Netherlands, Nieuwegein, Henkel Consumer Brands

Head of Sales Controlling BNL

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 47.000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?

Are you a financial professional with a strong sense of commerce?
Are you analytical and structured, do you like figures and excel, but also want to be able to think proactively about new ideas?
Can you work well alone but also are looking to be part of an international team with colleagues in the Netherlands and Belgium?

Then we are looking for you!


  • Leads a team of 3 experienced Sales Controllers.
  • Plans, monitors, forecasts and reports sales targets, costs and profits.
  • Provides financial and cost management to GM & sales teams.
  • Acts as process owner of related sales controlling systems.
  • Ensures consistent reporting procedures and aligns with global sales controlling standards.
  • Prepares sales activity reports, sales forecasts, annual budgets, and analysis reports.
  • Tracks KPIs and provides in-depth analysis, gives suggestion for the area that need to be improved.
  • Proposes actions and sales updates to GM and local Head of Sales.
  • Identifies cost reduction potentials and initiates respective actions.
  • Performs ad-hoc analyses and sales reporting activities.
  • Aligns with other controllers, shares and implements best practices


  • Analytical and Conceptual Thinking.
  • Strong leader who trusts and empowers his team.
  • Organization skills (time management, planning skills).
  • Proactive & Entrepreneurship spirit.
  • Ability to influence & coordinate internal teams (SaCo, Sales, Finance, etc.).
  • Result oriented.
  • Strong communication/presentation skills.
  • Empathy, Sociability & Teamwork

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24065590
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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