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Vice President (VP) Finance

full-time MODIFI GmbH Berlin
  • Right from the start, you take full ownership and responsibility as the leader of the Finance Team. You report directly into the CEO
  • Hands-on build and manage the Finance Team so that core processes (including monthly reporting) will be established quickly and run smoothly
  • As finance business partners you and your team make an impact across product development and strategy, governance, legal and compliance matters, capital raises, and more.
  • Partner with the product, business, legal, risk and engineering teams to build innovative products and effective risk decisioning
  • Prepare and monitor budgets and develop our business plan together with the Founders
  • Engage and manage our relationships with accountants, auditors and tax advisors
  • Coordinate with our VP Legal & Compliance our applications for regulatory licenses and maintain trustful relationships with regulatory bodies
  • You are willing to assume roles such as Anti-Money-Laundry Officer
  • Help recruit, develop and lead a world-class team within a performance- and people-driven culture
  • Be part of MODIFI’s Senior Management and shape the future of Digital Trade Finance
  • You are a senior finance professional with strong business sense and a high degree of integrity
  • More than 4 years of experience in financial planning, accounting or audit at an international accounting firm, a top management consulting firm, a financial institution or a (FinTech) start-up in Europe or the US. Background in financial services (factoring, trade finance) and having been an Approved Person with a financial regulator are major benefits
  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance or other relevant fields of study. MBA or CFA is a plus
  • You are a strong operator and communicator to effectively manage your team and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Passion for small and medium-sized businesses, international trade and development and how digital trade finance can create significant growth for such businesses
  • Proven ability to work with and influence cross-functional teams and departments
  • Critical thinking and strong decision-making abilities
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced and ever-changing dynamic environment
  • You are confident to work in English. Knowledge of German is a plus
  • More than a job! We are driven by our purpose to change Trade Finance for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and to foster international development
  • Building a truly global FinTech from scratch together with passionate and experienced founders who successfully built and sold one of Europe’s most successful FinTechs. Live those magical moments of starting something big of which people will talk about years later
  • Exciting challenges every day with lots of opportunity to learn and to develop both personally and professionally. Finally, you will make a difference
  • Exposure to latest technology in hot fields such as data science, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain
  • A vibrant work environment at Berlin’s coolest WeWork at Sony Center with views tourists pay for and with all the perks WeWork has to offer such as free coffee, water or beer, lectures and lots of networking with other start-up teams from all over the world
  • A strong culture revolving around our customers, growth, straight talking and taking responsibility to make things happen
published: July 27, 2018

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