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Operations Controller - Exclusive

Sector Location Job type Salary
60,000-75,000 EUR
Date added
26 July, 2022

Job Description

Our client, a start-up in the energy sector, headquartered in Germany and operating in a few markets in Europe, is searching for an Operations Controller.


Due to ongoing expansion and ambitious growth plans for the future, the business is currently looking to hire an Operations Controller, to act as a strategic business partner to the Operations team, and drive operational excellence and efficiencies.


Operations Controller - Exclusive, Stuttgart, Germany


This is a newly created position, reporting directly to the Head of Financial Controlling.


The role will be based in the company’s HQ near Stuttgart or can be performed remotely, but with requirement to be in the office once or twice a week.


The responsibilities of the Operations Controller will include:


  • Analysing COGS and gross margin, and ensuring that they remain at a competitive level
  • Manager close relationship with the Accounting team, as well as Procurement function and product owners
  • Monitor and forecast production output levels of contract manufacturers and highlight market or supply chain mismatches
  • Plan annual output levels, cost of goods sold, operating expenses, as well as capital expenditures for budget and financial planning purpose
  • Enable operations with project costing, grant applications, warranty cost calculations, etc.
  • Manage annual and rolling stock take



  • Academic degree BA/BS with major in Accounting, Finance or a similar discipline
  • A management accounting qualification, such as CIMA or equivalent, will be a plus
  • Strong technical background, gained via solid experience (min. 3 years) in manufacturing/physical goods industries
  • Previous experience with finance ERP systems - experience with Netsuite/Oracle is an advantage
  • Solution-orientation, reliability and a structured way of working
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in German and English


If you are interested in applying for this Operations Controller role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation about this role, please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 588 1864