Group Controller (m/f/d) - Solar Trade

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Arabellastraße 4, 81925, Munich, Germany
  • Welzenwiler Straße 5, 72074, Tübingen, Germany
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At BayWa r.e. 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. Based in 30 countries, BayWa r.e. is a leading global renewable energy developer, service provider, distributor and energy solutions provider. Operating throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, we are strategically investing in emerging markets around the world, actively shaping the future of energy and taking a stand against climate change. Embracing equity and diversity, we are committed to creating inclusive environments where everyone can reach their full potential. Every day, we are working hard to find new solutions, push technological boundaries and redefine service standards to make renewable energy even better.

With more than 20 locations, over 1.400 motivated, committed employees and more than 30 years of experience, the Business Entity Solar Trade within BayWa r.e. AG is one of the world's leading distributors of photovoltaic components. Thanks to strong and sustainable growth, we are now one of the largest players in our segment. In B2B business, we support and supply installers and cooperation partners with innovative photovoltaic products. Thanks to our parent company, BayWa AG, we can always rely on strong backing.

Driving our growth and ongoing internationalization our customer base is steadily increasing as well. One of our goals is to provide our customers proven quality and convenient PV products. However, to meet their changing needs and challenges we need to serve them differently. Therefore, the continuous focus on digital services and products is one of our key drivers to create an enjoyable and seamless digital customer journey.

About the role

Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Tübingen or Munich and are currently looking for a Group Controller (m/f/d) - Solar Trade for our Business Entity Solar Trade. 

What You Will Do

  • You will be in charge of the preparation and presentation of consolidated financial statements, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, regulatory requirements, and relevant guidelines
  • You will oversee the consolidation process for subsidiary financial data, including the elimination of intercompany transactions
  • You will plan the ownership transition of the Solar Trade business including the evaluation and implementation of consolidation software, if required
  • You will manage the relationship with auditors, ensuring timely and successful completion of audits 
  • You will ensure compliance with accounting principles, tax regulations, and reporting requirements
  • You will establish and maintain effective internal control frameworks, ensuring financial transactions are accurately recorded, safeguarded and reported
  • You will monitor compliance with policies and procedures
  • You will communicate financial results, trends, and insights effectively to internal and external stakeholders, including senior management and the Board of Directors

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or comparable qualification - professional certification (e.g. CPA, CMA) is a plus
  • At least 7 years of experience in finance, accounting and / or controlling
  • Good understanding of financial accounting principles, reporting and consolidation
  • 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
  • Experienced 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/Consolidation systems/applications

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  
  • Company restaurant / Barista bar  
  • Discounted Conditions Fitness  
  • Discounted Online Shopping  
  • Smartphone, also for private use 
  • JobRad


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
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