Chief Financial Officer - SeQura

Do you know Debt? Would you like to become the CFO for an exciting FinTech Company? Location: Barcelona
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Are you looking for some new challenges? SeQura is creating the payment platform that helps people buy the things they love paying in an instant, transparent, flexible and fair way. 

 

We are a small company with big ideas and a lean approach. Our headquarters can be found in the center of beautiful Barcelona. We are some 110 employees and our current sales is around 300mkr.

Big ideas? Yes, our idea is to become the preferred option for consumers in Southern Europe when it comes to buying things. We love inovation, as do our clientes. We are working with Phonehouse, Game, AliExpress, EF, MaisonduMonde and some 2000 more merchants.

Its fun to work in Spain and Southern Europe because the markets are big and yes its almost always sunny!

 

About the role

SeQura is looking for a dynamic CFO with strong knowledge in Debt Capital Markets to take our company and mission to the next level and possibly through an IPO process within three years. The CFO will serve as a key member of the executive team and is a key architect of the company’s financial operations and funding strategy as the company passionately grows its product offering in existing geographies and adds new growth markets.  You will partner with management to assess the company’s funding needs, design a capital access program suitable for the company’s global consumer lending platform, drive a coherent strategy on the use of the company’s funds and serve as a broad strategic partner on all operational and regulatory matters.

The CFO role is responsible for delivering valuable business analysis as well as defining and reporting valuable metrics that lead to insightful business decision-making and effective execution.  You will also build out and lead the finance function as we scale. The role will report directly to the Management and is seasoned leader with prior experience being on a successful executive team.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the CEO/Investors and make actionable recommendations on strategy
  • Development of short-term and long-term strategies for managing liquidity, with future funding rounds, debt facilities, new country launches and foreign exchange moves, among others, as key inputs
  • Lead capital markets strategy
  • Optimization of company capital structure
  • Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, outside executives, auditors, etc.
  • Regularly assess organizational performance against both the annual budget and company’s long-term strategy for growth
  • Develop financial business plans and forecasts
  • Lead long-term budgetary planning and costs management in alignment with company’s strategic plan
  • Build and lead a team of accounting/finance/capital markets professionals

Required Skills:

  • Experience leading a finance team and company through debt funding, both junior and senior and beyond financings and/or through an IPO
  • Understanding of debt capital markets, including structuring lending transactions.
  • Extensive experience in bond or loan origination
  • Brings a strong strategic, finance skill set evidenced by the ability to analyze business models, forecast financing needs and raise capital at attractive rates and invest capital in a growth dynamic where short-term cash burn is required to build longer-term value.
  • Previous experience in consumer credit or FinTech
  • Strong financial modeling, budgeting, valuation, financial analysis and deal structuring experience
  • Experience handling multiple entities
  • 10 + years’ experience building and running accounting/finance teams, with at least 5 years in an executive role is considered a merit

Application

In this recruitment, SeQura collaborates with Lagotto Executive Search & Interim. If you believe you are the candidate that we are looking for then please submit your application. If you have any questions please contact Johan Wingren, johan.wingren@lagottosearch.se

Lagotto

Lagotto Executive Search specializes in the recruitment of managers and specialists through a reliable and proven search process.

Our executive search team boast both experience and a solid track record of successfully recruiting key personnel. We have a deep understanding of how to identify, engage and select candidates who will contribute to the long-term success of your organization. Finding the right candidates for critical roles enables our clients to achieve their business goals and at the same time promote their employer brand.

Aside from complete executive search services, Lagotto Executive Search & Interim also offers interim management, second opinion, candidate market mapping and leadership development services.

Lagotto Executive Search & Interim is part of the Amendo Group, a full-cycle supplier of talent services within banking, finance, accounting and insurance. 

 

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