Financial Controller

Berlin, Germany
Employee
IT / Software

The Role

We are looking for a Controller to join the Zattoo Finance Team as a direct report to the CFO. You will support the team by providing accounting and controlling expertise for the DTC (Direct-to-Consumer) line of business, while proactively and professionally executing the responsibilities and tasks you are assigned to. The position is based in Berlin, working remotely from the rest of the finance team, based in Zurich.

Who we are

Zattoo is one of the leading TV streaming providers in Europe with around 3 million users per month. Founded in 2005, the company employs more than 200 people and has its headquarters in Zurich and an office in Berlin. Users in Switzerland, Germany and Austria watch all popular TV channels in HD and Full HD quality as well as a variety of video-on-demand content. Zattoo is available on almost all devices, including smartTVs, PCs and laptops, streaming players, smartphones and tablets. In addition to its free service, Zattoo offers a wide range of HD and Full HD channels, Time Shift TV and EU-wide streaming in its paid subscriptions. With more than 30 customers, ZATTOO is one of the leading TV-as-a-Service platforms in Europe. Its customers include Tier 1 operators like 1&1 in Germany, eir in Ireland, Salt in Switzerland and Monaco Telecom, for whom ZATTOO offers fully hosted and managed IPTV, OTT and TV Everywhere services.

The Team

The Zattoo Finance Team combines years of experience along with a high degree of responsibility and professionalism. We are currently five people taking care of accounting, controlling, taxes, insurance and various processes centrally for all four companies in Switzerland, Germany and the USA.

Tasks

  • Responsible for the Controlling of our Subscription and Advertising business (Direct-to-Consumer).
  • This includes monthly close activities, preparing and providing timely and accurate reporting and analysis, business partnering, forecasting, budgeting, audit etc.
  • Drive and support project work e.g. in the area of digitalisation and automation
  • Develop process and system enhancements to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Collaborate with colleagues from other departments e.g. Sales, Business Intelligence, Marketing etc.
  • Superuser of key financial systems

Requirements

  • Profound education in accounting and controlling plus a minimum of 5 years controlling experience
  • Fluent in verbal and written English and German
  • Experience supporting a distributed team
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Team player with superior interpersonal skills
  • Analytical, systematic and strategic thinker
  • Proactive and independent working style
  • A track record for delivering high-quality work
  • Experience with BI tools and methodologies (big data analysis)
  • Modelling and scenario building including predictive forecasting models
  • Experience in building driver-based business models
  • Experience in building state of the art dashboards and reporting for specific target groups
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Bonus: Previous work experience in an international environment, experience in business partnering

Benefits

What we offer you:

  • Reward: Market competitive compensation
  • Recharge: 30 days vacation plus public holidays
  • Regulate: Trust based working hours and the flexibility for remote working*
  • We’re sharing: Free access to the best streaming experience on the market
  • We’re developing: Personal development budget, German classes, all-company hackdays
  • We’re inclusive: A fun, engaged, and diverse team made up of 40 nationalities
  • We’re healthy: Free yoga classes, health checks, team sports, daily organic fruit bowls
  • We’re responsible: We are taking positive action on our carbon footprint
  • We’re sociable: Lunches, in-house bar, BBQ’s, socials, summer party, annual off site event

*(with German/Swiss employment contracts)

We are Zattoo

Zattoo enables our users to view indiscriminately and we reflect that in our team too. Regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law we encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunities employer, join us and help build a diverse team dedicated to revolutionising the way you watch TV.

JOIN US AND BECOME PART OF OUR STREAM TEAM!

The Role

We are looking for a Controller to join the Zattoo Finance Team as a direct report to the CFO. You will support the team by providing accounting and controlling expertise for the DTC (Direct-to-Consumer) line of business, while proactively and professionally executing the responsibilities and tasks you are assigned to. The position is based in Berlin, working remotely from the rest of the finance team, based in Zurich.

Who we are

Zattoo is one of the leading TV streaming providers in Europe with around 3 million users per month. Founded in 2005, the company employs more than 200 people and has its headquarters in Zurich and an office in Berlin. Users in Switzerland, Germany and Austria watch all popular TV channels in HD and Full HD quality as well as a variety of video-on-demand content. Zattoo is available on almost all devices, including smartTVs, PCs and laptops, streaming players, smartphones and tablets. In addition to its free service, Zattoo offers a wide range of HD and Full HD channels, Time Shift TV and EU-wide streaming in its paid subscriptions. With more than 30 customers, ZATTOO is one of the leading TV-as-a-Service platforms in Europe. Its customers include Tier 1 operators like 1&1 in Germany, eir in Ireland, Salt in Switzerland and Monaco Telecom, for whom ZATTOO offers fully hosted and managed IPTV, OTT and TV Everywhere services.

The Team

The Zattoo Finance Team combines years of experience along with a high degree of responsibility and professionalism. We are currently five people taking care of accounting, controlling, taxes, insurance and various processes centrally for all four companies in Switzerland, Germany and the USA.

Tasks

  • Responsible for the Controlling of our Subscription and Advertising business (Direct-to-Consumer).
  • This includes monthly close activities, preparing and providing timely and accurate reporting and analysis, business partnering, forecasting, budgeting, audit etc.
  • Drive and support project work e.g. in the area of digitalisation and automation
  • Develop process and system enhancements to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Collaborate with colleagues from other departments e.g. Sales, Business Intelligence, Marketing etc.
  • Superuser of key financial systems

Requirements

  • Profound education in accounting and controlling plus a minimum of 5 years controlling experience
  • Fluent in verbal and written English and German
  • Experience supporting a distributed team
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Team player with superior interpersonal skills
  • Analytical, systematic and strategic thinker
  • Proactive and independent working style
  • A track record for delivering high-quality work
  • Experience with BI tools and methodologies (big data analysis)
  • Modelling and scenario building including predictive forecasting models
  • Experience in building driver-based business models
  • Experience in building state of the art dashboards and reporting for specific target groups
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Bonus: Previous work experience in an international environment, experience in business partnering

Benefits

What we offer you:

  • Reward: Market competitive compensation
  • Recharge: 30 days vacation plus public holidays
  • Regulate: Trust based working hours and the flexibility for remote working*
  • We’re sharing: Free access to the best streaming experience on the market
  • We’re developing: Personal development budget, German classes, all-company hackdays
  • We’re inclusive: A fun, engaged, and diverse team made up of 40 nationalities
  • We’re healthy: Free yoga classes, health checks, team sports, daily organic fruit bowls
  • We’re responsible: We are taking positive action on our carbon footprint
  • We’re sociable: Lunches, in-house bar, BBQ’s, socials, summer party, annual off site event

*(with German/Swiss employment contracts)

We are Zattoo

Zattoo enables our users to view indiscriminately and we reflect that in our team too. Regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law we encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunities employer, join us and help build a diverse team dedicated to revolutionising the way you watch TV.

JOIN US AND BECOME PART OF OUR STREAM TEAM!

Updated: 2 days ago
Job ID: 2147352
About Zattoo
Zattoo is the leading TV-as-a-Service player in Europe serving millions of users helping them watch what they want, where they want, when they want.
51-200 employees
Information Technology (IT)
Sonnenallee 223A, Berlin, Germany
Sonnenallee 223A, Berlin, Germany
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