Head of Controlling (m/f/d)


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Head of Controlling (m/f/d)



Reporting to the CFO (located in Paris) this role heads up a talented team of commercial finance professionals in charge of the financial follow-ups of many FREE NOW / kapten countries + the HQ located in Hamburg. 


  • Take responsibility for the strategic long-term planning, budgeting and forecast process 
  • Perform monthly/quarterly “landing” per countries on topline (rides/revenue) and bottomline (EBIT)  
  • Be in charge of securing quality of monthly accounts per countries submitted to the shareholders, that require a close work with accounting teams
  • Conduct the analysis of means reallocation between countries depending on markets opportunities/risks
  • Work in a close collaboration with the businesses (regional and general managers) as well as other HQ functions (marketing, strategy, HR) to prepare accurate models with which the business can make strategic decisions 
  • Provide financial modelling for specific ad hoc projects including data analysis and project analysis
  • Develop new reports and financial reporting tools as necessary to meet the demands of the business
  • Support the business in championing change management; driving improvements to financial accountability across the business and improving financial processes to improve overall efficiency


  • Experience building and managing teams, preferably in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to understand accounting issues and having a close relationship with accounting teams, consolidation and Group controlling teams
  • You’ve an intuitive understanding of what drives a business model in a given market – and the ability to validate this using financial and commercial data
  • A degree with good honours from a top tier university in a business related discipline; MBA would be an advantage
  • Significant experience in auditing, controlling, commercial finance or similar field
  • Experience working in very fast growing/moving business 
  • Fluent English skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Proven experience building relationships across all business areas, levels and teams, can provide examples of overcoming cultural barriers to build strong and trusted relationships with all stakeholders (not just focusing on senior management team) 


FREE NOW was founded as mytaxi in June 2009 and was the world’s first taxi app that established a direct connection between a passenger and a taxi driver. In July 2019, mytaxi rebranded to FREE NOW as part of a global mobility brand family and set itself up as a multiservice mobility provider. With 14 million passengers and more than 100,000 drivers, FREE NOW is one of the leading ride-hailing providers in Europe. Since February 2019, the service is part of the FREE NOW group, the ride-hailing joint venture of BMW and Daimler. FREE NOW today works with more than 700 employees in 26 offices and is available in over 100 European cities. Eckart Diepenhorst is leading the operational business as CEO Europe of FREE NOW. More information is available at: 

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