Head Of Finance

  • Veracruz
  • Solvento
Location Our offices are located in Mexico City (Av. Corregidores 1515, Lomas de Chapultepec VII Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11000 Ciudad de México, CDMX), and are open to remote work for the right candidate or specific role. We’ve got a hybrid work schedule, meaning 2 days per week you can WFA (work from anywhere). Highlights As a Head of Finance in our team, you’ll: Help create something big. We're a growing startup, and you'll have an opportunity to have your voice heard. Work with a diverse team that comes from different industries and were employed by previous startups. Things move quickly in the startup world, which means you can, too At Solvento, you'll be part of a learning and development culture where excellence, curiosity, and ambition are highly worshiped. In addition, we constantly recognize and grow our internal talent, with opportunities for them to become the best selves in their role and careers. Why you'll love this role We pride ourselves on having a supportive team culture of excellence, teamwork, curiosity, growth, confidence, optimism, and fun. At Solvento, you’ll find these values are at the heart of everything we do, and we aspire to do our work for everyone. Your mission as a Head of Finance The Head of Finance plays a critical role in Solvento’s organization, responsible for all accounting, controlling, and reporting processes. He/she will be responsible for defining and measuring relevant KPIs, managing real-time data, and analysis of the company's financial status. He/She will also be accountable for building economic models, which will help the C Level (Leadership Team) make decisions based on different business outcomes/scenarios. This role will distribute the financial resources of Solvento. In addition, the Head of Finance will be responsible for budget planning, while supporting the executive management team by offering insights and financial advice that will allow them to make the best business decisions for Solvento. Role responsibilities Forecast monthly, quarterly and annual results. Approve or reject budgets. Evaluate and decide on investments. Allocate resources and manage cash flows. Conduct profit and cost analyses. Develop secure procedures to maintain confidential information. Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations. Consult board members about funding options. Recommend cost-reducing solutions Develop strategies to maintain Solvento’s financial health and increase profitability in the long run. Drive the financial planning of Solvento by analyzing its performance and risks. Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to the Leadership Team, while recommending further courses of action. Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Conduct analysis to make forecasts, sensitivity analysis and reports to upper executives. Manage the preparation of Solvento’s budget, and work with other departments on developing theirs. Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results all other variables to compare the company’s actual performance to the budget. Ensure adherence to financial policies and guidelines. Conduct reviews for supplier contract negotiations. Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives and design a framework for these to be met. Skills and experience We’re looking for a Head of Finance with: Proven work experience as a Head of Finance, or similar role. In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management. Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models. Proficiency in accounting software. Solid analytical and decision-making skills. Leadership abilities. Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns. Previous experience implementing and managing an ERP system, such as Oracle’s Netsuite. Advanced user of Excel. Strong reporting and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used. A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principlesWorking knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations BS/MA degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics. Previous experience working in Investment Banking, Private Equity or Consultancy environments. Nice to have, but not essential MSc/MA is a plus Professional qualification such as CFA/CPA or similar will be considered a plus. Experience in a high-growth environment such as in a (FinTech) startup or scaleup. GSuite knowledge. Performance Solvento will help you reach your goals and grow in your career. We offer mentoring, regular check-ins, feedback, and training to help you achieve your goals and objectives. Perks of the role Health Insurance Vacation and PTO And more Your manager Your manager, Jaime Tabachnik , is a positive, curious and energetic leader that loves to solve hard and impactful challenges with creativity, teamwork and humor.Jaime enjoys his free time exploring nature with Birus his dog, reading exciting fiction novels and having long conversations over drinks with friends. “Be impatient with actions but patient with results” “Happiness is only real when shared” Leadership of the company We’re led by a fantastic team who have been in this industry for a long time now. Jaime, Guillermo, and Pedro are highly approachable and always up for a chat. What makes us special We’re impatient in the short term but very patient in the long term. We’re building a resilient organization that will ensure the success of our most important asset, YOU. Solvento is assembled with a talented team that fosters learning and growth, where you will make lasting connections and gain knowledge for your future. Ready to make a change in your career? Join us, we’ll be happy to bring you onboard Apply here Life at Solvento Today we are a crew of 34 excellence-driven team members, but we will continue to grow and create more stories together. So get to know a little more about how life is lived at Solvento. It's not all work; we also like to spend time together and celebrate achievements. So here we are on the rooftop of our offices . The best way to find out what we do is by visiting our web page. Some of the benefits that our clients have are: Immediate liquidity for carriers, logistics operators, and shippers. Increased carrier loyalty. 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