Hello retail is searching for a

Chief Financial Officer

We want you

Introduction

Would you like to grab the financial responsibility of a highly successful SaaS company and enter into a team of 70 super dedicated people, working hard to realize and fulfill the potential of a truly unique product?

Are you keen to center yourself in the strategic role as one of the cornerstones in a metric and unit economic-driven company, to scale the organization 10-fold?

And do you want to join an exciting journey of global expansion being the anchor of structure and stability, transparency and execution – in a company that has proven high growth rates of up to 70%? 

Then you might be the person we are looking for…

About Hello Retail

Placed in the Center of Copenhagen, in a highly dynamic environment, we are serving the eCommerce market with state-of-the-art products and services to provide the high converting customer journey. Hello Retail is serving more than 2.000 eCommerce businesses and the numbers are growing every day. We are an international company with +10 different nationalities, having our ways and daily doing in the open office environment.

About the job

As we continue to grow and build even stronger strategic positions, we are looking for a Company CFO to take responsibility for a small team of super-dedicated employees. We believe in automation and process optimization to build an ever-scaling financial engine. However, you will be expected to take the lead and engagement in all financial aspects, but first and foremost in leading the team and the daily doing of the finance departments areas of responsibility, which include reporting and participation in management meetings, strategic governance, and participation, as well as, overseeing legal matters.

You will report directly to the CEO and you will have an instrumental impact on the development of the business and be an important part of taking us to the next level.

As CFO, we expect you to show exceptional leadership by enhancing the team spirit and contributing to the well-being of everybody in the company and taking responsibility for the following tasks:

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the Finance department
  • Produce transparency and insight with financial and performance reporting monthly, quarterly, and annually, to all stakeholders
  • Overseeing and taking part in the company’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing
  • Participation in the strategic management group and overseeing high-level decisions about policy and strategy
  • Plan, implement, and manage investment strategies
  • Assuring legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitoring compliance with laws and regulations
  • Identifying and addressing financial risks and opportunities for the company
  • Map out and optimize internal processes and workflows

The ideal candidate

You have well-developed skills in management, accounting, and finance, and if you know nothing about the eCommerce industry – do not worry we have you covered. We have a well-tailored ramp-up program for you and we will get you to the needed level of eCommerce expertise – all we need is for you to be open-minded, a fast learner, and willing to build a strong set of skills in understanding the mix of metrics in eCommerce and SaaS.

Besides that, we need you to have a proven traditional toolbox that includes financial tools combined with a good business understanding, and a positive and communicative personality. Furthermore, we expect you to have experience managing small teams and have the following qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience managing a financial team, you have preferably earned your stripes from being in the financial controller role yourself
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of building up P&L and structure for unit economics
  • Strong experience with investor relations, understanding and articulating business cases
  • Highly experienced Excel User
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, while Danish is an advantage
  • You take great responsibility for your tasks and have a problem-solving mindset

 

You will experience fantastic working conditions, a flat company structure, and a workplace that take work-life balance seriously. We care about our employees and offer a competitive salary package, catering from Madklubben, and a wide range of social arrangements.

Altogether we are a dynamic, energetic, and creative workplace that encourages an open, informal tone and strong unity.

We will review applications on an ongoing basis, so if this sounds like an opportunity you want to pursue, please hop to the bottom of the page and apply as soon as possible.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive training in our systems and best practice.
  • Great incentive to do your best.
  • A workplace where we celebrate the team spirit.
  • A workplace where we jointly ensure that every day is as good as possible.
  • A workplace where we celebrate our results.

Perks & Benefits

Catered diverse lunch with your colleagues, every day from one of the best kitchens in Copenhagen

Skill development program: We want to take you from good to great

Are you a true Tech Savvy? Macbook, trackpad, you name it, we get you covered.

Located near public transit: Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace

Social gatherings and games: Hangout with your colleagues

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Free soft drinks and treats / fruits: Peckish after lunch? We got your back

Free beer on Fridays: Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together

Free coffee / tea: Get your caffeine fix for free

Pet friendly. Dogs, turtles or goldfish are welcome in the office as long as they want to cuddle every now and then.

about us

Hello Retail was formed in 2013 and thousands of web shops in the Nordics, Benelux adn US have chosen our Personalization engine. We are a fully managed SaaS solution which means that we are not just a platform. We take care of our customers from A-Z making sure that they get the most out of working with us. 

The product is based on a solid experience of Customer service, ecommerce CRO and Big Data / AI / Machine Learning – call it whatever you like – we like to name it intelligence :-). A product built from the ground up, now serving thousands of successful ecommerce businesses in several markets.

Today, we are almost 70+ people based in Copenhagen with different nationalities which gives a great, international atmosphere with room for all types of people. We are relaxed but ambitious, we are having fun but know when to work, we cooperate but are fully aware of the value of being self-driven and motivated.

If you do not know Copenhagen already, the capital of Denmark oozes of atmosphere, lots of shopping, restaurants and cafées, and cool hangout places. You can cross Copenhagen by bike or electrical scooters in no time to go for street food, maybe even kayaking in the canals, or ice skating in the winter time. Copenhagen and Denmark is world famous for the world’s happiest habitants and the crime rate is close to zero. 

Our brand new office is only a 5 minute walk from the Copenhagen Central Station. If you live in Southern Sweden you can tag along our other employees living in Sweden going by train from Malmö to Copenhagen on a daily basis. We have made it as easy as it gets.

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Commitment to diversity and inclusion

At Hello Retail we are tall, short, dog lovers, cat lovers, American, Swedish, Danish, Dutch, Pakistani, Chinese, pineapple on pizza eaters, strictly no pineapple on pizza eaters, and so on.

Our diversity of thought drives our creativity and innovation and we aim to build a diverse and inclusive work environment. Hello Retail support equal opportunities for everyone and support the prohibition of discrimination. We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position.

Your future colleague?

Thank You

We will get back to you as soon as we have had a proper look at your application. While you are waiting for us to do our thing, feel free to explore Helloretail.com or our company LinkedIn Page.