WHO's it with:

Flexport is experiencing massive growth with nearly 2000 Flexporters across 14 global offices. And we’re just getting started. This is an amazing opportunity to help scale the European business building Financial and operational support that will help fuel our exciting growth plans. This is a unique opportunity to join a team of like minded entrepreneurial Finance professionals that make up the Flexport financial powerhouse team. In a role where you will be empowered to make decisions and grow your career.

WHAT you’ll be doing:

Managing a small but expanding team here in Amsterdam you will be responsible for overseeing the people, processes and technology that enable Flexport to maintain controls over its AP and AR function. And will be a key partner for the finance, accounting, operations and procurement teams to streamline and scale.

This is a hands on role where no two days will be the same. You will be responsible for providing technical support to your team whilst at the same time running and continuously improving efficiency of local processes. This includes, but is not limited to, providing day-to-day support on both AR and AP matters, acting as point of escalation, streamlining communications, approving payments, working on various process improvements. You will be leading monthly AP and AR close processes and partner across the Finance & Accounting organization to ensure accurate accounting of incoming and outgoing payments.

WHAT you’ll need:

We are looking for a detail orientated Finance Operations Leader who has the ability to flex and pivot in style. Who’s “can do” approach to solving financial problems and improving processes has been key to their success. Having the ability to translate technical financial information, and streamline processes across teams and geographies. You will enjoy being in the detail, passionate about the nitty gritty but also have the ability to remove yourself from this when necessary to see the bigger picture.

Having a track record working in a multifaceted global environment would be super helpful but more so will be your ability to communicate cross functionally and take ownership. Working in this ever changing and rapidly evolving environment it is important that you can take ownership and drive ideas and process forward even when you don't necessarily have control of the driving seat.

WHY YOU’ll want it: 

This is a truly amazing opportunity to really “own” and be part of something. To come into a small team and drive its expansion, implementing best practices and having a real impact on financial operations globally. If you are passionate about numbers, enjoy working in a fast paced environment and are excited by change then this could be the role. 

Ready to take your career to the next level, then apply now and learn more about the amazing career path that Flexport can give you!

About Flexport:

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

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