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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Head of Controlling Americas

Job Req ID:  5056

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent


  • Integral part of regional segment management team with focus on financial perspective and P&L Responsibility
  • Secures short and mid-term financial success through planning and implementation of segment business strategy for whole value chain (Sales, Development, Operations), including development of goals and implementation plans for the region
  • Performance driving of segment via proactive, continuous improvement, initiation of new initiatives and permanent monitoring
  • Securing of acquisition policy of regional segment in regards to profit targets


Primary Activities:


  • regionally responsible and supporting of strategic planning of segment (long-term strategy, business development, portfolio planning, elaboration of strategy)
  • Execution of regional segment strategy together with regional CFO
  • Providing decision support and challenge decisions taken by business partner
  • regionally responsible for budgeting of segment, Responsible for all budget activities involving IS plant, project and sales/material controlling and ensure completion of all milestones according to group budget timeline.
  • Launching, active driving and tracking of regional segment initiatives
  • Active involvement in acquisition process of regional segment an providing yearly update for BEP2 master data and target factor for the IS segment.
  • Securing alignment of segment targets with HQ.
  • Disciplinary leadership over the IS Plant Controllers the IS Project Controlling and the ES Material Controlling Team in the region.
  • Responsible for ad-hoc reports and business analysis. Oversee product report maintenance and analysis as requested. Support analysis of product report of in cooperation with Program Management/ Sales. Oversee factor Calculation and analysis for regional IS factor.
  • Ensure that all monthly closing activities in plants, projects and material Controlling according to group and local timeline.
  • Regional responsible and assurance of forecasts on segment performance
  • regional responsible for project controlling for segment
  • regional responsible for operations performance tracking
  • Supporting regional Head of Controlling Systems and reporting with changes to standard reporting and controlling standards in scope of review process (“initiative-right”)
  • Developing and implementing personnel planning in his/her area of responsibility, in cooperation with the supervisor; also ensuring hiring of qualified personnel
  • Provision of technical and disciplinary leadership to associates that report to him/her; decision making on personnel decisions in cooperation with the HR department and the supervisor
  • Development of department-specific goals, break down and prioritization of departmental goals, follow up on goals and evaluate goal achievement


Job Requirements:


Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience (Masters Degree or MBA a plus)

7-10 years experience with Financial Analysis, Budget Forecast, and Cost Accounting

Strong Technical Knowledge of SAP

Strong Technical Knowledge of MS Office products; specifically Excel




We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: AM-F-F21 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina