Manager Financial Planning & Analysis

Signa Sports United • Berlin

  • Full-time


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,, 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.

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

Meet our recruiting team

Nilima Gandhi
Nilima Gandhi

"I am passionate about people and sports – making SSU the perfect match for me! In my role, I head the central functions' talent needs. This challenging position allows me to expand my boundaries and be a subject matter expert in both recruiting and HR business partnering. 

I love to understand people’s stories, motivations, behaviours, successes, achievements but also their reaction in difficult situations.

My mission is to value, encourage, and support a diverse workforce by continually improving individual and organisational effectiveness at Signa Sports United. I am a proud brand ambassador of SSU’s values and take the initiative to inform people at various forums about our success."

Nilima on LinkedIn


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