Finance Manager (m/f/d) - Solar Trade

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Olivier van Noortweg 1a, 5993 SL, Maasbree, Netherlands
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BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

With a network of over 20 locations worldwide, more than 1,400 employees and over 30 years of experience, the Business Entity Solar Trade within BayWa r.e. group is one of the world’s leading distributors of photovoltaic components.

Throughout the B2B sector we supply and support our cooperation partners and installers with innovative photovoltaic products. We also offer trainings and organize roadshows to keep our customers up to date.

The experts for our own mounting system, novotegra, provide first installation support directly on site. In addition, we offer full system configurations and a digitalized customer journey via our planning tool Solar-Planit and our webshops.

We are close to our customers and work together to protect what is most important to us all: Our planet!

Due to our dynamic growth, we are establishing a purchasing entity for our EMEA region to optimize our purchasing and inventory management into the region.

About the role

Due to our dynamic growth, we are looking for a Finance Manager (m/f/d) - Solar Trade, ideally from Venlo otherwise also remotely within the Netherlands

What You Will Do

  • You will take responsibility for the financial reporting and processes of the newly established Central purchasing entity within the Solar Trade organization
  • You will oversee the preparation of monthly financial statements ensuring compliance with accounting standards (local GAAP and IFRS), regulatory requirements, and relevant guidelines
  • You will establish, develop and analyze the monthly reporting (actual vs. budget), be responsible for the planning and forecasting process and support with ad-hoc financial analysis
  • You will establish and be responsible for the liquidity planning and reporting process for the entity
  • You will manage the relationship with auditors, ensure timely and successful completion of audits - as well as ensure compliance with accounting principles, tax regulations and reporting requirements

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or comparable qualification
  • At least 5 years of experience in finance, accounting and / or controlling
  • Good understanding of financial accounting principles (Local GAAP and IFRS) and of local tax rules and regulations
  • Experience in financial and liquidity planning, experience in fx management is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English across multiple levels or functions within the organization (Dutch is a plus)
  • Experience in working in an international and complex organization
  • Flexible mindset with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Technical and digital affinity as well as experience with financial ERP/planning systems/applications (experience in Netsuite is a plus)

What We Offer You

  • Being part of a highly motivated ever-growing and multicultural team that drives forward the energy revolution 
  • Innovative and fast-changing market and working environment
  • Mobile working  
  • Flexible working hours  
  • Modern office atmosphere  


We look forward to your application! 

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
  • Julia Seres
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • +49 89 383 932 6093
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