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Head of Accounts Payable Department


Kärcher Global Services GmbH & Co KG (KGS) is an independent subsidiary within the Kärcher Group with around 200 employees and offers high-quality services for financial and purchasing processes. From the KGS headquarters in Winnenden/Schwaikheim as well as in China and Mexico, it supports our international customers in the areas of accounting, controlling, management reporting and purchasing of non-production materials.


Extraordinary tasks require extraordinary people. We are looking forward to your committed support to strengthen our Accounts Payable department in Schwaikheim near Stuttgart (Germany).


Your tasks 

  • Together with your 40-head-count team, you are responsible for our accounts payable department. Your team is divided into three groups (Global Finance Payables 1-3). 

  • In close coordination with our international group companies as well as our suppliers, you ensure that incoming payment claims are processed and settled in SAP on time. 

  • You will be involved in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for the entire Kärcher Group. 

  • You will also initiate and lead global finance projects (e.g. the centralisation of the global accounts payable process or the development and implementation of modern digital tools for process improvement). 

  • Your central goals? Achieving cost benefits, transparency, uniform global standards and automated processes.


Your qualification profile 

  • A completed commercial degree (e.g. business administration, economics, finance, accounting) or comparable training with appropriate further qualification (e.g. balance sheet accounting).

  • Several years of professional experience in finance and in the optimisation and digitalisation of financial processes. 

  • Very good SAP FI/CO knowledge.

  • Business fluent in English, combined with excellent communication skills. German language skills are not a must. 

  • An employee-oriented leader who has internalised our cultural elements of openness, empowerment and consistency.  

  • A confident manner, a strong mind set for processes and KPIs as well as the will to take responsibility and drive things forward.


Our offer for you

  • A company car that you can also use privately.

  • A company pension scheme or direct insurance that supplements your statutory pension insurance from your first day of work.

  • Up to 32 days of paid leave. Additionally, you have Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve off.

  • Individual working time arrangements (trust-based working time with the possibility of working in your home office).

  • Varied sports offers - from yoga to Zumba to outdoor training.

  • GROW@KÄRCHER: In our innovative programme, employees from different departments and functions worldwide have the opportunity to actively advance their careers.


This position corresponds to management career level 3.



Then please apply via the online career portal. We welcome applications from people with disabilities, whose integration is of particular concern to us.



The position is managed exclusively by the personnel consultancy interpool HR. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Bowen at +49 30 40 50 416 12..


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