Financial controller

CPH Village Copenhagen Full-time
Salary Competitive
Are You Ready To Put Your Budgeting And Reporting Skills To The Test Working With A Fast-Growing Real Estate Company That Is Set On Creating The Best Place To Live, For People And The Planet? If so, please read on...

We're looking for a financial controller superstar to join our team and change the world by providing modern living spaces in a new way.

It's time to rethink how we live and you can help!

We already have 168 homes for students and are on track to explode that number reaching 2.500 homes in just a few years. 

We need a smart person like you to lead and manage our finances with a focus on budgeting and great follow-up reporting.

The purpose of your role is to ensure excellent financial management in our dynamic and fast-growing organization by bringing the right financial and management accounting tools and practices to the organization.

Also, we need your help in driving our planned improvements in accommodation unit economics and maintaining our cash runway by participating in our fundraising activities

This Role Is For You IF

  • You have a great Ability To Figure Stuff Out and get things DONE.

  • You are motivated by audacious goals and deadlines.

  • You love digging into numbers, making budgets, forecast and follow-up reports.

  • Are a master in building Systems and know how to make use of digital tools to put tasks on autopilot.  

  • You love building dashboards and is great at the presentation of numbers so that everybody on the team knows what their budget is and what's important to know.

  • You want to spend time with our team members to understand their expenditure and also on finding the best KPIs that correlate to our vision.

  • You're ready and capable of steering the finances of a 10X expansion and overseeing and managing 750 Mio. Kr. of investments within a few years. 

  • Ready and capable of controlling and budgeting for a big number of subsidiary companies.

  • You have a structured approach to work and can keep track of a growing set of contracts and documents.  

  • You find it important to live sustainable yourself.  

  • You are fired up about helping us create: 1. a world-class team that are cash flow kings. 2. the most user-friendly and effective real estate deployment system in the country.  3. the best user journey experience for sustainable living in the world.

Types Of Tasks You Will Be Doing...

  • Create a great system for following up on actuals vs. budget vs. forecasts. Automated if possible. 

  • Maintain bookkeeping (through PLEO and

  • Explain variations on budget

  • Improve budget forcasts according with newest knowldege from team & accounting

  • Help team members understand how they are doing on their budget   

  • Make budget simulations

  • Provide partners including banks with regular updates

  • Assist in funding deals

What Kind Of Qualifications Do You Need?

  • You are a great hands-on Financial Manager skilled in all aspects of Financial and Management Accounting.

  • Have at least 3 years of experience as a financial controller or auditor.

  • Strong in budgeting, budget follow-up, cash flow forecasting & cash flow management

  • You can bring great budgeting and reporting templates/tools to the table. 

  • You are probably an Excel wizard.

  • You have strong communication and presentation skills. You can communicate important financial information to non-finance teammates in ways that is easy to understand.

  • Experience from real estate or construction-related company is a plus.

  • Experience with real estate finance is a plus. 

  • Experience from working with a group of companies (parent and subsidiaries) is a plus.

  • Experience working with our finance tech stack is a plus (see below)

Who Will You Work With?

We are a small & lean team of young A-players who are fast-tracking our professional development so that we can deliver on the mission of creating the best place to live for people and the planet in just a few years. 

Our company’s core values are:

  • You grow, we grow! We count on you to continually bring new ideas and tools to the table. 

  • Talk with villagers: You'll work next door to our customers. Take time to learn from them.

  • Tests, numbers & feedback:  We need data to know if your ideas help us toward our vision.

  • Franchise your work: Simplify and systematize your work so that it can be easily scaled.

  • Get the things DONE: Scope, plan and follow your tasks carefully to get things done!

  • Profit = impact: Take time to share ideas on how we can improve our unit economics.

  • Ask for help: To make fastprogress, we must regularly ask for outside help and advise.

  • Walk the talk: It’s impossible to build a great product if you don’t believe in what you do.

The Top 3 Reasons To Join Our Team

#1. You’ll Help Build a Product That Creates A Meaningful Impact In People's Lives

We all want to have more purpose and meaning in our work. At CPH Village our vision is bold and integral to how we work every day. Every day you show up for work, you’ll be making a tangible difference for people by helping CPH Village create the best place to live for the many.

In short, you’ll be getting paid helping young people lead great and sustainable lives.

#2: You’ll Have A Fun And Challenging Job You Can Be Proud Of

Our goals are audacious and our ways of doing things are new. The progress we make toward our vision is being followed by the media, global corporations and top government officials because it matters.

We want our brand to be recognized all throughout the world and have you be proud to say that you are part of our team.

#3: You’ll Have Access to Business & Finance Legends. Grow To Become One Yourself!

We will help connect you with some of the greatest minds within the field of finance and investment that can help guide and grow you. We already have some of Denmark's most successful business and finance people as investors and we are connecting with new heavyweights all the time. 

Your Next Steps

If this sounds like your dream job, then you’re the exact kind of person we’re looking for. We’ve got some ambitious goals and need more smart people like you in for the ride.

To be considered for this role, please take Step 1 and fill in this short application. We will invite candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis.

Start: As soon as possible :-)

For more information or questions please contact us at or phone number 51229892

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Working at
CPH Village

CPH Village is a Copenhagen based real estate start-up on a mission to create a new way to live. By building modular villages, we offer students the chance to live simply, affordably and in a strong community.Our vision is to export a new way of living to cities worldwide, and our goal for the next three years is to build and operate homes for 2.500 students. Our offices are located in our Village on Refshaleøen, and we work in the same kind of space as our villagers live in. We are a young and action-oriented team in an exciting expansion phase as we are planning to quadruple our operations during the next year.

Read more about CPH Village

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