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CFO Europe

Dublin, Ireland · Finance

Our passion at SumUp is championing small businesses. We believe in creating technology that is flexible, fair, affordable and easy to use. Every day millions of people around the world dream of starting their own businesses. We strive to help them to do this. Our long-term ambition is to “close the loop” by enabling businesses to turn transactions with customers into long-term relationships.

We're looking to welcome to our team a CFO Europe for SumUp, based in our Dublin office.

The CFO Europe will partner with the CEO Europe, SumUp boards, audit committees and finance teams to identify and mitigate risks, and provide valuable insights to improve our processes and procedures, supporting the overall business performance. You will play a critical role in delivering SumUp’s strategic objectives by facilitating growth of the SumUp business in Europe.

What you’ll do:

  • Act as a quantitative and structural counterpart to the European CEO, driving strategic decisions for our largest market across resource allocation, product investment, and the form and price of our product offerings to merchants. 

  • Participate as a senior leader in the finance function, helping to develop strategy and design across Tax, FP&A, Treasury and Accounting. Act as a key business advisor to corporate development and M&A.  

  • As we move towards expanding our banking licenses and financial services activities, help to structure safeguards and structures to ensure we are both compliant and commercial in terms of cash flow activities, lending structures, risk management and yield generation. Most likely will project manage license expansion. 

  • Coordinate activities across the finance function for the European market, and European based teams: this includes supporting planning for both entities and teams, cash planning within regulated frameworks and hardware logistics/inventory management.

  • Perform regulated activities, including governance and reporting for relationship with Board of Ireland.

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with external regulators and the various boards.  Represent SumUp across our European markets towards regulators, policy makers and the broader FinTech industry. 

You’ll be great for this role if:

  • You are a finance leader who possess extensive experience in Operational Finance 

  • You have successfully built and lead teams 

  • You have a strong understanding of accounting principles and the key activities and challenges of controlling

  • You value excellent communication and analytical skills and have a high level of integrity

  • You have experience of managing a variety of global stakeholders and act as a trusted partner

  • You’re willing to travel as required

Why you should join SumUp:

  • We’re a global and growing team of 3000+ people from 92+ nationalities, spread across 4 continents.

  • You can truly create your own path here, make an impact, and help us shape the future for small businesses globally.

  • You’ll receive a budget for your individual development, attending conferences and external training.

  • We offer a competitive compensation package with private health insurance, life insurance, and 25+ days of paid leave.

  • You will have access to the SumUp Sabbatical, our Employee Referral and Employee assistance program for mental health as well as Fitness and language learning benefits.

  • We get together regularly for breakfasts, team events, and office parties.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero. Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first' attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America, and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love.

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.

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