CFO / Chief Financial Officer (f/m/d) – Berlin


CFO / Chief Financial Officer (f/m/d) – Berlin
  • Ort:Berlin
  • Ansprechpartner:Christian Richter

The highly successful InsurTech wefox was founded in Switzerland in November 2014. It successfully operates across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. wefox is customer centric and utilises an ecosystem of key brokers and insurance companies to meet customer needs of trust and simplification. By combining the most advanced technology with traditional insurance consulting know-how, wefox has already managed to acquire more than 250,000 customers. We are now in phase two of our growth and need to continue to increase scale and improve scalability as we enter additional markets.

* Collaborate closely with CEO and Management Team and support management decisions based on quantitative analyses that impact the strategic direction of the company
* Manage and improve closing and consolidation of monthly and annual local accounts of six legal entities in collaboration with internal and external accountants
* Conduct monthly P&L and cost center reporting and run variance analyses
* Develop reliable and action-oriented KPI & management reporting
* Standardize and automate systems and processes in the areas of accounting, planning, budgeting and reporting
* Manage, develop and professionalize the Finance department to support geographical expansion within the EU
* Develop and implement standardized accounting policies across all entities
* Optimize the group structure, i.e. with regards to intercompany charges
* Manage yearly budgeting process and analyze budget deviations
* Manage yearly audit process carried out by a Big 4 company

Qualifications & Skills
* Several years of experience as a CFO or in a similar position
* Proficient handling of all CFO responsibilities, especially accounting, planning and reporting
* Extended knowledge of the insurance industry and, preferably, of digital and B2B business models
* Ability to develop the company from a strategic point-of-view while having a hands-on approach at the same time
* Strong communication skills and ability to engage with non-finance senior stakeholders with confidence
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage several projects simultaneously
* Interest in implementing new or optimizing existing processes
* Fluent in German and English
* Salesforce experience is a plus
* Degree in business or financial sciences

What we offer
We are a diverse team and we are happy to see all applicants regardless of their origin, sexual orientation, confession, age or physical limitation.

* A multi-disciplinary role with opportunity to manage your own path to success
* Full responsibility for your role – from day one
* Outstanding chances to develop your own ideas – and make them work
* An excellent onboarding-program – to ease your start at wefox
* We support your professional development initiatives
* An employer promoted company pension scheme
* Several company benefits – grants for public transport tickets, training and coaching
* A stack of the most modern technologies and working gadgets
* A cosy office with modern amenities in the heart of Berlin
* An open-minded and passionate team spirit devoted to innovation
* We are an open company – check out our Kununu and Glassdoor ratings

We are looking forward to receiving your application digitally. Please include a cover letter, CV, and any relevant certificates (ideally as one PDF file) as well as salary expectations and your availability.


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