Financial Controller Digital Products (f/m/x)

Finance • Full Time • Berlin

Hey there!

We are at the heart of the Mercedes-Benz.io business operations, responsible for finance and procurement services for the product teams. We love working with people, partners and pivots. Our biggest aim is to enable the program and its product teams to work in a truly agile way while we continuously improve our processes and standards.

We are looking for an experienced & agile Financial Controller (f/m/x) in our Berlin Office, starting in spring 2021. In the function of the Program Finance Lead you will work closely with the Program Lead, our purchasing and finance specialists, and the managing director. You will play a key role in securing the financial health of your assigned program and their products.

In this role, you will

  • Be the first point of contact for business partners and maintain operative financial relationships
  • Represent and report the program’s financial and contractual status towards Mercedes-Benz AG, suppliers, Program Leads, and other parties
  • Derive financial recommendations based on analyses of actuals, planning, forecasting and insights from respective business partners
  • Collect, align, and coordinate staffing needs with recruiting, hiring managers, program lead and product owners
  • Transfer team planning into financial implications and verify existing budget
  • Continuously link business operations and financial implications
  • Work in a holacratic environment to shape processes and tools

You have the following skills

  • Experience in financial controlling
  • 3+ years of experience with multi-project management and/or large projects
  • Strong financial skills and solid understanding of financial processes
  • Skilled passion for prioritizing and organizing according to set deadlines
  • Reliable, detail-oriented and always being able to name the financial status of your projects
  • You are a proficient user of Excel and other related tools
  • As a team player, you support and encourage stakeholders and colleagues
  • Strong communication skills to partner with the business and drive the joint agenda. Fluent in written and spoken English and German

There will be big smiles if you

  • Are curious to understand business functions and financial analysis to assess the performance of the program
  • Have a hands-on attitude and initiative
  • Are an out of the box thinker and open to change

This is what our process looks like

1) You apply with your CV and motivation letter (pdf recommended) using the “Apply for this position” button
2) We start with a Screening call with the recruiter to get to know your motivation & your experience
3) Technical/Skills interview with finance recruiting team
4) Assignment & 2nd technical interview
5) A final conversation with a future team member or recruiter to answer remaining questions


This is a full-time position, based in our office in Berlin and your mobile office. We have a fantastic team with people from all over the world. We encourage frequent collaboration and pairing across disciplines. English is the main working language. (Non-native German speakers, will have plenty of opportunities to practice German).

We believe that diverse experiences and a broad collective perspective lead to better company culture and better products. We actively encourage people from underrepresented groups to consider becoming a part of our team. We don’t want, and won’t tolerate, harassment, bullying, or discrimination at work.

We work in Holacracy – a “non-classical” framework which represents our operating system within the company. Our setup is based on purpose, circles and roles as well as their specific accountabilities.

THE RECRUITING TEAM IS LOOKING FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR APPLICATION

Feel free to contact for further information and answers to your questions.

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