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Head of Controlling and Business Intelligence (m/f)

  • Vollzeit
  • Manager/in ohne Personalverantwortung
Frühestmöglicher Eintrittstermin Mai 2014

Do you want to play a big part in Kreditech's growth?

Do you combine finance / number genius, strong understanding of technical data analysis, solid experience in internet business models and great communication skills?

Are you the best quant analyst ever and capable to communicate your results in compelling style and structure?

Want to work with an international, fast-growing team in Hamburg's Hafencity?

Then join Kreditech as our Head of Controlling and Business Intelligence!

Kreditech is building the consumer-focused finance company of the 21st century. With its proprietary big-data scoring and underwriting technology, the Hamburg-based startup has built the foundation for personal finance products in emerging consumer finance markets. Customers can apply for short-term and long-term loans from 50 to 2,500 Euros, credit cards, and other finance products in just a few minutes online or mobile. The creditworthiness of a user is determined in less than a minute on the basis of up to 10,000 data points, and the loan is paid out automatically within minutes to the customer’s bank account, credit card or eWallets.

Kreditech currently offers its services in Australia, Poland, Spain, Russia, the Czech Republic, and Mexico. All national platforms are operated by an international team, which currently consists of over 100 employees from 26 countries.

Your role

As our Head of Controlling, you will build and lead Kreditech’s Planning & Controlling department, as well as our Business Intelligence team.

  • Provide accurate and timely financial analysis covering daily, weekly and monthly management reporting
  • Run the entire budget and forecasting process for the business
  • Create and drive financial planning as well as the company's business and profitability analysis
  • Analyze and monitor the effect of growth scenarios and budget changes on Company’s and business units' productivity
  • Support marketing and operations teams with evaluation of their own scenarios and assisting with queries
  • Create market models and analysis for various products
  • Undertake cost/benefit analysis to evaluate and support the commercial teams
  • Participate in corporate strategic planning decisions
  • Recommend the introduction of operational procedures, initiate efficiency opportunities
  • Manage and develop the controlling and BI teams
  • Report directly to the Board and to a CFO with over 20 years work experience in Corporate Finance and 15 years in Internet-related Businesses

Your Profile

  • You have 4+ years of experience in financial controlling, quant analysis, investment banking, management consulting and/or business intelligence - you live and breathe quant analysis
  • At least 2 years professional experience in data analysis (BI) and / or controlling for tech or internet-related businesses
  • You are a planning / forecasting genius
  • You have completed a university / post-graduate degree in quant analysis, finance and/ or tech
  • Strong intellect combined with good commercial and excellent analytical skills
  • Leadership skills with proven experience in managing and developing teams
  • You are in love with Excel, big data and a number cruncher
  • You have a solid understanding of SQL and OLAP
  • Effective planning and organizational skills
  • You have visions but also know how to realize them.           
  • You have a strong personality and you know: Now you want to make the next big step and work on a really big thing.           
  • You have outstanding written and oral communication skills in English and German. Excellent communicator of your analyses, both orally and in presentations
  • You are fun to work with and interact well with seniors and your team.
  • You understand collaboration and team-work and you will enjoy working with a diverse international team. You will bring no political or status-related issues to Kreditech.


  • You have built the Controlling and / or BI Departments of online companies or technology-based financial services companies.
  • The position is located in Hamburg and requires an EU work permit. We can consider applicants without EU work permit only if they are exceptionally well qualified and experienced in exactly this field of employment. We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.


If this sounds like you, get in touch today - we accept applications exclusively through our Jobvite platform, where all you have to do is upload your CV and a cover letter and answer a few screening questions: hire


What we can offer you

Kreditech wants to take good care of its employees - we want to make sure that working is exciting and productive. So to keep the team happy, Kreditech offers a modern, chic office located in the ever-growing Hafencity in Hamburg. Inside, you'll find a coffee machine to quench your thirst, snacks when you're hungry, XBOX to play when you need a break, a ping-pong table when you need exercise, and scooters to take you from one side of the office to the other in the blink of an eye. Outside, we make sure you can keep fit with a gym pass, or offer you a Metro pass to help with the commute. All in all, you're in good hands at Kreditech.

If you feel that your talent and abilities would make a valuable contribution to our future, we'd love to hear from you!