Chief of Finance

since December 15th, 2023

Location: Munich


  • To lead the EPI finance department.
  • To act as the focal point for EPI in all accounting, controlling and tax matters with EPI S.L., shareholders, customers and other third parties such as but not limited to external auditors, tax advisors.


Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for managing and controlling the EPI budget, preparing financial reports and presentations for the EPI management and the EPI shareholders including presentation to the Board of Directors.
  • Responsibility for proper accounting and the preparation of the annual financial statements in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB).
  • Responsibility for tax compliance, in particular VAT, income tax and transfer pricing.
  • Close cooperation with the EPI management and departments as well as external stakeholders such as tax advisors, auditors and shareholders.
  • Continuous development of the financial department in the direction of process improvements including EPI ERP system.
  • Ensure compliance to the EPI Quality Management System.
  • Manage risk related to financial department and related to tax issues
  • Review of EPI draft contracts in terms of financial aspects prior to release to the customer or supplier.



Professional Skills:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Business Administration with major in Finance.
  • 5 – 7 years on the job experience in Finance and ideally in Programme Management.
  • Sound knowledge of HGB (German Commercial Code) accounting principles.
  • Willingness to familiarise with tax matters. Knowledge of German/EU tax law, especially VAT may be preferred.
  • Experience in Project Management may be preferred.
  • Good SAP FI/CO and MS Office knowledge.
  • Very good language skills in German and English.


Soft Skills:

  • Strong cross-cultural communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Pragmatic approach to problem resolution.
  • Ability to think outside the box.
  • Ability to perform under high pressure and to manage tasks in parallel.
  • Openness & willingness to work on other non-financial tasks.
  • Ability to understand different positions and take over moderator role.
  • Neutral and objective positioning within the shareholder consortium, but still able to stand to ones’ point of view even if strongly challenged.
  • High level of resilience, flexibility, empathy and assertiveness.



  • Great working atmosphere in a multicultural company, low hierarchies.
  • 2 -3 days mobile working possible after training.
  • Performance-related pay.
  • Modern office space (next to / behind the Olympia shopping centre), lift.
  • Free parking in the multi-storey car park with direct access to the office building.
  • All drinks, coffee and tee free of charge, fresh fruits twice a week.
  • Participation in company events and celebrations; access to METRO and Schustermann & Borenstein.
  • Low-cost contribution to the gym in the office building.
  • Underground connection U1, U3 directly in front of the office building.


Reports to:                               President

Organisational Role:              Head of Function

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