Senior Finance Manager

Job description

UP42 is changing the way geospatial data is accessed and analysed. The developer platform and marketplace bring together multiple sources of data such as satellite imagery, weather data, and more—with algorithms to identify objects, detect change, and find patterns. Industry leaders use UP42 to inform business decisions and build scalable customer solutions.


We are looking for a Senior Finance Manager (m/f/x) to join our motivated team in Berlin. Take the unique chance to build the Corporate Venture reporting, processes and back office software stack


About the role:

  • As financial partner, take an active role in securing the proper processes for the company and according to the mother company internal processes and guidelines
  • Lead actual performance against targets analysis, ensure adherence to the budget reference to steer the business
  • Produce the monthly financial reporting and analysis to ensure full visibility of cost performance vs. budget and build reference for future evaluation (KPI)

  • Act as a Business Partner to the Leadership Team, supporting them to set up the right reports for the budget monitoring of their perimeter

  • Support the BI team in the data reporting automation (e.g. DATEV to Looker), ad-hoc Leadership Team requests and set-up of financial dashboards

  • Contribute to the selection and implementation process of an ERP solution

  • Be the owner of the headcount planning and forecasting process in coordination with the HR department

  • Be the focal point to Accounting team for documentation as well as implement and drive the budgetary control of Opex and Capex

  • Ensure accuracy and compliance to accounting standards, procedures and internal controls

Job requirements

About you:

  • At least 5 years experience in Finance with recent experience in a similar position
  • Educated to honours degree in finance or business from a leading University or Business School
  • High level of integrity, applying the key company rules and processes

  • High proficiency with Google Suite or Excel, highly numerate and computer literate

  • Excellent team working and communication skills, ability to make finance important to non-finance people and to make complex issues understandable

  • Enthusiastic, organised and you like to work with objectives

  • ERP transition experience would be an advantage

  • Fluency in English and German, both spoken and written

About us:

  • The chance to shape the state of the art geospatial processing platform and create a completely new planetary perspective

  • Hybrid and flexible working model - you can choose to work from the comfort of your home or join your colleagues in our modern office in the heart of Kreuzberg

  • Inspiring international team, fun and productive environment

  • Competitive salary package and other great benefits

  • Regular team events, team updates and get-togethers

  • Development budget: we help you grow and you grow UP42!

  • Challenges, space for creativity and taking ownership

Does this sound like a good next step into your geospatial career? If so, we look forward to receiving your application in English.

Our culture is one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated. We seek to recruit the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background and/or belief—and strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. We also value more than the skills and experiences outlined in this job description. Even if you think you only fill 60% of the requirements for this role - we would still like to consider your application.