Group Finance Systems Specialist (f/m/d) Germany

SIGNA Sports United • Berlin

  • Full-time

Berlin

as soon as possible

SIGNA Sports United (“SSU”) is a NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) listed specialist online sports retail company based in Berlin, Germany. We own companies and brands in various sports including bikes, tennis, outdoor and team sports. We sell equipment and apparel via our 100 own online stores, collaborate with 500+ independent brick and mortar shops, and partner with over 1000 sports brands. Together we serve 7+ million customers around the world.

Job Objective

In order to support our strong growth and to build a best-in-class centralized Global Finance function, we are looking to hire an experienced and highly motivated hands on Finance Operations and Systems Specialist who will assume the position Group Finance Systems Specialist for the SSU group.

The Group Finance Systems Specialist will report to the Group Head of Finance Systems and Operations which is responsible the overall finance operations and integrations across the group. This role is critical to the SSU strategy in defining a group systems blueprint template which will facilitate a more central approach to the accounting teams globally. This role will work closely wit the subsidiaries of the group to implement best practice operational finance processes and centralised systems. Furthermore, you will work closely with the subsidiaries Finance Directors and teams to support the implementation of the groups defined processes and procedures for the to enable the execution of the company’s vision for both organic and inorganic growth.

The part you’ll play

  • Partner with Group and subsidiaries to support the migration to the target finance operating blueprint, with emphasis on supporting the subsidiary business users for the ERP (SAP 4HANA) implementation.
  • Support and lead the development of (in some instances) centralised finance operational processes in relation to key finance objects within SAP and other tools as needed. 
  • Partner with Group IT and other stakeholders to implement system tools for T&E, contract management and procurement, etc.
  • Post implementation key support for the subsidiaries.
  • Document all key centralised processes for the group.

What you’ll bring to the team

  • S4 Hana implementation and working experience.
  • Finance Operations P2P and O2C process experience.
  • Past experience in a Accounting Role within a Global organization.
  • Approach challenges in a pragmatic and empathetic manner.
  • Ability to clearly communicate and build constructive relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Willingness to travel frequently.
  • Willingness to “roll up the sleeves”.
  • Experience in working within a diverse cultural setting.
  • Passion for Sports and Tech is very welcomed!

What you need to know

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We at SIGNA Sports United believe that our team-spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models. As such, we provide a place for you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, you can work from home if needed.

About us

SSU is firmly in growth mode, so far in 2021, we have entered the US market with the acquisitions of Tennis Express and Midwest sports, two of the largest tennis platforms in the US, we have acquired WiggleCRC, a global bike retailer, thus creating the biggest online bike retailer in the world. On 15.12.21 Signa Sports United has successfully floated on the New York Stock exchange and is now a publicly traded Company.  

Our growth has been propelled by acquiring new Brands in leading sports businesses and scaling our current portfolio through our end-to-end e-commerce as-a-service solutions, connecting & enabling offline specialist retailers and integrating with digital sports communities. 

News & Insights

since 15.12.2021 we are listed on New York Stock Exchange
since 15.12.2021 we are listed on New York Stock Exchange

Since 15.12.2021 we are a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. We have been honoring this important day with some celebratory moments together with our Business Units and colleagues watching remote all around the world. Being a publicly listed company is an amazing achievement and has fueled our energy even more - we are here to conquer! If you have passion for sports - join us! Many exciting open vacancies are waiting for you!

Our benefits

Exciting Combination of Tech and Sports e-commerce

Fast paced company with exciting challenges

Flat hierarchies and fast decision making

Highly self-organised and autonomous way of working

Open and transparent international company culture

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues

Reports

Tayla
Tayla
Recruitment Manager

I’m Tayla, The Recruitment Manager at SIGNA-Sports United.

Throughout my career I have had a people-centric focus. It is what drives me and gives me purpose. My passion is to help others, explore and accomplish their dreams.

With an analytical mindset and a passion for people recruitment became my home. A home where I
could build strong relationships and match candidates with their dream positions and careers. My
purpose has always been about inspiring, encouraging and fulfilling aspirations.

Hence why I started at SSU, it is a place that encourages growth, autonomy and innovation. An
environment where your opinions are valued and your impact great. A place filled with passionate
people, hardworking and collaborative, with a team spirit that inspires.

Be INSPIRED, by joining an amazing team of high-calibre individuals that are passionate about sports
and the outdoors. We are SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS, we are DRIVEN, we are PASSIONATE, and we are INNOVATIVE!

Get in Touch: careers@signa-sportsunited.com

Contacts

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