CFO for GripGrab

GripGrab Riding in Sweden

Would it motivate you to be part of a company with a mission to inspire and enable athletes to live an active lifestyle? And to combine your job with your passion for sport? Then read on.

GripGrab is a brand that inspires and enables athletes to be active and stay comfortable in all conditions.

We are considered a high-end brand in the European cycling industry and our products are sold by more than 1.000 leading retailers both online and offline. We consist of a strong team of dedicated people who work for the same mission every day - and we are looking for a new highly skilled colleague to lead our finance team at our HQ in Skovlunde, Denmark

Roles and Responsibilities

You will lead our finance team that consists of two highly experienced employees who independently handle all accounting functions, have deep insight in the financial part of our ERP system and handle monthly, quarterly as well as annual reporting.

 

GripGrab is an IT driven company and as the finance executive, you will be responsible for further optimization of administrative processes and work flows and for fully utilizing our ERP and BI system to increase operational efficiency, provide business insights and to improve the customer experience.

As CFO you will be a key member of our executive team. You will be our strategic information leader who helps us focus on growth initiatives, as well as being the catalyst that can stimulate and foster change.

Financial reporting, compliance, treasury duties and liaison with third party administrative and financial partners are obviously central to your role as CFO, but your role as data analyst and the one who secures alignment of IT initiatives with business goals is equally important. Finally, your ability to lead a small team of highly experienced and skilled employees is central to your success

Key Qualifications

  • A master's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a medium sized company or division of a large corporation

  • You have a strong mind for IT in general and several years of hands on experience with ERP and BI systems. Experience with Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Power BI is an advantage

  • You are a hands-on type and are able to handle complex projects including the actual execution when required

  • You have experience in partnering with an executive team and have a high level of written and oral communication skills as well as networking abilities

  • You are comfortable in both written and spoken English

  • You have effective leadership abilities, ability to plan, organize, and motivate others to achieve objectives

  • You have a strong ability to make timely and effective decisions that are based on business intelligence, sound judgment and business rationale

  • You have solid project management and project planning skills

You should apply for the job if you are interested in

  • An exciting job in an inspiring and fast-moving company
  • An opportunity to combine your job with your passion for sport
  • A job, which is guaranteed to offer challenges in a field you are passionate about
  • Becoming a player in an international, dynamic team consisting of passionate and motivated colleagues


Starting date: 01.02.2019

Do you have what it takes and are you interested in the job?

Please submit your application before December 1st, 2018 by filling out the application form using this direct link: https://gripgrab.formstack.com/forms/application_cfo_for_gripgrab

 

Additional information

GripGrab is a five time ‘Gazelle’ company in pursuit of steady, controlled growth. We are a small, but global company with around 30 employees in six countries, revenue of 5,5 mio. Euro and a healthy financial-, organizational- and IT base. The company was founded in 2000 by three brothers and is still family owned. A daughter company in Pakistan and a sister company in Denmark is part of the holding. We are IT-driven, well-organized, constantly seeking to further optimize and have an ambition to create a company that is great to work for and creates great results.

    Photo: Martin Paldan from a spring ride on the Swedish west coast, March 2018. 

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