Manager Merchandising Teamsport DACH Christopher


Head of International Controlling

Herzogenaurach, Germany

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Your Mission

  • Management and development the International Controlling team
  • Implementation and optimization of reporting instruments and - standards across all subsidiaries of the group
  • Analysis and preparation of budgets, forecasts and strategic planning for subsidiaries and regions
  • Analysis of monthly results of subsidiaries and regions
  • Participation in the annual and semi-annual financial statements process
  • Project management responsibility of cross-functional projects in order to increase efficiency of business processes
  • Strategic development of controlling systems and KPIs within International Controlling

Your Talent

  • All genders are welcome to apply
  • University degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance
  • Extensive experience in a leading position in the area of Controlling / Accounting, ideally within the textile or retail industry
  • Proven project management experience in the area of Controlling and process optimization
  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to lead a team in an international matrix organization as well as to manage key stakeholders across all functions, regions and hierarchies
  • Very structured and process-oriented approach
  • Strong logical and analytical thinking
  • Great sense of responsibility and independence
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in German and English

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

PUMA Wellbeing at Herzo


  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Massage/Physiotherapy
  • Soccer Field & Basketball Court


  • Buddy Program
  • Coffee bar
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Organic canteen


  • Family Services
  • Flextime
  • Kids camp
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office


  • Bike leasing
  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plan


The PUMA corporate Headquarters are located in Herzogenaurach or Herzo, as we like to call our hometown, located in southern Germany close to Nuremberg.  Every day, more than 1000 colleagues walk through our doors, ready to push sport and fashion forward.  And if you’re lucky, you just might run into Usain Bolt or Antoine Griezmann walking down the hall.

Go big, go Herzo
Basketball court at the PUMA headquarters

Join PUMA Finance

Shape the base of any team by becoming a trusted player and business partner. By communicating and collaborating with other departments, PUMA Finance is involved in shaping the most fundamental processes and supporting strategic decision making.

Meet the Team