Jr. Financial Controller (f/m/d)
- Department: Finance
- Job Location: Berlin
SIGNA Sports United (SSU) is the world’s leading sports e-commerce and technology platform, with market leading positions in bike, tennis, outdoor and team sports. Our group of companies include Wiggle, Fahrrad.de, Bikester, Probikeshop, Tennis-Point, and Outfitter. We are passionate about sport and staying active.
We listed on the New York Stock Exchange in December 2021 and are the largest pure-play sports e-commerce company by revenue. We serve over 7 million active customers, have 1,000+ brand partners, and 500+ connected retail stores.
We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Junior Financial Controller to join our dynamic controlling team. As a Junior Financial Controller, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial data, supporting various financial processes, and contributing to the overall financial health of the organization.
Preparation of Monthly OPEX Reporting: Collaborate with the controlling team to compile and analyze operating expenses (OPEX) data, ensuring accurate and timely reporting. Identify trends, anomalies, and areas for optimization, providing valuable insights to support strategic decision-making.
Preparation of FC & Budget: Assist in the development and preparation of the financial forecast (FC) and annual budget. Work closely with team members to gather relevant data, review assumptions, and contribute to the creation of comprehensive financial plans.
Detailed Analysis on CC & GL Accounts: Conduct in-depth analysis on cost centers (CC) and general ledger (GL) accounts, highlighting discrepancies, variances, and potential issues. Collaborate with the Accounting department to provide feedback and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.
PO Review and Approval: Review and approve purchase orders (PO), ensuring alignment with budgetary constraints and accurate coding. Collaborate with relevant departments to address any discrepancies or issues related to procurement processes.
Invoice Review and Approval: Thoroughly review and approve invoices, verifying accuracy and adherence to organizational policies. Collaborate with vendors and internal stakeholders to resolve any billing discrepancies or concerns.
Support During Budget/Forecasting: Assist in the budgeting and forecasting processes by providing data, insights, and analytical support. Contribute to the development of financial models and scenarios to enhance accuracy in predicting financial outcomes.
(Technical) Preparation of External Reporting: Participate in the preparation of external reports, such as bank reporting requirements. Ensure compliance with reporting standards and regulations, and assist in the compilation of necessary financial data.
- At least 2 years of experience in Financial roles with responsibilities in controlling/auditing/budgeting.
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
- Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.
- Familiarity with accounting principles and financial reporting.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency in financial software and tools - Anaplan is a plus
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
- Fluent German skills
This is a hybrid position in our office in Berlin. You will be required to be onsite 3-4 days a week.
- Permanent employment contract
- 30 days of vacation each year
- 10 days working from abroad
- Flexible, hybrid working model
- Best possible view from the 30th floor in the Upper West in Berlin Charlottenburg
- Employee discounts in our own shops and from a wide range of partners
- Company discount in many food / lunch locations around our office
- Frequent office lunch and team events
- Employee Assistance program with access to mental wellbeing trainings and professional coaching services for you and your family members
- 40EUR public transport subsidy
We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
We at SIGNA Sports United believe that our team-spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models. As such, we provide a place for you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, you can work from home if needed.