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Head of FP&A CoE (m/f/d)

27 February 2024

As Head of Financial Planning & Analysis Center of Excellence for Group Controlling, you will be primarily responsible for driving the transformation of the Controlling team by designing and implementing efficient processes. This role requires an innovative and strategic leader who can drive the simplification, standardization and harmonization of the work of Controllers ensuring an optimized service backcharge for the business. You will report directly into the Vice President Group Controlling and lead a team of up to ten employees.  

Short Facts

  • Augsburg
    Augsburg, Germany
  • KUKA
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


Make an impact
  • Oversee a transformative journey for the functional controlling team, prioritizing efficiency, focus on efficiency, accuracy, value creation and adaptability
  • Separating transactional FP&A tasks from the activities of the Finance Business Partners and improving the efficiency of transactional processes (automation, digitalization)
  • Driving forward the standardization of reporting processes and methods in all corporate functions to ensure the consistency of financial analyses and reports
  • Development and implementation of a simplified and standardized model for the charging back services to companies
  • Evaluate/implement advanced financial technologies to automate routine tasks/increase overall routine tasks/increase overall efficiency
  • Use of data analysis and visualization tools to gain actionable insights for decision-making decision making
  • Improve the skills of the functional controlling team through comprehensive training programs and and promoting a culture of continuous learning to adapt to new technologies and processes. technologies and processes

Application Requirements

What you need to succeed
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or a related field (Master's/MBA preferred)
  • Proven professional experience in leading transformation initiatives in FP&A and functional controlling
  • Strong project management skills with a track record of success in process redesign and implementation
  • Deep understanding of financial systems, reporting tools and new technologies
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in diverse teams
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in change management with the ability to navigate and lead teams through organizational change navigate and lead through organizational change
Great working environment
Home Office
International Team

Our promise to you

Our culture is deeply rooted in our passion to make robotics and automatic solutions accessible and easy to use. The result? We make peoples´ lives easier and safer, across the world. Diversity is the beating heart of our company - and we appreciate every single one of our bright and bold brainiacs. We encourage everyone to bring their full selves to work, fostering an environment where inspiration, expertise, and personal growth can flourish. Our collective goal? To achieve greatness and ignite innovative, positive change - not only within the automation industry but also beyond its boundaries. And in return, we prioritize creating a supportive, empowering, and caring environment for all.

Perks and benefits

As part of our commitment to the well-being of our employees, we offer a range of comprehensive perks and benefits. From competitive salary packages to flexible work schedules, and professional development opportunities, we aim to provide a holistic approach to employee satisfaction. We believe in recognizing and appreciating the hard work and dedication of our workforce, and our perks reflect this commitment. Our goal is to create a workplace where employees feel valued, motivated, and inspired to contribute their best. Join us and enjoy the rewards of being part of a company that prioritizes the well-being and growth of its team.

DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) statement 

Our core belief is in treating each other with kindness, an open mind, and mutual respect, creating an environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

KUKA is a company committed to equal opportunities. We manage every application with meticulous care and consideration - with a decision-making process that pays no heed to your origin, educational background, age, gender, sexual orientation, or your religious or political beliefs. If you join KUKA, you will have ample opportunities to share what motivates you and what defines your individuality. 

Join the journey!

If you think a career with KUKA could be what you are looking for, we´d love to hear from you.

We´re looking forward to receiving your application!

Start date: Immediately

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