Financial Controller

Salary Competitive

Are you passionate about financial processes and know how to take them to the next level in a fast-growing fintech startup?

Then take a look at this opportunity!

Note that we will be reviewing applications throughout September and contact all incoming candidates within 4 weeks.

What is this role about?

As a Financial Controller in Januar, you will play a key role as you undertake all aspects of financial management, including Financial Modeling, Regulatory and Financial Reporting, Billing and Accounting Quality Assurance.

You will be involved broadly in our financial tasks, collaborating with and reporting directly to our Director of Finance. This means that you have the chance to grow your skills and responsibilities as far as your curiosity and ambition leads you!

This role suits someone who has deep knowledge of the financial toolbox and wants to be part of developing our Finance department.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Financial modeling for business case evaluations
  • Preparation of Cash Flow forecasts and Cash Flow statements
  • Monthly & quarterly reporting to management and external stakeholders
  • Bi-annual financial reporting to the Danish FSA
  • Preparing annual reports
  • Liquidity planning and cost management
  • Controlling and quality assurance of accounting data
  • Processing and approving payments


Why join Januar?

Januar is a crypto finance scale-up with a major focus on compliance and risk in the crypto space. Joining Januar this early on, opens opportunities to step up and make your unique view part of the way we work.

As part of the team in Januar, you'll get...

  • A career in one of the most exciting crypto-finance startups in the Nordics
  • Key role in the finance department, professional challenges, signifiant responsibilities and the opportunity to continue on building your personal career
  • Highly skilled colleagues who are happy to both teach and learn
  • Challenging and rewarding responsibilities with real impact
  • Significant flexibility at work
  • Best-in-class training in crypto fundamentals
  • Private health insurance, company credit card, and delicious lunch
  • Learning activities and social events - you’re welcome to arrange some, too!


What will you need to succeed in this role?

In order to thrive and perform in this role, we expect you'll need:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Being a super user of Excel and experience working with accounting software (preferably e-conomic, but it's not a requirement)
  • Proficiency in Danish and English (both speaking and writing)
  • A relevant financial education at HA, HD or Master level
  • A strong flair for numbers and sharp analytical skills
  • An eye for detail, as well as the ability to see the bigger picture
  • Flair for optimizing and automating standard procedures
  • A keen interest in and understanding of crypto

As a person, you're a team player with a structured mind that are keen to apply your skills in a multi-talented, ambitious environment.

We base our business on trust and transparency, as well as solid expertise and experience in finance and crypto. We’re not all crypto experts, but we expect you to be curious and willing to both share your knowledge and learn from your colleagues.

It is a requirement that you have a valid Danish work permit and live in Denmark (or are planning to move at your own cost).

It is furthermore a requirement that you can present a clean criminal record. 

How to apply

All you need to do is to submit your CV and answer a couple of quick questions. We suggest applying as soon as possible, as we continuously evaluate incoming applications. The job ad will be closed once we have found the right candidate.

Starting date will be as soon as possible.


What is Januar? 

Our mission is to build the gateway between crypto and fiat. Currently, we're building a platform that bridges innovative crypto businesses with financial institutions, and we recently launched our first product, which gives our customers - mostly cryptocurrency businesses - access to payment accounts.

We have extensive experience with compliant crypto transactions, which we are bringing to market by bridge the gap between traditional finance and the crypto space. We recently secured a EUR 6m seed round from a consortium of international venture funds, which reflects the trust the market has in Januar’s business.

We are 30+ friendly and highly skilled individuals. We are a diverse group with a common commitment to being flexible, self-starting, and responsible.


A fair chance

We believe diverse teams help us make better products, and that everyone deserves a fair chance. We welcome all people regardless of age, gender, experience and background - what counts is that you can make a difference in our business together with the team. We are open to applications from all sections of society. 

If you are excited about the role and can add new experience and perspectives to Januar, do send us an application!


Our recruitment process

We review applications on an ongoing basis and invite all suitable candidates for a brief initial call with a team member from People & Culture, where you’ll learn a bit more about Januar and how we work.

If there is still mutual interest, we will set up an interview with our Director of Finance, so you can learn more about the specific job at hand. 

If there is a good match professionally as well, you will be invited to meet more colleagues from our team. If the chemistry still feels right for both parties, we will look forward to welcoming you to Januar!

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.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

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.

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Working at

Januar ApS is a startup in the dynamic fintech space in Copenhagen, on a mission to build the gate for EU crypto companies. In essence, we want to empower innovative Fintech & web3 companies to build a more inclusive and open financial system. We're a new team with big ambitions - and we've grown from 5 to 35 people in little over a year! In March 2022, we launched our first product, offering payment accounts to crypto businesses. This means that EU crypto companies can use Januar's payment account solutions to accept payments and send payouts while maintaining full compliance and stable business operations. Want to be part of the journey? Then don't hesitate to apply or connect with us.

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