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Company Info
Green Door Recruitment
0845 337 2773
Solar Regional Controller (Based in Stuttgart)
Location: , Outside US (Germany)
Compensation Range:
Employment Type: Full Time (Experienced) Job ID: 9735

Job Details:
Solar Regional Controller (Based in Stuttgart), ref 1101-9

Sector: Accountancy

Location: Stuttgart / Germany

Salary: € 60,000+ / Annual

Company Type

Solar power

Company Profile

Our client is Headquartered in Canada and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. They are Canada’s largest global provider of solar photovoltaic products and services for residential, commercial and utility scale applications around the world. They are active in the areas of research & design, manufacturing, technology licensing and all aspects of project management.

Their technology is world-class, and has been well received by customers throughout the world. What truly separates this company is its unique approach to bringing branded solar modules to the market. And that’s where you come in.

We are looking for an exceptional Regional Controller to manage the European operations in all aspects of financial administration based out of the office 1hr's drive from Stuttgart, Strasbourg and Zurich.

Reporting directly into Canada, the primarily responsibility of the Regional Controller is to ensure accurate and timely financial records are maintained and in compliance with all external financial reporting, internal control standards and local taxation requirements and obligations.

This position is instrumental in the growing operations in Europe. The right candidate will have the opportunity to obtain a broad range of experience working in a global publicly listed company. Including involvement in the development and implementation of financial control and processes of new operations as the company grows.


> Bachelor, Master, Diploma-Degree preferably with special subjects: auditing and financial accounting. Wirtschaftspruefer or Chartered Accountant certification is desired

> 5+ years of relevant Solar industrial experience, manager level with supervisory experience

> Solid knowledge and work experience with IFRS and specific requirements for public companies

> Ability to maintain accounting books based on IFRS and German GAAP/HGB with proven track record in process development and improvement

> Strong international reporting and documentations skills.

> Excellent communication skills with experience in dealing with auditing firms, tax authorities, clients and vendors

> Highly motivated self-starter and enjoy working in a team environment

> Manufacturing and project accounting experience will be an asset

> Preferably solid auditing experience with international exposure, with one of the big four auditing firms

> Strong and firm, non-authoritative leader with integrity, empathy, and high standards for self and others

> Fluent in both English and German

Salary: c 60,000 euro

Benefits: German standard benefits package.

Relocation: Available.

Interview process: (1) Conference call followed by (2) Face to face meeting for short-listed candidates.


Hours: Full Time

Term: Permanent