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Global Finance Director

Closing: Jun 10, 2022

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Published: May 10, 2022 (14 days ago)

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Our client a leading fin-tech startup is currently looking to hire a Global Finance Director who is experienced in working with IFRS, US GAAP and technical accounting to take the lead in their day to day finance operations and work with the founders and wider leadership to shape the company strategy and how the Finance team can help drive its success.


Responsibilities
Our client a leading fin-tech startup is currently looking to hire a Global Finance Director who is experienced in working with IFRS, US GAAP and technical accounting to take the lead in their day to day finance operations and work with the founders and wider leadership to shape the company strategy and how the Finance team can help drive its success.


  • Own financial reporting and tax obligations for all of the company’s entities (6 in total - US, UK, South Africa, Uganda and Tanzania)

  • Own the company’s revenue reporting for each entity, focusing on the technical accounting for the Order to Cash flow (covering the proper accounting and analyses of revenue, cost of sales, cash, customer incentives, customer receivables and liabilities, foreign exchange transactions, and reserves)

  • Own month end processes (such as creating and booking journal entries, analysis of trends and variances to expected outcomes, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts)

  • Own the AP/AR and payroll process

  • Own the wider finance processes and policies and support the wider company with audit activities.

  • Assist with Financial Planning & Analysis (such as budgeting, forecasting, reporting against actuals and supporting long term strategic plans)

  • Work closely with the Treasury Manager to ensure transparent metrics are shared with the leadership team and the wider company.

  • Qualifications

    • 5+ years of total experience with IFRS and US GAAP accounting standards to support all our legal entities around the world

  • 2+ years’ experience of management of a finance department or 4+ years of experience working as a management consultant in the finance space.

  • Technical accounting experience on Order to Cash processes

  • Experience owning the various finance operations functions (AP/AR, Payroll, Expenses)

  • Experience starting from nothing and building something!

  • Some experience in Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Some experience in Treasury functions

  • You have experience working in Fintech and Payments

  • You have experience working in a tech startup

  • Experience with emerging markets


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