TE Connectivity Capex Controller AUT EMEA (M/F) in BENSHEIM, Germany

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

The CapEx Controller reports and forecasts capital expenditure (CapEx) for the Automotive EMEA Business Unit in co-operation with business partners within as well as outside finance. He/She performs periodic analysis on the spending and also drives optimization as well as standardization of CapEx related practices across EMEA plants / legal entities.

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities

Reporting & Planning

  • Creation of the regional yearly budget in co-operation with Operations, Sales & Marketing, Research & Development and EMEA plants

  • Regional reporting and forecasting of capital expenditures in the EMEA region within the month end close cycle

  • Analysis

  • Standard as well as Ad-hoc reporting and analysis of the capital expenditures in the EMEA region and presenting the results to management and business partners

  • Proposal and implementation of measures meant to keep and reach the periodic CapEx targets of the business

  • Coordination with EMEA plants / legal entities on CapEx related topics

  • Periodic revenue pipeline analysis and correlation with related investments

  • Process Optimization

  • Reporting optimization and improvements within SAP Investment Management module

  • Standardization of CapEx reporting / accounting practices across EMEA legal entities

  • Enhanced business partnering with CapEx stakeholders outside finance


  • University degree (economics or controlling preferred). Internationally recognized accounting qualification (CPA, ACA, or ACMA) is a plus.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to form successful working relationships quickly at all levels

  • Technical affinity

  • Experience in statistical analysis and financial modelling

  • Accurate, systematic, and independent work style

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Hands-on Mindset

  • Fluent in English both written and spoken

  • Culturally sensitive

  • Comfortable to work in a fast-paced, international matrix organisation

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Package, especially Excel

  • SAP R/3 knowledge is an advantage

  • Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

  • Decision Quality - Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.

  • Ethics and Values - Adheres to an appropriate (for the setting) and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches.

  • Functional/Technical Skills – Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

  • Informing - Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit, and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information.

  • Integrity and Trust - Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.

  • Organizational Agility - Knowledgeable about how organizations work; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and informal networks; understands the origins and reasoning behind key policies, practices, and procedures; understands the culture of the organization.

Requisition ID: 2016-75555

Business Unit (Current): Transportation Solutions - Automotive