvement methodology in a service environment

  • Ability and passion to build and empower effective teams

  • Experience working in global teams

  • Business fluent in English

  • Willingness to travel

What we offer

Great working environment

Start date: Immediately

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