Head of Sales Controlling (m/f/d)

The ALTANA Group develops and manufactures high-quality, innovative specialty chemical products. With us, you can help shape many important details of the world of the future. Our four divisions BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA have set worldwide standards in their markets. Our innovative products enable companies to develop technologies of the future today, technologies that make life easier, safer, and more comfortable. With sales of around 2.7 billion euros, we are one of the world‘s most innovative, fastest-growing, and most profitable chemical companies. We currently employ more than 6,700 people who have good ideas for the world of the future. Discover your decisive plus for your future. Bringing you many advantages.

BYK Additives & Instruments is one of the world’s leading suppliers in the field of additives and measuring instruments. Around the world, the additives of BYK ensure that coatings and plastics obtain precisely the desired properties and the correct quality.

Head of Sales Controlling (m/f/d)

Location: Wesel near Düsseldorf

Your task structure

  • Lead the central sales controlling team with responsibility for the controlling of divisional sales
  • Business partner and financial conscience to the business line management
  • Develop strategies and business plans together with the business and assist within M&A activities
  • Report the sales/margin and order performance to the management
  • Responsible for the worldwide sales forecasting and planning process
  • Manage and develop financial analytical landscape; document controlling and SAP standards for the division; monitor financial processes and ensure compliance to finance template within the sales controlling field
  • Project leader and project management for global controlling-specific projects

Your recipe for success

  • Business graduate, ideally with a major in finance and controlling
  • Leadership experience and qualities
  • Minimum 5 years of Finance and sales controlling experience in an international group in the industrial sector or similar experience
  • Competent handling of SAP ERP and very good knowledge for SAP COPA and SAP SD, very good MS Excel skills and ideally experience with BI-solutions
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to handle multiple responsibilities and adapt priorities based on business needs
  • Proactively communicate with co-workers and management in a professional manner
  • Very good knowledge of English, both written and spoken
  • International experience is an advantage
  • Willingness for occasional national or international travel

Your spectrum of advantages


In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction. BYK-Chemie offers you a lot of advantages:

  • a wide range of tasks with enough room for development
  • constructive open-mindedness towards new developments and approaches
  • an attractive salary with good employee benefits and pension plans
  • a lifetime account and flexible working hours with flextime and an impressive compensation
  • the option of working from home (up to 50 %)
  • a canteen offering a balanced variety food and drink, and parking spaces in sufficient quantity on our company grounds

As a first step, please apply briefly and concisely with your CV via our job portal www.altana.jobs. We look forward to meeting you!

ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job number: 1206

Legal entity: BYK-Chemie GmbH

Location: Wesel

Area of operations: Controlling

BYK-Chemie GmbH