Controller Global Strategic Marketing – Market Reach Performance Management
What's the role?
In this role you will act as the Controlling / Finance Business Partner for various (decentralized) Strategic Marketing departments. You will work together with different functional stakeholders (e.g. senior management, Finance, Marketing, Legal, Procurement, Global IT) in a complex matrix organization, as well as being part of global and cross-functional project teams to support Global Strategic Marketing’s strategy of reshaping the way we do Marketing & Sales in the future.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.
With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
As a Controller for Global Strategic Marketing, you will proactively manage the budget planning & forecasting for various teams within our Global Strategic Marketing department in collaboration with the Strategic Marketing Leadership Team. Part of the day-to-day activities is to manage the controlling & reporting tasks such as cost accounting, allocations & accruals leveraging the latest state-of-the-art ERP & reporting technologies such as SAP S/4HANA & SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC).
Additionally, you will manage the investment governance around, for example, across our MR Competence Centers across the globe, Digital Marketing entities in Paris and Plano (US), as well as support contracting & negotiations for major projects with multiple stakeholders (Department head, MR Competence Center heads, Legal, Procurement & Global IT). Moreover, you will act as a true business partner by living, driving and supporting various Performance Management projects with senior management exposure.
With an entrepreneurial mindset, you will challenge the status quo, play a key role in driving investment prioritization & support in defining tangible business targets for the respective Global Strategic Marketing departments. You will recognize opportunities with financial impact across the department and propose options to exploit further and assess initiatives with an end to end view.
What do we offer?
Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.
Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.
Why should you apply?
Do you want to play a key role in the largest strategic initiatives of the Hilti Group? The Market Reach Performance Management team is “a team on the rise” with responsibilities around strategic performance management and investment planning & governance within the Global Strategic Marketing department at our Global headquarters.
The Global Strategic Marketing department is responsible for transforming Hilti’s digital marketing & sales approach through multiple key strategic initiatives such as a new digital organizational footprint in Paris & Plano/US, shaping the Customer Relationship Management of the future (Project “Evolution”) and the new decentralized set-up of Market Reach Competence Centres around the globe.
Additionally, the Market Reach Performance Management team has a strong link to and collaboration with Group Finance & the Global Finance Leadership Team.
Year upon year we are recognized as one of the top 'Great Place to Work' employers, both globally and locally. And when you meet us, you'll understand why. We have a diverse team of people with a variety of nationalities, backgrounds and experiences. You can gain further insight on how it feels to be part of Hilti’s Global Finance Community, by searching for our LinkedIn feed: #HiltiFinance
What you need is:
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, or related field
- Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a financial, consultancy or auditing role within a multinational organization
- Demonstrated knowledge in Accounting, Controlling, Reporting or Financial Advisory
- Effective communication skills, including ability to structure clear presentations to senior management
- Project management skills and independent working style with “getting things done” mindset
- Proficient English written and verbal communication is essential
- The ability to simplify a financial message to non-finance stakeholders
- Strong business planning, financial planning (forecasting/budgeting) and analysis skills
- Experience in financial planning, modelling and analysis and reporting software preferred (e.g. Excel, PowerBI, SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), SAP R3 or S/4HANA)
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.