Amsterdam,
25
September
2019
|
12:51 PM
Europe/Amsterdam

Wanted: Finance & Operations Manager

Summary

Are you the financial professional who can push us to the next level? As we are preparing for faster growth, it is crucial for us to expand our team with someone who further strengthens our foundation. Someone who can not only dive deep into our data and create reports, but also pro-actively shape new processes and systems (and a lot more). If you have an entrepreneurial mindset, please read on.

PressPage develops the most innovative SaaS platform for Public Relations (PR). Our high-end newsroom offering is our flagship product and is being used by well-known brands like KLM, Audi, Porsche, Logitech, Michelin, Ahold and many more. We empower their PR by providing the tools to create and distribute content and analyze the results.

In the last couple of years, we have taken a leading role our segment of the PR industry. Our strong position in the USA and Europe shows the international value of our platform. With this growth, more focus on (financial) data is becoming more crucial every day and we need to step up our efforts. That's why we are looking for a finance professional with an interest in operations, who can get us to the next level.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly organised and proactive person who can handle a startup environment and is not afraid to speak up. 

Responsibilities will include, but will definitely not be limited to:

  • Financial planning and budget management: creating annual and three-year budget framework, maintaining and updating forecast through year against budget; Monitoring and analyzing monthly operating results against budget.

  • Leading and providing continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets.

  • Providing leadership with recommendations and guidance on the financial impact of various products and initiatives.

  • Work with marketing & sales on resource allocation so target customers are successfully acquired, non-target customers minimized.

  • Responsible for delivery of suitable financial information and reporting (monthly, quarterly, annually) to management and investors.

  • Responsible for monitoring of the companies’ financial position.

  • Mapping and tracking projected operational metrics and fundraising expectations.

  • Creating framework to measure and monitor performance against operational metrics that support strategy.

  • Work with management to evaluate the revenue, profit and value creation potential of product conversion and new product introduction;

  • Creating underlying framework to gain deeper insight into customer lifetime and value.

  • Accountable for identifying and quantifying operational metrics and financial goals.

  • Ensuring that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance for financial and tax reporting.

  • Understanding of all necessary tax filings for the different entities (Inc / BV / Ltd) so that minimal outside tax engagement is necessary.

Required qualifications

  • Bsc-/Msc degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related / equivalent.

  • 3+ years of relevant experience.

  • Proven knowledge and experience of financial processes, preferrably in SaaS.

  • You have proven knowledge and experience with ERP and reporting systems.

  • You have excellent knowledge of Dutch and English both written and spoken.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Proactive thinking and acting.

  • A good command of both the Dutch and English language (verbal and in writing) is a must. Please note that interviews will be conducted in English.

  • At least a moderate interest in content marketing, social media channels and online PR.

What do we offer

  • A great working environment in a dynamic, international and evolving startup
  • Competitive salary

  • MacBook Air

  • Good secondary benefits, including a pension plan

  • 30 days of paid time off

  • Daily lunch served & ping pong challenges
  • Weekly company wide team update & drinks

  • A team of amazing people

Culture

We have an open mindset and challenge ourselves to constantly change for the better. We are in the transition from startup to scale-up and are putting more structure and processes in place to get to the next level. Currently we have around 20 people working at PressPage and we are obviously looking for new teammates! Our HQ is based in Amsterdam and we have an office in Chicago.

Apply now!

If you’re interested in this position, and you think you’re up for the task, we would love to hear from you. Feel free to send your motivation and CV in English to Sébastien Willems. Additionally, do contact us if you have any further questions.

 

No headhunting propositions please.