Senior Commercial Finance Manager (m/f/d) - English Speaking

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote Berlin, Erfurt

Shape the utilities market of the future with us!
Join our team in Berlin, Erfurt, Leipzig, or Ilmenau or work remotely full-time as the Senior Commercial Finance Manager (m/f/d).
What is the role about?
  • Lead a team preparing commercial pricing, offers, and change orders for projects around the world. Project scope includes engineering / implementation services plus off-the-shelf software. These projects play an essential role in addressing climate change by helping utilities better manage power usage (load) to integrate a growing volume of intermittent renewable energy
  • Use strategic thinking to help the company grow and achieve superior margins - you will have a hands-on impact on the business and be involved in formulating offer strategy
  • Collaborate with the sales team to prepare commercial bids, proposals, and sales forecasts
  • Implement foreign exchange hedging, structure bank guarantees, and negotiate project cash flows
  • Prepare, analyze, and align financial reports, statements, and project costs with original budgets.
  • Collaborate closely with sales, project implementation, and software development teams.
  • Coordinate closely with our joint ventures in Germany and India
  • Support the Chief Financial Officer with ad-hoc financial analysis and strategic financial issues.
  • Engage in international projects across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to improve financial performance.
  • The right candidate will report directly to the CFO.
You fit in with us, if…
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field, with at least three years of experience in financial analysis or project finance. 
  • You have experience negotiating and pricing commercial deals for projects. This experience can range from engineering, consulting, aerospace, telecoms, utilities, energy, etc. 
  • You possess strong commercial acumen and analytical skills and are proficient in financial modeling and Excel.
  • You ideally have experience with international projects.
  • You are capable of working independently and as part of a team, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You are passionate about addressing climate-related challenges.
  • You are business fluent in English - German is a plus but not a must.
  • You are based in Berlin or Erfurt, or within reasonable transit times to either. Can be based outside of Germany for the right candidate.
What’s in for you?
  • Being part of a fast-growing scaleup company focused on smart grid software and services, dedicated to addressing some of the most pressing climate challenges.
  • The chance to make a difference and see your ideas grow into real projects, with direct access to the CFO and Director of Finance for strategic initiatives.
  • A permanent employment contract with fair conditions, flexible working hours, and the possibility to work from home - no ifs and buts.
  • A pleasant, informal, and open working environment with modern equipment, fresh fruit, and drinks for free as well as regular team events and workshops. 
  • Other benefits including e.g. Deutschland Ticket, day-care allowance, bike leasing, and company pension scheme.
About us
Cuculus is the key to providing utilities to all, while protecting the world’s precious resources. Jointly with our international partner network, we provide cutting-edge software and technology solutions to address utility challenges now and in the future. Cuculus will never tire of creating innovative technology and services that enable utilities and organisations to successfully transition to a new era of providing and managing electricity, water, and gas. The work we do is important for individuals, cities, and entire nations. Our work is serious, but we have fun with it, too. 

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