Finance Director

Lisbon (PT)
To be negotiate
Jan 14, 2019
Feb 13, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Swogo is the world’s first automated bundling technology. We are proud to partner with the most successful retailers around the world in over 25 countries like Worten, El Corte Inglés and Media Markt to help them drive millions in sales with our technology.


Retail Week nominated Swogo as a Top 25 Most Innovative Retail Companies.


Founded in London in 2012, we have opened our doors to Lisbon and we’re looking for the very best to jump on board to change people’s lives through commerce.


About the team and role


You’ll be working closely with the CEO, the wider business leadership team and our investors as we plan to double headcount by the end of the year and continue to scale over the upcoming years.


We are looking for an experienced Finance Director to oversee all financial aspects of our business and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning.


Your responsibilities will include…


  • Driving the financial planning of the company by analysing its performance and risks


    Establishing and monitor company KPIs


    Budget setting with long term vision


    Retaining constant awareness of the company’s financial position to adjust business plan accordingly


    Cash flow planning


    Setting up and overseeing our company’s finance IT system


    Developing our investment strategy and work alongside CEO to manage relationships with investors


    Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis


    Partnering with business leadership, acting as an adviser and challenger to ensure business goals, resources and processes are appropriate and delivered




  • Proven experience as a director of finance or similar role in a startup


    Proficient English


    Experience working in an international environment with different profit and cost centers in different markets


    Experience with international VAT rules


    Experience with venture capital fundraising process


    In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices


    Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting


    Startup experience with a “roll up your sleeves, put your ego aside” approach


What you will get…


  • The opportunity to join a fast-growing and successful international startup


    Rewarding work with a high impact - influencing millions of online sales for the world’s most successful brands like Media Markt


    Work closely with a team of intelligent and friendly people (with occasional help from our office dog Frank)


    Attractive compensation and 22 days holiday