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General Accounting Manager at Henkel Corporation

Posted in Accounting 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Newington, Connecticut

Job Description:



At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.



  • Manage General Accounting (GA) processes, including monthly closing and reporting steps for Henkel legal entities in North America.

  • Insure compliance with Henkel Corporate Accounting Standards and with International Financial Reporting Standards. 

  • Provide direction and guidance to GA team in Manila Shared Service Center responsible for executing the GA processes assigned to them. 

  • Review and approve monthly account reconciliations prepared by SSC.

  • Provide information and analysis to Henkel’s External and Internal audit teams as requested.

  • Effectively utilize Henkel’s core financial systems (SAP). 

  • Interface with Global colleagues concerning GA topics such as intercompany, cash controls, accounting standard changes, internal reporting changes, etc..


  • CPA (big 4) or a Master’s degree in business with accounting concentration.

  • At least 5 years  of accounting experience

  • Demonstrated leadership ability.

  • Ability to perform occasional domestic and international travel. 

  • Key contributor to tactical implementation of finance strategy.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.  At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.