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Business Manager and Controller, part time and remote

Filshie Browning Associates
UK and Europe (remote)
Competitive salary
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

Job Title: Business Manager and Controller

Job Location: UK, Europe (remote)

About Us: Filshie Browning Associates GmbH is a dynamic and growing company providing high-level communications training and consulting. We are based in Basel, Switzerland and are committed to delivering exceptional service and training opportunities to our clients. We are looking for a skilled Business Manager and Controller to join our team.

Job Summary: The Business Manager and Controller (40-60% time) will be responsible for managing the financial health of our organization. This includes developing financial strategies, ensuring compliance with financial regulations, preparing financial reports, improving processes, managing all accounts payable and receivable, creating statements of work, and managing team members. The ideal candidate will have a background in finance or operations, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to lead a team effectively. German language proficiency is a plus. 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company’s goals.
  2. Oversee the preparation of monthly financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
  3. Manage accounts receivable. Ensure all company invoices are issued in a timely and efficient manner. Track payments received and follow-up with clients as needed.
  4. Manage accounts payable. Ensure suppliers are paid in a timely manner.
  5. Create budgets and statements of work for new projects.
  6. Manage budgeting and forecasting processes, providing accurate financial data to support decision-making
  7. Monitor and analyze monthly operating results.
  8. Oversee the financial audit process and liaise with external auditors.
  9. Manage and mentor the finance team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  10. Identify and implement cost-reduction and automation initiatives.
  11. Provide financial insights and recommendations to the senior management team.
  12. Maintain strong relationships with financial institutions, accountant, bookkeeper, auditors, and vendors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial management, accounting, or business operations
  • Proficient in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Language: native English; proficiency in German is a plus

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • A flexible and supportive work environment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

How to Apply: 

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you would be a great fit for this role to [email protected].

Application Deadline: 1 March 2024

Filshie Browning Associates GmbH is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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