Head of Finance (m/f/d)

General Description
You will join our successful journey in disrupting the luggage and tech market. Support our financial planning in close sparring with our C-Level management and take our Finance department to the next level.

Your Role

  • Play a key role in shaping the organisation in terms of strategy, processes, company development and risk management
  • Lead and further professionalise our Finance department to prepare for further growth and internationalisation
  • Create and drive the internal controlling and budget structures, incl. planning, monitoring and executing the annual and monthly budget process
  • Be responsible for credit control, cash management, accounting processes and the creation of month-end and year-end reports according to HGB (and going forward, also according to other reporting standards in the context of internationalisation)
  • Constantly monitor and optimise financial measures like Working Capital or Cash-Flow
  • Prepare and improve our forecasting processes (e.g., cash, financials, stocks)
  • Create and improve our monthly reporting for management and investors
  • Support the C-Level in implementing and monitoring OKR (Objectives and Key Results) together with relevant internal stakeholders like BI
  • Directly report to the management (COO)

Your Skills & Experience

  • You have 5-7 years of practical experience with management responsibility in a similar position, preferably startup, e-commerce, venture capital and/or investment banking
  • You have strong analytical, problem-solving and strategic skills and a hands-on attitude
  • You are goal-driven and have deep experience working with KPIs
  • You have strong leadership skills, creating positive energy and determination within teams
  • You are results-oriented and like to take the initiative
  • MSc in Management/Economics, Finance or Accounting; being among the top 10% of your year
  • Excellent German and English language skills

What we offer

  • Make a true impact on the business and shape the future of our fast-growing company on an international level
  • Offer to take responsibility from day one
  • Open-minded, dynamic and international team from over 25 countries
  • Competitive salary and other company benefits
  • Cold drinks, healthy snacks
  • Open collaborative company culture including strategy sessions and celebrations
  • Nicely located office on the bank of the river Spree

About us

Horizn Studios is a fast-paced digital travel venture based in Berlin. As Europe’s first vertical online-player in the luggage industry, Horizn has been growing fast thanks to our digital approach to creating the leading travel brand for the next generation. Horizn received special attention thanks to its groundbreaking innovations and global collaborations with opinion-leading partners such as BMW, Soho House, Airbnb and DJ Seth Troxler, among others. Horizn was founded by experienced entrepreneurs Stefan Holwe and Jan Roosen in 2015, with strong backing by international VCs and renowned private investors. Horizn Studios’ range of smart luggage, bags and travel accessories is distributed predominantly direct-to-consumer, online and through the brand’s own stores.

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