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Head of Finance and Accounting

Head of finance briefs the team on budget guidelines and the best practice for brands.


We are one of the world's leading manufacturers of sailing and motor yachts, a company that combines state-of-the-art technology and traditional yacht building.
Our customers love independence. We produce them in their most beautiful form.

Become a part of our team at the Greifswald-Ladebow or Hamburg location as our new Head of Finance and Accounting.

Our offer:

  • A responsible position in the world's second largest yacht yard
  • Responsible and challenging tasks with long-term perspective and Room for personal initiative
  • Work-life balance
  • Further training opportunities tailored to personal needs
  • Cooperative working atmosphere with short decision-making processes and clear structures
  • Use of our company yachts


Your tasks:

  • Responsibility for the finance, accounting and bookkeeping departments of a publicly traded corporation
  • Management of a team of 8
  • Central coordination, monitoring and collaboration of monthly and annual
  • Group accounting and bookkeeping (HGB and IFRS) and central contact person for all domestic and foreign group companies on the subject of financial statement preparation and liquidity
  • Preparation of annual financial statements including management reports and interim financial statements as well as the annual business report, dependency report, non-financial report, corporate governance statement
  • First point of contact for auditors, tax consultants, tax auditors, BaFin, DPR
  • First point of contact for banks, credit insurers and insurance companies
  • Contact person for and close cooperation with the private equity shareholder
  • Responsible for liquidity management, accounts receivable and accounts payable management including foreign currency management
  • Organization of the annual general meeting
  • Preparation of the annual report of the supervisory board
  • Supporting the Management Board in complying with regulatory requirements (BaFin)
  • Preparation of quarterly, half-yearly and interim reports to the capital market in accordance with the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG)


Your profile:

  • Completed business studies with a focus on finance
  • Ability to prepare financial statements according to HGB and IFRS
  • Several years of experience in a comparable position in a manufacturing environment or an auditing company
  • Strong numerical skills as well as a process-oriented and analytical mindset coupled with methodological reliability and accuracy
  • Proactive, independent and structured way of working
  • Hands-on mentality, flexibility, ability to work under pressure and high degree of personal responsibility
  • User experience with consolidation and reporting modules, ideally LucaNet as well as ERP systems, ideally ProAlpha 
  • Business fluent in German and English, preferably supplemented by knowledge of French or Polish 
  • Experience in leading a team of finance professionals
  • Pleasure in the further development and digitalization of processes

If you are looking for a long-term commitment in an innovative company, we would be happy to take you on board. We look forward to receiving your detailed application in PDF format.

HanseYachts AG | HR Department
Ladebower Chaussee 11 | 17493 Greifswald, Germany

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our HR department.
Telephone: +49 3834 5792 220