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

Job description

Our customer, Kärcher Municipal is one of the world's leading manufacturers of municipal technology. The product range covers all requirements in municipal use: from winter service, sweeping and cleaning, mowing and maintenance to weed control and numerous special applications. As an independent subsidiary within the Kärcher Group, Kärcher Municipal stands for high quality and technical excellence.

For their recently acquired production facility (75 people) in Jelgava / Latvia we are currently hiring a

Finance & Administration Manager (m/f/d)

  • As part of the core management team you will be leading the complete financial and administrative spectrum. The goal: Ensure the financial and administrative integration into the Kärcher Group and ramp up the business.

  • You are responsible for accounting and controlling: reporting, planning and budgeting, treasury, receivables management, taxes, audits (internal & external) and financial analysis.

  • Furthermore, you are taking care of IT and HR. You initiate the full integration into the Kärcher systems (e.g. Google Workspace) and set up a recruiting plan.

  • As a sparring partner (m/f/d) to the Managing Director you are supporting decision-making processes from a financial point of view.

  • In close collaboration with Production and German HQs you are providing product calculations and pricings.

  • Starting with 4 people, you are leading and growing a professional Finance, HR and IT team. You provide them vision and establish smooth, future-proved processes.

Job requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Master’s degree or MBA is a plus.

  • Around 7 years professional and 2-3 years leadership experience in an international organization.

  • Successful track record in a production facility of a global organization and strong sales and business controlling skills.

  • Sound knowledge of local and international standards (e.g. IFRS, HGB, HB1, HB2) in accounting and controlling, tax and statutory, cash-flow management, financial planning, corporate reporting and analysis.

  • A coaching and visionary leadership style combined with a systematic and hands-on working approach.

  • Fluency in Latvian and English, Russian or German would be a plus.

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, and the possibility to grow with the company in Latvia.


As the personnel consultancy commissioned by Kärcher, we would like to invite you to use the "Apply" button to apply with your CV in just a few steps. If you have any questions, please contact Katharina Goertz or Mareike Rusch at +49 30 40 50 416 20 or +49 30 40 50 416 17