Business Controller

November 11, 2022
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Job Description

We are on a mission to advance the world’s transition to an
efficient, sustainable and ethical society.

We are on a mission to advance the world’s transition to an efficient, sustainable and ethical society. To that end, we have created the world’s most advanced shipping container combined with a suite of SaaS container technologies. Based on the technologies we developed, we’ve spun off a solution to provide accurate, extensive and centralized information on moving shipping containers.
At AELER, you’d be joining a multicultural and multi technical team of experts driven by their mission. We work on everything from materials to electronics and artificial intelligence. We care about science, about quality products and about bringing value to the world.
What we’re offering is a chance to apply your skills in financial and business planning and analysis to support the efficient and risk-effective growth of our company.

–BSc or MSc level (or equivalent) education in Accounting, Business, Finance or Management
–Participation in, or management of, financial planning and reporting
–Advanced MS Excel skills
–Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
–Business acumen and ability to see the big picture
–Knowledge of industrial processes, international trade operations, and consolidation
–Excellent interpersonal skills
–Fluent in English (speaking and writing)
Typically, we expect you to have at least 3-4 years of experience in similar roles, or with an international audit firm.
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–Organise and manage the budget, reforecasting and reporting processes
–Prepare budgets and forecasts at team, entity and group level, including P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flows
–Prepare monthly financial and business reports
–Organise, and reconfigure as needed, the management accounting system
–Structure, organise and summarise complex, multidimensional information for management use and decision support
–Manage relevant IT applications
–Interact with budget owners, collecting factual and background information and sharing results of business analyses
–Analyse variances and interpret trends, based on both financial and non-financial information
–Propose and implement KPIs
–Perform various ad hoc analyses as well as tasks which may be outside the normal scope of controlling
–Write recurrent and ad hoc reports
–Document procedures and instructions relevant to the budget cycle

What we’ll love about you
–You are thorough, dependable and responsible
–You are comfortable working independently and taking ownership, while keeping management well informed about progress and obstacles
–You are familiar with international, fast-moving work environments
–You are analytical and solution oriented
–You are honest

What you’ll love about us
–We are on a mission with significant global impact, and it shows
–We care about each and everyone
–We value highly the personal development of Aelerians
–We make things happen
–We value honesty and integrity
–The opportunity to be part of a high growth company that is transforming an industry and impacting the world at large
–Yearly company retreats to meet all your amazing co-workers
–Equity in a prosperous scale-up
–Good work/life-balance