Financial Controller (m/f/d)

  • Work experience
  • Finance, Controlling
  • Published: 2022-04-29
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What is ICE?

ICE is the result of a big vision for the music industry. We sit at the exciting junction between technology, data and digital music consumption, addressing many of the industry’s biggest challenges. Based in the UK, Germany and Sweden, with a multi-national team of 250+ committed colleagues we are purpose-driven in our mission to enable accurate, transparent & fair compensation for songwriters and publishers on an international basis. We achieve this through our music licensing, processing and copyright services.

Our  team negotiates deals with digital music services such as YouTube, Facebook, TikTok and many other services who rely on & benefit from music in their services; innovatively address the data challenges involved in analysing epic volumes of global usage data to match written songs to recordings and calculate royalties based on terms from licensing deals and consolidate complex song ownership data from multiple sources to provide the industry’s most authoritative rights picture, underpinning accurate songwriter payments from a wide range of sources, this work has seen us distribute more than €1bn in digital royalties to our customers since 2016.

At ICE we are guided in our working culture by our values, and a firm commitment to Diversity & Inclusion. Working at ICE means demonstrating Respect for everyone by understanding and celebrating our differences, embracing the Creativity that comes from different perspectives and achieving Excellence by bringing out the best in people who can bring their whole selves to work. 
We work together, collaboratively, with equal participation and inclusion to do the best for our colleagues and customers.

You are responsible for:

  • Perform all relevant month-end closing activities in close collaboration with our accounting team
  • Ensure transparency on all financial parameters incl. highlighting potential impacts on budget and forecast
  • Follow up on project / business unit financials and act as a financial focal point for business unit and project leads
  • Implement and execute “close the gap“activities if applicable
  • Maintain and optimize existing reporting within ICE
  • Develop and allocate financial budgets and business objectives in line with overall ICE targets
  • Run an ongoing and close interlock with the ICE management team, with our shareholders and external partners (like auditors and our external accounting service provider)
  • Maintain budget and forecast in SAP/CO for the respective entities and on consolidated level
  • Prepare month end presentation to Management (Analysis, KPI’s, Forecast etc.)
  • Cash Management (Transactions, Payment approvals)
  • Prepare and maintain consolidated accounts and reporting (Group level)
  • Support of internal and external audits
  • Support payroll and HR processes

Minimum Requirements:

  • Berlin based with hybrid working approach, willingness to occasional travel if necessary
  • Degree in business administration or equivalent education
  • 5 years of working experience within an international environment either in an accounting or finance function
  • SAP FI / CO
  • Excellent data gathering, reporting and analysis skills
  • Quick comprehension combined with a very analytical and structured way of thinking
  • Confident, pro-active character with degree of service orientation paired with a very
    pro-active thinking and acting
  • Open minded and willingness / ability to work in an international and very dynamic environment
  • English fluently, excellent communication skills

We offer You:

  • Competitive salary
  • Diverse work environment influenced by our Swedish, British and German origins
  • Hybrid Work 
  • German and English Classes
  • Training, certifications and workshops
  • Team Socials
  • Flexible working times, Monday to Friday
  • Firmwide summer and winter socials
  • bAV 20%
  • Free drinks (e.g. coffee, tea)
  • Free fruit on a regular basis
  • BVG Ticket (AB)

Application Requirements:

In order for us to consider your application, we ask you to submit the following:
  • Your current CV
If your experience and capabilities match our required qualifications outlined above, we are very much looking forward to your application (only online). Please include your earliest available starting date.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. 
We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best throughout your application