(Junior) Controller (m/f/d)
Location: Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

(Junior) Controller (m/f/d)

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you’re at the start of your career as a Financial Controller, we’re offering you the opportunity to join the diverse team at our Düsseldorf office and make a real difference in our scale-up environment.  

🥜 In a nutshell 

We are looking for somebody who can combine first-class analytical skills with a creative and problem-solving mindset to assist with the financial control and reporting for our German operations. This role will give you the opportunity to grow alongside with the increasing complexity of Picnic’s German operations, and will continue to provide exciting new challenges as the business matures further. 

If you are able to think about the finance domain of the future as well as performing your finance role, then we’re looking for you! 

🎯 What you’ll do

  • Deep dive into our monthly and annual management reporting to support business decisions
  • Find out what our gross margin is really made of and what we earn per sold cucumber
  • Keep tight control over our balance sheet, as you would with your own
  • Improve our financial processes and make a real difference
  • Work on a variety of analytical finance projects to facilitate our rapid growth

⭐ About you

  • Relevant background in finance and/or controlling (Master’s degree preferred)
  • 1-3 years of working experience in a finance controller role 
  • Fluency in English (written and verbal); German is a bonus 
  • A highly analytical mindset 
  • A structured and pragmatic approach 

📖 Picnic perks 

Every expert was once a beginner! 

You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including the Picnic Tech Academy, Lunch & Learn sessions, and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.

Make a difference

You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place! 

Teamwork makes the dream work

With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!

You are what you eat

You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches and snacks (with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and halal options). Coffee snob? Don’t worry, our amazing Picnic barista has you covered.

Stay healthy 

Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials. 

There are plenty of sports communities and events to get involved with, from tennis to yoga to climbing! 

Attractive package

We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self.

Work-life balance

Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams generally like to have at least one team day per week at the office (the tasty lunch and Barista-made coffee may be a factor), but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.



We care about your health and wellbeing. As such, we currently support online interviews and remote onboarding (learn more about the process here).


Commitment to equal opportunities 

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law. 

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves. 


Our recruitment process

Online test

Phone screening


Assessment day

Closing interview


Apply now!