Senior Financial Controller (d/f/m)

Dreilinden, Germany Requisition Number R0040686 Subsidiary eBay Classifieds Group

eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative global leader in online classifieds, with revenues of approx. USD 1 Bln. In this fast growing and highly competitive market, we continuously innovate in user experience and finding new ways to generate revenues.

We are always looking for high-energy, self-motivated, committed individuals who are passionate about their work. Our team members enjoy a challenging environment that places the highest value on innovation and accountability. Our culture is based on open and honest communication, respect for other points of view and a spirit of fun.

We are seeking a professional individual to join our finance team as Sr. Accountant/ Financial Controller (German “Bilanzbuchhalter IHK”) in our offices in Berlin. You will be part of the Global eCG finance team located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, reporting into the Global Financial Controller. You will work from Berlin with a small team mainly focused on further improving revenue controlling, accounting and reporting. Due to our fast growth and innovation, the controlling team continues to innovate and grow. This also means we work on various exciting finance projects.

We are looking for a team member who will be responsible for German entities: Mobile.de and eBayKleinanzeigen.de.

Your Responsabilities:

  • Responsible for our two German markets and potentially also managing the accounting team

  • Responsible for some centrally managed revenue streams & costs: examples are Google, Adyen, Paypal and large programmatic advertising partners

  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly financial closings by working closely with Financial Analysts based in the local eCG countries

  • Revenue controlling & accounting for your countries & centrally managed revenue streams

  • Expense controlling & accounting reporting of these countries. These include but are not limited to: marketing expense, cost of sale, sales discounts, sales bonuses

  • Coordinate local external statutory audits

  • Work on integrating new businesses, new revenue streams and the new billing system

  • Liaise with the Company’s legal & tax advisors a.o. reviewing or submitting tax declarations and required forms with the authorities; where needed supporting tax audits from an accounting perspective

  • Prepare the financial and consolidated financial statement according to Local GAAP (HGB)

  • Preparing monthly and quarterly US Group reporting to eBay Inc. on specific revenues and accounts receivable area

  • Managing and securing of eBay and SOX Compliance

  • Monitoring and improving of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes (day-to-day tasks are outsourced to Shared Services managed from Switzerland and USA)

Your profile:

  • Bachelor- or Masters degree / MBA, certified management accountants (German “Bilanzbuchhalter IHK”) required

  • 5-8 years of experience in a senior accounting and/or controlling role, preferably in an international global environment

  • Excellent German GAAP (HGB) & Tax compliancy knowledge

  • Ability to simplify and communicate complex problems in a clear concise way for the business

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully partner and influence with the different levels in the organization

  • Able to manage global stakeholders in a global matrix organization

  • Extended experience in working with accounting software (SAP GL preferred)

  • Excellent analytical (excel) skills and an affinity with numbers

  • Able to work in a structured way in an agile environment

  • Eager to continuously improve and implement changes

  • Solid understanding of Excel, Power Point, Navision, SAP or similar consolidating/reporting tools

  • Proficient in English and German, both written and speaking​

  • Flexibility to travel (approx. once a quarter or less)

What we offer?

  • Full-time or part-time (up to 75% possible).

  • Home office and working in our Motor-Talk office located in Berlin-Friedrichshain are possible!

  • International career opportunities throughout the Group!

  • Family friendliness, flexible working hours and home office possibilities

  • Competitive salary and outstanding benefits, e.g. conference & education budget (language courses, soft-skill training and mentoring), company pension scheme, mobile phone for business and personal use, latest MacBook Pro, Notebook, PC - you name it.

  • An excellent campus in Dreilinden/Berlin, with fitness center (yoga, pilates, cycling), table soccer, bike rental, coffee bar, canteen and shuttle-service from S-Bahn Wannsee.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Mobile.de is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

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