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Finance Business Partner (f/m/d)



Accounting & Finance
Munich, Germany · Vienna, Austria
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
About Prewave

Do you want to be part of one of the fastest-growing AI companies in Supply Chain Risk Management?

At Prewave, we are dedicated to unlocking an unprecedented level of efficiency, transparency and resilience in the supply chain for our customers. We pioneer supply chain risk management with our AI-powered solutions, analysing traditional and social media in 100+ languages and predicting risks and disruptions all over the world. We help our clients to achieve a sustainable supply chain and to prevent any setbacks.

We are already a trusted partner of Ferrari, PwC, Toyota and many more. With the increasing importance and attention to supply chain due diligence in Europe, we grow every day, and so does our team!

We are looking for a Finance Business Partner in our Finance team to join us on this exciting journey!

Your mission

Our Finance team has played a key role Prewave’s journey and we continue to scale, we’re now looking for an experienced Finance Business Partner to help us scale our performance reporting. You will work directly with the centralised Finance team located in our HQ in Vienna. As a Finance Business Partner your primary responsibility will be to ensure the financial success of our operations. This will involve working closely with all our departments. You will be responsible for monitoring and analyzing financial performance, identifying areas for improvement and making recommendations to optimise financial outcomes.

What makes the Finance team so special is our ‘partner first’ approach to the job - we create strong communication loops with the wider business, so that bottlenecks are minimised and that things get done quickly and efficiently.

As our Finance Business Partner at Prewave, you will…

  • Partner with the Finance Director and department heads to develop and maintain performance metrics, dashboards and reporting systems
  • You will monitor, analyse and communicate key financial and operational performance indicators to the management team for key decisions (including P&L, cash flow statements, balance sheets and variance analysis)
  • Develop and implement robust finance processes and policies that align with the evolving needs of our rapidly growing business.
  • Actively communicate key risks and opportunities, proposing new approaches
  • Collaborate with the management team to develop plans for maximizing profitability, reducing costs, and increasing revenue
  • Lead annual & quarterly budget and forecast exercices with all departments and track performance against budget
  • Develop financial models and forecasts to guide long-term planning
  • Perform and analyse monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Improve month-end close to enable timely reporting of results
  • Support roll-out of the Accounting ERP system as well as other finance tooling

Your profile

Must haves

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Finance, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in finance, with a minimum of 7-8 years working with dedicated FP&A teams in either corporates or a consulting environment
  • Demonstrated expertise in business planning, financial planning (forecasting/budgeting), and analysis.
  • Proficiency in English (both written and verbal).
  • Exceptional communication skills, capable of creating clear presentations and conveying complex financial information to non-finance stakeholders.
  • Ability to work with strategic concepts that can propel the company forward or alter its strategic direction.
  • Recognized as an excellent communicator.
  • Acts as a facilitator of finance within the business, ensuring all levels understand how to generate value.
  • Valid work permit for EU.

Bonus points for

  • Well rounded accounting experience in a fast growth scale up.
  • Having worked with SaaS businesses in the past.
What we offer you

    • An extensive compensation package
      According to our collective agreement, the minimum salary for this role is EUR 3,724 gross per month, however the higher packages are likely based on your qualifications and experience.
    • A dynamic team in an open and inclusive work atmosphere
      As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we’re dedicated to building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.
    • Various opportunities to develop your career within the company
      We are committed to building our team spirit based on mutual respect and support. We help each other achieve personal and shared goals.
    • Opportunity to be part of a highly innovative Austrian tech startup
      We blaze the trail in our field, and we strive to help large firms ensure ethical and sustainable practices throughout their entire supply-chain processes.
    • A family-friendly environment
      We offer flexible working hours and home-office possibilities to support a healthy work-life balance.
About us
We, at Prewave, take pride in encouraging and ensuring a sustainable, transparent and resilient supply chain for all. In our platform, our clients can utilise several tools to understand, analyse and anticipate any risks coming their way. We are using AI technologies to identify and predict these risks.

Our passion for more ethical business practices carried us to be one of top 10 startups in Austria in 2022 by LinkedIn, the best idea spot in 2023, and #7 in best startups list in Austria in 2024 by Trend Magazine.

We are based in Vienna, Austria, and we already have our first office in Paris. We enjoy our work with our team members from all around the world. We are a huge community from more than 35 nationalities already, and counting!

If you crave to belong to a fast-moving and diverse environment, we are one click away. Let's start chatting!