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Manager Finance and Administrative Services

Werdohl, NW, DE, 58791

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

This position is a key member of the R+L Hydraulic GmbH leadership team and is responsible for leading the finance, information technology, human resources, and general administration functions of the business.

•    Lead and manages the financial accounting department activities for R+L Hydraulic GmbH, BIO Asset Management GmbH, and Timken GmbH businesses.
•    Oversee all accounting operations including general ledger, inventory, standard cost accounting and compliance controls.
•    Oversee SOX compliance, internal and external audits
•    Oversee filing, reporting, and additional tax and treasury matters
•    Manage month-end, quarterly, and annual closing, preparation and presentation financial statements and associated reports in accordance with German GAAP and United States GAAP.
•    Analyze performance variances, define performance gaps, and provide guidance on improvement actions.
•    Provide legal oversite for the businesses including all tax, customs, and export control activities and management of related audits.
•    Lead capital management and expenditure activities.
•    Manage building, facilities, insurance, and utility contracts.

Information Technology (IT)
•    Lead the IT functions for the R+L Hydraulic GmbH business.
•    Manage and provide technical assistance for local IT systems and hardware.
•    Maintain data and network security controls.
•    Lead the integration and use of Timken corporate systems (ERP System, Financial Systems, Data Warehouse, etc.) 

Human Resources & General Administration
•    Lead the Human Resource activities for the R+L Hydraulic GmbH business.
•    Guide the talent management processes and work council communications.
•    Establish and maintain adherence to company policies and procedures.
•    Manage environmental, health and safety activities and compliance.




Bachelor degree in Finance or Controlling, Master degree preferred
min. 10 years experience in German and US GAAP, Controlling, HR, IT, Payroll, preferrably in a commercial management position
Strong leadership skills
Strong written and oral communication skills in German and English
Strong accounting and tax knowledge with regards to German tax consolidation
Profound knowledge of German labor law
ERP system experienced, SAP preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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