Senior Manager Financial Stock Management (All Genders)

Land : Deutschland Deutschland

Bundesland : Berlin

Stadt : BERLIN

Berufsfelder : Finanzwesen

Vertragsform : Festanstellung

Arbeitszeit : Vollzeit


We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Senior Manager, Financial Stock Management (all genders) to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be responsible for a range of crucial activities related to all financial components of inventory & stock management, including all relevant tasks around month-end reconciliations, financial forecasting and continuous improvement efforts.


At Zalando, our vision is to be inclusive by design. And this vision starts with our hiring - we do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity, sexual orientation, personal expression, ethnicity, religious belief, or disability status. You are welcome to leave out your picture, age, or marital status from your application. We only assess candidates on their qualifications and merit.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support you throughout the hiring process.

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  • You will be responsible for all finance-related tasks regarding stock management, including but not limited to assessing financial stock positions containing company transfers, conducting monthly actual vs. forecast analysis, and highlighting relevant financial risks & opportunities. Providing insights, formulating recommendations to support informed decision-making as well as using appropriate financial means for mitigation will be your key areas of responsibility.
  • You'll be additionally responsible for planning activities as part of the budget cycles and bi-weekly forecast updates for stock-related topics, including coordination of inputs and challenging them where appropriate, translating the operational input into financial output, and communicating to stakeholders and senior management accordingly.
  • You'll own the allowance of the goods planning model for designated channels, improve the model in line with the latest developments, and ensure transparency in planning and reporting.
  • You challenge the status quo and actively bring in new ideas and perspectives to improve the way we as a group look at financial stock management.
  • You actively interact and collaborate with various cross-functional stakeholders from business- and finance teams to improve our stock-related processes.
  • You'll support or lead operational projects that impact your area of expertise, working collaboratively with cross-functional teams to drive efficiency and effectiveness.

  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • You come with 5+ years of experience in Finance, Accounting, or in an analytical business role and ideally already have gained experience in financial stock management.
  • You convince through your strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as excellent communication and presentation abilities.
  • You are proficient in financial software and systems and are able to manage and improve financial models.
  • You have a proactive and collaborative approach to identifying and addressing challenges.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and welcoming change. You feel comfortable in a fast-paced business environment.
  • You demonstrate excellent attention to detail and the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities simultaneously, though never losing the big picture out of sight
If you think you have what it takes, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every single requirement. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!


Zalando provides a range of benefits, here's an overview of what you can expect. Ask your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about what we offer.

  • Employee shares program
  • 40% off fashion and beauty products sold and shipped by Zalando, 30% off Zalando Lounge, discounts from external partners
  • 2 paid volunteering days a year
  • Hybrid working model with 60% (or more) remote per week, actual practice is up to each team to best support their collaboration
  • Work from abroad for up to 30 working days a year
  • 27 days of vacation a year to start
  • Relocation assistance available (subject to prior agreement)
  • Family services, including counseling and support
  • Health and wellbeing options (including Gympass)
  • Mental health support and coaching available
Learn all about Zalando and our values here: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/?gh_src=22377bdd1us