Finance Operations Analyst

Berlin, Germany Finance

About the opportunity

We are looking for a Finance Operations Senior Analyst to be part of the global Finance Operations team that supports and enhances Contentful’s business processes and systems. The role will focus on supporting and enhancing the finance function’s tactical and strategic initiatives as well as helping to improve efficiency and automation in existing practices. The Finance Operations team exists at a critical point between the finance function, the IT team and the broader business and are a value add and value creating function to drive scalability within the company.

What to expect?

Business Requirements Analysis

Partners with business stakeholders on new and existing projects to analyse, define and document business requirements, as it pertains to finance, including giving a view from finance through the process. 
Drives best practices during requirements gathering and modeling with a focus on scalability and controls, especially SOX

Stakeholders Business Relationship Management

Understands the finance environment and helps to act as the gateway between finance and the broader business.
Works to proactively put the customer first whilst ensuring efficiency for both the finance organization and the broader business.

Solution Design

Interacts regularly with IT on ensuring systems, processes and automation are guided by financial best practices.
Act as a key advisor on solutions prepared by peers or supporting team, and champions finance needs.

Finance Resource

Acts as key internal finance owner on key reports, financial system requirements and integration needs as appropriate.

What you need to be successful?

This role would suit someone who has either been a Business Systems Analyst supporting a finance organisation, an extremely tech savvy accountant who has spent time getting into the systems and processes at previous companies (and likely a super-user on key software) or someone with a management consulting background who has specialized in finance process advisory. It is a combination of consulting and driving change and so will need someone who is an excellent communicator as well as having superior problem solving skills. Experience with ERP systems (ideally Netsuite) is crucial

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite. 
  • Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
  • We value our employees health and safety. Our teams are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Co-op, Spotify, Bang&Olufsen, N26, Swarovski use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 400 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” — is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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