Manager Financial Planning & Analysis

SIGNA Sports United • Berlin

  • Full-time

Berlin

as soon as possible

Signa Sports United (SSU) is a global specialist sports e-commerce company headquartered in Berlin and listed on the New York Stock Exchange. We own businesses and brands in bike, tennis, outdoor and team sports.

SSU has 70 online sites and partners with 500 shops in serving over 7 million customers worldwide. The SSU group includes Tennis-Point, WiggleCRC, Fahrrad.de, Bikester, Probikeshop, Campz, Addnature, TennisPro, and Outfitter.

The part you’ll play

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 Finance manager who will assume the position “Manager Financial Planning & Analysis” for the SSU group.

In this role you will be part of our global Group Controlling and helping our Business Units to grow and develop sustainably. This role is critical to the SSU strategy in building our planning processes and implementing them on a global level. You will work closely with the subsidiaries of the group in order to implement best practice operational finance processes and centralized systems. Furthermore, you will work closely with the top management in designing our to-be operating model for Group Controlling.

If you are hungry to join the market leader in its category and want to have meaningful impact on driving important finance initiatives, you are highly welcome at SSU!

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Acting as a pro-active sparring partner for our Business Units in all Controlling aspects
  • Driving our financial steering processes (budgeting, forecasting, reporting)
  • Preparing our monthly reporting package including commenting
  • Executing our planning processes (budget, forecast)
  • Developing steering instruments suitable to the needs of a fast-paced, highly agile business environment (forecasting tools, scenario modelling)
  • Building the Business Partner function and responsible of on financial processes management within BU
  • Establishing financial and non-financial KPIs and value drivers together with our BI team
  • Leading finance projects and strategic initiatives (e.g., planning & consolidation tool)

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Strong analytical mindset, focused on quality, accuracy, and execution
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and motivated by an agile environment with its associated opportunities and challenges
  • Comprehensive finance knowledge on financial statements and management reporting
  • Experienced with integrated financial planning and company valuation methods
  • Ability to define and manage a recurring planning process within the group, including implementation of the required templates and tools
  • Passionate about building and optimizing processes, functions and systems
  • Excellent communicator able to influence stakeholders
  • Fluent in English. German knowledge is a plus
  • A “can do” attitude and initiative to take ownership and drive projects
  • Deeply familiar with various retail and e-commerce business models
  • Passion for Sports and Tech is very welcomed!

What you need to know

We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, perspectives and skills to apply.

We at Signa Sports United believe that our team-spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models, so 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

If you have any questions please send us an email

 

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