United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Finance

Director Finance General Accounting North America

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

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  • Supervise US General Accounting team and oversee processes performed by Manila GA SSC 
  • Ensure timeliness, and accuracy and compliance of quarterly financial reporting 
  • Ensure timeliness and quality of audit procedures on US, Canada and Puerto Rico entities 
  • Control the account reconciliation and Balance Sheet Review process  
  • Support NA M&A and divestments 
  • Train and develop accounting managers 
  • Direct payroll and benefit accounting processes and provide support to HR and Functional Controlling
  • Initiate and oversee development digital solutions to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting and reporting process and sub processes
  • Oversee health checks on selected core processes 
  • Implement global and projects according to the project plans
  • Oversee implementation of corporate accounting standards; Provide technical accounting explanations to Business and functions



  • Bachelors Degree or higher in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA - big 4 experience preferred
  • 8+ years work experience in positions of increasing responsibility
  • Knowledge of IFRS accounting standards a plus

The salary for this role is $135,800.00 - $180,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 23049181
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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