Working Student - Financial Planning & Analysis

Berlin Finance

ABOUT US

Contentful provides content infrastructure for digital teams to power websites, apps, and devices. Unlike a CMS, Contentful was built to integrate with the modern software stack. It offers a central hub for structured content, powerful management and delivery APIs, and a customizable web app that enables developers and content creators to ship their products faster. Companies including Spotify, Red Bull, WeWork, Lyft, and Urban Outfitters rely on Contentful to manage content as part of their modern web stack.

Contentful is growing rapidly, backed by $80 million in funding from VC firms including Benchmark and General Catalyst, and strategic investors including Sapphire Ventures (SAP) and Salesforce Ventures.

We’re a fun team of more than 300 people from 44 nations, with offices in Berlin and San Francisco. Join us!

    

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for aspiring talent to join our team on a part-time basis, perfect to complement your related field of studies in Finance. Our office is a vibrant place filled with ambitious individuals interested in the tech and start-up scene.

As our Working Student in Financial Planning & Analysis, you will assist the Financial Planning & Analysis function with strategic modeling, data aggregation and analysis, financial reporting and mission-critical presentations. This role is based in Berlin with a 20-hour-per-week commitment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute with reports and presentations for stakeholders, both internal (e.g. senior management and specific departments) and external (e.g. Contentful’s Board of Directors, current & prospective investors)
  • Support FP&A team in regular forecasting and budgeting processes
  • Analyze cross-departmental data as needed for strategic planning purposes
  • Develop a repository of financial models used for different strategic decisions, including sales pipeline & revenue forecasting, cost attribution and unit contribution analysis and performance management updates

YOUR PROFILE

  • You are currently enrolled in a business study program in Germany with a focus in Finance
  • Creative and motivated to find solutions for current and future organizational challenges
  • High level of self-responsibility and ownership of one’s work product
  • Competent and proficient in Excel, with a passion to improve modelling best practices
  • Comfortable working with G-suite (Google Sheet, Google Slide and Google Doc)
  • Fluent English and strong proof-reading skills

BENEFITS

  • Join an innovative tech company as we help drive the evolution of digital experiences to become ever-more ubiquitous and interactive. Be a part of helping companies build modern architectures for mission-critical applications
  • Shape the future of Contentful: help us establish, scale, and improve our team's processes
  • Be set up for success, equipped with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Hang-out in one of our many shared spaces, playing games with colleagues or enjoying a full range of events, including workshops, on-site meetups, guest speakers, and fun events for the company and each team. 
  • Sharpen your PlayStation, ping pong, and kicker/fußball skills during breaks in the day
  • As much artisan coffee as you can handle
  • Brush up your language skills! Our team speaks more than 20 languages, and we offer free German classes
  • Take a break and pat a pup, we are a dog-friendly office
  • Plus, Contentful socks, oh yeah!

“Variety is the spice of life” — and 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 applicants are considered for positions regardless of race, ethnic origin, gender, age, religion or belief, marital status, gender identification, sexual orientation, or disability. We look forward to your application!


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