Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Are you interested in working with the hottest wearable brands and leading performance analytics utilized by Manchester United, Chicago Bulls and top corporate teams alike? Would you like to contribute to the wellness of millions of people? Here’s your chance.

We are looking for an experienced, results-oriented CFO for an operative role. You would join our dynamic, international team and step into a lead role in shaping the company’s future. As our CFO, you would be responsible for overseeing our financial processes and supporting growth by making sure that we can turn our strategy into actions and our vehicles for growth and execution produce the desired financial performance.

We are seeking someone with a hands-on approach, with good analytical and communication skills and an ability to take different points of view into consideration. You should have experience from relevant positions and be willing to go beyond traditional roles of CFO to help the company to scale internationally.

The role would include:

  • Overseeing all financial processes in the group, including budgeting, controlling, reporting and forecasting including cash flow forecasts
  • Support CEO and business units in financial planning, business development and strategic initiatives
  • Participate in improvement of current operations and in design of business strategy that drives sustainable growth
  • Financial communications for all stakeholders
  • Support insights and development initiatives to improve our scalability and efficiency in different areas of operations
  • Supervise our financial team
  • Being an active member in group management team

We Expect:

  • Good understanding of financial accounting and management accounting, financial controls and experience with relevant administrative and accounting practices
  • Ability to drive the company’s financial planning and propose action plans to ensure that financial objectives and important KPIs are being reached
  • Approach that supports growth initiatives and finance/KPI based decision making
  • Experience in leading finance teams and an ability to supervise the financial partners in our operating countries, good skills in leading with numbers
  • Fluent communications in Finnish and English within financial team, across other teams and important stakeholders including the Board of Directors and shareholders
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and analytical, customer-oriented thinking, supporting value creation and growth
  • Ability to plan and lead but also ready to get your hands dirty and bring in concrete input when needed
  • Relevant education and proven experience from relevant positions in an international business environment
  • Understanding of financial practices in technology and/or software business environment
  • Passion for health and sports

We offer:

  • Position of influence in a world leading physiological analytics company that makes a real difference to people’s lives
  • Chance to develop future paths and work with industry leading products and technology used by elite athletes, wellness professionals, corporates and millions of consumers worldwide
  • Dynamic, world leading team, with great partners and an inspiring work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits and flexible working conditions
  • As a company promoting health and wellness, we take pride in caring for our employees

The position is preferably based in our Jyväskylä HQ or in our secondary office in Espoo. The ability to travel is expected inside and outside of Finland. You will report directly to the CEO and work as part of the management team.

Show us what you have to offer and provide your open application, CV and salary expectation using the form below by January 27, 2019. If you have any questions, please send them to recruiting@firstbeat.com with subject: “CFO Position”

Applying starts: 2019-01-07 15:20Applying ends:2019-01-27 23:59
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