Chief Financial Officer



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Monday, January 15, 2024
About Finom

Finom is a European tech startup headquartered in Amsterdam. We are dedicated to developing an all-in-one financial solution tailored for entrepreneurs that integrates banking functions, accounting, financial management, and invoicing into a mobile-first platform.

Over the past two years, we've achieved exponential growth, secured investments from top global funds such as General Catalyst (known for backing Airbnb, HubSpot, KAYAK, and Stripe), and expanded our operations to more than 10 EU member states, with a strong presence in key markets like Germany and France.

At Finоm, we foster an inspiring work environment where both you and our valued users play a central role in shaping our future. Here, you'll witness the meaningful impact of your contributions reflected in the growth of our product metrics and the overall satisfaction of our customers. Maintaining our startup spirit, we prioritize thorough research, swift implementation of solutions, and ensuring that every effort we make benefits our users, employees, partners, and, of course, our business.

About The Role

We are actively searching for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our team. As CFO, you will take a hands-on approach to develop and execute our financial strategy to ensure financial stability and growth. In This position you would be a key member of the executive team providing financial insights and making strategic decsions to support the company’s growth and success.

What you will be doing

Develop and execute the company's financial strategy, aligning it with the overall business goals and objectives.

Take ownership of financial planning processes: Business Reviews, Goals, Forecasts, Long Range Plan;

Act as a trusted business partner to the company, building relationships with key stakeholder to influence strategic decisions;

Manage and advise on special projects

Evaluate the organization's performance in, the annual budget, and the company's medium to long-term strategic plans.

Create financial forecasts, budgets, and financial models to guide decision-making and resource allocation.

Oversee financial reporting, ensuring accurate, timely, and compliant financial statements and reports. Communicate financial performance to internal and external stakeholders.

Liaise between the company and investors, analysts, and the financial community. Communicate financial results and strategies effectively.

Contribute actively to the company's strategic planning process, offering financial insights and recommendations to support growth and profitability.

Participation in business development together with the team, building the company from small to great.

Who you are

  • An academic degree in accountancy, economics or equivalent.
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proven experience as a CFO or in a similar executive financial leadership role.
  • Strong financial and strategic acumen with a track record of success in financial leadership positions.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and reporting.
  • Ability to develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's objectives.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; you have the ability to summarise complex financial ideas to both financial and non-financial audiences.
  • You are very data-driven, and can back up their assertions with data.
  • Strong leader with great skills in managing relevant stakeholders, internally and externally.

Nice to have :

  • Experience in managing investor relations and working with the board of directors.
  • Experience in financial technology or with fintech startups
  • Deep understanding of financial modeling, valuation methods, and key metrics used in FinTech and payments businesses.
  • Combined experience of investment house and in-house with start-up experience will be a plus.

What You Will Get In Return

Make a genuine impact on the product

Join our upward trajectory, and grow with us. We provide the resources and opportunities for continuous personal and professional development, empowering you to make a genuine impact on our evolving product.

Work in the EU

Embark on this exciting journey with us, working from our elegant offices in Paphos (Cyprus) and Amsterdam (the Netherlands), with upcoming hubs in Poland and Spain. Enjoy the flexibility of traveling and working in a remote/hybrid model across Europe.

Become a stock options holder

Unlock your inner entrepreneur and align your aspirations with ours through our Stock Options Program. This exciting opportunity is available to every team member, from junior team members to our founders.

Receive unwavering support and care

Finom stands by you at every step, embodying our commitment to your well-being and success reflected in our modern, friendly, and eco-conscious corporate culture. We offer constant support and care to ensure your Finom experience is successful and fulfilling.

Work & Swim program

Immerse yourself in our exclusive Work & Swim Program. Spend one month in a comfortable corporate apartment in enchanting Cyprus. It's the ideal opportunity to strike the perfect work-life balance while enjoying breathtaking Mediterranean views.

Next Steps

Your application will be reviewed and if successful, a member of the Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch within the next few days.

Standard interview process:

  • Application Review - 3 - 5 days
  • Recruiter Interview - 30 min -45 min
  • Hiring Manager Interview - 45 min - 1 hour
  • Test Task - up to 1 hour
  • Final Interview - 45 min - 1 hour
  • Offer

Please note the order and duration of each step can vary depending on the type of position and seniority level.

Equal Opportunity Statement

At Finom, we're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We embrace diversity and invite applications from all walks of life. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.