BIRKENSTOCK is a global brand which embraces all consumers regardless of geography, gender, age and income. The company is deeply footed on a family tradition of shoemaking that can be traced back to 1774. With around 6200 employees worldwide, BIRKENSTOCK is the largest employer in the German footwear industry. To ensure our quality standards, we produce over 95% of our products in Germany and source more than 90% of our materials and components from Europe. The BIRKENSTOCK Group is headquartered in Linz am Rhein and maintains several locations in Germany, as well as sales offices in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.


For our division Controlling, at our location in Cologne we are looking for a


IT Controller (m/f/d)



  • You design and are in charge of the IT budget, create reports as well as dashboards on schedule and work on the monthly financial statements.

  • You standardize and optimize the reports and planning processes.

  • With your detailed financial project controlling, you support our IT project teams and thus give justification for decisions.

  • With your expertise you are the point of contact for the management and help them in their decisions.

  • You see yourself as an interface between the IT and controlling team and provide answers to the IT team's questions



  • Successfully completed (technical) university degree in business administration, IT or comparable education with sound professional experience

  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience in the IT management and/or in IT controlling or in an IT centric organisation

  • Ideally, you also have relevant professional experience in the IT license and procurement management.

  • First IFRS knowledge is a plus

  • Fluent German and English, both written and spoken

  • Organizational skills, a strong understanding of numbers as well as an analytical and diligent way of working characterize you

  • Team spirit, hands-on mentality and service orientation complete your profile



BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast growing, global company: dynamic work environment, considerable design freedom, authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Sounds exciting? It is. We are looking forward to receiving your online application, stating your salary expectations to Xenia Tesch.

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