Business and Company Controller

Location: Hamburg
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Energy
Reference: TA-BCCGER/04_1604568620
Salary: €85000 - €90000 per annum + Benefits
Job Published: November 04, 2020 21:30

The position will report to Director, Business Control, Water and Waste, and will play a key role in driving the businesses towards high performance and reaching the business targets. The successful candidate will preferably be located in the Hamburg area, but other locations will be considered too.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • As the co-pilot to Director, Business Control and the business leaders, you lead, manage and develop the fresh water and aftersales businesses to reach the business targets
  • Act as the company controller for the legal entity in Germany ensuring compliance with corporate guidelines and local regulation
  • Ensure reliable and high-quality financial information is in place to develop and grow the businesses
  • Based on financial information, proactively analyze business opportunities and make proposals for business development
  • Hold businesses accountable for delivering business results
  • Financial planning, forecasting, reporting, monthly closing and other finance related activities

Your qualifications

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in high quality business and financial control and ability to steer the business through advanced business analysis, financial planning and forecasting
  • Knowledge of IFRS/IAS and German statutory accounting and reporting requirements
  • Professional knowledge of the financial tools (SAP, HFM, QlikView), procedures and guidelines used in company
  • Experience of financial reporting systems with the ability to navigate multiple systems to source data and verify data accuracy
  • Strategic, long-term approach coupled with monthly and quarterly focus in reporting and business analysis
  • Strong team player mindset, proactive and solution orientation
  • Knowledge of
  • Ideally fluent both in English and German
  • Sc., Economics or similar education

What we offer you

We offer you an interesting responsibility within an international working environment, in an ambitious and growth oriented organization. You will have the opportunity to further develop your competences and shape the future with Water & Waste.