United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Finance

General Accounting Manager


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 and unclaimed property process, etc.
  • Provide direction and guidance to GA team in Manila Shared Service Center (SSC) responsible for executing the GA processes assigned to them.
  • Review and approve monthly account reconciliations prepared by SSC.
  • Insure compliance with Henkel Corporate Accounting Standards and with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Provide information and analysis to Henkel's external and internal audit teams as requested; Act as the main contact to coordinate requests from external auditors
  • Interface with Global colleagues concerning GA topics such as intercompany, cash controls, foreign currency revaluation, intercompany loans, accounting standard or internal reporting changes, etc.
  • Manage recurring GA projects and participate in cross-team projects 


  • CPA (big 4) or a Master's degree in business with accounting concentration.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in career growth through global opportunities.
  • Ability to perform occasional domestic and international travel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • 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.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20003821
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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