Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Lucca (Italy) ibrida
Akeron is a leading and rapidly growing international software house at the forefront of cutting-edge technology solutions. We are the first and only Italian company recognized as Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Sales Performance Management. Our innovative products and services cater to a diverse range of clients worldwide, empowering them to thrive in the digital age.
As part of our ongoing expansion and commitment to excellence, we are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our dynamic team.
As the Chief Financial Officer, you will play a pivotal role in guiding the financial strategy of our company and ensuring its long-term financial success on an international scale. Reporting directly to the CEOs, you will be a key member of the executive leadership team, contributing valuable insights to shape our company’s financial direction.
Main Tasks and Activities:
Financial Strategy and Planning
- Develop and execute comprehensive financial strategies aligned with the company’s long-term goals and objectives.
- Analyze market trends, competitors, and industry developments to identify potential risks and opportunities that may impact the company’s financial performance.
- Collaborate with the executive team to create annual budgets and financial forecasts, providing strategic financial recommendations.
Financial Reporting and Analysis
- Oversee and review all financial reporting, including P&L statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and other key financial metrics.
- Interpret financial data, present meaningful insights, and provide actionable recommendations to support decision-making processes.
- Conduct regular financial analysis to ensure financial health and identify areas for improvement.
Risk Management and Compliance
- Develop and implement robust financial controls and risk management procedures to safeguard the company’s assets and investments.
- Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations, accounting standards, and tax laws in multiple international jurisdictions.
- Mitigate financial risks and develop contingency plans to address potential challenges.
International Finance Operations
- Manage and optimize financial operations across multiple international offices, considering currency fluctuations, tax implications, and cross-border transactions.
- Oversee treasury functions, including cash flow management, foreign exchange, and international banking relationships.
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
- Evaluate potential M&A opportunities and conduct financial due diligence to assess their viability and alignment with the company’s growth strategy.
- Lead negotiations and financial structuring for potential acquisitions or strategic partnerships.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with investors, shareholders, and external stakeholders.
- Represent the company’s financial performance and future prospects to investors and potential funding partners.
Team Leadership and Development
- Lead and mentor the finance team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
- Set performance goals, provide regular feedback, and conduct performance evaluations to ensure the team’s success.
The ideal candidate will have gained the key below skills
- Proven track record as a CFO or in a senior financial leadership position within an international software or technology-oriented company.
- Strong understanding of the software industry and its financial dynamics.
- Extensive experience in strategic financial planning, analysis, and forecasting.
- Comprehensive knowledge of international finance, including cross-border transactions, taxation, and compliance.
- Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
- Proficiency in English is essential, and knowledge of other languages is advantageous.
- Outstanding communication and presentation abilities, with the aptitude to convey complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders effectively.
- Demonstrated success in managing financial operations, risk, and compliance in a multinational setting.
- Experience in negotiating and executing M&A transactions is highly desirable.
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field. An MBA or CPA qualification is a plus.
What We Offer:
- A sustainable and inclusive work environment that can enable each of ourƏ employees to grow professionally, enhance their soft skills, and engage openly with all company stakeholders
- A clear and shared career path
- A flexible organizational approach and possibility to work in a hybrid mode alternating smart working and onsite presence
- An open-ended contract with a salary aligned with the market and the skills actually accrued
We believe in Talent:
We believe that talent is the crucial differentiator of companies in the business world and we believe that our success lies in the skills and commitment of our people. We work to generate spirit and passion, and engage our people, with a caring and sensitive approach to the individual.
- Alone we lose, together we win! Everyone gives their all for the success of the team
- If we don’t like something we fight to change it! From diversity and confrontation come great ideas
- Inclusion, listening, transparency, kindness are our guidelines!
- We want everyone to find their own space and contribute their ideas to improve our organization while cultivating their own ambitions
If you are a results-driven and visionary financial leader with a passion for the software industry and a keen eye for international finance, we invite you to join our dynamic team and contribute to our continued success on a global scale. We offer competitive compensation, opportunities for professional growth, and a stimulating work environment where innovation thrives!
This announcement is addressed to both genders, in accordance with laws 903/77 and 125/91, and to people of all ages and nationalities, in accordance with legislative decrees 215/03 and 216/03