Strategic Finance Project Manager

Zagreb, Croatia


We are looking for a high-performing Strategic Finance Project Manager to implement process improvements, tooling, financial analysis of our operational activities and support for our global business operations. The successful applicant will be responsible for continuously improving our business processes in the finance department as well as for analysing and forecasting financial results across all markets and entities of Oradian Group.

The successful applicant will work closely with the company’s founders and head of finance on strategic financial projects, such as audits, to ensure that the company finances are being managed appropriately. It is expected that the occupant of this position will work on site with supporting board meetings.

Applicants must have proven finance, accounting and analytical skills, they should understand the current market environment of the organisation, map the business-level challenges to the finance area and drive the program accordingly.

Responsibilities

Strategic Projects

  • Define and implement scalable processes across all areas of our finance team
  • Select adequate IT tooling to automate processes
  • Support our founders and the head of finance for all legal, tax and budgeting related questions for the opening of new markets across Africa and Asia
  • Work closely with our international legal and tax advisors help shape the future structure of Oradian Group
  • Lead and work on ad-hoc projects with strategic importance

Budgeting and financial reporting

  • Understand and streamline the companies accounting processes
  • Support all department heads with their budgeting
  • Define and track financial KPIs
  • Analyse the company’s financial performance
  • Support management’s decision making based on financial indicators

Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum of five years of experience in one or ideally both:
    • Controlling
    • Process optimisation and tooling within finance departments
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Knowledge of accounting software and proficiency in MS Office 365 and Excel
  • Proven knowledge of process and business systems improvements and implementation
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience in fast pace and high growth environments
  • Experience plus: Managing teams and operations

Competencies

  • Proven ability to create and analyse financial statements
  • Tech-savy
  • Fluent in English
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems


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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