Head of Finance (m/f/d)


At Tradebyte you work hand in hand with the biggest players in e-commerce – from hip fashion brands to big online shops. We offer you an open work structure and an incomparable team spirit. We believe that work and passion are compatible and for that we offer the appropriate surroundings. With continuous growth, we are looking for new colleagues who share our passion for work. Love what you do – do what you love. Become part of Tradebyte, an independent company within the Zalando Group!


Finance & Controlling
Simon Willecke
Ansbach, Germany


  • You are an inspiring leader with a proven track record in shaping and scaling up teams in finance & controlling, ideally in SaaS Business
  • You have experience in finance operations and systems, as well as in implementing scalable processes (quote to cash, forecasting etc) 
  • You are a trusted partner to the business who sets data-driven directions in times of ambiguity and change and enjoys influencing cross-functionally 
  • You are an excellent communicator with fluency in English and solid German skills who delivers concise and impactful communication to the organization and senior leadership 
  • You are analytical, structured and focused on results with a strong sense of ownership
  • You are an energetic, curious & collaborative individual that thrives in a fast-paced and changing environment



  • Leadership – Lead and develop the Tradebyte global finance operations & controlling function in Germany, overseeing all financial matters such as billing, closing and associated reconciliation, reporting and review processes as well as budgeting and forecasting
  • Strategic Financial Planning – Lead and support strategic projects to scale the business and ensure financial diligence (business casing, financial modeling)  
  • Change Management – Lead key operational projects to advance digitisation in processes and anticipate end to end business requirements on company process changes and its impacts on finance/controlling, setting up required change management programs for the teams   
  • KPIs – Make your success tangible by working against KPIs with your team; closely collaborating with the BI team to regularly review and advance key performance metrics deriving insights, recommending strategic adjustments and driving closure on action steps in partnership with the business
  • Forecasting – Proactively connect the dots and identify trends, risks, and opportunities to our business to inform forecasting and influence strategy, adhering to legal and compliance requirements



  • You’ll play a decisive role in shaping an agile, fast-growing, international company and be supported by an open-minded working environment
  • Competitive salary package, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount (30% Zalando Lounge)
  • You’ll be given various learning and development opportunities to enhance your professional development
  • Flexible working hours, home office options
  • 27 vacation days per year that increase up to 30 days, volunteering time off and several sabbatical options after 2 years
  • We’ll help you commute to the office with zero emissions: through a rented company bike or by charging you electric car at our e-charging station
  • Access to additional German or English classes to improve your language skills
  • Visa support for our foreign employees 
  • A variety of health offers to support your well-being, as well as free beverages and fruits


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