Finance Operations Specialist


  • Full Time

We're Celonis, the global leading Process Mining software company and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe that every company can unlock its full execution capacity – and for that, we need you to join us as a Finance Operations Specialist (m/f/d).


The Role:

As a Finance Operations Specialist (m/f/d) you are the gatekeeper between Sales and Finance and make sure that all deals show up correctly in Celonis’ Finance Reporting. You manage the review, validation and approval of all incoming, often complex contracts, calculate the related KPIs and track various metadata. You are the go-to person for internal stakeholders when it comes to complex booking scenarios or reporting based on subscription data. 

You captivate through your analytical and independent working methods and are looking to implement your own ideas? Read on!


The work you’ll do:

  • Manage the validation and approval of all incoming deals from a financial perspective which includes the calculation of KPIs as well as data structuring for a correct booking.
  • Control and oversee subscription management to guarantee a 100% accurate finance reporting based on the Celonis reporting guidelines.
  • Review booking data for month end closing, commission payments and other financial reporting.
  • Provide advice to internal stakeholders on complex booking scenarios as well as data evaluation and analyses.
  • Monitor and steer renewal management.
  • Continuously improve finance-related after-sales processes and come up with ideas on process automation.
  • Build smart reportings to cross check data correctness and help using Celonis EMS to leverage the data.


The qualifications you need:

  • Have a university degree in business administration, economics, finance, or a comparable degree program.
  • Have at least 3 years of working experience in a related field and preferably worked in a software company before.
  • Have an accurate and focused way of working and strive to meet a zero error philosophy.
  • Ability to understand complex processes while always focusing on the big picture.
  • Assertive and feel comfortable getting in touch with various stakeholders and enjoy interactions with other colleagues.
  • Fable for Big Data and Process Mining and the SaaS environment, process optimization.
  • Visionary, an analytical thinker, and characterized by working independently and showing initiative.
  • Experience with Salesforce and Zuora (as a plus) and have profound knowledge in Microsoft Excel.
  • Good verbal and written English skills, German (as a plus).


What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work within a new category of technology, Execution Management
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, mentorships, yearly development stipend)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (stock options, 401(K) matching, generous time off, parental leave, and more)
  • Work from home support (mindfulness tools such as Headspace, monthly remote working stipend, flexible working hours, virtual events and workshops)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Employee resource communities to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Celonis believes that every company can unlock its full execution capacity. Powered by its market-leading process mining core, the Celonis Execution Management System provides a set of applications, and developer studio and platform capabilities for business executives and users to eliminate billions in corporate inefficiencies. Celonis has thousands of global customers and is headquartered in Munich, Germany and New York City, USA with 15 offices worldwide.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better

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