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SMG Swiss Marketplace Group AG is an innovative network of online marketplaces and a leading European digital company that simplifies people's lives with forward-looking products.

SMG Swiss Marketplace Group AG offers its customers the best tools to make their life decisions. The portfolio includes Real Estate (immoscout24.ch, homegate.ch, ImmoStreet.ch, home.ch, Acheter-Louer.ch), Automotive (autoscout24.ch, motoscout24.ch, Car For You), General Marketplaces (anibis.ch, tutti.ch, Ricardo.ch) and Finance and Insurance (financescout24.ch).

Become a part of SMG, be there from the beginning and support our team immediately or by agreement as our new

Director FP&A w|m|d onsite in Switzerland / full time 100%

In this role, you will own the overall responsibility for all controlling tasks of the SMG Group companies. Act as the finance business- and sparring Partner for the executive board and its management teams. Responsibilities include the preparation of various financial reports, analyses and KPIs necessary for corporate management and control. You will take a closer look into deviations from set targets and point out possible measures to achieve set goals.
You will be the manager of the controlling team with a total of approx. 10 employees and active support and development of your team on a daily basis.
These are your tasks:
  • Conception, implementation and continuous improvement of the planning and reporting processes with responsibility for overall coordination and scheduling as well as the quality
  • Preparation of the budgeted balance sheet and CF plans of the individual companies and the whole group
  • Review and analysis of monthly financial statements
  • Execution and continuous improvement of monthly reporting including preparation of monthly rolling forecasts
  • Preparation of reports for internal and external contacts (management, shareholders and line managers)
  • Creating new and improving existing KPI reports
  • Advising and supporting managers and division heads on projects and special topics (e.g. investment appraisal, project controlling, variance analyses, preparation of new business cases, etc.)
  • Direct contact person for the investment controlling of the parent companies
  • Owner of the planning and reporting system
This is what you bring to the table
  • University degree in business administration
  • A minimum of at least 10 years experience in controlling on senior-level
  • Experience in accounting/financial management
  • Advanced understanding of data analytics
  • Excellent knowledge of marketing and IT controlling
  • Specialist training in controlling done
  • Further training in leadership done
  • In-depth IFRS and US GAAP knowledge
  • Experience in the area of digital business models and internet marketplaces
  • Native English speaker, with fluent German, French as a benefit
  • Project management experience in large scale financial related projects
  • Experience in the implementation of ERP systems and planning/MIS tools
  • At least 5 years of management experience in a financial department
  • Experience in dealing with private equity companies
  • Excellent business understanding and judgement
  • Strong conceptual skills and Assertive Presentation skills
This is what awaits you
  • A close collaboration with the CFO, GL, SMG F&A team, SMG line managers/ST managers, group investment managers
  • Responsible for the external system support of planning and reporting tool
  • Responsible for the technically correct and timely execution of the above-mentioned tasks
  • Responsibility for the accuracy of the business data in terms of form and content
  • Responsible for the further development of processes and deliverables
  • Competencies in accordance with the organisational regulations and competency regulations of SMG
  • Management of the SMG controlling team (team leads and controller)
  • Deputy CFO and part of the CFO area management team
Why you should join us

Your new crew is a highly international and diverse group of fantastic co-workers.
We provide you with a state of the art and spacious office in Flamatt (near Berne).
Amongst numerous other benefits, we offer you five weeks' holiday and a competitive salary.
Last but not least, you will be joining one of the largest and fastest-growing online ventures in Switzerland, which truly makes a difference in millions of people's lives.
Better together: In a colourful team

We are not all the same. And that is exactly what makes us successful and strong.
We attach great importance to equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion.

To take this opportunity, send us your CV in English. Feel free to add any supporting documents, you feel we need to look at to understand why you are our next explorer joining this adventurous crew.
About us

SMG Swiss Marketplace Group is a digital pioneer that simplifies people's lives with groundbreaking products. We aim to meet the most demanding user needs with our marketplaces. We provide our customers with the best tools for them to be successful today and in the future. We are proud that our employees come from all over the world and from diverse backgrounds, and we actively encourage their development. Swissness, growth ambition, simplicity and digital innovation define our identity.
We are looking for digital talent to meet the highest expectations of our users and customers in Switzerland. We offer an environment in which you can make a big difference and your successes are celebrated. We look forward to hearing from you! For more information about the company go to www.swissmarketplace.group
Contact

Immanuel Häfliger
job@swissmarketplace.group
Address
SMG Swiss Marketplace Group
Industriestrasse 44
3175 Wünnewil-Flamatt