Group Financial Controller (m/f/d) Group Financial Controller (m/f/d) …

Protagen Protein Services GmbH
in Heilbronn, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Sep 21
Protagen Protein Services GmbH
in Heilbronn, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Sep 21
Protagen Protein Services GmbH
Protagen Protein Services GmbH is the largest operating company within a leading independent group offering highly specialized cell therapy testing and protein analytical services. The Group currently comprises three operating companies based in Germany and the United States, employing over 175 employees serving world leading biopharmaceutical development companies.

Our dynamic growth trajectory, ongoing upscaling and the strengthening of our German team requires a:

Group Financial Controller (m/f/d)

Your responsibilities

  • Manage the comprehensive accounting and reporting policy-setting, execution and delivery and ongoing development at Group level in close coordination with the Group’s business units
  • Manage the new IFRS competence center across the Group with the immediate setup of consolidated IFRS Group accounts under a German & US GAAP environment
  • CFO-aligned interaction with key stakeholders including Sr. Management, shareholders, Board, LBO-lenders and coordination of auditors and advisors
  • Play a key role in the implementation and development of integrated financial analysis, business intelligence tools, financial planning and reporting, supported by appropriate IT-systems
  • Monitoring of performance and key financial parameters including business unit performance, liquidity, working capital and financial covenant requirements
  • Coordination of designated projects such as tax structuring (e.g. transfer pricing), Capex and Opex investment decision planning and monitoring as well as M&A related workflow

Your profile

  • Successful economics or business administration studies, preferably with specialization in financial management
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience, possibly within an accountancy / financial advisory firm or an international business group
  • Convincing IFRS accreditations with practical expertise, familiarity with German and US GAAP
  • Financial and business acumen combined with project management skills, possibly in the context of M&A or Corporate Finance
  • Experience gained in the life sciences industry or comparable high-value added technical consultancy services is desirable
  • Strong IT-system application and development skills including ERP, financial reporting software and the MS-Office software suite, notably Excel and PowerPoint
  • Hands-on team player with strong interpersonal skills and proactive and solutions-oriented cross-cultural approach
  • Professional, transparent and strong analytical mindset with pragmatic drive to solve and simplify complexity
  • Attention to detail and quality without losing target sight, objective-oriented persistence and assertiveness, also under pressure
  • Fair play leadership talent and willingness to occasional international travel, fluency in both German and English

Our offer

  • A collaborative, professional and motivating working environment in a dynamically growing life science company
  • Individual development opportunities in a high-visibility role with challenging opportunities to co-write our success-story
  • Appreciation, openness and respect as well as a lively feedback culture

We are pleased to receive your complete application documents via email ( as well as your earliest starting date and salary expectations. Please provide all relevant documents in one or two PDF files.

Protagen Protein Services GmbH
Contact: Dr. Petra Weingarten, Head of Human Resources
Phone: +49 231 9742 6100
Inselwiesenstraße 10
74076 Heilbronn

Otto-Hahn-Straße 15
44227 Dortmund

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