First Choice Developer, Manufacturer and
Supplier of High-End Trim Components
And Complete Car Interiors
Is Seeking for its Plant in Alabama
The Head of Controlling

Our client is an international development and value-adding partner to the automotive engineering industry. The company group is a world leader in the manufacture of premium quality shifter modules, trim components and full car interiors. The success of our client is based on a perfect synergy between traditional craftsmanship and modern high-tech production processes.



The Position and Responsibilities

We have been assigned by our client to identify and select the Head of Controlling for its plant in Alabama.

You are in charge of the total operating and strategic controlling of the production facility. As Head of Controlling you are supported by a financial controller, develop the process further and raise efficiency of the controlling system. You report directly to the CFO.


Key Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Support the local management in every controlling-relevant situation
  • Support monthly closing and preparation of monthly reporting
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly forecasts as well as yearly planning
  • Preparation of cost reports and deviation analysis to be reported to the CFO
  • Tracking of measures
  • Financial controlling of all assets/liabilities and P&L accounts
  • Support monthly, quarterly and year-end closing
  • Prepare reports at headquarters´requests
  • Support special projects


The Qualifications and Requirements

You will meet the high expectations of our client if you have a Masters degree in finance/controlling and at least five years experience in a comparable position in the automotive industry. You have strong skills in accounting (US-GAAP). Furthermore you are well versed in MS-Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint). German language capability would be beneficial.

You have strong analytical, conceptual, planning and strategic abilities plus excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You are able to present your reports and recommendations in a transparent, concise and timely manner. You are a hands-on manager who combines sense of responsibility and assertiveness based on professional reasoning when solving problems.  Above all you are a flexible, performance-based person with initiative, drive and a positive attitude. You are a high energy, results-oriented manager with a consistent track record of achieving superior goals.


The Terms

This position offers attractive challenges, a high degree of responsibilities and is rewarded with a competitive compensation package.  Details will be discussed during a personal interview.



If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity, please contact us in confidence for additional information or send us your resume plus cover letter including salary requirements.


Christiane Konstroffer

Konstroffer & Partner

Personnel-Marketing Inc.

650 Warrenville Road

Suite 100

Lisle, IL 60532 - USA

Phone +1 630 577-1560



Dr. Kerstin Steiner

Konstroffer & Partner

Personalmarketing KG

Frankfurt Airport Center 1

P.O.Box 750352

D-60533 Frankfurt/Main

Tel. + 49 69 69 34 77