Finance Business Partner - Engineering

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Munich, Germany

Posted on: 2023-05-26

Category: transportation

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About the company:

Lilium’s vision is to create a sustainable and accessible mode of high-speed, regional transportation. 

Using the 7-Seater Lilium Jet, an electric vertical take-off and landing jet, offering leading capacity, low noise and high performance, Lilium is building a transport network and service for people and goods. Working in partnership with world-leading aerospace, technology, and infrastructure partners, commercial operations are set to launch in 2024. 

Lilium’s 700+ strong team includes over 400 aerospace engineers and a leadership responsible for delivering some of the most successful aircraft in aviation history. Founded in 2015, Lilium’s headquarters and manufacturing facilities are in Munich, Germany, with teams based across Europe and the U.S.

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience 

Apart of a team, you will tackle challenges and deliver something that has never been done before. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with a world-class entrepreneurial team of more than  800 people who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.  

You will always act with safety and integrity in mind and embody our core behaviors of efficient and positive collaboration, ownership of time, continuous improvements and, ultimately delivering results.

We thrive on diversity and creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities currently working hard to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life. 

Your role and your team:

As a key part of our Finance team, you will be playing a vital role in shaping the development of the business and our world class product. In this role you will be working closely with stakeholders from the Engineering departments and supporting on finance related topics on a day to day basis. This is a highly data driven role, but the successful candidate will also need a deep understanding of all technical aspects of Lilium’s product.

Your Day to Day:

  • Partner with the CTO and other key stakeholders in the engineering division to provide finance support to facilitate achievement of the overall business objectives.
  • Preparation of reports/analyses based on financial and operational key figures.
  • Support in the preparation of the monthly closings
  • Ensure data integrity and continuously strive to improve the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the organization.
  • Close collaboration with accounting and procurement functions
  • Support finance projects such as ERP implementation
  • Work on any ad hoc projects or tasks as required.

Your Profile: 

  • University degree in finance and/or engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a business partnering role desirable
  • Technical related education or work experience a must
  • Highly analytical, comfortable with data coming from different sources
  • Strong knowledge in excel. INFOR ERP system is advantageous
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment, where needs and priorities evolve rapidly
  • Fluent in English language essential, German or any other language would be beneficial



Want to know more? Then view our 'Why join Lilium' page!

Life at Lilium:

The wellbeing of our employees is a high priority. In our HQ we have many initiatives such as free healthy food and drinks, free in-house gym and health days. In remote offices we offer online opportunities to stay connected and develop yourself as well including our culture club, free e-library, learning terminal, Employee Assistance Program and many more.

 Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  

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