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Investment Manager (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Corporate Functions
Job field:  Finance
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level

At HRS “We love to make it happen”: We are the global market leader when it comes to tech- and data driven business travel solutions. Our enterprise business offers end-to-end hotel management solutions to more than 7,000 corporate businesses globally to simplify their business travel. State of the art service solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Today we work globally with the Fortune 500, such as Google, China Mobile, Amazon, Siemens, Hitachi, Alibaba, Volkswagen, WorldBank.

We are looking for a Cologne based Investment Manager (m/f/d) to provide support for strategic and operational decision making as well as liaising with internal and external stakeholders.


Your challenges

  • Performance monitoring: Carry out monthly financial monitoring and reporting and continuously monitor deviations of our investment companies (e.g. start-up companies)
  • Prepare quarterly review meetings with our existing portfolio companies
  • Support the investment companies to advance and professionalize
  • Build up structures within HRS to professionalize the investment management function
  • Develop recommendations for (HRS and investment) management on the basis of financial and business data and qualitative insight
  • Support M&A processes on the buy-side and sell-side (e.g. process management, management of advisors, performing own due diligence)
  • Support the annual planning process including in depth analysis and setting of KPIs
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Prepare the materials and support the communication with our financiers and shareholders

Your commitment

  • Completed business studies preferably with a focus on controlling / financing
  • MBA, CFA or similar qualifications are a plus
  • Minimum 4-5 years of professional experience in controlling or management consulting, preferably in an international environment with focus on M&A / transaction services / financing.
  • Experience in a private equity or other investment company is a plus
  • Very strong analytical skills and numbers driven reasoning
  • Excellent financial modelling skills are a must
  • Experience in business- and liquidity planning
  • Strong MS Excel- and MS Powerpoint skills
  • Self-initiative and autonomous working style
  • Attention to detail, problem-solving ability and pragmatism
  • Very good communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent language skills in English and German


​​​​​​Your rewards

At HRS we feel globally united and mutually responsible, a belief that is rooted in our company history and values: Thinking and acting like an entrepreneur, with everyone across the whole company being given the opportunity to take full ownership to deliver on our shared vision every single day.
You will work in a modern working environment with flexible working hours and the option to work from home. Our training and further education offers give you plenty of room for your personal growth and individual development.

The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 35 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 1.500 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.

Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution

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