Controller Job at Hexion Inc. in Iserlohn

Position Overview

Financial Controller for our German entity.

As financial controller for the German entity, you have end-responsibility for all month-end, quarter-end and year end closings according to US GAAP and furthermore for the statutory reporting according to German GAAP. A good understanding of all business processes is key in order to be able to evaluate the correctness of the balance sheet in general. Keeping contact to different stakeholders of the business and within corporate is a must to be able to keep track of the development of the company (spider in the web). You are a key contact person for many people in order to help with interdisciplinary processes.

This position can either be located in Iserlohn or in Rotterdam





Company Overview

We are charting the course for the next-generation chemical company. We may be a new company, but our roots are more than a century old, dating back to the creation of Bakelite. We saw then what we see now: The boundless possibilities of science and curiosity. Our innovations include Bakelite, Durite, Cellobond and Resonance. From trains to planes to everyday household items, we are improving thousands of products around the world today. Like the lightweight plastic, Bakelite is strong, durable, and its potential allows for its future to be molded into infinite shapes – and we’re looking for talented and passionate people to help us create that future and the products that will change the world tomorrow.

Company Distinction

This exciting opportunity is part of Bakelite

Job Responsibilities

Overall Balance Sheet ownership;

Support monthly closing under US GAAP, including various monthly/quarterly reporting;

Liaise with and support of local German Finance team and site leadership;

Prepare annual statutory accounts local GAAP; liaise with external auditor

Responsible overall compliance for entity;

Liaise with Tax department and Tax advisors; Support Corporate Income Tax returns, VAT compliance and other Tax related returns

Account reconciliations & analysis;

Participation in project groups

Ascertains compliance with Internal Accounting Policies & Procedures

Minimum Qualifications

Academic Degree in Accounting;

Min 6 – 10 years of relevant experience in Financial Control (Manufacturing background and working in an international environment/ chemical industry is a plus);

USGAAP and German GAAP know-how a plus;

Knowledge about taxes (i.e. CIT/VAT)

SAP experience is a requirement;

Good interpersonal and problem solving skills;

Pro-active attitude, pragmatic, team player

Multi-Language: English a must, preferably German native.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior chemical manufacturing experience with multi-national company;

SAP & Blackline experience

Education Requirements

BS in Accounting (minimum)


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About the Company

Company: Hexion Inc.

Company Location:  Iserlohn

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About Hexion Inc.