Head of Finance, PE-Backed Software Communications Firm, Berlin Head of Finance, PE-Backed Software Communications  …

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
in Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 08 Aug 20
Competitive
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
in Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 08 Aug 20
Competitive
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Head of Finance, PE-Backed Software Communications Firm, Berlin

REFERENCE:
8996 /17G

Our client is a software company which provides communication solutions for corporations, including smart phones which harness proprietary software and leading edge data analytics. The business has ambitious growth plans which include expanding its range of apps to facilitate enhanced corporate productivity and workflow management. Clients are often blue-chip corporations and customer retention is 100%. Already highly profitable, with sales growing strongly each year, it has global ambitions. The firm is based in Berlin and employs 60 people.We are seeking a Head of Finance to provide best-in-class accounting prowess and act as the main partner to the CFO The position is based in Berlin.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • You will act as the right hand to the CFO and lead the accounting and finance team
  • Preparation of monthly management reporting, bank reporting and annually audited financials in German GAAP (incl. group consolidation across 4 legal entities)
  • Prepare for the transition to IFRS within the next 12-18 months
  • Ensure that scalable accounting & BI systems are in place (e.g. transition to Microsoft Dynamics, SAP or Oracle)
  • Partner with Sales, Operations and IT to ensure data quality and build integrated reporting
YOUR PROFILE:
  • Extensive accounting & finance experience in a start-up, audit or financial consultancy firm or a larger corporate
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Experience with professional accounting and BI tools
  • Ability to direct a team, supervise & coach team members
  • Analytical mindset, high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills, paired with a hands-on execution mentality
  • Native German and fluency in English


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