We are expanding at a lighting pace and with that so is our team! We are therefore looking for a Finance Director to lead and guide our finance team.
This unique position will enable the chosen candidate to gain insight into what it takes to scale a fast growing international start-up not only from the finance and commercial side, but also internal stakeholder management as other teams grow.
You will be leading the finance team and be the strategic voice of finance, collaborating with the other teams. This would entail running day to day finance operations, helping expand our business into new countries, taking part in the development of our internal tech tools to support finance and ensuring that the rest of the company is aligned on financial processes.
So if you aren’t looking for a “run of the mill” finance role and want to strategically influence the growth and evolution of this fantastic Company whilst challenging yourself, then this is the place!
What you’ll do:
Lead the finance team and guide understanding across teams to ensure there is an alignment of internal processes in regards to the financial requirements
Take an active role with corporate decision making by providing executive reports and ensuring that business and finance metrics provide up to date consolidated data upon which decisions are based
Lead, guide and analyze monthly reporting and budgeting for apartments, cities and at a consolidated level.
Assist in cash flow forecasting and cash management across legal entities
Develop and implement internal business processes to ensure consistency of the financial information across all countries and strengthen internal controls and processes
Work with tech team to create scalable finance solutions
Develop a highly effective set of financial HR- including but not limited to payroll, local employment tax compliance as well as local employment law compliance
Research local and government tax and filing requirements in new countries and subsequently aid opening of new locations by putting in place the required systems to ensure compliance with local authorities and government tax requirements
Owning financial and tax compliance processes and procedures across different countries
Assist with conceptualizing and drafting financial agreements with vendors and financing partners to optimize the use of debt across LifeX platform
Who you are:
Solid accounting background, but also some experience being strategic in terms of understanding needs of a growing complex business
Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Finance / Accounting
You have a proven track record of being a leader and likes to share your knowledge
You are curious but focused, have a can-do attitude and can work collaboratively
Have a solid system understanding to know when and how to automate processes
You have high personal standards, high level of integrity and drive, combined with the ability to meet deadlines through prioritising and organising activities
Great English skills (fluent in understanding Danish would help too!)
Confident Excel user
Based in Copenhagen
Experience with Netsuite or implementation of an ERP system
A flair for presenting financial information in a visual and captivating manner
We take away the stress and uncertainty of moving somewhere new, and build communities that connect people from every corner of the world. To do this we offer
Flexible, fully serviced co-living apartments, centered around Scandinavian design
Social events and connections across an inclusive community of expats from every corner of the world
A tech backbone that ensures that our teams focus on processes where brilliant customer service can be shown, with simple procedures completed automatically
The Company was founded two years ago, since which we have quickly grown to over 68+ apartments in the centre of Copenhagen, Berlin, Munich, Paris, Vienna, and London with more than 350+ active members. The original investment was provided by a partnership including Founders, Cherry.vc, Triple Point and a small number of stellar angel investors. We are about to enter our next phase of development where we will continue to scale rapidly to become the dominant co-living brand in Europe and thereafter beyond into Asia and the US.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.