Commercial Financial Controller
MaaS Global Oy
MaaS Global (www.maas.global) is a Finnish company that has invented an open, mobility-as-a-service ecosystem supported with a proprietary digital platform for enabling anyone to travel anywhere via any method using one easy-to-use mobile app (i.e., a democratized, ethical and integrated transportation service). The Company is backed by Toyota among others and is the world's first mobility operator designed to support every travel need, ubiquitously. MaaS Global has evolved from its R&D stage to its proof-of-concept technologically and is now entering into markets with its first branded offering, called "Whim". Whim is an award-winning mobile app that integrates route maps, transportation service providers (public and private) and one’s calendar, so that an individual can manage his/her transportation on any device, simply and easily. In Europe, Whim has been launched in Finland, UK, Belgium, and launches are being planned in multiple European cities during 2019. Transportation service providers in several other cities in Europe, North America and Asia are showing interest.
Maas Global is now strengthening their team and looking for a business savvy Commercial Financial Controller.
This Commercial Financial Controller is in a key role supporting the CFO and assisting with commercial decision making.
You have the support of a small, capable team in Helsinki and will also manage the relationship with the (local) outsourced accounting provider. This role will have ownership of the financial and management reporting. You will develop management reporting systems and provide full financial support to operations. You will also play an important role in the development of company finance policy and strategy. You will be the CFO’s right hand and assist with number of commercial projects from the finance perspective.
To be successful in this position, you must be technically proficient (IFRS) and have wealth of experience working in the field of finance and accounting. Understanding Finnish legislation, culture and how different government agencies work, is vital in this position. Experience or keen interest in fast growth IT or Tech businesses will be highly sought after as there will be a cultural alignment that will be very familiar to you. Experience of opening international entities or working with global subsidiaries is also preferable. Financial control, stakeholder management and commercial decision making - getting your hands dirty are all aspects of your job that you enjoy. But the key factor for success is attitude – this is an ‘all hands on deck’ environment where the business is running towards growth, so your input will be vital in supporting that success.
If you are you the person we are looking for, please submit your application and CV on-line through our recruitment partner Barona, no later than the 21st of April 2019. For more information about the position, please contact our recruitment partner Sari McEvoy 050 468 8382.
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