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Manager Financial Planning & Analysis (m/w/d)

 

Slowness is a collective of People, Places and Projects that reframe the way we live, work and interact. Drawing insights from regenerative agriculture, adaptive reuse and the slow movement, we are currently developing places around the world that offer a deeper, more conscious and collaborative form of hospitality.

As part of the global Finance team, the Manager Financial Planning & Analysis will take on a strategic advisory role in the overall management of the company. In close collaboration with the leadership team and the CEO, you will work on a wide range of tasks including business planning, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, feasibility studies, deal analysis, partnership compliance, private and institutional financing, as well as administrative tasks. You will also get the chance to work cross-projects and cooperate with business development. You will contribute to a work environment that is respectful, considerate, team-oriented and open to dialogue.

Tasks

  • Create financial forecasting and budgets, overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting, long-term strategic plans, annual operating plans, and valuations of potential projects.
  • Preparation of budget/actual comparisons.
  • Assist with the preparation of board & shareholder reporting, such as ad-hoc analyses.
  • Preparation of regular liquidity reports.
  • Support in the setup and maintenance of controlling systems.
  • Ownership for the creation, maintenance and update of individual and consolidated Business Planning for all Slow entities.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and business evaluation of new projects.
  • Deal and liaise with banks and finance institutions for existing credit facilities and further credit facilities for the day-to-day operations of the Slow group.
  • International market research, financial trend analysis on macro and micro levels and update leadership team on relevant information and opportunities.
  • Cross analyze Slow’s business planning and performance across all projects, market and benchmarks, to identify opportunities in business growth.
  • Challenge the status quo, drive innovation and implement a culture of analytical learning.

Requirements

  • Strong skills in analytics, fundamental research and entrepreneurial thinking.
  • You enjoy problem-solving, resulting in sound decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Results- and goal-oriented while maintaining high standards for yourself and others.
  • An experienced professional who moves from theory to real-time application of knowledge in the business domain – a strategist and thinker, but also a catalyst and doer.
  • Strong personality with an ability to communicate, negotiate, and manage across all levels of the organization.
  • Affinity towards hospitality, finance, and technology
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in a similar role.
  • Advanced financial modeling & Excel skills.
  • Solid understanding of accounting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; German is a plus.
  • Experience in hospitality is a plus.