Head of Finance (m/f/d) - StudySmarter
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Head of Finance (m/f/d)

Your Role

We are looking for a driven and experienced Head of Finance (m/f/d) to join us. In your position you will implement and drive core financial processes to help us steer our daily operations and expand into new markets. Be part of our Team and have a direct impact on the fastest growing Edtech company in Europe, used by 7 Mio+ students and pupils by keeping up with the high-speed environment, and providing appropriate efficient structures. You will be working directly with the CEO and report to him.



  • You take responsibility for finance and tax related topics related to the StudySmarter HQ and its markets
  • You are responsible for managing and further building up the finance team as well as implement and improve financial processes and structures
  • You set-up and drive the annual budgeting and forecasting process across all StudySmarter countries and ensure that it reflects the company strategy
  • You are responsible for preparing the monthly forecasts (e.g. cashflow), monitor cash requirements and co-ordinate between relevant stakeholders
  • You report key financial KPIs on a weekly and monthly basis
  • You drive the company’s profitability agenda and ensure that we deliver on our set targets
  • You work with our tax and audit advisors and consult the Management on the appropriate tax & organizational structure for new countries, therefore you build and maintain relations with tax advisors and auditors
  • You review and present results to ensure a good understanding within the wider team 
  • You support cross-functional initiatives and ensure they are financially viable

What you need to succeed

  • 💼You have a minimum of 4-6 years in relevant positions in the fields of Controlling, Corporate Finance, Accounting, ideally in a start-up, or a high-paced, dynamic environment
  • 📈You have extensive experience in finance processes, financial models, and financial planning
  • 🌎You have experience in growing a company on an international scale (international tax and finance processes)
  • 💡You have a Master's degree, or equivalent, in Business, Economics, Finance, or other related fields of study. A major in Finance/Controlling/Accounting or additional qualifications (e.g. CFA, ACCA, ICAEW) are desirable.
  • You are fluent in English and German, other languages are a plus
  • 💡You have a track record of successful impact
  • 💪You have an accurate and structured work style, combined with a strong commitment
  • ❤️You have a Team-oriented mind-set, proactive and a “self-starter” attitude

What we offer

At StudySmarter, people are at the heart of everything. That’s why we are committed to providing everything you need to excel in your job, ensuring physical and mental health as well as development.

What we offer

Food & Drinks

Fresh fruits, juices, porridge bar, drinks - flatrate.

Modern Office

New offices with high-quality equipment and game zone. Büros mit hochwertiger Ausstattung und Gamezone.

Team Events

Bi-weekly social events and retreats.


Yoga & Meditation room and gym membership discount.

Hybrid Working

Work in the office, from home, or wherever you want.


You participate in the success of StudySmarter.


Select your own equipment. Everything you need.


We pay for your training & courses.

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