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Global Head of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

Berlin · Finance

We’re seeking a Head of FP&A to help us build a global FP&A function, with teams distributed across different regions. Considering the rapid growth of SumUp and the demand of a more detailed forecasting and data, this person will be decisive in designing and implementing a data-driven FP&A function, in order to lead the company’s decision-making and help bring SumUp to the next level.

What you’ll do

  • Prepare internal reports for executive leadership and support their decision-making.

  • Create, update and maintain financial models and detailed forecasts of the company’s future operations.

  • Compare historical results against forecasts, and perform variance analysis to explain differences in performance and make improvements going forward

  • Map out growth plans, generate financial forecasts and consider opportunities for the company to expand or grow.

  • Evaluate whether the company’s current assets and investments are the best use of the company’s excess working capital, by looking at return on investment (ROI) and comparisons with other ways the company might utilise its cash flow.

  • Gauge the company’s overall financial health, primarily by using key financial ratios such as the debt to equity ratio, current ratio and interest coverage ratio. 

  • Examine and evaluate the cost-efficiency of each department of the company, in light of what percentage of the company’s financial resources each department consumes.

You'll be great for this position if...

  • You have previous experience leading the FP&A area across multiple countries/regions and in a matrix structure.

  • You have solid experience building financial models and forecasting processes.

  • You have experience working with data and delivering financial reports.

  • You have strong business acumen, analytical skills and an ability to engage stakeholders.

Experience in listed companies is a plus.

Why you should join SumUp 

  • You will have the opportunity to join one of the fastest growing Fintech companies, playing a decisive role in driving SumUps decision and growth plans;

  • You will have a unique greenfield opportunity, establishing the FP&A function in such a complex environment (multiple products and services, 100% growth year over year, 1+ million active merchants, presence in 31 countries, 15 offices and 50 entities);

  • We offer visa and relocation support for a smooth transition to living and working in Berlin.

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 business. With a founders 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.