CFO (f/m/x)

Berlin or remote /
Finance – Finance /
Full Time
/ Remote
As CFO you are a core part of the senior management team at Expertlead, ultimately responsible for driving the commercial success of the company. You will be solely responsible for all Finance topics, but you will also directly influence all strategic decision making at Expertlead.

Your Mission

    • Set the strategic direction of the company together with the senior management and contribute to it among others by setting up a business plan and budgets and by supporting the growth of the company by allocating funds most effectively to departments and use cases
    • Cash flow management: Set up a consolidated cash flow model and ensure the company’s liquidity at any time
    • Develop and execute on a M&A strategy to support the company's inorganic growth where it makes sense
    • Investor relations and management: Be responsible for reporting to our investors and budget alignment as well as reporting vs set budgets on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis
    • Evaluate the strategic rationale & need behind bringing additional investors on board - be it equity, debt, or mezzanine - and fully own the process of securing financing if it makes sense for the business
    • Accounting & Taxation: Take ownership for financial audits and statements, verify current financial processes and challenge the status quo, establish business readiness for IFRS and consolidation
    • Financial operations: Assess, improve, and automate the operations in the Finance department as well as cross-functional processes related to the Finance team and fully-automate any financial and other KPI tracking in collaboration with our COO
    • Lead a team of 4+ ambitious members in our Finance team, enabling their best performance and growth

Your Skill Set

    • Experience as CFO in a fast paced environment
    • Demonstrable leadership skills in finance, ideally in an exponentially growing company 
    • Proven track record with financing rounds (equity/debt/mezzanine) as well as M&A
    • A hands-on mentality as well as a strategic mindset
    • Knowledge of the German GAAP
    • Business fluent English skills, German is a big plus

Work from anywhere: We believe in a “hybrid office”, granting you full flexibility to work from any country in the world or from our brand new office in Berlin Tiergarten/Schöneberg. Our top floor office is right in the city center and comes with a beautiful balcony for some after-work beers.

Learn and develop: Full onboarding plan and a dedicated mentor on your side. Full ownership & responsibility from day one and regular feedback sessions and career development support to further build on your strengths, complemented by a wide range of internal learning and development programs and a personal development budget.

Have fun: We are a group of very ambitious, and equally down-to-earth people. Teamwork and celebrating success is key to us. We get together for regular team events - on- and offline, to stay connected.

Be who you are: It’s not about gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, colour, disability, or place of origin. We live diversity and cherish our multinational team. At expertlead we consider ourselves as equals and create a space everybody feels comfortable and happy to work in.

Become a part of constant growth: While following our mission to revolutionize the tech recruiting industry, we are proud to be recognized as a Growth Champion in 2023 (being one of 500 of the fastest-growing companies in Germany) as well as a Top Start-Up Employer in 2022 and Employer of the Future 2023. Those three awards are only one sign of our dedication and passion to become better every single day, for our clients and our employees.  

We live and breath our values: Our values #aimhigher, #teamup, #trustme and #beyourself represent how we define our DNA at Expertlead. We’re striving towards using them as a basis to our every day work and are excited to welcome everyone who’s sharing our values. 

And yes, we have the obligatory foosball table, a Playstation and a fridge that is always full — at least until Friday afternoon ;).

P.S.: Our communication style is pretty much based on memes - so feel free to bring in your repertoire ;).


We are Expertlead, a Berlin-based HR Tech company that revolutionizes IT recruitment by helping companies to find, assess, and hire the right tech experts. We build technology to automate each step in tech recruitment and provide clients with access to great tech experts. Our platform and community of vetted tech talents allow us to scale remote technical interviews that are conducted by experts from all over the globe. These interviews allow our clients to understand the technical fit of any candidate to their open freelance or permanent position.

We are proud that leading multinationals like Delivery Hero, Telekom, and Daimler as well as tech companies like Klarna, Check24, and Spotify trust our services. With the Volkswagen Group we are partnering through a joint venture called Futurepath, helping them find, assess, and hire thousands of tech talents. 
Are you ready to redefine the future of tech recruitment with us? We can’t wait to hear from you!