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Head of Commercial Finance (m/w/d)


Wildpoldsried, BY, DE Berlin, BE, DE

Stellen-ID:  889

At the earliest date possible we are looking for support for our #teamsonnen

At sonnen, we believe clean, affordable, and reliable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. With over 40,000 sonnenBatterie-systems installed worldwide, sonnen is a proven global leader in intelligent energy management solutions providing greater energy control for residential customers through increased solar self-consumption, reduced peak energy usage and reliable backup power during outages – contributing to a cleaner and more reliable energy future.

sonnen has won several awards for its energy innovations and sonnenBatterie products, including Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Energy, the 2017 Zayed Energy Innovation Award, MIT’s Technology Review’s 50 Smartest Companies in 2016, Global Cleantech 100 for 2015-2017, Greentech Media’s 2016 Grid Edge Award for innovation, and Cleantech’s 2015 Company of the Year Award in both Israel and Europe.

sonnen is seeking a highly analytical and resourceful Head of Commercial Finance to build-up and lead the global Commercial Finance team. Reporting to the Group CFO, this is an exciting and critical role in a fast-moving business. As Head of Commercial Finance, you will be responsible for all forward-looking financial support for the global sonnen business.  You will be working closely with business partners, stakeholders, and other finance teams across Germany and the global subsidiaries.



Your responsibilities:

  • Performance Management & Planning
    • Leading the group planning and forecasting process and coordinating wider finance teams
    • Translation of the strategy into a 10-years strategic as well as operational plan and defining a financial performance management framework and setting performance targets.
    • Providing analysis against budgets and previous periods, identifying risks and opportunities, and effectively communicating results to global management team and Shell Group stakeholders in order to influence and support tactical and strategic business decisions


  • Business Partnering
    • Explain and improve financial performance, articulating the numbers to non-finance people, supporting decisions and challenging performance in diverse areas such as sales & marketing or energy contracts.
    • Work closely with product management on pricing of products and energy tariffs ensuring that the prices are set at a level to optimize the trade-off between volume and profitability


  • Customer Lifetime Value
    • Accountable for the evaluation of customer lifetime value, lead the collaboration across the teams to capture, organise and fresh the data to drive insights for decision making


  • Finance Support for Projects (e.g. M&A, organic growth)
    • Support the economic modelling and planning of growth or improvements projects incl. M&A
    • Lead in defining and assessing synergy targets


Your profile:

  • An established career in commercial finance, with a degree in finance or business
  • A self-starter that is hands-on, thrives in a dynamic environment and demonstrates financial acumen and experience delivering quantitative analysis
  • Proven ability to develop strategic relationships with business partners
  • Proven commercial acumen to balance risk and financial return
  • An inspiring leader, with a track record of successfully managing a high performing team, who is instinctively agile in style and capable of working successfully in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong English language written and oral communication skills with an ability to concisely summarize relevant data and convey results by effectively articulating complex messages
  • Preferred: Accounting knowledge
  • Preferred: Experience working with Lucanet, Tableau, SAP

What we offer:

The idyllic Allgäu or the big city of Berlin.– Our two German locations offer the right environment for everyone. And that in a rapidly growing future market with unique career opportunities. You can expect the mentality of a young company in an exciting and international environment.

Take a look at Unsere Benefits to find out what else we offer.

Apply now!

sonnen – energy is yours!

Jobsegment: Financial, ERP, SAP, Performance Management, Finance, Technology, Human Resources, Marketing