Finance Manager (Part-time & Copenhagen-based)

Salary Competitive

Are you looking for an opportunity in a fast-paced sustainability start-up, where your leadership, finance, strategic and commercial skills will have a great impact? At Legacy, we are building an international technology business whose mission is to leave the world a better place for future generations.

The real estate sector has huge potential for carbon reduction and is rapidly changing as regulators, customers, and the capital markets demand increasingly swift and aggressive action. Legacy has built a product to assist the real estate sector comply with regulations and live up to own ambitions of being sustainability leaders. Legacy’s CO2 accounting platform is fully auditable and transparent. We gather the actual consumption data and calculate the CO2 emissions associated with individual buildings. Our clients are able to export accurate, reliable and auditable data so they can not only comply with regulations, but also take steps towards reducing the climate impact they have.

We are looking for a Danish and English-speaking part-time Finance Manager (~2-3 days per week) who has the ability to help shape our trajectory to future funding rounds, and to support our international expansion across the EU and UK and beyond.

As our Finance Manager, you will report directly to the CEO and join a very dynamic and talented team who are passionate about helping real estate owners solve their carbon emissions and ESG challenges. You will work closely with colleagues across the business, and play a central role in developing Legacy into a true global sustainability leader. 

Your role at Legacy will entail the following:

Financial Management

  • Be accountable for owning and producing all Legacy’s financials, to an exceptional standard

  • Have a complete understanding and financial control of all elements affecting our financial position (e.g. bookkeeping; invoicing; pricing; loans; sales pipeline; etc.) 

  • Handle all year and month-end reporting, and run and manage all of the accounts and numbers

  • Proactively devise ways in which Legacy’s overall financial position can be enhanced and drive the discussion and implementation of associated strategies 

Analysis and Insight generation

  • Proactively generate strategic, commercial and operational insights from both the numbers and through observation

  • Continuously enhance your understanding of Legacy, including strategy; the competitive environment; commercial/operational value drivers; processes; systems; culture; key influencers; how things get done

  • Conduct scenario analysis around various business tactics and strategies, and support the CEO and management team in strategic decision-making

Business Planning

  • Work with the Legacy functions to write business and execution plans for BAU and specific initiatives

  • Assess functional business plans so that ROI can be calculated and capital can be deployed optimally (e.g. sales and marketing)

  • Devise tools which non-finance colleagues can use to support and enhance decision-making and execution

Building Partnerships and Operations

  • Build relationships with all relevant stakeholders to drive insight creation and dissemination

  • Be accountable for various operational processes/activities and provide ad-hoc support to the business where required

  • Act as a trusted advisor to colleagues and provide ad-hoc or ‘real-time’ analytical support

  • Work with all teams to ensure timely incorporation of the latest financial data


  • Support the CEO and wider team in driving Legacy’s progress and preparedness for Series-A funding and beyond

  • Coordinate with VCs around financials and run the FDD, Legal DD and other relevant DD processes


  • Be a key member of various operating teams as required, and chair meetings across the business as appropriate

  • Play an active role in discussions with investors and in matters involving Legacy’s funding position

  • Be a role model to colleagues in general and promote the ‘so-what?’ and ‘owner’ mindset

Requirements for the role: 

  • Fluent in Danish and English (company language) and comfortable in settings both at home and abroad

  • Able to work in Copenhagen

  • Possess either a chartered accountancy qualification or have significant experience as a Finance professional

  • Have the ability and demonstrated experience of operating way beyond the traditional definition of a finance manager (the ‘nuts and bolts’ of finance are second nature to you; you invest your energy in generating actionable strategic insights and working with the teams in the business to enhance operations) 

  • pen to the adventures inherent to a start-up journey 

  • Kind and respectful 

Furthermore, you are: 

  • Honest, optimistic, curious, and an excellent team player  

  • Acutely aware that fulfilling our potential is a joint effort between all teams in the company

  • Positive, motivated and completely accountable for your role and responsibilities  

  • Passionate about solving problems

  • A person who prioritizes presence in your communication style and has excellent written and verbal communication skills

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary package

  • We know what’s important; you get smiles, snacks, fruit, coffee, soda ad libitum

  • Lunch scheme 

  • Office space at BLOX in the heart of Copenhagen 

  • Regular social team events

  • The opportunity to influence the direction and development of a true sustainability leader in the PropTech space

  • A platform for positive impact; for the people around you, for our clients and for the planet

  • To be part of a fast-paced and growing company with kind, engaged, and dedicated colleagues

Preferred start date: September 2024

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Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Near public transit
Near public transit

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

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Hi, we’re Legacy! We’re on a mission to make sustainability actionable, and we’re looking for passionate talent to help us accelerate the green transition. Founded in Copenhagen in 2019, Legacy is a purpose-driven start-up helping commercial real estate owners calculate their CO2 emissions through digitalisation, automation, and user-friendly design. As the real estate business is a dirty one - accountable for almost 18% of global emissions alone - we believe it represents an exciting opportunity to create real impact. That’s why we’ve built a platform helping real estate companies turn good intentions into tangible action based on reliable and transparent data. Things are moving fast, and we need help to keep up. So tell us about yourself, what you’re passionate about and how your values align with our mission. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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