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Financial and Project Controller (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Meckenbeuren

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WORKING AT YURI IS LIKE: 
YOUR MISSION
To set up and manage all financial processes of our fast-growing startup. This includes liquidity and profitability planning, hourly rate calculations and supporting proposal processes.
YOUR GOALS
  1. Ensure financial compliance towards government customers and all internal and external (legal) regulations
  2. Optimize liquidity and profitability of projects and overall company
  3. Set up all financial processes and tools and make company growth-ready
Important tasks to achieve these goals:
  • Support the founders in all financial tasks for the headquarter in Germany and subsidiary in Luxembourg
  • Take responsibility for budget and revenue planning as well as for the company liquidity plan
  • Take responsibility for the overall operational controlling and dedicated projects controlling
  • Invoice management for commercial and public contracts (profi-online and esa-p)
  • Coordinate monthly accounting and the annual financial statements with external tax consultant
  • Establish monthly reports and statistics; determine hourly rates and execute respective audits
  • Lead and support proposal processes (eVergabe, easy-online (AAK), esa-star, PSSA)
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
  • have a degree in business administration, finance or similar
  • have at least 3 year experience in similar positions (ideally start-up) 
  • have good knowledge of standards as HGB for Germany and ideally Luxembourg
  • ideally have knowledge of tools like DATEV and MS Office
  • are reliable and motivated to create and execute processes
  • feel comfortable to defend calculations in front of government customers like ESA, DLR or NASA
  • are a team player with communication skills, supportive, well organized and have an independent way of working
  • Mindset
    • self-motivated and proactive
    • takes full ownership
    • comfortable with high uncertainty
    • hands-on / getting things done
    • persistent
    • relentlessly resourceful
    • analytical
    • empathic
    • low ego
WHY YURI
  • Is there anything more exciting than the intersection of space and biotechnology?
  • You directly or indirectly work on projects that are launched to the International Space Station and other space platforms
  • You instantly feel at home in our 600 sqm cozy loft office with gym equipment furniture, a spacious kitchen, foosball, spikeball and a large beer fridge (yes, beer and coffee is on us!) OR in our newly opened Luxembourg office at Technoport inside an old steel factory. We even have a shared yuri flat in Luxembourg for team members that visit from Meckenbeuren.
  • We offer a flexible working environment with lots of options to work remotely.
  • We're located in one of the most beautiful regions in Europe, with the amazing Lake Constance at our doorstep and the alps for hiking and skiing less than an hour away.
  • We do weekly company lunches and regular team events (such as barbecue boat trips).
  • We're excited to use space to revolutionize the biotech industry - and we want you to be too. That's why we implemented an employee share option plan (ESOP).
  • We support you in finding your perfect set-up, and help you choose between team Mac or team Windows.
  • We want you to grow with us, so we offer a yearly personal development budget.
  • We are deeply impact-driven at work and outside work. Therefore you can take at least one impact day per year to protest for more climate action or support any other social or ecological cause.
  • We care about our footprint and thus offset the emissions of our rocket launches, business trips and all other operations.
  • In addition, we offset the private emissions of all our team members
  • We offer JobRad® and free charging of your electric cars, bikes and scooters at our office in Meckenbeuren.
...and a final remark:
We care about each other and believe that a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or your secret aversion to pineapple on pizza.
Über uns
yuri is a European space startup founded in 2019, headquartered in Meckenbeuren in Southern Germany with an R&D office in Luxembourg. Our mission is to advance biotechnology by utilizing the unique environment of space. Our team of 15 space nerds has launched 11 ISS payloads to date and our customers include space agencies like NASA, ESA, DLR or LSA, the pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline or research institutes like UCLA, UTS Sydney or the Charité Berlin. With the unique experience of launching biology into space, we are currently transforming into a biotech company that uses the space environment to develop own products and therapies. For this ambitious plan we brought on board a number of world-class investors and business angels from Silicon Valley, New York, Boston, London, Berlin, Munich and Vienna.
YURI

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WORKING AT YURI IS LIKE: 
YOUR MISSION
To set up and manage all financial processes of our fast-growing startup. This includes liquidity and profitability planning, hourly rate calculations and supporting proposal processes.
YOUR GOALS
  1. Ensure financial compliance towards government customers and all internal and external (legal) regulations
  2. Optimize liquidity and profitability of projects and overall company
  3. Set up all financial processes and tools and make company growth-ready
Important tasks to achieve these goals:
  • Support the founders in all financial tasks for the headquarter in Germany and subsidiary in Luxembourg
  • Take responsibility for budget and revenue planning as well as for the company liquidity plan
  • Take responsibility for the overall operational controlling and dedicated projects controlling
  • Invoice management for commercial and public contracts (profi-online and esa-p)
  • Coordinate monthly accounting and the annual financial statements with external tax consultant
  • Establish monthly reports and statistics; determine hourly rates and execute respective audits
  • Lead and support proposal processes (eVergabe, easy-online (AAK), esa-star, PSSA)
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
  • have a degree in business administration, finance or similar
  • have at least 3 year experience in similar positions (ideally start-up) 
  • have good knowledge of standards as HGB for Germany and ideally Luxembourg
  • ideally have knowledge of tools like DATEV and MS Office
  • are reliable and motivated to create and execute processes
  • feel comfortable to defend calculations in front of government customers like ESA, DLR or NASA
  • are a team player with communication skills, supportive, well organized and have an independent way of working
  • Mindset
    • self-motivated and proactive
    • takes full ownership
    • comfortable with high uncertainty
    • hands-on / getting things done
    • persistent
    • relentlessly resourceful
    • analytical
    • empathic
    • low ego
WHY YURI
  • Is there anything more exciting than the intersection of space and biotechnology?
  • You directly or indirectly work on projects that are launched to the International Space Station and other space platforms
  • You instantly feel at home in our 600 sqm cozy loft office with gym equipment furniture, a spacious kitchen, foosball, spikeball and a large beer fridge (yes, beer and coffee is on us!) OR in our newly opened Luxembourg office at Technoport inside an old steel factory. We even have a shared yuri flat in Luxembourg for team members that visit from Meckenbeuren.
  • We offer a flexible working environment with lots of options to work remotely.
  • We're located in one of the most beautiful regions in Europe, with the amazing Lake Constance at our doorstep and the alps for hiking and skiing less than an hour away.
  • We do weekly company lunches and regular team events (such as barbecue boat trips).
  • We're excited to use space to revolutionize the biotech industry - and we want you to be too. That's why we implemented an employee share option plan (ESOP).
  • We support you in finding your perfect set-up, and help you choose between team Mac or team Windows.
  • We want you to grow with us, so we offer a yearly personal development budget.
  • We are deeply impact-driven at work and outside work. Therefore you can take at least one impact day per year to protest for more climate action or support any other social or ecological cause.
  • We care about our footprint and thus offset the emissions of our rocket launches, business trips and all other operations.
  • In addition, we offset the private emissions of all our team members
  • We offer JobRad® and free charging of your electric cars, bikes and scooters at our office in Meckenbeuren.
...and a final remark:
We care about each other and believe that a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or your secret aversion to pineapple on pizza.
About us
yuri is a European space startup founded in 2019, headquartered in Meckenbeuren in Southern Germany with an R&D office in Luxembourg. Our mission is to advance biotechnology by utilizing the unique environment of space. Our team of 15 space nerds has launched 11 ISS payloads to date and our customers include space agencies like NASA, ESA, DLR or LSA, the pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline or research institutes like UCLA, UTS Sydney or the Charité Berlin. With the unique experience of launching biology into space, we are currently transforming into a biotech company that uses the space environment to develop own products and therapies. For this ambitious plan we brought on board a number of world-class investors and business angels from Silicon Valley, New York, Boston, London, Berlin, Munich and Vienna.
YURI

Tell us more about you
We're thrilled that you consider joining our team. If you have any questions about our application process, feel free to send an email to: people@yurigravity.com

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