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Maxion Division:  Maxion Wheels
Date:  May 22, 2023

Königswinter, DE

Plant Controller (m/f/d)


As the largest manufacturer of wheels for the global marketplace, Maxion Wheels is continually seeking motivated individuals who have what it takes to make a positive impact on our business and our customers. Our long history, and our products, internationally recognized for their quality and innovation, make us one of the most respected OEM suppliers in the automotive industry.

We are looking for you as

Plant Controller (m/f/d) /

Head of Finance & Controlling (m/f/d)


Location:                   Königswinter (Region Köln/Bonn)

Department:             Finance

Starting:                     immediately



Your Future Role:

  • Ensure accurate financial reporting (incl. independent preparation of business plan and budget, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly Reports, Forecasts, etc.)
  • Provide analysis on plant’s KPIs to Plant Management and suggest strategies to aim efficiency and productivity of the plant
  • Ensure the right strategy for product costing / pricing in collaboration with plant manager, Sales and Supply Chain team
  • Mainly responsible for the preparation of annual and quarterly financial statements according to IFRS and HGB  for all companies on site
  • Preparation of profitability analyses for the management and the sales department in order to prepare strategic decisions
  • Instructing, guiding, supporting, motivating employees in the development process within the company
  • Responsibility for the implementation, documentation and control of the internal control system
  • Responsible for the correct execution of tax returns in accordance with German and international tax law (with external support)
  • Support and supervision of tax audits and other audits by authorities
  • Strategic discussion of investment projects in cooperation with the managing director
  • Preparing of a profitability analysis of investments
  • Budget monitoring of the implemented investments
  • Monitoring and approval of depreciation periods
  • Responsible for the execution of the asset inventory according to HGB and Maxion Wheels guidelines
  • Ensure compliance with law requirements and regulations



Your Profile:

  • Completed Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the field of finance or a comparable course
  • At least 10 years of professional financial experience within a manufacturing company
  • Very good leadership skills with several years of management experience
  • Strong knowledge of local tax law, German GAAP and IFRS
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and financial systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic business environment and with complex financial and operational information
  • Well skilled in Excel and SAP and desirable in Hyperion
  • Independent, goal-oriented and precise way of working
  • Systematic and analytical approach
  • Very good written and spoken German and English



What we offer:


  • Not in the mood for rush hour?! To offer you the greatest possible flexibility, you can work mobile / remote 2 days a week. In addition, we do not have core working hours, so you have full flexibility through our flextime model.
  • Whether by car, public transport or bicycle - we are well connected for all options.

Learn & Grow

  • We offer you a long-term perspective with the world's leading manufacturer of steel and aluminum wheels for cars and trucks.
  • Through our job-related training and seminars (both in-house and external), we want to help you deepen your knowledge and strengthen your growth. You will also have access to our eLearning platform with over 1400 courses.


  • We live diversity & value diversity: get involved in one of our committees, for example Diversity & Inclusion or our women's network I-M FEM.
  • We are committed to sustainability and assume social responsibility, for example with our annual RhineCleanUp to keep the banks of the Rhine clean. We also support an organization that encourages young people to work for peace and a sustainable future.
  • To strengthen our team spirit, our employees organize various activities such as a movie night, a hiking day and various sports meetings.
  • We are also happy if you participate in the company run Bonn with Maxion Wheels.
  • Furthermore we organize different company and team events


Join us and become part of our global success story!


Equal Opportunity Statement

Maxion Wheels maintains a written and widely distributed policy on equal employment opportunity. The company recruits, hires, trains, promotes, administers policies, bases decisions and conducts all personnel activities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability (to the extent an undue hardship is not imposed), status as a covered veteran or other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.