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Director (m/f/d) Finance and Administration Poland

  • Krakow, Małopolskie, Poland
Kärcher Sp. z o.o.

Job description

Our customer, Kärcher, is the world's leading provider of cleaning technology. The family owned enterprise employs more than 16,000 people in 82 countries and more than 160 companies. More than 50,000 service centers in all countries ensure continuous and comprehensive supplies to customers all over the world. In 2023, Kärcher reached the highest sales with 3.294 billion euros in its history.

Kärcher has been active in the Polish market since 1993. Kärcher equipment combines ease of use, functionality and attractive design.

For their growing and successfully operating sales and service subsidiary (turnover of approx. 150 Mio. EUR and more than 280 employees) based in Krakow /Poland, we are currently hiring a

Director (m/f/d) Finance and Administration

What are your tasks?

  • Being part of the management team and directly reporting to the Managing Director, you will partner with your peers to execute the subsidiary’s growth strategy.

  • Being responsible for the complete finance portfolio of controlling, cash management, investments, risk management, planning and budgeting, financial analysis and reporting.

  • Managing Legal, Process Management, Compliance and local IT support.

  • Guaranteeing an efficient management of the company resources, supported by financial analysis at a high level to the company management team.

  • Supervising local Compliance Manager with all legal-related topics, taking appropriate action; enforcing policies, legal requirements, procedures, and processes set by HQ Governance or authorities.

  • Transforming the finance functions in order to establish business partnering in and across teams in the organization and in alignment with headquarters.

  • As Director you provide a vision to a team of 20 people in total and manage 5 direct reports; guiding with empathy as well as strong leadership skills.

Job requirements

What do you have?

  • A business degree or equivalent education in finance with focus on controlling or accounting.

  • 7 years of professional and 5 years of leadership experience in an international matrix organization; in commercial durable businesses, e.g. power tools, construction or material handling equipment, industrial vehicles, building material, outdoor and gardening devices, etc.

  • Successful track record in a sales & service subsidiary of a global corporate as well as strong sales and business controlling skills; Sound knowledge of local and international standards in accounting and controlling, tax, treasury, cash-flow, financial planning, risk management;

  • Solid track record in project management and SAP environments;

  • Understanding the key drivers of a dynamic market, with Customer Centricity: commercially aware, understanding and anticipating the trends and the needs of both operations and management.

  • A systematic, structured and reliable way of working combined with a hands-on approach;

  • A coaching leadership style marked by empathy and strong communication skills, geared towards top team performance.

  • Strong command of Polish and English (written and orally).

Our offer.

  • Kärcher offers a stable job based on a full-time employment contract with an attractive remuneration package consisting of a base salary and the possibility of receiving an annual bonus and a company car for professional and private use.

  • Medical healthcare and life insurance programs are 100% covered by Kärcher.

  • You can participate in development programs and training, e.g. online language classes. Kärcher offers the possibility to reimburse or share the costs of external educational activities.

  • Additional benefits: Cafeteria program (MyBenefit) and sharing the costs of Multisport card, lunch subsidies, integration and charity events and free parking space.

  • Possibility to work remotely up to 10 days per month.


Would you like to join us and make a difference? Then, we would like to invite you to use the "Apply" button to submit your CV in English in just a few steps.


As the personnel consultancy commissioned by Kärcher, we are happy to answer any further questions you may have. Please contact Dagmar Adu-Atwere at +49 (0) 30 4050416 19 or Jorge Vega at +52 55 4880 9147.