Senior Controller (m/f/d)

Finance · Berlin / Hannover · Full-time · Senior

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Job description

About the Job

We are looking for an experienced Senior Controller (m/f/d) to join one of our portfolio companies and support in their growth, digitalisation and international expansion. In your day-to-day work, you’ll focus on establishing and optimising controlling processes while enhancing business operations through the development of a central KPI model.

Join our portfolio company: A German operation focused on accelerating the transition to renewable energy through solar systems. The fast-growing company has set itself the goal of becoming a market leader in the solar industry and offers its customers a full range of services: from the digital configuration of solar solutions to the online sale of components and the installation of complete solar solutions.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Support the CFO with managing and implementing business-related projects and contributing to strategic decision-making topics 
  • Implement and be responsible for financial planning processes including forecasting and liquidity 
  • Create, monitor and analyse scenarios and simulations
  • Carry out monthly deviation analyses based on planned/actual data and explain the deviation findings to specialist departments and management to derive recommendations for action
  • Maintain professional and proactive risk management processes 
  • Support with external reporting and monitoring of cross-company projects

Typical tasks

  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements (together with financial accounting) and validate the monthly forecast management reports for different departments
  • Prepare annual key figure and benchmark comparisons
  • Be responsible for the controlling requirements of our portfolio company’s business units (sales, turnover, costs and investments)
  • Develop and implement new controlling instruments to establish a uniform, automated reporting and planning platform

Your profile

  • Familiar  with IFRS and HGB accounting standards
  • Highly knowledgeable and practised in MS Office package and common ERP systems
  • Experience  implementing BI systems and controlling processes
  • Strong attention to detail and a natural leader, paired with an independent working style
  • Excellent organisational skills and project management experience
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel (3 days a month)
  • Professional level of German and English (written and spoken)
  • Completed business studies with a focus on controlling, finance and accounting as well as taxes in connection with several years of practical experience

Please note that we are looking for support in the Berlin / Hannover office of our portfolio company. Permission to work within the EU is also required.

Benefits and advantages

  • Make a real impact on the renewable energy market through solar solutions
  • Work on a fast growing project in one of the most exciting markets
  • Let yourself be challenged and develop professional skills through the assumption of responsibility and a guaranteed steep learning curve from day one
  • Join an instant network within the Project A family


Apply now and become part of our success story! 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Project A is committed to diverse and equal opportunities hiring for all – applicants, candidates, and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences – and look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 140+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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