Head of Finance

Zagreb, Croatia


We are looking for a high performing Head of Finance to manage all financial aspects of the business and develop a financial strategy to meet aggressive growth targets. The successful applicant will be responsible for implementing financial policies, driving profitability and ensuring compliance while playing a key role in shaping business strategy.  

Applicants must have a solid understanding of SaaS businesses, as well as experience working hands-on in multi-currency, multi-jurisdiction operations. Our Head of Finance must be a strong leader with a track record of managing teams in a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities

Strategy development

  • Develop financial strategies to deliver on the business plan
  • Optimise all financial activities to maximise Oradian’s growth  
  • Develop budgets to support short-term and long-term revenue goals
  • Support the CEO in acquisition and fundraising activities
  • Guide business strategy with due diligence and financial modelling

Financial management 

  • Define, implement and monitor financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with external reporting and audit requirements 
  • Ensure compliance with international and national accounting standards 
  • Manage all tax affairs across all relevant territories 
  • Optimise accounts payable, accounts receivable and cash flow
  • Direct the purchase and management of all key assets of the company
  • Collaborate with the Head of HR to administer payroll systems 
  • Provide accurate management accounting 
  • Provide key financial and non-financial performance reports  

Leadership

  • Lead all financial management activity  
  • Lead the global finance staff  
  • Communicate goals, expectation and key values across teams  
  • Advise the Board and the CEO on all financial matters
  • Reflect key cultural values of Oradian
  • Work with management to solve problems as quickly as possible


Qualifications and experience

  • A minimum of five years senior level experience. Early stage startup & SaaS business experience is a plus
  • Experience in commercial business and banking is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in finance or accounting preferred
  • Additional certifications considered: ACCA, CPA, CIMA or equivalent


Competencies

  • Proven expertise in strategy development and execution
  • Proven expertise in financial management and fundraising
  • Outstanding negotiation, communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrable experience in multi-currency, multi-jurisdiction operations


About Oradian

Oradian – and why it’s disruptive
Oradian is a financial inclusion company serving financial institutions in remote, hard-to-reach communities. Using insights from our community of customers, we build a cloud-based toolset that smart financial institutions plug into to access best practice and efficiency.
Our toolset enables financial institutions to become more efficient, know and control their portfolios and serve more clients. We provide access to our toolset on a subscription basis, giving financial institutions access to leading technology.

Our team
We are a quickly growing team of talented and committed experts in technology and microfinance. We work in an open, collaborative culture. We have over 70 team members from more than 12 countries.

Where we work
Oradian is headquartered in Zagreb (Croatia) with offices in Lagos (Nigeria) and Manila (Philippines).
We currently partner with over 50 financial institutions in seven countries with a concentration in the Philippines and Nigeria. Collectively, our partners provide access to financial services for over one million end-clients. We are now poised to scale operations and increase sales throughout West Africa, East Africa and Southeast Asia.



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