Head of Finance - Nice

Long term
Nice, France
Occasional remote authorized
6 yrs of exp.
Posted on 03-03-2022
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We are looking for a high-calibre Head of Finance to build our finance function and oversee our P&L, budgeting, financial planning and controlling activities on an international level. Reporting to our Managing Director, you will need to demonstrate the ability to drive initiatives and results in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for a sharp and experienced leader that can be hands on and steer our P&L.

Key missions & responsibilities

  • Own our P&L, Balance sheet and Cash flow; you will lead our business planning and budgeting cycles.
  • Build a very strong understanding of our business model to put together our financial and business dashboards and prepare for hypergrowth
  • Operate regular deep-dives to identify and action key opportunities to improve both our revenue and cost performance.
  • Steer and ensure operational excellence across our budget cycles, month ends, accounts payable and accounting processes
  • Manage the relationships with our investors, external partners across financial topics (e.g. bank, auditors and various administrations…)
  • High profile with minimum 6 years of experience in a finance related role / industry, in a fast-paced, high rigor or high intensity environment
  • Experience in a scale up is a plus, experience in Saas businesses a big plus
  • Highly driven with a strong academic background, top tier Business School or Engineering School
  • You are great with numbers, have excellent Excel skills and work in a highly logical way
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • A proactive problem-solver, with striking attention to detail and has a strong sense of ownership
  • Autonomous, organised, proactive and adaptable
  • Fluency in English and French - both written and spoken. You will be working with key stakeholders across geographies and nationalities.