Group Finance Controller (m/f/d)


The department Controlling & Investments is supporting the RTL Group Executive Committee, primarily the CFO, in the strategic management of the global RTL group. The key tasks include analysis of portfolio companies’ performance and the evaluation of investments, divestments and strategic business initiatives. 




As Finance Controller in the department Controlling & Investments, you are part of a dynamic and international team, covering the strategic controlling of RTL Group. Your tasks include the following:

  • Review operational and financial performance of one or more Business Units, challenge business planning assumptions and thoroughly understand underlying business events
  • Coordinate monthly management reporting, forecasts and budgets in accordance with Group requirements
  • Evaluate upcoming investment decisions, coordinate Group approval processes and provide assessments of investment proposals
  • Analyze and evaluate the performance of historical investment decisions
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses for requests of the top management and support the preparation of Executive Committee as well as Board of Directors meetings 



Your Profile:


  • An excellent university degree in Business Administration, Economics or equivalent, ideally with a focus on Finance or Accounting
  • Between two and five years of professional experience in a Controlling-, Finance-or Consulting position
  • Outstanding analytical capabilities, strong commitment and good business sense
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to partner with teams across departments, businesses and territories
  • Fluency in English, a strong command of German and/or French language is a significant advantage
  • Profound skills in MS Office applications (primarily Excel, PowerPoint), experience in SAP BO Finance is a plus



RTL Group is a leader across broadcast, content and digital, with interests in 67 television channels, eight video-on-demand platforms and 30 radio stations. RTL Group also produces content throughout the world and owns several rapidly growing digital video businesses. The television portfolio of Europe’s largest broadcaster in-cludes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Bel-gium, Luxembourg, Croatia, Hungary and Antena 3 in Spain. RTL Group’s families of TV channels are either the number one or number two in eight European countries. The Group’s flagship radio station is RTL in France, and it also owns or has interests in oth-er stations in France, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Luxembourg. RTL Group’s con-tent business, Fremantle, is one of the world’s largest creators, producers and distribu-tors of scripted and unscripted content. Fremantle has an international network of production teams, companies and labels in over 30 countries, producing over 12,700 hours of original programming and distributing over 20,000 hours of content worldwide. Combining the stream-ing-services of its broadcasters (such as TV Now, 6play, Videoland), the digital video busi-nesses BroadbandTV, Divimove, United Screens and Fremantle’s more than 300 YouTube channels, RTL Group has become the leading European media company in online video. RTL Group also owns the ad-tech businesses Smartclip and SpotX. RTL AdConnect is RTL Group’s international sales house.  Bertelsmann is the majority shareholder of RTL Group with 75.1 per cent. RTL Group is listed on the Luxembourg and Frankfurt stock exchanges and in the MDax stock index. For more information, please visit 
RTL Group – Entertain. Inform. Engage. 



Company: RTL Group GmbH 

Country: Germany 

State/Region: Nordrhein-Westfalen 

City: Köln 

Postal Code: 50679 

Job ID: 59050


Köln, NW, DE, 50679

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