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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Luxembourg - Finance

You are an experienced manager in finance and accounting with proven expertise in steering continued growth and profitability of an organization. You possess excellent business acumen and a strong detailed knowledge in accounting, finance and tax matters. Your team management skills allow you to build strong and fruitful relationships both with your team and throughout the company. You want to take the next step in your career development.
Sound like a match? We are currently looking for a Chief Financial Officer to oversee our finance function in Luxembourg and our international entities, and who will, as a member of the management team, shape in a significant way the business of Talkwalker.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly-growing 120 employees company that has successfully moved from start-up to high-growth, with many opportunities for personal growth and development.
We actively encourage innovation, team work and initiative-taking, where you will be able to shape your work and contribute to the overall success of the company in an open, energetic and supportive environment.

As a Chief Financial Officer, you will:

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of Accounting, Finance, Tax, Internal Audit and Financial Planning in the organization, at group level and within the entities
  • Develop and manage the Company’s short, mid-, and long-term budgeting and financial plans
  • Establish, review and manage a cost structure that optimizes productivity and margins without sacrificing business performance
  • Develop key performance indicators throughout the company that drive both tactical business performance and long term financial success
  • Oversee the timely and accurate production of financial information, including analyses of budgets, companywide trends and risk exposures
  • Handle tax considerations throughout our entities and develop appropriate structures and plans
  • Ensure that effective internal controls and auditing processes are in place; and comply at all times with GAAP and applicable federal, state/provincial and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
  • Maintain relations with external auditors, investors, financial institutions and other key stakeholders
  • Maintain a productive work environment in the finance team and make sure finance employees contribute to overall constructive team and work spirit throughout the company
  • Contribute as an active member of the management team of Talkwalker to the day-to-day management and strategic direction-setting of the company
  • We are looking for you:

  • 10 years of financial experience, including 3+ years in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer, VP Finance or a senior Finance role, preferably within an IT company and/or high growth environment
  • Experience in growing, managing and developing a high performing team
  • CPA or equivalent international degree or certification with extensive knowledge of IFRS
  • Proven track record of problem solving and creative skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic and open communication culture
  • Self-motivated, and simply get things done
  • Fluent in English, any additional language is highly appreciated
  • Based in Luxembourg, with infrequent travel abroad
  • About us:
    Talkwalker is a fast growing social media monitoring company with offices in Europe and the USA. We are specialized in data crawling, data aggregation and search technologies on the web and provide to our customers an easy-to-use social media monitoring tool with high-quality data on the European market (http://www.talkwalker.com).
    Contact:
    If you are interested, please provide CV and Cover Letter to Mr. Robert Glaesener