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Senior Manager Finance

Lummus Technology

Become part of Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH (Novolen). For over 50 years our Novolen® technology is one of the leading polypropylene technologies with 22 million tons of annual production licensed capacity. Novolen® technology also includes NHP® catalysts for the production of the high-performance polypropylene products PPure™, Novolen Enhance™ and Novolen CirPPlus™, which find their application in a variety of consumer products.

Novolen is part of the globally active Lummus Technology group that also has an emphasis on Green Circle technologies with a focus on polymer recycling. In addition to developing, elaborating and offering process and plant concepts for the production of polypropylene, our range of activities also includes the development and optimization of polypropylene catalysts and propylene polymers, their testing and evaluation, as well as technical consulting and support for licensees on our way to zero carbon processes.

For Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH in Mannheim/ Germany we are looking for a Senior Manager Finance to join our Finance team at the earliest date possible.

The Role/ Responsibilities

In this role you are the first level contact for operational matters within the finance organization of Novolen and regional statutory and legal entity financial topics. This includes P&L, Balance Sheet, budgeting and forecasting responsibility. In close collaboration with your team, you will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Lummus financial procedures at all times, as well as statutory compliance (HGB).

  • Finance Business partner to Novolen operations
  • Finance representation in Risk Review Committee meetings, Bid Strategy meetings, Contract reviews, Project reviews
  • Maintain in-depth insight into balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement and all other financial statements for the Novolen BU and the smaller regional setups
  • Review of Flash, Closings, JDE, Hyperion and others, as required, including the appropriate commentary
  • Oversight of Direct Cash Flow reporting and analysis against indirect Cash Flow Forecasting
  • Review and approve Balance Sheet Reconciliations and Journal Entries
  • Participate in establishing, modifying, documenting and coordinating business and financial procedures
  • FP&A responsibility for the Novolen BU and region, as applicable: Budgets, Forecasts, Variance analysis
  • Perform any other projects or tasks as the Sr. Regional Director Finance may determine from time to time


  • Master´s degree in Finance
  • At least seven years of international experience, including a supervisory role, preferably in a Project environment. Understanding of USGAAP and IFRS accounting principles
  • Understanding of international taxation principles and associated statutory implications
  • Understanding of and experience with business performance measurement and application of corporate finance metrics (e.g. EBITDA, Free Cash Flow, NPV and IRR)
  • Change management process experienced
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to the extent that streamlining interfaces, ad-hoc reporting and automation of work processes can be facilitated in a changing system environment: Digital solution seeking, highly experienced in IT solutions, including MS Power Apps
  • Prior experience in using a financial ERP system including G/L, A/P, A/R and Projects
  • Independent worker with hands-on mentality, flexible time management due to time zone conflicts
  • Fluency in English and German, culturally open
  • Open to occasional international travel

We Offer

  • Permanent employment contract
  • Attractive / above-average remuneration
  • Vacation pay, end-of-year compensation
  • 30 days of annual leave
  • Pension plan
  • Very good work-life balance due to trust-based working
  • Employment in a steadily growing company in a crisis-proof industry
  • Challenging tasks, short decision-making processes and a lot of personal responsibility
  • International environment
  • Familiar working atmosphere
  • Regular employee events
  • Induction with “job mentor”
  • Continuing education and training opportunities
  • Company health management
  • Weekly fruit basket and free drinks (coffee, tea, water)
  • Employee offers from corporate benefits

With a heritage spanning more than 115 years and a focus on innovation that has resulted in more than 140 technologies and 4,100 patents, Lummus is the global leader in the development and implementation of process technologies that make modern life possible.

Primary Location



Contract Accounting

Employee Status

Direct / Regular



Job Posting

Jan 9, 2024, 11:09:02 PM

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