Vice President of Finance (m/f/d)

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Vice President of Finance (m/f/d)

Job description

THE POSITION

We are expanding and are therefore looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Vice President of Finance (m/f/d), to join us full-time in our Munich office, starting immediately.

As our VP of Finance you will use your expertise to lead all aspects of financial reporting, forecasting, cash management, financial controls, financial planning and analysis functions within the company.

Your strategic strengths will help our leadership team navigate growth challenges and will help define and measure performance milestones for our stakeholders and investors.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish back office best practices to support long-term growth
  • Oversee the finance operation model - Implement the correct financial processes and policies, tools and systems to improve efficiency and scalability
  • Undertake financial reporting as well as budget vs. actual analysis – monthly, quarterly, annually – and work with third parties on annual audits
  • Be in charge of accounting and transaction processing, working with our external accountants
  • Deal with on-going tax related matters, working closely with local tax firms
  • Own the financial model, forecasting, cash flow, and board financial dashboard
  • Be responsible for the accurate budgetary control processes for hiring and resources, establish annual budgets, and revise as needed
  • Drive financial planning and analysis at optile and present results to leadership team and parent company management
  • Analyze data, create quarterly projections, and initiate required actions to drive revenue and/or reduce expenses
  • Lead the local integration with the acquiring parent company and alignment to cross-organization processes
  • Work closely with the sales team to develop control over sales, pricing and processes
  • Be an active integral part of the company’s leadership team and a champion of our company culture and values

Requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Business fluency in both German and English language 
  • Certified Public Accountant with experience with both German and US GAAP
  • 10 years of experience in relevant roles across finance/accounting/controller positions in multinational organizations
  • Highly cross-functional leader
  • Experience in leading a finance team
  • Be a master of enabling efficient processes to enable growth without creating additional overhead
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Sound understanding of the budget environment
  • Great service awareness
  • An enthusiastic team player and strong interpersonal skills
  • Well organized with sound problem solving and analytical skills


DESIRED SKILLS

  • B2B SaaS experience in the payment industry
  • Experience working in the high-tech industry
  • Experience in scaling high growth companies from a finance perspective
  • Experience with SaaS performance metrics and forecasting methodologies
  • Experience with compensation models to map incentives across groups matching performance targets
  • Articulated and strong communication skills in German and English


WHAT WE OFFER

  • High potential for personal and professional development
  • The ability to have an impact and shape the future of optile
  • A dynamic and spirited team who knows how to have fun
  • A working environment built around people
  • Flexible sports membership
  • Small perks such as fruits, snacks, drinks and a spacious, naturally lit office