Finance Director

  • Indefinite
  • Full time
  • 11011, Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Finance

The Finance Director is primarily responsible for the financial, accounting and budgeting strategy of the company. As such, it supervises all the functions related to the treasury, invoicing, banking relations, financial audits and also the general investment policy of the company.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote the financial planning of the company.
  • Carry out risk management by analyzing the liabilities and investments of the organization.
  • Decide investment strategies taking into account liquidity and cash risks.
  • Monitor and evaluate the organization's fundraising plans and capital structure.
  • Ensuring that cash flow is appropriate for the organization's operations.
  • Supervise all financial staff (controllers, treasurers, etc.)
  • Manage relationships with suppliers.
  • Prepare reliable current and forecast reports.
  • Set up and monitor the IT system of the company's finance department.
  • Manage and monitor all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate local GAAP / IFRS standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Lead month-end and year-end close process.
  • Lead Local audits of Financial Statements on an annual and semi-annual basis.
  • Monitor cash reconciliations to ensure proper accounting and financial reporting.
  • Prepare financial statements and produce month-end financial reporting.
  • Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflow.
  • Review accounting processes and provide suggestions to increase efficiency and simplify processes.
  • Identify levers to optimize the company operations and KPI´s for financial and operational control.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or related field.
  • Spanish fluent and English Advanced will be a plus.
  • 10+ years as a senior-level accounting or finance manager.
  • Experience in leading financial audits with Top Audit Firms.
  • Solid knowledge of IFRS and local GAP.
  • Strong understanding of economic and banking processes.
  • Treasury knowledge on FX hedging.
  • Solid knowledge of local tax compliance regulations and reporting.
  • Outstanding analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated, with ability to lead and drive change initiatives, can-do attitude.
  • Good organisational/time management skills, structural thinking.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunities to grow within a company in hypergrowth stage.
  • Private health insurance covered by the company.
  • Excellent work environment and good collaboration.
  • Free coffee/Tea and snacks from the company.