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Director Finance (f/m/d)

Bio‑Hybrid GmbH is a German tech startup that rethinks and sustainably shapes the future of mobility. For less smog, more smartness and more quality of life. With a team of some 25 members at its Nuremberg and Munich locations, the company is preparing for the production launch of the canopied Bio‑Hybrid pedelec scheduled for mid-2021. In its Passenger, Cargo and Pick-up versions, the new mobility concept closes the gap between bicycles and cars. Originally founded by Schaeffler, the company now operates under the umbrella of the Meisterwerk Group following a management buyout.

Purchasing and Finance Permanent employment Nuremberg or Munich

We are looking for you to augment our team.

We offer

  • An opportunity to design the future of mobility
  • A state-of-the-art work environment in dynamic surroundings 
  • A role with high responsibility and ample room to maneuver
  • A trust-based leadership culture and cutting-edge working conditions

Your key responsibilities

  • Build up and run our finance team, provide direction and coaching to the team members
  • Guide the development, implementation and results measurement of business plans, and participate in their successful execution
  • Initiation and implementation of the key processes and controls required to run a financial operation at an internatioal level
  • Partner with the Senior Management and the Leadership Team to drive profitable growth 
  • Communicate business performance and identify growth accelerators 
  • Provide business performance diagnostics to identify financial trends, highlight risk and opportunities and ensure operational coordination
  • Drive financial performance improvement initiatives throughout the business (asset management, capital efficiency, productivity, simplification, etc.)
  • Recommend and influence needed actions to maximize cash, profitability and risk management
  • Provide analysis and recommendations on investments, restructuring, acquisition and other projects
  • Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and oversee the preparation of all financial reporting
  • Provide advice on long-term business and financial planning
  • Review all formal finance procedures

Your profile

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or similar field
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • 5+ years of experience in any of the financial disciplines managing a finance team, i.e. Finance Director, ideally during the build-up of fast-growth start-up
  • 10 years of financial work experience, well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from controlling, accounting, annual financial statements with audit certificates, fundraising, capital structure to treasury and strategy
  • Be comfortable with the combination of a fast scaling start-up spirit with the high-quality standards of the bicycle/automotive/mobility industry
  • Good knowledge of IFRS as well as German GAAP (HGB)
  • Strong knowledge of financial and commercial operating systems
  • Experience with exit strategies & execution in a start-up environment as well as in the investor relations area
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and eagerness to take on opportunities to create excellent results
  • Outstanding social skills including the ability to influence others and drive change while working across all levels and functions 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English and ability to convey complex business issues in a clear and concise manner in an international environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office and financial management software (e.g. SAP)

Expect to find exciting responsibilities and outstanding development prospects because we shape the future with innovations. We look forward to meeting you.

For questions about this job opportunity, please contact:
Julia Beuth
Phone +49 911 91 94 76 98