CFO/VP of Finance

United Kingdom
Finance & Accounting – Management /
Full-Time /
Get to Know Us

iDeals is a global B2B SaaS product company recognized as the most highly rated and customer-centric in a secure business collaboration market. Trusted by more than 1,000,000 users from 175,000 companies globally, we are on a mission to create more prosperity in the world by accelerating high-stake business decisions. We achieve this by delivering extremely intuitive and robust software products that help people make impactful decisions with less stress, higher quality, and shorter hours:

iDeals Virtual Data Room: A web-based cloud platform used by companies in a wide range of industries to ensure secure confidential document sharing for online due diligence, fundraising transactions, corporate reporting, licensing, clinical trials, and other business goals.

iDeals Board: A cloud platform with web and mobile applications used by board members, CEOs, executives, and corporate secretaries, to streamline governance and improve high-stake decisions in a fast, secure, and compliant way.

The Role

We are looking for a UK-based VP of Finance (remote) to upgrade our financial and accounting processes, strengthen investor relations, and foster a financial planning culture across our group of companies operating in 30+ countries. Overseeing Accounting & Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax & Treasury teams, and closely collaborating with the IT, Business Process Automation, and ERP Engineering teams, you will report directly to the CEO and be part of the Executive Leadership Team. 

This role perfectly fits a seasoned finance leader seeking to make an impact by leading high-performing finance and accounting teams in a tech-driven organization at the scale-up stage. It is a distinctive opportunity to build an exceptional track record in a multinational hyper-growth environment with a strong focus on optimization and automation of operations. 

Navigating our extensive international operations, you will apply best market practices, ensuring alignment with our mission, vision, and strategy. You will drive impactful change alongside an executive team of diverse expertise across domains and geographies, exchanging a unique and enriching professional experience. 

What You Will Do

    • Drive optimization of finance, accounting, and neighboring processes
    • Own ERP and financial data systems, while leading automation and robotization of routine business processes
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with investors, auditors, banks, and key vendors, assist the CEO in fundraising activities
    • Enhance a planning culture through forecasting, budgeting, and extending the role of Finance & Accounting as a strategic business partner for other departments 
    • Plan corporate structure changes, implement a cost-efficient approach to resource use and liquidity/treasury management
    • Lead finance and accounting teams, planning resources for business scaling
    • Evolve the team structure by assessing  processes and areas of responsibility, and designing a system for team motivation and development 
    • Act as an executive representative of the team in developing strategic goals, and ensure finance and accounting teams' involvement in key business processes
    • Continuously assess financial risks and develop risk mitigation strategies 

What We Look For

    • 10+ years of experience in finance and accounting, including 4+ years in a managerial role within international business environments
    • Audit skills, including overseeing audits for a group of companies, negotiating in controversial situations, and applying practical knowledge of IFRS principles
    • Proficiency in budgeting, long-term planning, and financial modeling
    • Expertise in international taxation, covering transfer pricing and strategies, tax planning, M&A tax planning, tax controversy resolution, and tax compliance automation
    • Demonstrated success in process optimization, automation, and ERP implementation
    • Strong motivation to build highly efficient and scalable operations
    • Strategic thinking, strong decision-making, and effective interpersonal and influencing skills
    • Proficiency in English (C1+)

Nice To Have

    • Background in the technology or SaaS industry 
    • Familiarity with local tax laws and Local GAAP in key jurisdictions (UK, US, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Poland, Brazil, China, Australia)
    • Business acumen for efficient gathering and understanding of business requirements
Our Interview Process

We believe in competency-based interviews combined with work samples and we share clear expectations for each element. Our interview assignments simulate what it's like to work at iDeals and the type of tasks you'll tackle. Here are the stages of the interview process for this role:

• Intro with the Talent Acquisition Specialist (40 mins)
• Q&A call (optional) with the CEO (20 mins)
• Test task 1 assessing operational mastery
• Test task 2 evaluating strategic skills
• Competency-based interview with the Talent Acquisition Specialist (90 mins)
• Final interview with the CEO (60 mins)

What We Offer 

We highly value our people, so we will provide you with all the resources and support you need to succeed.

For your work
• Remote-first model with teams distributed globally 
• Home office set up budget 
• High-end laptop, monitor and any additional IT equipment needed
• Reimbursement of co-working space expenses

For your well-being
• Wellness budget for sports, yoga, mental, and other health-related activities
• Reimbursement of participation in sports competitions
• 25 business days of annual leave
• Unlimited health-related time off

For your growth
• Individual Development Plan based on your career interests 
• Generous budget for learning and development activities
• Professional and self-development books and subscriptions compensation
• iDeals’ support of your passion as a speaker or writer
• Internal growth and internal mobility opportunities

Extra perks
• Team-building offline events
• Budget for local gatherings in global locations
• Generous internal referral program
• iDeals Surprise Boxes

Our Culture

Commitment, Excellence, Collaboration, Trust and Care are core values to the iDeals team. For us, these are the principles that every iDealer lives and breathes. We are on the lookout for like-minded individuals who share our values. By doing so, we are able to create a team where talents feel at ease and are able to work to the best of their abilities.

Commitment and Excellence inspire us to set the bar high, achieve the most ambitious goals and push the limits further. Our diversity and different perspectives are the foundation of our success. Collaboration and Trust ensure that everyone has access to all the information, proactively shares thoughts, and leverages the teammates’ diverse opinions, experiences, and backgrounds. Both values help us to solve the most challenging problems. Care drives us to create a positive work environment and make everyone feel valued. We also stand for iDealers’ physical, mental, financial, and personal well-being and encourage a healthy lifestyle and active living.

iDealers work in a remote-first model, meaning we collaborate from anywhere – either home, cafe, co-working space, or one of our offices. Some roles may have specific location-based requirements, including in-office and client interactions. Despite being located across the globe, we stay connected through the latest tools and technologies, ensuring that everyone on our team feels surrounded by teammates and engaged with our common goals.

iDeals is an equal opportunity employer

iDeals is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people from all walks of life. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship.