Senior Group Financial Controller (f/m/d)

A-Z GartenHaus GmbH Published: February 18, 2021
Hamburg, Germany
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GartenHaus is Europe's leading specialist retailer for home and garden and market leader for garden houses, saunas, carports & garages as well as terraces. We have been on the market for over 15 years and have won several awards. Among others, as the best online shop for home and garden, Top 100 SEO winner and, above all, as the winner of "Hamburg's best employer" 2021.


To strengthen our team, we are looking for a long-term, full-time employee for our Hamburg office:

Senior Group Financial Controller (f/m/d)



Your profile:

We are looking for a hands on Senior Financial Group Controller (f/m/d) to join our Finance Global team. You enjoy the process of monitoring and participating in the continuous process of analysis, optimization and automation? As a Senior Financial Group Controller you are the link between Core Business functions, Accounting and Business Intelligence in our young, dynamic and technology-oriented Group. You have an analytical mindset and a certain affinity for technology. Are you a goal-oriented person? You will empower our Finance team in everyday tasks and also various projects such as the implementation of a best in class ERP system. You will help us achieve maximum transparency over financial performance while being fast, accurate and efficient!

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Participation in the monthly preparation of Group financial statements with the support of our auditor and tax advisor. Ownership of subsidiaries reporting and automated closing processes
  • In depth analysis of revenues and Gross profit by country and product category
  • Introduction of Cost Center (Departments) and Cost Unit (Countries) Reporting in collaboration with Accounting
  • Active support in the introduction of a new ERP system with a potential migration from Datev to the new ERP Accounting Information system
  • Group Financial planning, Forecasting & Analysis in close collaboration with the CFO
  • Preparation of ad-hoc analyses and special analyses for C-Level and Advisory board
  • Servicing and auditing financials of European subsidiaries
  • Build out Treasury related processes such as Cash-pooling, FX Management
  • Implement and improve other challenging projects

The qualities we are looking for are:

  • You have at least 4 years professional experience as a Financial Controller in a dynamic online company with international subsidiaries and good knowledge of accounting topics, specifically Revenue and COGS
  • You have experience in monthly and year-end financial statements and in automating processes in Finance
  • You have successfully managed projects across different business functions
  • You work confidently with MS Office, especially Excel, and can quickly get used to new systems/tools
  • You have team spirit, are committed and you bring your own ideas
  • You are familiar with working in a multicultural environment
  • Affinity for eCommerce and dynamic online businesses is a plus
  • You speak fluent English, German is a plus

Some perks of working at GartenHaus are:

  • High growth and economically fully stable company with great personal learning and development opportunities in a dynamic international environment
  • Unique shareholder mix, working with Private equity (3i) and Venture capital (Project A) investors to learn and exchange knowledge with the best in class institutional investors and their portfolio companies to learn from the best and build a solid career network
  • Flexible working hours
  • A mix of German SME and Hamburg start up working atmosphere
  • International and professional team of motivated people with flat hierarchies
  • Great office in Hamburg, reachable from any part of Hamburg for commute

Are you the person we are looking for?

We're looking forward to receiving your application including a compelling motivation letter, a clearly arranged CV and references.

If you are interested, send your application by e-mail to
Sönke-Timo Kisker
E-Mail: jobs[AT]

A-Z GartenHaus GmbH
Bahrenfelder Chaussee 49, Haus B | 22761 Hamburg


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