Controlling Manager - Industrial Group

Finance, Financial Controller
Manufacturing / Engineering
€75,000 to €85,000 Per Annum
Excellent benefits
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KR Recruitment Luxembourg is delighted to be exclusively recruiting this Controlling Manager role for an international manufacturing group at their HQ in Luxembourg

You will work closely and support senior management in the group.  This is a great role in which you can further develop your skills and get the autonomy and responsibility you are looking for. You will take a leadership role in the controlling for the region

The group can offer a stable and progressive environment in which you will work on many interesting international projects

The Role:


  • Lead the controlling function of x2 highly strategic divisions of the group
  • Build and deliver robust, structured financial reporting and processes for the operational departments and the entity as a whole, that are well understood and well communicated
  • Get actively involved in supporting new projects and initiatives, driving performance, and building plans for the future, as well as managing regular reporting, forecasting, and general planning
  • Ensure that internal reporting requirements are met (i.e. monthly projects financial follow up delivered on time by operational departments), including thorough understanding of variances to budget and forecast.
  • Providing leadership to controllers of operational departments to drive best practice and consistent processes.
  • Monitor cost-centre expenditures versus forecasts and budgets and provide controllership over operating costs.
  • Providing leadership to the local (in country) controller (x2) to drive best practice and consistent processes.
  • Advanced Excel user
  • Monitor cost-centre expenditures versus forecasts and budgets and provide controllership over operating costs.
  • Identifying and communicating issues to senior management
  • Lead the forecasting process on a quarterly basis and annual budget process
  • Providing leadership to the local (in country) finance teams to drive best practice and consistent processes.
  • Appreciation of Group’s KPIs and understanding departments KPIs and their impact.
  • Ensure that the controlling team members are motivated and trained adequately
  • Improve visibility and importance of finance within the operational departments, ensuring buy-in from all operational areas
  • Ad hoc projects as required by Executives or group finance.


The Person:

  • Ideally you will have many years of relevant experience in Controlling or Audit within industrial environments
  • University background (Finance, Business Administration), Masters 2. 
  • IFRS and ideally Lux GAAP knowledge
  • Advanced Excel user, with knowledge of Navision being an advantage
  • The ideal candidate will be creative and analytical problem solver
  • Perfect command of English with French and German required
  • Hands-on, assertive, ability to influence at all levels
  • Capacity to work independently on own initiativeStress resistant, team-player, proactive, results-oriented

For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please send us your CV in the first instance to Kieron O’Connor.

KR Recruitment is a leading executive resourcing company based in heart of Luxembourg city.  Offering a flexible range of recruitment services, we specialise in sourcing the best talent for the Financial Services & Commercial / Industrial sectors. Visit our website at