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VP Finance & Audit (f/m/d)

  • Hamburg
  • applike group
  • Finance
  • Full-time
As our VP Finance & Audit, you will be fully responsible to provide best-in-class Controlling, Accounting and Audit Services to all the applike group companies, with the goal to make sure that they can focus on building their businesses. You are going to implement lean and customer-centric processes, build a team in order to make sure to have all expertise in-house in order to successfully manage company audits (including Data Privacy & IT Security) and set up effective controlling and reporting structures for management of our subsidiaries, group management and quarterly shareholder boards. 

The applike group is committed to creating engaging experiences for every app user around the world. We are passionate about creating market changing products, technologies and companies. We have already founded 4 companies, 3 of them being profitable. Our ventures are independent business units that benefit from each other’s technologies, expertise and market access to become even more successful: adjoe is developing a breakthrough mobile advertising solution that enables app publishers around the world to grow their advertising revenues. justDice is the European market leader in fair Play-to-Earn games. Sunday is a next generation hyper-casual mobile game publisher and justtrack offers a unique software to automate the entire mobile users acquisition process. Yet more to come.

Financially backed by Number 1 European media powerhouse Bertelsmann, we have not only access to very solid financial resources but also a global network of expertise. By developing a highly skilled workforce and a state-of-the-art tech stack, we aim to reach more mobile users than any other company in the world. If you want to challenge yourself and work in a high-performance environment, you’ve come to the right place!
What will you do:
  • Full responsibility for all Finance and Audit related tasks for the applike group and our ventures – part of group management next to the two Co-CEOs and the VP People function
  • Reporting and Controlling as well as support of C-Level in yearly budget planning
  • Financial Accounting, monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting
  • Treasury and cash flow management
  • Setting up lean but firm Compliance and Security Processes in line with shareholder standards
  • Prepare and manage Company Audits (financial, privacy, IT security) with the goal to not impact day2day businesses and minimize overhead of group C-Level
  • Setting up international entities (on legal and financial end) for our subsidiaries where needed (currently India, Turkey + US entities)
  • Expanding your team to ca. 5 top-notch experts in the first 6 months after starting to have all expertise in-house to be successful
  • Coordinating and Leveraging Bertelsmann service centers as resources where needed (accounting, tax etc.)
  • Who you are:
  • You have 8+ years of work experience in Finance or Audit related functions
  • You have 3+ years leadership experience
  • You have an excellent operational Expertise in minimum 2 of the following fields: Financial Controlling & Business Modeling, Accounting, Tax, IT Security, Data Privacy
  • You have an output-driven, customer-centric and analytical mindset and are able to think in scalable systems
  • You are fluent in German and English, and have outstanding, convincing and to-the-point communication skills
  • You have very good Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills (or Google Workspace)
  • You have experience working in shareholder structures
  • You are interested in Digital Technology/Internet topics and have had first touchpoints or work experience in those
  • What we offer:
  • International environment (English main company language) with young and dynamic team
  • Global business, clients and employees from over 50 countries
  • A super fast growing company with a diverse product portfolio
  • Highly autonomous workforce with multiple ways to boost your career fast
  • Fast moving and adapting to an environment that changes quickly
  • A respectful culture that supports everyone’s needs
  • Why you will love working here:
  • Virtual Stock Options for all employees (unlimited contract)
  • Work-Life Package: 30 days vacation, flexible hours, kick-ass office in the center of the city, dog-friendly
  • Relocation Package: Visa & legal support, relocation bonus, free German class in the office
  • Happy Belly Package: Company & team lunches, breakfast, tons of free snacks and drinks
  • Physical & Mental Health Package: Free modern Gym onsite including showers and sports classes (e.g. Yoga, BJJ, Cardio Classes)
  • Activity Package: Regular team events, hackathons, company trips
  • Education Package: 1500€ Budget on top to visit conferences & online training opportunities
  • Skip writing cover letters. Tell us about your most passionate personal project, your desired salary and your earliest possible start date. We are looking forward to your application!

    We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

    Enjoy our Benefits

    Free Drinks & Snacks

    Gym Access & Yoga Classes

    Flexible Working Times & 2 Remote Days per Week

    State of the Art Hard- and Software

    Hackathons & Meetups

    Quarterly Team Events

    Monthly Team & Company Lunch

    Public Transportation Subsidy

    Free Breakfast everyday

    Dog Friendly

    Learning & Development Budget

    Relocation Support

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