Financial Accounting / Controlling

Ravensburg (Germany) / Shanghai (China)


Entry Level Position

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Young Professional



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Together with the local team you are responsible for the ongoing bookkeeping, the preparation of the monthly and annual financial statements for the location. Both internally and externally, you are the contact person for auditors and authorities and work closely with the controlling and accounting departments at the RAFI headquarters. You take over the ongoing tax processing of the location. You will be responsible for credit and cash management at the site and will report directly to the CFO of the RAFI Group. Planning and checking costs and services Carry out business planning, management and control tasks according to financial and business objectives.  Plan services (sales, inventory changes, etc.), costs (direct and overhead costs) according to the production program, investment planning, capacity planning, tariff development, etc. as part of the period planning. Determine business key data on productivity, profitability, capital commitment, etc. Determine the causes of the discrepancy between the target and actual values, propose and coordinate measures to reduce costs. Conducting profitability studies In the context of new investments, new products, relocations, checking the vertical integration, etc., carry out profitability calculations for the assigned area according to standard company procedures. Analyze and comment on the effects of the planned cost reduction measures on the cost structure, capacity utilization, return on capital, profitability, unit costs, results, etc. Constantly monitor the results of the profitability calculation, adjust plans if necessary or propose measures for plan compliance, analyze weak points. Determine surcharge and billing rates for individual cost centers and cost units. Draw up regular reports on sales, costs, key figures, etc., coordinate results and measures.

The job can be based on a local employment or foreign assignment.

You have a degree in business administration (Diplombetriebswirt) and several years of relevant professional experience. You bring in-depth knowledge of SAP and MS Excel as well as experience in managing people. Ideally, you have intercultural experience We require a very good knowledge of spoken and written English and German. We are looking for a communicative, reliable and resilient personality with an independent, analytical, structured and result-oriented working style.


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