#shapeyourcareer

How do we plan to continue developing the most revolutionary foods of our time at foodspring? With your help! As functional food pioneers, our mission starts afresh with each new product. This approach requires great ideas. Pure passion. The best minds in their respective fields. Want to contribute to a dynamic company culture? Want to help change the lifestyle of an entire generation? Then you're in the right place!

 

Overall Brief

foodspring seeks to strengthen its executive management team in our Berlin headquarters with a new position reporting to the CEO. As CFO you are responsible for the organisation's financial strategy and business processes. You support the CEO by providing relevant data, clarifying specific business issues, and evaluating corporate decision-making processes.

 

 Your Role

  • You are responsible for the leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team, coaching and developing direct reports and building a high performance and scalable finance infrastructure

  • You provide strategic recommendations to the CEO and members of the executive management team in all aspects of finance, accounting and controlling

  • You drive foodspring’s financial planning for all business units including international subsidiaries

  • You are in charge of monitoring cash flow and on a monthly and annual basis you prepare financial statements, ensuring they are fully compliant with all appropriate accounting standards and that corporate reporting requirements are met in a timely and high quality

  • You ensure appropriate financial controls and risk management processes are in place and followed

  • You provide insights to pressure test and support strategic priorities and operational delivery

  • You report directly to our parent company and main shareholder to align on financial processes and requirements

  • You evaluate overall company performance by analysing and interpreting data and key metrics

  • You establish and develop relations with senior management and external partners and stakeholders, e.g. auditors, banks, tax office, legal and other

  • Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business department (finance, marketing, operations, sales, HR and more)

  • Ensure that all of the company's financial practices are in line with statutory regulations and legislation

 

Your Profile 

  • You have an advanced degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field; an MBA or CPA is also highly desirable or equivalent qualification

  • You bring along several years of executive leadership experience in finance together with excellent mathematical, leadership, and management skills. And of course, integrity and honesty

  • Ideally you have 4+ years in an international financial auditing / accounting firm, preferably one of the big four. Some experience in a large corporation and handling multiple corporate shareholders is a plus

  • Excellent command of German HGB, knowledge of US GAAP is a plus

  • Experience with the management and integration of ERP systems (e.g. NetSuite) is also key

  • Thorough understanding of business principles and practices, data privacy standards and best accounting/finance practices and the execution thereof are among your strengths

  • You have the ability to think not only strategically but also operationally and are not afraid of being hands-on overseeing the operational day-to-day running of the business alongside driving the business forward

  • You have perspective and looks toward the broadest view of an issue/challenge and can discuss multiple aspects of issues and project them into the future.

  • You are willing to surface challenges and be an individual champion for an idea in service of the business and vision

  • You are skilled at working across an organization through formal and informal channels and with different types of stakeholders

 

Your Opportunity

  • A high degree of freedom for you to develop your own knowledge and playing a central role of shaping the future of foodspring

  • You will benefit from a professional and highly motivated team – create value and have an impact to our great product and attractive consumer brand operating in a global environment

  • You will experience what it is to achieve ambitious goals and to celebrate those achievements as part of a team

  • Attractive financial package and professional development opportunities

  • Free Gym, Health Food, Fitness Events & Product Vouchers

 

Make an impact and Apply now! 

If you have any questions, please email the team at jobs@foodspring.com. For more information about us as an employer have a look at our career page: https://www.foodspring.de/en/jobs. 

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