• Senior FP&A Controller

    Location : Country (Full Name) Germany
    Location : City
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission


    Who We Are

    Founded and continuously led by inventor and entrepreneur Tony Aquila, Solera is a global leader in digital technologies that connect and secure life's most important assets: our cars, homes and identities.


    Since its inception in 2005 as a garage-based startup, Solera has grown aggressively with over 50 acquisitions across its platforms. The company's current product solutions include Audatex, Autodata, AutoPoint, CAP/HPI, Colimbra, Digidentity, Enservio, Explore Data, Hollander, Identifix, Inpart, LYNX and TitleTec, as well as the company's flagship Digital Garage application. Today, Solera processes over 300 million transactions annually for approximately 235,000 partners and customers in over 80 countries. Unified by a strong culture that values uncommon entrepreneurial thinking and continuous "do-it-different" innovation, Solera's global workforce of 6,700+ associates come from diverse forward-thinking industries that include automotive technology, artificial intelligence, software development, data sciences, cybersecurity, cognitive design, and digital identity protection. For more information, you can visit solera.com.


    In Germany, Audatex, a Solera company, is the only global provider of claims solutions. We deliver the industry’s most comprehensive, integrated suite of applications for claims processing, estimating, shop and yard management, and business analytics for performance management. Our solutions help insurance carriers, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers automate core business processes, streamline workflow with industry partners, and manage performance.



    The Solera Way

    Solera’s uncommon culture is based on three simple principles: Think 80/20 (Focus), Act 30/30 (Efficiency), and Live 90/10 (Accountability).  We define our mindset using Our 3H’s: Humility, a Hunger to succeed, and a desire to Hunt for opportunities to win. We train our volunteers to engage with each other modulating between their intellect (IQ) and emotional intelligence (EQ) using our 3Fs: Facts, Finesse, and Force. Solera has become a global technology leader that is constantly growing in the double digits.  The principles, drills, and values associated with the Solera Way have been fundamental to Solera’s success and our ability to grow, continuously change, and innovate.



    Are You Uncommon?

    We’re on the hunt for an experienced Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Controller, who ranks in the top quartile among their peers. Someone who has a highly competitive and entrepreneurial mindset that is wired with a team-first attitude, has no problem rolling up their sleeves to execute their missions, and can modulate between leading and following as needed.   

    Position 80s

    What You’ll Be Doing

    At Solera, we believe in providing clarity and focus. The 80’s, as we call them, are the employee’s priorities associated with their role or mission.  The mission 80’s for this role, are:

    • Maximize return of investments and advise on pricing strategies
    • Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
    • Providing mission critical information and analysis to the Head of Commercial Finance FP&A                                                                                                                                     

    Additional responsibilities of the role include:


    Commercial Management

    • Evaluation of contracts and opportunities; analyzing business impacts of proposed transactions in terms of risk, issues, costs & benefits; and preparation of reports, assessments and analyses to support commercial negotiations
    • Review and implementation of processes to ensure robust financial control, challenging the status quo
    • Development of the AXO's customer contract strategy, policies and procedures


    Project Ownership & Business development

    • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
    • Screens potential business by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities
    • Develops negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners' needs and goals


    Financial Controlling

    • Providing mission critical information and analysis to the Head of Commercial Finance FP&A
    • Management of month end accounting process with financial reporting
    • Identify and discuss budgets and forecasting risks and opportunities
    • Involvement in annual audit of accounts and controls


    Are You Qualified?

    • 4+ years in financial planning and analysis, accounting, or auditing; preferably in a large international organization or the Big 4
    • Experience in pricing strategy and analysis
    • International experience strongly preferred
    • Project management capabilities, self-organizing and proactive
    • degree in Finance, Accounting, BA, or similar
    • Flexible and independent work ethic
    • A Hunter mindset, not afraid to face challenges
    • Fluent German and English
    • Flexibility to travel up to 10%


    Our Space

    We believe that offices should be destinations where people want to be… places where people want to work, play and, collaborate. That is why we spend a lot of time on enhancing our workspaces. Solera’s work environments are intersections of the old and the new… of the past, present, and future. They are spaces designed to stimulate creative thinking, innovation, and cross-functional collaboration.


    We also embrace wellness. Whether it is our onsite or offsite workout centers, nutritional meals and beverages, or endless snacks for focus and energy.  This wellness plan is our commitment to healthy living, which spans across our office environments.


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