Financial Controller

BEING YOURSELF is the key to bringing the Generator story and brand to life. We need an exceptional and passionate leader to join our Finance team in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg. If you are an inspiring leader and communicator, a people person through and through and have a genuine desire to be part of something big then your journey should start here. Help us to create an unforgettable experience. Be a part of Europe’s fastest moving, ground breaking, hostel brand. Join Generator, be yourself.
  • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar position within the Hospitality industry – Please note your application will not be considered without meeting this requirement
  • Be fluent in both German and English (proficiency level)
  • Have qualifications or experience in Accountancy/Finance
  • Have a high level of business acumen & impeccable honesty
  • Be an excellent communicator and motivator
  • Be highly commercial and always keep us legal
  • Be creative, innovative and a digitally smart
  • You must be eligible to work in the EU to be considered for this role
  • Prepare and review monthly management accounts and property reports
  • Oversee all financial accounts, prepare financial statements and liaise with external auditors to ensure annual audits are carried out
  • Take responsibility for property cash flow, preparing weekly and monthly cash flow forecasts
  • Prepare and supervise banking operations, oversee loans and other financial instruments
  • Manage the preparation of annual budgets with the GM & Produce quarterly forecasts
  • Register and supervise staff with external payroll agency and internal HR Software (Exact)
  • Work as a business partner with the management team and GM
  • Supervise the day to day operations e.g. credit control, payroll, flash reports
  • Manage and supervise the Accounts Payable function and purchase procedures
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately in all directions so that all teams understand their financial responsibilities and are motivated to achieve them
  • Prepare benchmarking analysis on key financial revenues/expenditure
  • Support the Group CFO and Head of Finance on finance projects as required
  • Highly experienced in analysis and requirement gathering, ideally having operated in an organisation through business change and transformation
  • Established, with a proven track record of introducing cost saving financial initiatives, new systems and processes
Our Key Benefits Include:
  • Birthday holiday in addition to your yearly holiday allocation
  • 2 free nights’ accommodation across any hostels (subject to availability)
  • Reduced room rates for staff as well as friends and family members
  • Social events and celebrations calendar
Join Us and help us achieve our Vision!