Our client was established in 2013 and is a well capitalized Venture Capital backed disruptive tech company head quartered in Brussels with 60 FTE currently with plans in place to be at 90 by year end. Due to continued growth they are hiring a Head of Finance; Controlling professional which is a role that can lead to the CFO position by setting up​ ​the​ ​foundations​ ​and​ ​building​​ ​a​ ​professional​ ​finance​ ​and​ ​controlling​ ​department.


Introduce​ ​cost​ ​centres,​ ​budgets​ ​and​ ​budgeting​ ​processes​ ​(planning,​ ​controlling,​ ​etc.) ● Introduce​ ​regular​ ​(monthly/weekly)​ ​cash flow​ ​and​ ​liquidity​ ​planning ● Connect​ ​our​ ​financial​ ​model​ ​with​ ​our​ ​accounting​ ​framework ● Insource​ ​accounting​ ​from​ ​external​ ​service​ ​provider​ ​and​ ​build​ ​internal​ ​finance​ ​&​ ​accounting team ● Optimize​ ​cash-management● Monthly​ ​reporting​ ​internal​ ​&​ ​external​ ​(shareholders,​ ​banks,​ ​partners) ● Monthly​ ​cash flow​ ​and​ ​liquidity​ ​planning ● Rolling​ ​revenue​ ​forecast​ ​and​ ​target/actual​ ​performance​ ​comparison ● Financial​ ​planning​ ​and​ ​forecast

Background of ideal candidate:

  • Either management consultancy,​ ​finance​ ​or​ ​controlling​, ​department​ ​of​ ​a​ ​mid-sized company,​ ​or​ ​(ideally​ ​VC-backed)​ ​start up company.
  • Experience​ ​in: Revenue​ ​&​ ​cost​ ​controlling: Budgeting ​and financial​ ​forecasting
  • Very​ ​good​ ​excel​ ​skills
  • German and English​ ​language/written

Soft​ ​skills ● Organization​ ​and​ ​planning.​ ​​Plans,​ ​organizes, schedules,​ ​budgets​ ​in​ ​an​ ​efficient,​ ​productive manner.​ ​Focuses​ ​on​ ​key​ ​priorities ● Analytical​ ​skills.​​ ​Able​ ​to​ ​structure​ ​and​ ​process qualitative​ ​and​ ​quantitative​ ​data​ ​and​ ​draw insightful​ ​conclusions​ ​from​ ​it.​ ​Exhibits​ ​a​ ​probing mind​ ​and​ ​achieves​ ​penetrating​ ​insights ● Attention​ ​to​ ​detail.​ ​​Does​ ​not​ ​let​ ​important details​ ​slip​ ​through​ ​the​ ​cracks​ ​or​ ​derail​ ​a​ ​project ● Communication​ ​Skills.​​ ​Ideally​ ​strong​ ​verbal and​ ​written​ ​communication​ ​skills.​ ​Ability​ ​to communicate​ ​clearly​ ​and​ ​in​ ​a​ ​structured manner.​ ​Feels​ ​comfortable​ ​communicating​ ​with others​ ​also​ ​outside​ ​his/her​ ​comfort​ ​zone.  ● Efficiency.​​ ​Ability​ ​to​ ​produce​ ​significant​ ​output with​ ​minimal​ ​wasted​ ​effort ● Teamwork.

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