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Director FP&A (m/f/d)

Flink Food

Flink Food

Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Company Description

Flink is the leading quick commerce player in Europe. We are on a mission to give people back time: You can order your groceries through our app and we deliver to your doorstep in minutes. We carry 2,500 products with focus on the leading brands in each category. We aim for sustainability by making deliveries on electric bikes and utilizing recyclable packaging.

Flink launched in February 2021 and already operates in more than 80 cities in Germany and The Netherlands. The business generated more than EUR 400m in revenues in 2022 and is operationally profitable. Flink is backed by the world’s most renowned tech investors, including Prosus, Mubadala and Bond and strategic investors like Doordash and REWE. We take great pride in being an inclusive employer that offers equal opportunities, and we celebrate the diversity and multiculturalism of our team. We're growing fast and always pushing ourselves to do better - we play for #1.

Job Description

As our Director of FP&A, you will play a pivotal role in steering the company's financial strategy and operational efficiency. You will serve as a key member of the financial leadership team reporting directly to the CFO. In this position, you will oversee cost controlling and drive forecasting, scenario planning and business case analysis in close collaboration with Growth and Operations teams and play a key part in executing on our strategy and driving profitable business decisions.

The leader coming into this role will be tasked with developing and growing existing talent in a team of FP&A professionals. You will need to demonstrate strong leadership skills, deep business knowledge and the ability to drive initiatives in a fast-paced environment

  • Engage and develop a team of FP&A professionals; establish the team as a proven center of analytical excellence to support financial decision-making across the organization
  • Iterate on our planning model to ensure alignment with the Group’s KPIs and strategic targets and sufficient granularity to enable driver-focused performance monitoring
  • Improve accuracy of the quarterly and annual budgeting cycles
  • Prepare investor reports and collaborate closely with Accounting to ensure consistency between internal and external reporting.
  • Establish processes and partnerships that support driving business performance through target setting

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 10 years in strategic finance roles, with at least 5 years in leadership positions, preferably within fast-paced, high-growth environments such as e-commerce or food delivery services
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial modeling, budgeting, and resource allocation in dynamic business settings.
  • Proven ability to effectively motivate and manage a high-performing team; successful track record hiring and developing talent in a high-growth environment
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Outstanding leadership and communication skill, capable of driving team performance and aligning financial strategies with corporate goals.
  • An integrative problem-solving approach, partnering across functions to deliver results
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills; you have the ability to condense complex issues into key take-aways and action items
  • Strong affinity for data and technology

You are...

  • A strong leader who intuitively collaborates with teams of different backgrounds
  • Comfortable with prioritizing and making difficult decisions to meet tight deadlines
  • Execution focused and driven by taking ownership within your areas of responsibility
  • Capable to abstract complex business models and think strategically
  • Relentless on the integrity of financial information and underlying data
  • Excited about continuous learning and improving processes in a high-growth environment susceptible to change
  • Keen to involve and engage your organization when delivering business goals and value

Additional Information

  • A €1000 annual L&D budget as well as individual coaching options to ensure you have plenty of opportunities to learn, grow and achieve your goals
  • 26 days of vacation, +1 day every year up to a maximum of 30 days
  • A mobility budget of 30 EUR per month with NAVIT, which you can use individually for Uber, BVG and many other providers
  • A cool discount on your Urban Sports Club membership
  • Attractive company pension options
  • Unlimited access to an e-learning and development platform, MyAcademy, including online German courses
  • Online discounts with Corporate Benefits and Future Bens
  • A cool discount off your personal Flink orders; be the first to test out new products!
  • A modern and dog-friendly office in the heart of Berlin - lots of delicious lunch spots available within short walking distance

It is our commitment that every applicant will be evaluated according to their skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion.