Finance and Administration Manager (m/f/d) Italy

Job description

Our client, German-based Kärcher group, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of cleaning equipment with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for their innovation, over 80% of Kärcher’s products have been developed in the past 4 years. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make this company a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to work for. For the growing production facility in Reggio Emilia we are currently looking for:


Finance & Administration Manager Italy (m/f/d)


Based out of the successful production facility in Reggio Emilia with around 140 employees and approx. 45 million € turnover, this exciting task will comprise:

  • Leading a team of 5 employees within Accounting, Controlling and Administration,
  • Being part of the management team, you will be a sparring partner to the Managing Director and support the ambitious growth plans of the company from the financial side,
  • Helping to elevate the business to the next level by supporting the ongoing change processes in the Italian organization,
  • Being in charge of the complete financial spectrum of reporting, planning and budgeting, financial analysis and controlling,
  • Monitoring and optimizing all administrative processes within the organization,
  • Ensuring compliance with tax, custom, legal and group standards

Job requirements

Your qualification

For this exciting and growth oriented position you should possess:

  • A university degree in accounting, business, finance or related field,
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience in an international environment, combined with proven leadership experience,
  • A broad span of knowledge in the Finance spectrum, including but not limited to: Accounting, tax and status reporting, treasury, financial planning, controlling and analysis as well as M&A,
  • A systematic, structured and analytical personality combined with a hands-on approach and superb communication skills,
  • Fluency in Italian and English (both written and orally)

Our offer

Our client offers an extremely well-known brand, a highly supportive structure both on a Regional and a Global level, a high degree of entrepreneurial freedom, an exciting product portfolio and competitive salary as well as employment benefits.