Are you an experienced finance professional, with a real passion for delivering exceptional service in a collaborative team? Does a Country Controller role in a global tech organization sound like your ideal next opportunity? If so, then please read on!
Wolt is a Finnish technology company and we’re best known for our food delivery platform. We’ve grown significantly in the last three years, expanding our operations from just four countries across the Nordics to 23 countries across Europe and Asia today.
Our Finance team has played a key role in this journey - supporting our global operations from their central Helsinki hub has been no easy feat, but this group of dedicated and motivated professionals have made it seem effortless!
As we continue to scale, we’re now looking for an experienced Country Controller to help us focus on our local accounting efforts in our growing hub in Israel. You will sit with the local country team in Tel Aviv but report to the Local Accounting Lead in Helsinki and work directly with the centralised Finance team. The Country Controller is responsible for local compliance and reporting in Israel, but as the team is growing the role will also include setting up the local scalable accounting processes, while assisting the local teams with accounting related enquiries, such as payment follow ups, explanations of reports provided to restaurant partners etc.
What makes the Finance team so special is our ‘service first’ approach to the job - we enjoy creating strong communication loops with the wider business, so that bottlenecks are minimised and that things get done quickly and efficiently.
Everybody is accountable for their own workload and takes pride in being meticulous and precise. We also enjoy learning and developing as we go - it’s important that you share this approach! :)
Responsibilities & Duties
We are looking for hands-on individual with excellent financial knowledge to drive not only monthly, statutory and tax compliance but also equally focused on creating an excellent internal control environment. We are looking for someone who Is willing to perform smaller daily tasks but also can ensure the bigger picture is not compromised. The role will act as the finance compliance expert in Israel but also will be responsible for the implementation of the global financial policies and procedures.
Working as a part of the global finance team towards common goals and reporting to the Accounting lead in Wolt HQ, in Helsinki.
- Manage all aspects of Wolt Israel Accounting; accurate and timely monthly reporting, annual financial statements, and other statutory reporting required in Israel
- Responsible for creating a fully reconciled financial position in Wolt Israel
- Lead the delivery of local and global finance initiatives, financial process implementation and ensuring compliance on global policies
- Maintain and strengthen the key internal and external relationships including local auditors, authorities and senior management both locally and internationally
- Close co-operation with other local teams in order to ensure local financial matters are supported
Our humble expectations
- CPA in Israel
- Extensive experience in finance / controlling and accounting - minimum 5 years of experience as controller/director of finance
- Experience in hyper growth company and/or tech companies - Advantage
- Fluent in English and Hebrew
- Must be able to work in Tel-Aviv
- Netsuite experience - Advantage
If you are excited about working in a high-growth environment, taking broad ownership, and being part of an extremely ambitious team, then click below to apply and get the conversation going!
Along with a competitive salary, you will also be eligible for our stock option plan.
The application deadline is April 9th 2021, but note that we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis, so if this sounds like an opportunity you want to pursue, apply today!
If you have any further questions about the position before submitting an application, you can turn to:
Jakub Ossowski, Talent Acquisition Partner - firstname.lastname@example.org
Wolt is a technology company that makes it incredibly easy to discover and get the best restaurants, grocery stores and other local shops delivered to your home or office. Wolt works together with over 30,000 restaurant and retail partners as well as with over 60,000 courier partners across 23 countries and 129 cities.
Our apps (iOS and Android) have the industry’s highest reviews, largely because of our customer-centric approach to how we build our products and operations. For example, our customer service team responds in a matter of seconds, in the customer’s own language.
We’ve raised more than €707M in financing from renowned U.S. and European based investors, such as ICONIQ Capital, Tiger Global, DST, Prosus, KKR, Coatue, 83North, Goldman Sachs, Highland Europe and EQT Ventures & EQT Growth, among others.
We've also been fortunate enough to receive some appreciation and recognition for our hard work along the way: Apple selected Wolt’s app as their Editors' Choice, Wired named the company one of the "Hottest Startups in Europe," Forbes included our CEO Miki Kuusi on its 30-under-30 in Consumer Tech list, and the Nordic Startup Awards named Wolt Company of the Year.
In 2020, the Financial Times named us Europe’s second fastest growing company. We’re still expanding rapidly and are looking for more talented individuals to join us. If you are passionate about cutting-edge technology, great food, and making an impact in your city, then Wolt just might be for you.