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Director Finance & Procurement (f/m)


Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH


Dusseldorf, Germany


Business Operations and Analytics




Director Executive

Permanent | Full Time


Company Description

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege", "Far Cry" "For Honor", "Avatar", "Skull & Bones", "The Settlers", "Anno" and many more.
We are now accepting applications for a suitably qualifed and motivated Director Finance & Procurement (f/m) to join the Ubisoft Blue Byte family based at our Düsseldorf studio.Job Description

The Director Finance & Procurement (DFP) has overall responsibility for all financial aspects of the company's strategy. In this role, the DFP will form a close working relationship with the Studio Operations Director and Managing Director, other Senior Executives and Non Executives to provide leadership to the company's finance and accounting strategy in order to optimize the company's financial performance and strategic position. Furthermore, the DFP is responsible for the procurement department and all its processes. 
Specific responsibilites include:

  • Monitor, plan and control the financial activity of the studio and it's dependencies
  • Manage the financial department teams, the procurement team and coordinate their activity
  • Leading of the Finance, Controlling and procurement teams as well as providing financial, accounting and procurement advice
  • Overall responsibility for the end-of-month/quarter/annual-closing in compliance with financial legislation, policies and procedures
  • Prepare the annual budget and review the studio and project budget
  • Close cooperation with our French HQ by delivering qualitative and timely reporting
  • Manage cash with HQ monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends as well as analyze change and advise accordingly
  • Conduct financial analysis and prepare detailed financial reports and statements
  • Research and report on factors influencing business performance and conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities plus produce accurate financial reports to meet specific deadlines
  • Participate in strategic, financial and human resources planning
  • Provide financial resources advice and guidance to the Studio Management Team

  • Degree in economics with a focus on the areas of international accounting, business valuation, controlling or finance
  • Several years of experience working in an international environment as well as a track record of success and progression within the finance function, especially in the areas of financial control, cost management, financial planning and forecasting, system and process improvement as well as consolidation processes and reporting
  • Good knowledge of procurement processes
  • Experience in leading and developing talent, build a high-performing team
  • Analytical skills, entrepreneurial thinking as well as a hands-on mentality 
  • Advanced knowledge in local GAAP / IFRS
  • Strong German & English language skills


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