Climate-KIC is the EU's largest public private partnership addressing climate change through innovation. We educate students and experienced professionals on the challenges and opportunities of climate change; we develop, implement, and fund innovation programs and projects with leading climate innovators; and we incubate and accelerate climate-relevant start-ups. In so doing, we focus on four thematic priority areas: urban transitions, sustainable land use, sustainable production systems, and decision metrics and finance. We deliver our activities through a partnership of more than 250 leading organizations from the public, private, and academic sectors, and with 150 staff in major cities across Europe. Founded in 2010, Climate-KIC is supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union.

Climate-KIC is at an exciting crossroads, transforming itself from a public grant agency to a world-leading catalyst for accelerating the development and diffusion of innovative solutions to address climate change. We are looking for a

Finance Lead (f/m)
in Full-Time

as an entrepreneurial individual with a diverse background in finance and operations to join the regional management team of Climate-KIC DACH and help drive this transformation.

As Finance Lead, you will support and drive Climate-KIC's financial performance and climate impact across the territory, in line with annual business plans and langer term goals set by Climate-KIC's executive team. You will contribute to the development and execution of the DACH region's strategy and to important strategic and operational initiative on a group-level.

Your role will be responsible for the financial and operational management of Climate-KIC's Berlin and Zurich offices, supported by a team of three for which you will hold direct line management responsibility. You will also temporarily oversee the finance functions of our Wroclaw and Budapest offices, with the assistance of each centre's Finance Manager.

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