Finance Manager

  • 280 Kifissias Avenue, 15232, Athens, Greece
  • Work experience
  • Finance, Controlling
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Across solar, wind and bioenergy, at BayWa r.e. we r.e.think energy - how it is produced, how it can be stored and how it can be best used to enable the global energy transition that is essential to the future of the planet.  Every day we are working hard to actively shape the future of energy in a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

Greece is phasing out coal-powered electricity production and targeting for a very fast energy transition. BayWa r.e. Projects Greece IKE is in the process of building a significant portfolio of renewable energy projects with a focus on solar and wind energy to support the energy transition in Greece. It is also bringing innovative renewable energy approaches such as hybrids, energy storage, off-shore wind, agriPV and floating PV to the market to address some of its key challenges. BayWa r.e. Projects Greece IKE is working closely with different BayWa r.e. renewable energy Group entities to expand its offering in operations management and plant maintenance and to evaluate the market potential for wholesale photovoltaic components and renewable energy solutions for corporations.

About the role
We are looking for a Finance Manager for our newly established subsidiary in Athens. You will experience the start-up atmosphere of our small, but growing team while being part of an international corporation.

What You Will Do

  • You are overall responsible for company (and SPV / project company) controlling, cash management, reporting and financial compliance 
  • You manage our external accountant, including book-keeping, profit & loss and balance sheet positions and reporting including FY closing and auditing with external partners 
  • You manage incoming invoices, coordinate internal approvals and prepare bank payments in coordination with external accountant 
  • You prepare, update and report financial budgets
  • You oversee the compilation and electronic submission of quarterly and annual tax declarations to Greek authorities 
  • You manage external tax advisors
  • You control projects profitability in coordination with the project team
  • You review travel expenses and prepare settlements
  • You manage relations with central controlling & finance department and external banks 
  • You report directly to the managing director and functionally to HQ controlling 

What You Bring

  • You have a university degree in business administration, ideally with a focus on finance & controlling or similar, an MBA is a plus
  • You have at least 5 years of relevant experience in accounting, finance and controlling positions
  • Experience in renewable energy companies is a plus 
  • You deliver top-quality results on time
  • You have an international profile with substantial overseas exposure 
  • You are accustomed to working in a high-demanding, fast-paced international organizations
  • You are native in Greek and fully fluent in English
  • You feel comfortable working in a start-up environment, have a hands-on and solution oriented mindset
  • You have exceptional to-the-point communication skills and superior team-coordination capabilities

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • The international focus of our company will open up excellent future prospects for you
  • A friendly and cooperative working environment is part of our company culture
  • As part of the BayWa r.e. renewable energy network, you will benefit from flat hierarchies with short, fast decision-making channels
  • Our integration into BayWa AG provides security and the opportunities for further development that you would expect of a company this size

Your contact


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
  • Sanda Bozic
  • HR Manager EMEA
  • +49 89 383932 6023
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