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Full Time

Switzerland, UK, Germany, Austria


C Wire is looking for a CFO with fundraising experience to prepare and drive our Series A funding round coming up in 2023.

Job description

Objectives of this Role

  • Own all financial activities, including being responsible for the outsourced finance and accounting professionals who perform operational activities in Switzerland and our subsidiaries in Austria - and soon Germany and the UK.
  • Act as a strategic business advisor guiding C Wire’s long term financial strategy
  • Ensure a stable cash flow with a focus on maximizing opportunities while keeping risks under control
  • Drive forecasting, budgeting and actuals to align with our strategic vision
  • Organize all the business information for our board of directors, upcoming audit & risk committees and investor community
  • Ensure company compliance with regulations in markets
  • Evaluate mergers and acquisitions (M&A) opportunities
  • Prepare the company for upcoming financial audits
  • Lead effective communication to engage all team members for matters arising from risk to opportunities through controls and compliance
  • Start and build a finance team to scale our operations

Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience
  • Prior experience as a CFO for a startup, planning on raising a series A or B round, ideally with an existing network of VC contacts
  • Advanced Google sheets proficiency for building and maintaining financial models
  • A natural curiosity and a big picture mentality
  • Excellent spoken and written communication in English (other languages are a benefit)
  • Experience partnering with an executive team, board of directors and investors
  • Outstanding relationship management and customer service skills - ready to go the extra mile for your clients
  • Strong analytical skills including standard measurement KPIs that result in actionable insights
  • Solution-oriented and pragmatic approach to fast-approaching challenges 

What you get in return 

  • a fantastic work environment, driven by openness, fairness, and relentless dedication to fast-paced, continuous development 
  • experience in a truly interesting industry, undergoing disruption 
  • an exec team with little ego and big ambition, looking forward to having you on board 
  • competitive compensation and equity bonus program 
  • Flexible home office rules (hybrid model)

About C Wire

C Wire is rethinking digital advertising. For good. Efficient and effective for brands, cookie-free and privacy-focused for users and fair and transparent for publishers. We are experiencing strong growth due to our great products and the fantastic team we have built. To continue on this trajectory, we’re searching for a highly qualified CFO. The position will have an immediate impact on our financial and funding strategy as well as on our operations. We expect the ideal candidate to have a strong financial background with fundraising experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we hire for talent, skill and ambition.

Ready to apply?

If you share our mindset and our enthusiasm for building a new advertising proposition and fund a striving journalism, we’d love to review your application!

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