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Global Product Line Controller

Date: Jul 4, 2022

Location: Richmond, VA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Global PL Controller (m/w/d)


Location: United States : Richmond, VA

Function: Finance

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: BL not assigned


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.


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The Global Product Line Controller will be the Business Partner to the product line management




  • Be a business partner to the product line management in all commercial and strategic capacities
  • Conduct monthly analysis of business specific effects, identification of chances and risks as well as deduction of recommended actions for the product line management
  • Responsible for the Controlling processes planning, budgeting, forecasting
  • Steering of / support for operative and strategic business line projects
  • Sparring partner of the business line Controller in advancement of Controlling processes and support of its implementation
  • Support of division projects to optimize and harmonize processes
  • Responsible for the economic calculations of the product lines projects (M&A, capital investments, contracts)
  • Support with internal and external audits (e.g. public accountant)
  • Represent the business line in group projects
  • Serve as primary controlling contact for global production sites, coordinate annual production cost budgeting process.


  • Successfully completed a Degree in Economics, Natural Sciences, Finance, or Accounting or technical degree with relevant experience.  An MBA preferred

  • Experience in operative financial Controlling / managerial accounting and project management

  • Knowledge of Controlling processes and respective IT tools (SAP, Business Warehouse, MS Office etc.)

  • Distinct interest in digitalization and new ways of working

  • Ability to work conceptually, analyze data and prepare proposals for management decisions

  • Professional written and verbal communication as well as stakeholder management skills

  • Readiness of mind, goal and solution orientation as well as structured way of working

  • Determination, commitment, proactivity / bias for action, flexibility, and a strong business acumen 


Your Application

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond