Scale-up CFO/Global Finance Manager

Scale-up CFO/Global Finance Manager

Board of Innovation

Antwerp, Belgium

About the role

We don’t believe in forcing someone into a specific job function so consider the following responsibilities as a starting point:

Finance Management

  • be a proactive business partner to our CEO, regional Managing Directors and other budget owners, in setting budgets, working out scenarios and making strategic (investment) decisions along the year;
  • set and own the yearly global strategy and roadmap for Finance & Legal;
  • manage our annual budgeting process, and the half-yearly rebudgetting;
  • manage a seamless monthly closing process across all stakeholders and provide actionable insights to the business;
  • manage the financial and fiscal affairs for our multinational company (e.g. transfer pricing) and ensure compliance.

Project management

  • be an outstanding project manager, collaborator and communicator when embedding (new) financial systems and workflows into the business;
  • manage projects from A-to-Z such as setting up or closing a new legal entity, setting up a Project Accounting practice across the whole company, and/or setting up Cash Flow Management.

Finance operations

  • ensure smooth operational workflows related to finance such as Invoicing, Expense management, Cost authorization, etc; and maintain consistency and clarity across our different entities on those workflows;
  • continuously look for automation and digital tools taking our operational workflows to the next level (current tech stack running on Xero, ApprovalMax and BrightAnalytics);
  • manage our accounting across legal entities in Belgium, Netherlands, USA, and Singapore; together with 1 internal finance controller, 1 finance administrator, regional office/operations managers, and external accountant firms.

Legal & other support services

  • manage our legal work (mainly client contracts & negotiations; in collaboration with external legal counsel);
  • manage our Corporate Governance (e.g. Board of Directors meetings & reporting);
  • manage our insurances.

Requirements

  • 10+ years of relevant experience for this role (e.g. as head of finance, financial consultant, CFO, Sr. controller, Sr. accountant, finance manager, investment manager, ERP consultant, M&A advisor, financial analyst…);
  • Relevant academic background (e.g. Master in Business Administration, Applied Economics, Commercial Engineering,…);
  • You understand the dynamics of a professional services firm;
  • You bring international experience;
  • You are an outstanding (IT) project manager and communicator;
  • You have experience managing a team, as well as external partners (accounting firms, law firms…);
  • You can think strategically while also being hands-on enough to make change happen quickly in a scale-up environment.

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