BMG – Controller (f/m/d) – DE

Founded in 2008, BMG has become the fourth-largest music publisher worldwide. Our success and competitive edge are rooted in our founding values of fairness, transparency, and service. Our mission is clear: to empower artists and songwriters to maximize the potential of their songs and recordings in the digital era.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Controller (f/m/d) to join our Finance, Controlling & Reporting team in Berlin. As a Controller, you will play a crucial role in supporting strategic and operative decision-making processes within our music company. Your responsibilities will include providing financial insights, conducting business performance analysis, and contributing to the overall financial success of our organization.

Your Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the global budgeting and strategic long-term planning process.
  • Facilitate regular forecasting and month-end closing analysis.
  • Collaborate closely with the global and regional finance teams to gather business intelligence and evaluate financial performance.
  • Analyze financial data, including balance sheets and cash flow developments, to derive forecasting and predictive models.
  • Act as a financial business partner for key management functions and business owners.
  • Drive the ongoing development of our BI-based controlling tool landscape.
  • Visualize financial and market data and models, with a strong focus on understanding and explaining underlying business developments.

Your Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business administration, finance, business analytics, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in financial controlling, strategic controlling, or a similar role, demonstrating your expertise in managing financial processes.
  • Strong understanding of financial P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cashflow data, combined with adeptness in financial modelling.
  • Proficiency in Excel; familiarity with BI tools such as Google Looker, Power BI, or Tableau is highly desirable.
  • Experience with SAP would be advantageous.
  • Fluent in English; proficiency in German is a plus.

Your Mindset:

  • Possess strong analytical skills, always on the lookout for valuable business insights.
  • Exceptional attention to detail while maintaining a clear strategic vision.
  • Excellent communication skills, eager to collaborate closely with key stakeholders beyond the finance departments.
  • Demonstrated success in team collaboration, fostering a positive and productive working environment.
  • Display keen interest in financial analysis within the media and music industry, showcasing your passion for the field.

What We Offer
  • A modern office in the heart of Berlin and flexible options for remote work
  • Numerous benefits such as a free BVG job ticket, an annual Headspace membership, a reduced-price membership for Urban Sports, discounts for Bertelsmann employees etc.
  • Ongoing training opportunities on our internal platforms BMG Campus and Bertelsmann University
  • Long-term career opportunities for all employees
  • A collaborative work environment with an open, appreciative community of people who all share the same passion for working with artists and songwriters
  • Our unique corporate culture based on strong values and mutual support that make us a great team

This Is Us

As the great Kurt Cobain once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees. We value diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity is deeply rooted in our core value of fairness, and we are committed to creating a truly inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive.

If you’re good at what you do, come as you are! Whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting out, we welcome you to join our team.
All applicants to BMG are treated equally – regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or parenthood, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, religion or belief.
(BMG is publishing Kurt Cobain’s catalog, including the 1992 single ‘Come As You Are.’)

Unternehmen: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT GmbH – Corporate

Land: Germany

Region: Berlin

Stadt: Berlin

Postleitzahl: 10117

Job ID: 262843

Location: Berlin, BE, DE, 10117

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