Senior Financial Controller (Germany)

Hessen region (Germany) | Finance Linking pin role | High tech company | Attractive salary!

Key Figures has been exclusively retained to search for a sharp Senior Financial Controller for a technology company in the Hessen region to manage the finance integration of a new acquisition.  The role of the Senior Financial Controller is of strategic importance in the integration phase after the acquisition.

Do you see yourself as the ideal finance linking pin? Do you have strong communication skills in German and English?

Have you run finance projects before and do you have at least 8 years’ of experience in finance?

Then we believe it’s worth your time to consider this opportunity.

The companies to be integrated are high-tech players in their fields with innovative products and joining forces will add lots of value on top of the projected synergies.

The location of this role is in the Hessen region of Germany. A combination of work from home and office work is possible.

Your role

  • The finance linking pin of the integration team
  • Implement the finance integration plan
  • Secure a correct mapping from the legacy system (DATEV) into the group SAP ERP
  • Responsible for the full scope finance management of the acquired entity
  • Forecasting, project controlling and budgeting
  • Liaise with the HQ on all matters regarding compliance, taxation and procedures
  • Identify the key finance processes and align with the group
  • Responsible for the reporting in HGB and IFRS
  • Align with the external accounting firm and other specialists. Need to in-source in the short to mid-term.
  • Ad hoc requests from the group
  • This is a specialist role and has in the short term no direct reports.

The ideal candidate

  • 8-12 years’ experience with a finance role
  • Capable of running a successful integration project
  • Solid finance background, masters degree in finance is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of HGB and IFRS
  • Native German speaker with excellent English
  • SAP FICO experience
  • DATEV experience is welcome
  • Able to work under pressure and delivery quality work and result
  • Empathy is key in this role

The offer

  • Highly competitive gross salary
  • Nice perks
  • Insurance coverages
  • Pension plan
  • Work from home
  • Growth opportunities

About Key Figures Recruitment

Key Figures is a specialized niche finance recruitment firm based in Belgium and operating across Europe. We support our clients by helping them attract high performing Finance professionals focusing on key figures and critical processes to increase the profitability of your organization. We offer executive search, permanent recruitment services as well as short to midterm interim management solutions. We are also the producers of the first fully finance focused Podcast for the Finance community, The Key Figures Podcast.

This role is managed within Key Figures  by Bright Obeng, ex-Senior Business Controller with more than 10 experience within finance & controlling, who knows this role very well.