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General Counsel, EMEA – FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

General Counsel, EMEA – FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

 

Location: London, Luxembourg or Amsterdam

 

Introduction:

 

Our client is an innovative FinTech company – part of a global company providing financial services for eCommerce.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Corporate Legal Counsel to become the General Counsel EMEA for the New FinTech operation and Associate General Counsel for the entire Group.

 

Candidate Profile:

 

10 Years experience as a corporate legal counsel

Experience of working in eCommerce / online payments / FinTech

Entrepreneurial spirit

Very business driven

Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Career driven

 

If you are interested to find out more, please apply with an English version of your CV

Managing Director – New FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

Managing Director – New FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

 

Location: Amsterdam

 

Introduction:

 

Our client is an innovative FinTech company – part of a global company providing financial services for eCommerce.

 

Job Description:

  • Responsible for go-to-market strategy, expansion plans, tracking and directing operational activities (OKR’); P&L responsibility in the region including subsidiaries based in France, Italy, Spain, Poland and Belgium
  • Implement and manage Risk programs and scalable framework to include: “Know your customer” (KYC), Credit Decisioning, Regulatory change monitoring and ongoing operational risk assessments at a regional and country level
  • Collaborate with Legal to maintain an inventory of legal obligations and statutory requirements
  • Provide direct oversight of subsidiaries and partner relationships in multiple jurisdictions across Europe in providing for facilitating Fiscal Representation or Tax Advisory services
  • Design and execute on reporting to measure success and performance against compliance initiatives including KYC, AML, Fraud detection, etc
  • Partner closely with LOB business executives (EMEA MD, Business Development/Sales, Global Returns Service, Product Management, Engineering and Operations) in enabling growth/sales, creating technology enabled solutions for efficiency and improved customer experience, and ensuring overall compliance
  • Drive the future road-map of software (SAAS) and services (BPO or managed services) relating to Fiscal Representation and Tax Advisory for the region
  • Develop a strong understanding of Avalara technologies, and internal systems, and take a tech first approach (automation) to solving internal operation’s needs
  • Team Building/Coaching: Recruit and develop best-in-class team members to nurture and retain the company’s future leaders. Create collaborative and focused teams, and mentor team members to boost engagement as well as personal and career development.

 

Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of working in Fintech business (Payment processing, Money Movement, online banking, etc.) in a leadership role
  • Lead and execute on business objectives, rather than follow the competition
  • Subject matter expert with a strong background in market definition with deep expertise across strategy, product, pricing, marketing and technology
  • Strong commercial acumen maintaining a keen focus on revenues, growth and profitability, combining strategic and analytical capabilities with a results-focused approach
  • Demonstrated success building a risk-based business (both strategy and execution)
  • Experience with building, developing and growing channel life cycles
  • Strong executive presence and relationship management skills
  • Creates a sense of purpose for the future; vividly describes their vision and provides direction for how to get there
  • Drive clarity and inspiration in direction and goals
  • Foster a learning culture; motivates others to challenge themselves and take ownership; provides safety for trial and error
  • Technical and Financial Savvy
  • Experience with analytics, data, databases, predictive modeling, or business intelligence preferred
  • Business degree, with professional qualifications preferred (Chartered Accountant, Tax Advisory)

 

FinTec Systems Accountant – Product Expert, Amsterdam

FinTech Systems Accountant – Product Expert, Amsterdam

 

Our client is one the fastest growing and multi-award winning international FinTech companies and a true market leader in their field!

 

As an accounting product expert you will get to know the software platform inside out. You are the link between the business requirements (our clients), the solution (our application) and the product development team.

 

It is your responsibility to analyze and specify the requirements of the business in general as well as client questions, and communicate them as useable information and solutions to your co-workers. You manage feature requests. You will collect, analyze, choose and decide if a new functionality will be developed and make sure the result meets the eye.

 

Your responsibilities

 

  • Using knowledge of the DK market to understand our customers needs, interpreting feedback to build and improve our out-the-box package including: working papers, reports, text documents.
  • Ensuring consistency across the UI in each of the DK templates and that template development principles are adhered to.
  • Doing research/analysis for, and creating specification of new modules for the DK software
  • Determining integrations useful for the DK market
  • Determining and maintaining strategic partners for the DK market from accounting knowledge providers
  • Working closely with Product Development team and Project Managers to ensure appropriate prioritisation of work each sprint.
  • Analyze and specify the requirements of the business in general as well as client questions
  • Communicate requirements as useable information and solutions to co-workers (PM’s, Product owners, product developers, etc)
  • Manage feature requests
  • Collect, analyze, choose and decide if a new functionality will be developed and make sure the result meets the eye.
  • Accepting new template features and updates.
  • Coordinating different tests and reviews guaranteeing the quality of new releases.
  • Work closely together with Project Managers, Product owners, (Product) Developers, Clients, Third party developers.
  • Take ownership of the application and its progress and you are the go-to person for its content.

In a nutshell: you take ownership of the application and its progress and you are the go-to person for its content.

 

Are you our next Product Expert?

 

  • You have a background in accountancy with at least 5 years of experience on your track record and you want to use your knowledge and skills to enhance our Silverfin platform.
  • For this role a fluent knowledge of Dutch is required, our corporate language is English. 
  • You have a big interest in Tech.
  • As you are the link between different internal teams and stakeholders, you need to be a good communicator and be able to work with different kinds of people
  • Ability to take ownership is key as you become end responsible for the DK template set.
  • A strong analytical mindset and a great customer focus.
  • A driven mindset to get to know every detail of our software is a must.

What’s in it for you? 

 

In return for your dedication, we offer you a job that scores more than triple A!

  • A fast-paced, no-nonsense FinTech scale-up in an international scene.
  • An open culture.
  • A thriving work environment with lots of enthusiastic people joining forces cross-borders.
  • A competitive salary and secondary benefits.
  • A growing team in a growing company.

CEO, Head of e-Commerce, Fintech

Position: CEO, Head of e-Commerce, Fintech

  • e-Commerce Head of Sales and Business Development
  • Online Payments, Fintech, Webshop, Online Retailers
  • Fast Growing Pan- Euro Fintech / Payments Company

Introduction:

  • We are recruiting for a Sales and Business Development focused e-Commerce CEO
  • Our client is a fast growing and established Fintech company
  • This is a newly created role to Head up their e-Commerce operation, drive sales and business development and open new markets in new countries

Candidate Profile:

  • Very experienced e-Commerce professional
  • Fintech experience desired. Web-based / online experience essential
  • Ideally experience as a CEO
  • Strong Sales and Business development background
  • For more information, please apply with a copy of your CV

CEO, Head of Consumer Finance

Position: CEO, Head of Consumer Finance

  • Consumer Finance Head of Sales and Business Development
  • Online Payments, Fintech, Webshop
  • Fast Growing Pan- Euro Fintech / Payments Company

Introduction:

  • We are recruiting for a Sales and Business Development focused Consumer Finance CEO
  • Our client is a fast growing and established Fintech company
  • This is a newly created role to Head up their Consumer Finance operation, drive sale and business development and open new markets

Candidate Profile:

  • Very experienced Consumer Finance professional
  • Fintech experience desired. Web-based / online experience essential
  • Ideally experience as a CEO
  • Strong Sales and Business development background
  • For more information, please apply with a copy of your CV

Country Head – Fintech Consumer Finance Business

Introduction:

Our client is an established, leading and fast growing Pan-EU Fintech / Consumer Finance Group.

On their behalf we are recruiting for a new Country Head for their fast growing Fintech Consumer Finance Business.

Position:

– act as country head of Finland running the major source of revenue

– responsible for local sales and product reporting to group CSO and CEO- focus on identifying new brands and products- manages day to day operations

This is a high profile and senior position within the Group and offer excellent long term career opportunities.

Your Profile:

Senior Manager with experience of operations, Sales and Marketing

Extensive Copnsumer Finance banking and / or Fintech experience

Highly motivated

Business Development New Markets Manager – Business Lending / Global Fintech

Business Development New Markets Manager – Business Lending / Global Fintech

Introduction:

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager with Business Lending experience.You will be responsible for opening new markets for our client’s business lending operations.We are looking for highly dynamic, driven and ambitious individuals to join this fast growing forward thinking innovative company.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the new market expansion efforts of across multiple countries in the Europe and APAC regions
  • Conduct market research studies to determine the potential of new markets
  • Work with the legal department to assess the legal and regulatory environment of target countries
  • Identify local credit data providers and work with the Risk team to select the best mix of data to use for underwriting decisions
  • Convert local business needs into clear, executable IT requirements
  • Negotiate deals with local service providers
  • Drive new country launches forward on schedule while creatively overcoming the obstacles that inevitably come up
  • Identify local partnerships possibilities and help execute plans to develop those partnerships

Expected skills and Experience:Degree in Business Administration/Financial Management/Economics/Marketing

  • 4+ years of working experience in business lending area
  • Experience and proven track record on opening new countries/markets for business.
  • Strong understanding of business processes and how these intertwine with IT
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and entrepreneur mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed, motivated and take initiative
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills – Complex problem-solving skills
  • Strong personality with the ability to handle stress and various tasks at the same time
  • Good written, oral and reading communication skills with English – company’s working language is English
  • Ability to travel regularly

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in fintech or financial services
  • Experience creating IT requirements for business processes
  • Business analyst background is a plus
  • International cross-border business experience
  • Project management experience

Head of Business Support Operations & Business Intelligence – FinTech

Head of Business Support Operations & Business Intelligence – Fintech

Leading International Fintech

Description:

Our client is a leading international fintech company. Well established and fast growing into many new markets. They are looking for a Head of Business Support Operations & Business Intelligence to assist the Group CEO, Head of Sales and the management Board drive the business further forward, developing new products and making key business decisions.

In addition to the autonomous nature of the role, the successful incumbent will have ample opportunity for board level exposure and senior external stakeholder management, guaranteeing excellent career progression.

Job Function:

The Business Support Operations & BI Function supports the Business Lines with the necessary internal and external tools to perform their activity effectively.

This function is key to driving the business forward through effective work-flow and sales.

Having overall responsibility for the development and implementation of all tools for reporting and the retrieval of information for Sales & Marketing, CRM, SEM, and BI

In addition, the team is responsible for reporting and needs to streamline the whole data structure among all Group systems and tools.

This team will report to the Management on all the Organisation’s KPIs.

Candidate Profile:

  • Very strong Business Intelligence (BI) experience
  • Strong management skills
  • Highly motivated and innovative
  • Consumer finance experience (banking or Telco’s etc..)
  • Strong experience of interacting with Sales & Marketing

Senior Financial analyst – Fintech / Banking / Consumer Finance

Senior Financial analyst – Fintech / Banking / Consumer Finance

 

Introduction:

The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible to support the Luxembourg based Chief Financial Officer, in a variety of tasks from providing detailed analyses in order to support the Group Executive Management/Board of Directors located in Luxembourg, ad-hoc financial project management and general finance & accounting activities.

 

Job Description:

 

  • Review and analyse trends of expenses, revenues, and losses to identify opportunities to improve performance
  • Review the budget on a monthly basis to ensure the organization is meeting its financial objectives and ensure proper resolution of major variances to budget
  • Provide direction in determining the way financial information will be documented, maintained and reported
  • Manage/contribute to ad-hoc Group Executive Management/Board of Directors requests, due diligence processes
  • Provide guidance regarding to Group pricing strategy
  • Support the funding (equity and debt arrangements) and liquidity management process
  • Be the backup of CFO in his absence
  • Perform general accounting activities for company entities (Luxembourg) including reconciliation of accounts and accounting entries
  • Ensure the reliability of the financial reporting (internal and external reporting)
  • Prepare the accounts for company entities (Luxembourg) by applying all the valuations and accounting rules laid down by the relevant accounting laws and regulations
  • Function as the lead contact with the external auditors, facilitating the yearly audit process with a proactive approach
  • Manage statutory tax reporting for indirect and direct taxation
  • Ensure transfer pricing compliance for company entities (Luxembourg)
  • Conserve all accounting and supporting documents in accordance with the applicable legal provisions
  • Maintain efficient accounting and reporting systems and procedures for internal, external and regulatory reporting

 

Candidate Profile:

 

  • University Degree required (Master degree in finance/accounting preferred)
  • 5-10 years financial analysis experience in a banking environment
  • Strong problem solving skills, judgment and attention to detail
  • Must be comfortable interacting at senior level in a culturally diverse environment and have the ability to build effective relationships
  • Excellent presentation and highly developed skill of prioritization and timing
  • High energy and creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to work autonomously in a fast growth and changing environment
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, fluency in French is preferable. Any other EU language is an advantage
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, with strong computer literacy and data management/data analysis (SQL,…)
  • Need to be prepared to undertake some travel involved (20%)

What’s on offer?

 

  • Independent and challenging role in the rapidly growing international FinTech (Financial Technology) market
  • Friendly team of international professionals representing 13 different nationalities
  • A team sharing a strong sense of community and common purpose
  • Competitive salary, incentive package and benefits
  • International working and business environment

EMEA CMO, Head of Marketing, Digital, Fintech, Blockchain, BitCoin

EMEA CMO, Head of Marketing, Digital, Fintech, Blockchain, BitCoin

 

Introduction:

 

Our client is a leading Pan-European Fintech / BitCoin company.

 

The CMO will work directly with the Group CEO, CFO and Sales Director in order to coordinate planned, ongoing and developing marketing strategies aimed to see the company existing and new product lines through pre-launch, launch and establishment phases within the online investment and banking market.

This is a senior management strategic position. Key to the business ambitious global expansion plans.

 

Responsibilities

  • Working with the management team, the person will be responsible for the following:
  • Developing and preparing full budgeted and tested marketing strategy and campaigns;
  • Implementing and reporting on digital and traditional marketing campaigns;
  • Management, administration and development of weekly ongoing strategies and of the team;
  • Management of database administers and reporting on progress;
  • Preparing marketing and sales packs with agencies and management team for distribution;
  • Liaising and relationship building with creative, digital marketing, UX, PR agencies;
  • Managing continual development of content strategies, implementation and coordination of copy

 

Candidate Profile:

  • Web based online industry background essential
  • BitCoin and Fintech experience highly desirable
  • Many years experience as a senior marketing professional. CMO level preferred
  • Fintech experience desirable
  • Online payments experience desirable
  • Ability to show initiative and creativity;
  • Experience with PPC, SEO, Social Media, Web Design
  • Experience managing and reporting on budgets;
  • Experience running multi-channel marketing strategies

 

Preferred Skills

Fintech / Altfin / Crowdfunding / BitCoin / Blockchain

Front end development / blogging / graphic design / photography

Startup experience / knowledge

Other P2P forms experience / knowledge

Experience with a range of content management systems (CMS)