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Head of Finance (f/m/x)

Nuventura has developed a new generation of medium voltage switchgear that is highly innovative and environmentally sustainable. The existing product line is in the process of being expanded in new development projects as well as a global application-scaling of existing designs. For this expansion we are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Accounting and Finance Lead (m/f/x).

 

We constantly work towards creating a profitable, growth company that is a great place to work. To achieve this, we have brought together an ambitious team, with experience in the switchgear industry and with scaling companies.

We encourage our employees to take ownership, embrace collaboration and constantly challenge the status quo.

 

As our Head of Finance (f/m/x), you will join nuventura just after moving into new international markets, building our own factory in Berlin and in India and growing our business significantly. You will strongly professionalize our finance organization and collaborate with the management team.

 

You will....
 

  • be responsible for all our accounting efforts and further develop the accounting and controls set-up to facilitate our international expansion

  • own the reporting package

  • align accounting philosophy and accounts across entities

  • be involved in our monthly closings, annual financial statements, consolidation across multiple entities, as well as internal and external reporting preparation

  • be monitoring and developing processes around banking/treasury, accounts payable/receivable, and tax

  • closely collaborate with our international external tax offices (we have accounting in-house) regarding closing and audit preparation

  • be the sparring partner for implementing the ERP accounting solution in the next 6 months

  • act as an internal POC for all financial questions as well as contribute to crossfunctional projects

  • prepare and maintain (ad hoc) analyses as needed

  • analyze monthly financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows) and effectively convey analysis to colleagues on demand

  • ensure operational compliance with policies, procedures and regulations for all entities

  • reconcile all balance sheet and income statement accounts on a monthly/quarterly basis as indicated by the internal requirements

 

What you need to bring in:

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully building up the accounting function, ideally in a growth startup environment. Experience in leading the function is a plus

  • 5+ years of experience in financial accounting, audit/assurance, management consulting or similar

  • Strong understanding of German HGB accounting as well as IFRS

  • Experience with accounting and accounting related tools, Datev, Sage, Exact, QuickBooks or similar

  • Experience in reporting and planning tools, like Adaptive, Anaplan, Lucanet or similar

  • Experience with finance related workflows and cross functional process definition in an ERP System is a plus

  • The ability to thrive in a dynamic professional environment

  • A structured, results-oriented, and self-driven way of approaching tasks

  • Fluency in English and German

 

What we offer:

  • You will be part of an innovative group of high-performance and experienced people from all domains

  • We will care for you and challenge you directly to become the best professional version of yourself

  • We believe in a culture of trusted ownership and constructive feedback where we elevate each other and challenge the status quo

  • Work Environment & Support: flexible work set-up combining office & remote work, maybe to be a Mommy or Daddy not only during nighttime's, but when your child also has time for you

  • Foods & Beverage: free drinks, snacks, fruit and veggie baskets

  • Regular team events, Christmas party, summer party, budget for department events

We are looking forward to your application! Please email your resume, relevant references, letters of recommendation, your earliest possible start date, and a short, concise letter about why you are a good fit for this position to jobs@nuventura.com

Nuventura is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

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