Finance Controller - Group Planning (all genders)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
11 May 2022
Closes
20 May 2022
Ref
4164051
Function
Finance
Level
Manager
THE ROLE & THE TEAM
We are looking for a new member in our Finance Performance Management (FPM) | Group planning team with the mission to make the Group planning process as smooth and impactful as possible.

Department: Finance Performance Management

Reports to: Lead Group Planning
INCLUSIVE BY DESIGN
At Zalando, our vision is to be the starting point for fashion - one that is inclusive by design. We only assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, racial identities, ethnicities, religious beliefs, and disability statuses. We only want to know why you’re great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV as well.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Please feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support and assist you throughout the hiring process.

do.BETTER - our diversity & inclusion strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion
Our employee resource groups: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion/our-employee-resource-groups
WHY YOU SHOULD BE INTERESTED
  • You are the go-to-person for all planning and forecasting related processes for the Zalando Group and are part of the central finance controlling FP&A team
  • You improve and strengthen the planning processes with the goal to provide an integrated planning solution for the company
  • You work in a small team and coordinate the planning process across all business units, provide transparency on what is driving the businesses and strongly support decision-making across the company
  • You manage the monthly forecasting process and help the business units and central functions to identify risk and opportunities
  • You develop top down targets and facilitate decision making for the management board based on effective long-term planning
  • You create top-notch decision memos and presentations for the management and supervisory board with great attention to details
WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF
  • You hold a degree (Bachelor, Master, MBA) in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent and you have 3+ years of work experience in a related field
  • You have strong process and analytical skills and are able to describe complex topics in easy words
  • You are a great communicator and feel comfortable when connecting with people from various departments and business units
  • You are self-driven, results-oriented and a real team player.
  • You are curious and open to continuous change, accept uncertainty and actively seek improvements in your area of responsibility. You are brave to experiment and test improvements
ZALANDO BENEFITS
Career Development

  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Zalando training platform
  • Join regular all-hands, team meetings, Q&A-sessions, and quarterly anonymous employee surveys to ask your questions and provide your feedback
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities


Wellbeing

  • 2 days paid leave per year for volunteering
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Online sports courses, wellbeing, and nutrition advice offered by Humanoo personal wellbeing coach app
  • Mental wellbeing support by our Employee Assistance Program and professional consultants to help you find health resources


Flexibility

  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance available for internationals
  • Home office equipment available for hybrid working, to support you working from home
  • Hybrid working model with 60% remote per week
  • Opportunity to work from abroad for 30 (working) days per calendar year


Financial

  • Access to the employee shares program
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners


Family
  • Employee parents’ forums and employee resource group
  • Supported transition into and out of parental leave, with a buddy and re-onboarding plan
  • 3 fully-paid child sick days per year
  • Free counselling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the Fürstenberg Institute
ABOUT ZALANDO
It’s the perfect time to join Zalando on our journey, from being a pioneer in the world of e-commerce, to the starting point for fashion in Europe. We connect customers, brands, and partners across 23 markets.

Help us drive digital and sustainable solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 46 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

Our values: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/our-founding-mindset

do.More - our sustainability strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/sustainability

Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/insidezalando

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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