Controller - Part-Time (D/F/M)

Permanent employee, Part-time · Berlin

WORK WITH US!
ABOUT SEEK DEVELOPMENT

SEEK is a social impact consulting group that supports its clients to be a force for global human development, focusing on global health, climate adaptation, education, and gender. SEEK’s portfolio of services includes strategy and policy development, organisational effectiveness, development finance, resource mobilisation and strategic advocacy. 
We combine top management consulting approaches with cutting-edge global health and development ecosystem knowledge.

At SEEK, we offer a fast-paced, stimulating and international work environment. Our company is growing, and each person on our team grows with us in our mission to make positive and lasting contributions to human development, globally.
To understand how working with us helps achieve better development results, see examples of some of our projects from our Services and Focus Area pages.

JOIN US!

Our people are our most valuable resource. Their quality forms the essence of our service to our clients. We identify brilliant talent, develop their skills, and create an environment that nurtures their growth as leaders. Our growing Berlin-based team includes more than ten nationalities and covers a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds. We are united by our commitment to social impact, professional excellence and continuous growth.

We look for candidates who have exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, project management experience, and the commitment, drive and curiosity to be part of a growing, pioneering work environment.

HOW YOU CAN GROW WITH US:

At SEEK, one of our core values is ‘development’, and this includes continuous professional development. We try to ensure that each team member’s work is built around personal and skills-based aspirations, whether project management, quantitative analysis, networking, or within a particular service or focus area.

With us, you will assume responsibility from your first day on the job and gain new insights into topics – including and beyond your own specializations. To further your individual development, we track personal and performance goals through ongoing dialogue and formal meetings. While your projects at SEEK provide opportunities to build specific new skills, we also conduct regular internal trainings and sponsor external trainings as well.
ABOUT YOUR ROLE
As Controller, you will report directly to the Senior Finance Manager in a 3-person Finance & Operations team to drive our growing business with currently approx. 35 local and 14 international consultants in all controlling matters. You will work closely with the consultants on project bids and project controlling.
We have been growing as a global social impact consultancy in recent years and want to further expand our offering. Therefore, we are looking for a capable Controller with a passion for the fast-paced consulting world and the motivation to support the development of humanity towards more equal opportunities worldwide. This position is in part-time with 20 hours per week. 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
  • Responsibility for controlling our consulting projects: Budgeting takes place in close coordination with our project managers. Creation of plan-actual analyses in order to identify deviations from targets in the projects at an early stage and develop countermeasures with the project managers
  • Proactive Communication with the project managers on issues relating to customer contracts, budgets, invoicing and internal regulations
  • Further development of our PowerBI reporting system 
  • Automatization of our invoicing processes (incoming and outgoing invoices) as well as parts of our contract management  
ABOUT YOU
WHAT MAKES YOU A GREAT FIT FOR THIS EXCITING ROLE:
                      
  • A degree in economics, preferably with a focus on controlling/finance
  • 3-4 years of professional experience in controlling, ideally in project controlling 
  • Experience in dashboard optimization, reporting and KPI systems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team player with great communication skills 
  • Affinity to automate processes  and interest in digital solutions of the future
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
  • Basic skills in PowerBI 
  • Fluent in German & English
  • Accounting and Datev would be a plus
WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER
  • Unique chance to drive social impact in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial global development consultancy and work on relevant and pressing topics 
  • International environment and high-profile senior clients 
  • Opportunity to shape an impact-driven and fast-growing company 
  • Steep learning curve
  • Contribution to UrbanSportsClub and the public transportation ticket
  • Female leadership and diverse team 
  • Hybrid and flexible working model 
  • Company sponsored Pension Fund and other offers e.g. bike lease scheme
DIVERSITY STATEMENT
As an equal opportunity employer, we at SEEK are committed to a diverse, inclusive and healthy work environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.
APPLICATION DEADLINE + START DATE
Start date: ASAP
Please submit your application including CV, cover letter, and job references
YOUR CANDIDATE JOURNEY
We will screen applications on a rolling basis - selected candidates will be invited for our interview process including multiple stages:

  • We will check your application documents and get back to you in a timely manner
  • Introductory call with the recruiting lead via video call - 20 minutes
  • First Panel Interview with 2 SEEK team colleagues via video call - 60 minutes
  • Call with the a member of the Leadership Team - 30 minutes
  • Offer
About us
We are SEEKers of a world where everyone, everywhere can thrive and realize their potential. As a social impact consulting group, we support our clients to be a force for global human development with a focus on global health, education, climate adaptation, education, and gender. SEEK’s portfolio of services includes strategy and policy development; development finance, resource mobilization and strategic advocacy; and organizational effectiveness. 
In our work, we combine top management consulting approaches with cutting-edge knowledge of the global health and development ecosystem. As part of our work, we run the Donor Tracker platform, a free, online resource that unlocks advocacy potential by providing access to high-quality strategic information on development financing and policy.
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