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Senior FP&A Associate



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

At SumUp, we believe small merchants are the cornerstone of a healthy economy and a thriving society. Through their hard work innovation occurs, communities thrive and neighborhoods flourish.

Our mission is to provide easy-to-use, accessible and affordable products for small business owners to manage payments, their finances and their customer relationships, making their lives and work that much easier for them. Simply speaking we want to help small businesses to be successful doing what they love.

As a Senior Associate in the Corporate FP&A team, you will be at the heart of our finance organization, facilitating cross-team collaboration to deliver reporting and insights, driving impactful analyses, and leading initiatives aimed at enhancing financial processes, and implementing new tools and technologies. Alongside ensuring that our month end and FP&A rituals are efficient and impactful, your role will involve analyzing financial information, providing financial visibility, delivering actionable insights, and identifying areas for finance process improvements. Working closely with cross-functional teams, you will also oversee the implementation of new tools and ensure change management happens in a timely and effective manner. With your analysis, business acumen, and diligence you will help the organization to make better and more impactful decisions. It will never get boring as there is no such thing as a typical day.

What you’ll do:

  • Drive the coordination of rituals and activities for the FP&A team, fostering a culture of discipline, continuous improvement and innovation

  • Communicate regularly with FP&A and cross-functional finance stakeholders to explain drivers of financial performance

  • Lead executive summaries and business reviews, and provide decision support to executive stakeholders using timely, accurate, and insightful analyses

  • Use your strong business acumen and knowledge of financial processes to conduct thorough assessments of existing financial processes, identify inefficiencies, and develop strategies for process optimization

  • Lead change management initiatives related to process improvements and tool implementations, ensuring smooth transitions and maximizing adoption across the organization

You’ll be great for this role if:

  • You have experience working collaboratively with finance and accounting teams and have a solid understanding of finance processes

  • You have 3+ years of relevant experience in Corporate Finance or Controlling

  • You have strong experience with ERP systems (SAP preferred) and have experience using or implementing FP&A tools

  • You have strong experience building and maintaining complex financial models in Excel. Experience with FP&A Tools, SQL, Python and Tableau is a plus

  • You have a “Founder’s Mentality” mindset and are a self-directed self-starter

  • You’re comfortable with ambiguity and unprecedented challenges that a fast growth environment can bring

  • You’re fluent in English, and are a strong and efficient communicator

Why you should join us:

  • We’re a truly global team of 3000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidized Urban Sports Club membership, a stock option plan, and other great benefits.

  • We offer visa and relocation support for you, your family, and your pets

  • You’ll be based in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities

  • You’ll attend global offsites and/or hackathons

  • Break4me - 1 month paid sabbatical after 3 years of service

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love.

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.

Job Application Tip

We recognise that candidates feel they need to meet 100% of the job criteria in order to apply for a job. Please note that this is only a guide. If you don’t tick every box, it’s ok too because it means you have room to learn and develop your career at SumUp.

Job Application Tip

We recognise that candidates feel they need to meet 100% of the job criteria in order to apply for a job. Please note that this is only a guide. If you don’t tick every box, it’s ok too because it means you have room to learn and develop your career at SumUp.