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Wicona is one of the leading suppliers of aluminium windows, doors and façade systems in Europe. We are owned by the Norwegian group Hydro, which is present within all market segments for aluminium, with sales and trading activities throughout the entire value chain. Hydro is the only 360° company in the global aluminium industry, with operations in 40 countries all over the world. By combining local expertise, worldwide reach and unmatched capabilities in R&D, our 30,000 employees create innovative aluminium solutions throughout the value chain.

Business Controller (m/f/d)

A great opportunity to join an innovative and international team


We are looking for a Business Controller (m/f/d) for our location in Ulm or Lüdenscheid as soon as possible.


What will you do as a Business Controller (m/f/d)


  • You will be a proactive business partner to our business and management
  • You will be an active part of the controlling team, working tightly with credit control, accounting, and the business
  • You will coordinate, report and analyse several entities in the region DACH+ (Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Central and Eastern Europe countries) according to IFRS and HGB standards
  • You will prepare and follow up on investment projects (capex), profitability and ad-hoc analyses
  • You will support the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements
  • You will create and evaluate forecasts, budgets and multi-year plans both for commercial and operations KPIs
  • You will develop automation of processes and improve business controlling practices where ever possible
  • You will take on independent projects in the area of controlling which can involve working across regions within the business unit Hydro Building Systems


What are the requirements for this position?


  • You have a degree in business administration with a focus on controlling, finance or accounting or similar
  • You have at least 5 years of professional experience in controlling or accounting, preferably in international manufacturing
  • You have experience in dealing with financial statements in accordance with IFRS and HGB
  • You have excellent Excel skills as well as other digital tools.
  • In-depth experience with SAP R/3 FI/CO, Hyperion Financial Management, and Power BI is considered an advantage
  • You are fluent in German and feel comfortable to communicate in English, both written and spoken
  • You are willing to travel (min 20%) as our business is spread over several locations
  • As a person, you are curious, with a passion for learning, you’re analytical and organized in your way of working, and you enjoy helping colleagues. You have a “hands-on” mentality and enjoy shifting focus between high and low.


What are the benefits of working for this company?


  • You will be part of an innovative and international team committed to the future of sustainable aluminium
  • We will offer you the benefit of flexible working hours and home office options
  • We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities with online courses as well as in person training and on the job training
  • We work in a modern and pleasant working atmosphere with colleagues from various disciplines working together
  • You will be part of a global company, offering opportunities throughout the world for the right candidate


Interested? Motivated? Committed?
Then we look forward to receiving your complete application documents via our career portal.

For quick processing, please send us the application in English.

Posted on:  16 May 2024

Ulm, DE, 89077 Luedenscheid, DE, 58511

Department:  Admin/Finance
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Building Systems Germany GmbH
Job Type:  Permanent

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