Senior Financial Controller (f/m/d)

Senior Financial Controller (f/m/d)

Role description

You act as a key partner to our CEO, increasing transparency and helping management make the right decisions to continue to grow our business profitably.

As a member of the Controlling team, you will support the non-financial areas, from Product Development over People up to our Creative Studio, in all cost-related matters. You will help establish and develop an economic mindset in decision making by creating forecasts, analyzing cost variances, and generating financial insights and intelligence. Although you will spend much of your time working closely with non-financial stakeholders, you will also support our FP&A function with analysis, contribute to reporting routines, and highlight risks and opportunities.

We are a friendly bunch, and we really care about our people. Tolerance and inclusion are the foundation of our everyday interactions. Be your authentic self, feel valued and appreciated, receive support, learn and grow with us.

What will your tasks look like

  • Introduction and management of controlling instruments and processes and development of a coherent reporting system

  • Further development and analysis of KPIs to provide key financial figures for internal and external stakeholders

  • Preparation of regular sales forecasts, budget, target and actual comparisons and ad hoc analyses

  • Analyzing sales budgets with actual figures for regular commission calculations

  • Automation of processes through management of various software interfaces

  • Optimization of the billing and revenue distribution process to make regular invoice generation more efficient

  • Leveraging BI tools to take content and reporting to the next level

  • Supporting other teams and stakeholders with ad hoc requests and analyses

  • Creating in-depth analyses for special projects

What we expect

  • You have successfully completed business studies with a focus on controlling or a similar field

  • You have 4+ years of professional experience in the field of finance and/or controlling

  • You are experienced in business intelligence as well as advanced knowledge in BI tools (e.g. Tableau) 

  • You have experience with the implementation of (controlling) processes    

  • You enjoy working with numbers and processing complex data sets and has a hands-on mentality  

  • You are very skilled with Excel and Google Sheets    

  • You are a strong analytical thinker and have an entrepreneurial mindset  

  • You work in a structured, reliable, and independent manner and have a quick grasp of the issues with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy 

  • You are flexible with a high degree of self-motivation    

  • You have a deep understanding of economic contexts   

  • You have very good communication skills in German and English

  • You are experienced in working in fast-growing start-up environments (is not a must but an advantage)

What we have to offer

  • A multi-faceted position with lots of exciting challenges in an international, English-speaking team and state-of-the-art technology, allowing you to turn your ideas into real life solutions

  • A wide range of activities as part of a dynamic company and having the freedom to grow with your tasks as you go along

  • Mature responsibility from day one, endowed with short decision-making processes and a lot of leeway

  • Colleagues who inspire each other and therefore inspire you, thanks to their enthusiasm and team spirit, everything within an open, diverse and agile work environment

  • Regular events: from Lunch & Learns to Thirsty Thursdays and BBQs, currently in compliance with current Covid 19 regulations or virtual

  • A competitive salary

  • Flexible working hours, a beautiful office with a roof terrace in the heart of Berlin Charlottenburg, and also a convenient working from home option

Don't miss out and send us your application!

Sapera is providing a friendly, safe, and environment for everyone, regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, ethnic group, age, with religious beliefs or without.

Do you want to apply?

Contact person: David Kurze

Sounds exciting? If this is music to your ears, please send all application documents, along with your earliest possible start date, to:


Further questions? You can reach us under:

+49 (0)1523 218 23 98

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