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Head of Finance IT Systems



IT, Accounting & Finance
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, November 24, 2023

Head of Finance IT Systems

About GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide is the globally leading marketplace for unforgettable travel experiences. Travelers use GetYourGuide to discover the best things to do in a destination. Since its founding in 2009, people from all over the world have booked more than 135 million tours, activities, and attraction tickets through GetYourGuide. Powered by a global team of over 800 travel experts and technologists, we are headquartered in Berlin and have 18 local offices around the world. Visit our careers website to learn more.

Team mission

We are looking for an outstanding Head of Finance Systems to lead GetYourGuide's vision, strategy, and development of the Finance System Landscape. These tools are the backbone of our Finance operations and provide reliable solutions that translate operational processes into financial data while enabling strategic decision making.

You will:

  • Financial Systems Strategy: Develop and execute a strategic roadmap for finance systems that supports the company's financial objectives and growth.
  • Leadership: Lead, mentor, and develop a team of technical and functional consultants, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • System Implementation,Integration and continuous developments: Oversee the selection, implementation, and integration of financial software systems, ensuring seamless operation and data integrity. Identify opportunities for process improvement and automation to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of financial operations.
  • General IT Controls: Ensure compliance with all financial regulations, standards, and reporting requirements.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with various departments to understand their financial system needs and develop solutions that align with their objectives.
  • Risk Management: Assess and mitigate financial system-related risks, implementing robust controls and security measures.

Who you are

  • Demonstrated leadership and team management experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong knowledge of financial systems, software, and technologies with minimum 7 years of experience in related roles.
  • Strong project steering and budget management experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory compliance (SOX, GDPR) and expertise in implementing and maintaining robust security measures and processes to protect financial data.
  • Experience in managing relationships with vendors and third-party service providers for finance systems, including contract negotiations, service level agreements (SLAs), and performance monitoring.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Finance, or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

How we set you up for success:

  • Invest in your development with an annual personal growth budget
  • Become a part of our success with virtual stock options
  • Enjoy flexibility with a hybrid work-from-home and telecommuting policy
  • Save on transportation costs with discounted public transportation tickets
  • Support your loved ones with generous maternity and paternity leave policies

And more...

We look forward to hearing from you

Unlock your full potential and join our mission to create unforgettable experiences for millions around the world. If you have the skills and passion for joining our team, we invite you to apply by submitting your CV/resume in English through the form below. Check out how we hire for tips and visibility into our process and check out life at GetYourGuide. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via jobs@getyourguide.com.

We are an equal-opportunity employer

Our commitment is that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application.

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