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Director Group Controlling & Valuation (m/f/x)

  • Hamburg
  • Full-time employee
  • Manager (Manager/Supervisor)

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Director Group Controlling & Valuation (m/f/x)

The NEW WORK SE is looking for a new Director Group Controlling & Valuation (m/f/x) who can lead and shape this function with a senior leadership experience and functional expertise.

A challenging task

  • Responsibility for a team of 12 people organized in the following teams: 

    • Financial Planning & Reporting- Responsible for managing and moderating the recurring financial steering processes in the company (Forecasts, Budget, Monthly Reporting) and steering fiscal year results towards annual goals.
    • Corporate Controlling– Responsible for understanding and managing strategic topics, cross-company functional topics and initiatives as well as driving value-based performance topics.
    • Valuation– Responsible for company valuations and business models in M&A situations and annually recurring impairment test on acquired targets. Responsible for maintaining and running the company value model as basis for value based management.
  • Ensure achievement of the group’s annual financial goals; manage and monitor the performance of the Business Units and Affiliates towards overall company goals.
  • Own and moderate the group’s financial steering processes (budgeting, forecasting, monthly reporting) and further develop steering instruments towards state-of-the art methods suitable to the needs of a fast-paced, highly agile business environment (forecasting tools, scenario modelling, etc.).
  • Own and drive the financial evaluation of M&A targets with view towards their contribution to group value.

A convincing background

  • Many years of experience and excellent knowledge as a senior Finance/Controlling leader, ideally in a technology-driven, dynamic, top-line driven company.
  • Strong top management view, ability to think in business models and strategic terms; able to challenge the Board and Business Units with a holistic, market- and driver-based view of the business.
  • Broad functional expertise in financial steering and valuation instruments, including both classical Controlling instruments as well as valuation/balance sheet/cashflow perspectives. General familiarity with IFRS, basic knowledge of German GAAP (HGB) is a plus.
  • Outstanding analytical skills and a target and data driven approach.
  • Excellent communication and visualization skills and corresponding ability to inspire and challenge.
  • Proven capability to shape and lead teams (including dotted-line matrix relationships and “managing manager” situations).
  • Motivator and a team player with excellent communication skills in English, knowledge in German is a plus, but not a must.

An inspiring environment

The New Work SE offers a dynamic environment. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a ProfiTicket public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If you have any questions please let us know!

Tim Wiedemann