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Europe Travel & Expense Operations Manager (m/f/d)

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Hillenbrand (NYSE: HI) is a global industrial company operating in over 40 countries with over 10,000 associates serving a wide variety of industries around the world. Guided by our Purpose — Shape What Matters For Tomorrow™ — we pursue excellence, collaboration, and innovation to consistently shape solutions that best serve our associates, customers, communities, and other stakeholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes brands such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters.

We are looking for a Europe Travel & Expense Operations Manager (m/f/d) based in Germany (Stuttgart preferred) to join our Finance Operations team. This person will play a key role in building the travel and expense department to manage the growing scale. As the Europe Travel & Expense Operations Manager, you will have a passion for communication,  travel and expense management as well as working with the businesses at all levels to ensure a high level of service.


Your tasks

  • Work with HI Global Team to Implement Concur T&E reporting for HI European subsidiaries
  • Manage travel and expense reporting in compliance with internal expense reimbursement policies
  • Operationalization of global standardized travel and expense processes
  • Ensure accurate and timely reimbursement of employee travel expenses
  • Provide T&E support to Senior Management such as visa support to travelers for international travel, including preparation of required travel documentation.
  • Management of Concur system master data
  • Perform day-to-day function in accordance with standardized T&E desktop procedures, T&E help desk and metrics
  • Build key relationships with end users and internal stakeholders
  • Identify improvement opportunities to help to improve operation management efficiency
  • Other tasks and projects assigned by the Manager


Your profile

  • Experience implementing and managing a T&E program (preferably in an international industrial company)
  • Previous experience with travel and expense systems, particularly SAP Concur and travel accounting processes, would be desirable
  • Strong customer-service focus and superior self-organizational skills, comfortable coordinating simultaneous tasks and projects with multi-departmental stakeholders
  • Proven analytical and project management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into operational requirements
  • Ability to work under high pressure and keep a positive and forward thinking attitude
  • Very good knowledge of German and English, further language skills, especially French, would be desirable


We offer

  • A dynamic team where you can bring your own ideas
  • Our work environment is with flat hierarchies, flexibility, and quick decision-making processes
  • You will find challenging and interesting tasks with a high degree of personal responsibility