CFO (f/m/div) in Berlin or Hamburg

  • Finance & Legal
  • Berlin, Germany

CFO (f/m/div) in Berlin or Hamburg

Job description

Join us to Unlock Consumer Financial Potential with one Click!

finreach solutions is a SaaS API platform enabling our partners to build impactful financial products, across Europe. Together with the fintech innovation challengers and leaders, finreach solutions develops B2B2C plug-n-play solutions and our microservices architecture enables our business clients to have best-in-class interfaces and reduced back-end complexity. In March 2019, finreach solutions and figo decided to join forces; our two great locations (Hamburg and Berlin) and a team of 90 employees form the leading European Software-as-a-Service API platform for financial products. We combine experience, passion and commitment, bring all players in the financial world together at eye level, and drive the digitalisation and transformation of the financial industry.

About the role:

As a member of the Executive Management team, you will have day-to-day responsibilities for planning, implementing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. You will direct and oversee areas and initiatives related to finance (incl. accounting, reporting, forecasting, treasury) and tax, strategic planning, merger and acquisition analysis incl. leading Due-to-Diligence process, execution and negotiations.

Additionally, you will oversee and drive themes like post-merger integration, development of structure & optimization of processes, negotiations of commercial deals and SLAs. - You can be based in Berlin or Hamburg.

What you'll achieve:

  • As CFO you’ll establish an entrepreneurial driven and SaaS-KPI based financial framework that enables finreach solutions to achieve its pan-European growth plans.

  • Providing financial models regarding the floor price and different pricing options for the SaaS

  • Create suitable financial business unit views over complex product platforms and for multiple countries

  • You will play an active role in future series-x finance rounds & pitches.

  • Additionally you will take care of aligning & negotiating with key clients.

  • You show strong leadership in the planning, development and continuous evaluation of short and long-term financial and operational objectives.

  • Development of data-driven recommendations to enhance the company’s overall performance, business opportunities and financial strategies and advise to Executive Management on the financial implications of business activities, potential mergers and acquisitions as well as post-merger-integration

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of the organization; provide a timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial results, investment and financing activities, trends and forecasts to all relevant stakeholders.

  • Ensure effective financial controls are in place and in compliance with applicable regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders to identify their needs.

  • Lead and develop a team on site.


What you'll need to be successful:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA and/or any other additional degree are highly desirable.

  • Solid experience on Financial Controlling and IFRS reporting standards.

  • 10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in accounting within a Big Four or any other professional services organization. Prior work in a fast scaling firm would help you succeed.

  • Your track record displays excellent problem solving and analysis skills as well as finance/accounting credibility and expertise.

  • Demonstrated superior personnel development and coaching ability.

  • You are very well-versed in stakeholder management on diverse levels; bring strong business acumen and impress through highly effective communication and negotiation skills.

  • Fluent in English; Fluency in German would set you apart from others.

  • Excellent project management skills round up your profile

  • To ensure that you can hit the ground running and help finreach solutions grow successfully, it’s a plus if your past career had equipped you with extensive knowledge in the following areas: M&A, fundraising and post-merger integrations

  • As finreach solutions is a SaaS business where the fast pace of a start-up is combined with the challenges and chances of a regulated environment, we are especially looking forward to people who have already experienced those surroundings.

What you’ll get from us:

Working with us means you will be challenged every day by our partners and your peers. You can be yourself, speak freely, be trusted and respected. You get to give and receive regular feedback, to improve yourself and others. We know that exceptional people don’t choose jobs based solely on benefits, but we do our best to make sure that you’re set up for success. In other words;

  • We'd love for you to join our international, solution-oriented team, where collaboration and transparency are our core values.

  • You can bring your fresh ideas to the company, and define the way you want to work. Our culture cares about you as an individual.

  • You can take advantage of joining a leadership team with tremendous industry expertise, that is dedicated to continuously improving both your personal growth and development and the organization, in a way that ensures long term success.

  • Our highly experienced People & Organization department with a long track record of hiring and supporting international employees, will be there to support you and your family; to make sure your experience relocating to Berlin is a great one :-)

Additional benefits and rewards can be found on our careers website.

Your application:

What have you done before? What are you interested in? What motivates you?  Please apply online with your LinkedIn profile (or CV if you prefer). For more information about finreach solutions as an employer, check out  If you have any questions, our finleap colleague Kathrin will be happy to answer.


To all recruitment agencies: finreach solutions does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to finreach solutions employees or to any other company location. finreach solutions is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with the company.