China, Shanghai, Finance

Manager Investment Controlling APAC

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 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, 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.

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  • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis on capital investment proposals, including ROI calculations, NPV analysis, IRR analysis, sensitivity analysis, and risk assessment.
  • Collaborate with project managers and cross-functional teams to develop detailed financial plans and budgets for capital projects.
  • Evaluate and recommend optimal financing options for capital investments, considering factors such as cost of capital, debt-equity ratios, and financial risk.
  • Establish robust financial controls and processes to monitor capital expenditure, ensuring adherence to budgetary constraints and financial policies.
  • Monitor project performance against financial targets, identifying variances and implementing corrective actions as necessary.
  • Conduct regular reviews of capital projects to assess their financial viability and alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Prepare regular financial reports and presentations for senior management, highlighting key performance indicators, financial trends, and investment opportunities.
  • Provide insightful analysis and recommendations to senior leadership on capital investment decisions, highlighting risks and opportunities.
  • Communicate financial information and project updates to stakeholders, fostering transparency and accountability.
  • Identify and assess financial risks associated with capital investments, developing strategies to mitigate risks and maximize returns.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, regulatory changes, and economic factors that may impact capital investment decisions.
  • Continuous Improvement.
  • Accountabilities (Time in %)

  • FP&A.                    35%
  • Monitoring & controls.                    35%
  • Reporting.     15%
  • Risk Management.     15%


  • The desired candidate for this role should have a strong business partnering mindset, emphasizing the ability to collaborate effectively with key stakeholders and contribute to strategic decision-making.
  • They should possess a strategic thinker mindset, capable of understanding the broader organizational goals and aligning financial strategies accordingly.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in Finance or strategic functions is expected, indicating a solid foundation in financial management, analysis, and decision support.
  • Furthermore, having previous work experience in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry or a consulting firm would be advantageous.

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: 24062885
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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