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Head of Finance, EMEA
Amsterdam, Netherlands   •   Finance

What you'll do

  • Strategic business partner to our Head of EMEA, and General Management community
  • Financial management of the business: responsible for performing all financial tasks and oversight necessary to support our mission and growth trajectories
  • Participate as a member of the regional management team to ensure sound, data-driven decisions
  • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the region including profit and loss reports, and monitoring of regional and cash flow budgets
  • Manage and oversee various relationships with HQ, including financial partners, including Financial Planning & Analysis, Strategy & Planning, Accounting, Financial Operations, and Financial Applications
  • Participate in developing new products and markets by assisting in identifying new opportunities and managing all aspects of financial assessment including ROI, IRR, and cash flow analysis
  • Help designate and drive prioritization of the region's major initiatives, driving them from start to finish
  • Business partnering - work together with company leaders to develop financial forecasts and operational goals, apply business judgment and financial insights to assist with decision-making
  • Region and City P&L planning - you will be primary point of contact for all things finance for the region cities (including forecasting, goal setting, modelling support)
  • Help us scale efficiently - we'll always move fast, but evolving our planning processes and ensuring finance best practices spread through the organization
  • Help drive requirements and implementation for financial planning and business intelligence systems - (Hyperion, Adaptive, etc.)

What you'll need

  • BS/BA in a quantitative field with excellent academic record
  • Significant functional expertise, and credible leadership experience, playing both operational and strategic roles in the finance arena. Investment banking or private equity experience a plus
  • Deep background and experience in A/R, A/P, Accounting, FP&A, Tax and Procurement
  • People leadership experience - hiring, mentoring, building, and developing a team
  • Ability to own and complete multiple projects simultaneously with a sense of urgency
  • Think strategically and then execute - the models we're creating aid in decision making and strategy - we operationalize our insights
  • Top-notch communication and people skills - numbers are key, but a business is built with people and relationships. Relationship building, interpersonal skills and excellent communication are assets in our fast-moving environment
  • Team player - this is a highly collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Self-starter - You will take initiative, be proactive, set and drive toward goals
  • Systems - working knowledge of enterprise-level financial planning systems
Founded in 2014, Ofo is the world’s first “non-docking” bicycle-sharing platform, operated via an online mobile app. Combining the idea of the sharing economy and smart appliances, Ofo enables users to hire a bicycle anytime and anywhere. It is a revolutionary and game-changing start-up providing a convenient and on-demand bike hire service, promoting a green and healthy way to commute, helping to solve the first / final mile(s) problem.

Since it was established 2014, Ofo has become the world’s largest bicycle-sharing platform with the fastest growth of new users. It has more than 200+ million registered users, raised over $1.3 billion USD from venture capital funds to become the biggest bike sharing company globally. We operate in over 200+ cities, and provide in excess of 30+ million bike rides per day in China alone. We're looking for great people for our international expansion, where we plan to multiple countries in EMEA.