Senior Financial Group Controller (m/f/d)

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new team member for one of our portfolio companies, a B2C e-commerce company located in Hamburg. They meet customer expectations by providing a full-cycle customer journey selling complete high-quality, house-related projects bringing nature into homes.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Participating in the monthly preparation of financial statements
  • Taking ownership of our portfolio company's subsidiaries reporting and automated closing processes
  • Analysing revenues and gross profit by country and product category
  • Introducing cost center (departments) and cost unit (countries) reporting in collaboration with accounting 
  • Implementing and optimizing group-wide accounting processes of our portfolio company (e.g. dunning process, travel expenses)
  • Actively supporting the introduction of a new ERP system with a potential migration from Datev to the new ERP Accounting Information system 
  • Group financial planning, forecasting & analysis in collaboration with the CFO
  • Preparing ad-hoc and special analyses for C-Level and Advisory board
  • Servicing and auditing financials of our portfolio company's European subsidiaries
  • Building treasury related processes such as cash-pooling, FX management
  • Implementing and improving other challenging projects 

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • 4+ years of professional experience as a Financial Controller in a dynamic online company with international subsidiaries and good knowledge of accounting topics, specifically Revenue and COGS
  • Experience in monthly and year-end financial statements and in automating processes in Finance
  • Proven track record of successful management of projects across different business functions
  • Expertise with MS Office, especially Excel, and ability to quickly adapt to new systems/tools
  • Team spirit, commitment and sharing of own ideas
  • Familiarity with working in a multicultural environment
  • Affinity for eCommerce and dynamic online businesses is a plus
  • Fluency in English and German 

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Make a true impact in the E-commerce industry
  • Well equipped and modern office in the heart of Hamburg
  • Transparent culture with flat hierarchies where every person is highly valued
  • Thrive from an inspiring, creative, and diverse environment with amazing and smart colleagues from all over the world
  • Having fun together as a company with regular team events
  • Getting challenged and developing your professional skills by taking over responsibilities, and a guaranteed steep learning curve from day one
  • Choose from a variety of drinks and healthy snacks available to keep you energized throughout the day
  • Being part of an instant network within the Project A family with access to regular events, knowledge sharing, and meetups

Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

Project A is an operational venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies from a variety of industries such as digital health, robotics, and mobility amongst others. Our portfolio includes over 60 companies with different business models including B2C, B2B, SaaS, e-commerce and more. Within our company of over 100 professionals, over 15 teams offer their direct support to our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, business intelligence and many other fields. In 2020 Project A was named Germany's best VC by Business Insider magazine.

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