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VP Strategic Finance

Qonto

Qonto

Accounting & Finance
Paris, France
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023
Our mission? Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that's combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.
Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 450,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,400+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!
Our values:
Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do
Ownership | Own your part, get things done
Teamwork | Make (team)work easy
Mastery | Continuously raise the bar
Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people
Our beliefs: At Qonto, we're committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.
As our VP of Strategic Finance, you will report directly to Anita, our CFO, and take the lead in driving our growth trajectory by providing strategic financial insights. You will work directly with the executive team, influencing decision-making that will shape the future of our business.
👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As a VP of Strategic Finance at Qonto, you will:
• Lead a team of 14 great talents to deliver strategic financial insights
• Work closely with all business functions to align financial objectives with business goals
• Drive accountability across the business, ensuring all units understand their financial responsibilities
• Provide high-level financial analysis that influences strategic decision-making
• Regularly communicate with our board and investors
🤔 What you can expect:
• A high-growth environment with the opportunity to shape our financial strategy
• A strong executive team that values your insights and input
• High exposure to our board and investors
• The opportunity to develop your team and processes from scratch
• Travel to our Paris office (if based in Italy, Spain, or Germany)
🤝 About your future manager:
Her path: Anita, our accomplished CFO, boasts a rich history in global finance and technology sectors, excelling in strategic leadership and growth. She's a seasoned expert with a history of senior leadership and C-level roles and will be there to help you succeed at Qonto.
What she will offer you: Anita's fintech and financial experience brings a wealth of knowledge to guide your growth and team development. Her expertise fosters a results-driven environment, empowering your journey at Qonto.
🏅 About You:
You're an experienced leader: You have a track record of leading finance teams in high-growth, SaaS businesses. You know how to inspire and manage a team, driving accountability and performance.
You're a strategic thinker: You have great business acumen, and you have a proven ability to translate financial insights into strategic business decisions. You understand the SaaS business model in-depth and know how to leverage financial strategies for business growth.
You're a communicator: You can explain complex financial information in simple terms and can effectively communicate with both financial and non-financial stakeholders. You are comfortable in building trust-based relationships.
You're creative yet structured: You have a knack for thinking outside the box to solve complex business problems. At the same time, you appreciate the value of structured, systematic thinking. You excel at balancing these two aspects in your role.
You're ambitious and growth-minded: You're not just looking for a job; you're looking for a place where you can make a real impact. You're excited by our ambitious growth plans and are eager to play a key role in achieving them. You're ready to co-create solutions with the business and lead our strategic finance function.
At Qonto we understand that true diversity isn't just about ticking boxes on a hiring checklist. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick! Who knows? You may have the missing piece of the puzzle we've been searching for all along.
🎁 Perks
A tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.
- Offices in every country to welcome you anytime you want (France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Serbia);
- Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for;
- Competitive salary package;
- A meal voucher;
- Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);
- A great health insurance (depending on the country);
- Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;
- A progressive disability, and parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners;
- Monthly team events.
💪 Our hiring process:
- Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers
- A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like
We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.
On average, our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 🤞
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