Ecommerce is booming! New, cool independent brands are popping up every day but inconsistent post-sales processes quickly become their growth bottleneck. Our mission is to enable all online stores to provide their customers with a seamless and best-in-class experience by leveraging our Fulfillment as a Service platform, so that they can continue to grow and challenge their established competitors.

Our Finance department’s purpose is to translate our effort into sustainable value creation by providing financial guidance and direction. Our ambition is to build the globally leading SaaS company in e-commerce logistics. Therefore, we need the best and most complementary finance team in the market. Three statements which describe our mindset: 1) We are a supporting line not reporting line, 2) We are driven by fundamentals, 3) We trust in actuals.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES - EXCITING AND CHALLENGING

  • You will be the Finance Business Partner for our commercial departments (marketing, sales, partnerships, product), thus become a trusted financial sparring partner for our senior management
  • You will align our business and financial objectives with the day-to-day work of your business partners, ensuring target (over-)achievement by providing financial guidance and direction
  • You will be end-to-end responsible for our revenue accounts; thus, you will work on our business models’ fundamentals, support the rollout of new product features and enable new marketing/sales initiatives
  • You will be the first point of contact for providing our commercial teams target prices for all products and services Alaiko is offering
  • You will support the automation of our finance processes to ensure scalability of our business

YOUR PROFILE - WELL-STRUCTURED AND INDEPENDENT

  • You have up to three years of relevant work experience (incl. internships) in investment banking, venture capital, fast-growing technology startups, corporate controlling or management consulting
  • You graduated from a top-tier university with a business-related degree or are a self-starter with exceptional analytical skills, clarity of mind and structured problem-solving abilities
  • You have a deep understanding of financial value creation for revenue growth
  • You are able to independently build financials models and derive financial recommendations
  • You are a communication talent, able to build strong narratives around your financials to motivate our team, support senior management’s decision making and excite stakeholders like investors
  • You are eager to take over responsibility and have a hands-on attitude with a focus on execution
  • Previous experience in SaaS, logistics or mobility environments is a strong plus
  • Very good German (C2) and English skills, both written and spoken

YOUR BENEFITS - FAST GROWTH & STEEP LEARNING CURVE

  • You'll be part of an ambitious team determined to shape the future of e-commerce in Europe working hand in hand with our experienced founders (Rocket Internet, Foodora, Kaia Health, Curingshot)
  • For us, it's not important where you come from, but how happy you make your customers. If you have your own philosophy or a new approach in your work, we would be happy to learn from you
  • With us you will experience a lot of personal responsibility from day one, which will lead you through a steep learning curve and boost your professional as well as personal growth
  • There are no hierarchies with us. This means working at eye level, short decision-making processes, direct communication and a family-like atmosphere with cool team events