Financial Controller, VFX Studio (PE-backed), Frankfurt or Stuttgart,

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Competitive salary
26 Sep 2019
24 Oct 2019
75256 /17M

Our client is a prominent Visual Effects (VFX) studio, which has operations in the USA, Canada, China and Germany. This dynamic, award-winning studio has played a lead role in numerous worldwide successes in TV, film and promotions and is seeking a Financial Controller, Germany. The position could be based in either Frankfurt or Stuttgart, with regular travel between the two. Both locations employ 100 people and provide leading edge VFX studio innovations and facilities which provide output which has often never been seen on screen before. Part of a worldwide organization, the Financial Controller will be able to work constructively and effectively with the commercial leadership in Germany and enjoy a productive reporting relationship with the Global Financial Controller based in the USA. No direct experience of the industry is necessary - experience as an auditor will also be a plus. The culture is dynamic, friendly, fast-paced and innovative and the Financial Controller will be adaptable, with an ability to lead change and to streamline systems and processes where appropriate.

  • Financial Controller for Germany, with financial responsibility for studios in Frankfurt and Stuttgart
  • Implement new systems and streamline processes where appropriate whilst providing visibility on the Germany business to the Global Financial Controller
  • Responsible, conscientious attitude towards the German business and implementation of global approaches where practical

  • Financial Controller experience
  • Flexible, dynamic, willing to innovate and implement change
  • Able to manage multiple stakeholders and understand ownership perspective of private equity
  • Audit background is an advantage
  • Fluency in German and English is essential.

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