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Financial Accountant (f/m/d)

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

The Financial Accountant (f/m/d) will join a highly motivated and dynamic Finance/Controlling department and be an integral part of local Centre of Excellence Finance Team based in Bensheim, Germany, reporting to the Senior Director Finance.


As a Financial Accountant (f/m/d) your key responsibilities will be (among other things):


  • Focus on Legal Entity Compliance and Governance, internal and external. Drive relationship with various external parties such as Statutory Auditor, Tax Advisor and the Works Councils of various German group entities.
  • Support local Managing Directors to meet Governance requirements (preparation of Advisory Board, Managing Director Board and Works Council meetings)
  • Drive legal entity reorganizations and consolidations
  • Actively drive and support the integration of acquisitions
  • Support all aspects of tax strategy including corporate tax, customs duties and other indirect taxes
  • Actively support BU Finance and local Controlling teams as well as the Financial Solution Centre to secure stable and compliant Finance processes, to maintain a strong internal control system and to drive for continuous process improvement within the Finance area
  • Be an effective partner to the key leaders within the business including the general managers and key functional leaders (engineering, manufacturing, sales, etc.)

What your background should look like:

•    University degree in Business or Economics 
•    7 to 10 years Finance experience in a public firm and/or a multinational enterprise with a solid inter-national leadership skill set. Experience with German legal entities or German group entities is a must
•    Previous experience with statutory and international accounting under US GAAP, IFRS, or other simi-lar accounting and reporting framework
•    Strong organizational and project management skills
•    Proactive and strong ownership with a business-focused approach
•    Effective communication and presentation skills, both oral and written, across various levels of the organization in a clear and concise manner
•    Willingness to own objectives and to drive the work necessary to accomplish them in a highly dy-namic environment
•    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage teams and develop trusting relationships across geographic distance and diverse cultures 
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, hands-on mentality
•    Solid knowledge of MS Office applications
•    Fluent German and English both oral and written


Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience (subject to change dependent on physical location)
•    Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
•    Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
•    A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.


Bensheim, HE, DE, 64625

City:  Bensheim
State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  66922
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Finance & Accounting

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