CFO | Job Desc @ Sweagle ✨

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May 2020

Sweagle, a fast growing Enterprise Software Startup, is looking to hire its Chief Financial Officer. He/She will have strong analytical, strategic planning and communication acumen, including an ability to be the CEO’s trusted partner, in parallel with board members, co-founder and other Senior Leadership.

The role of our CFO goes well beyond managing the company’s finances and operations; He/She will establish core financial processes and reporting requirements, form new relationships, drive measurable value, and clear a path for fast growth.


Financial management, forecasting, budget setting and reporting processes

  • Responsible for setting up financial & accounting tools and processes
  • Oversight of company spending/expense management
  • Management of banking relationships and optimization of cash flow
  • High-level financial planning, modeling, and running scenarios

Advise and act as a strategic partner to CEO and active participant in shaping strategy of the company

  • Design and implement business strategies, pricing, plans and procedures
  • International expansion booking strategy
  • Cost-benefit analysis of strategic choices
  • Support in securing new funding

Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth

  • Define KPIs and tracking
  • Implement and own goal/objective tracking and reporting process
  • Set up analytics across entire company

Legal & Corporate

  • In charge of investor relations
  • Oversight of audit/business risk management including management of accountants & auditors
  • Contract management and selection of external legal counsel

Sales support

  • Sales support activity (contractual terms, margin level validation, legal validation,…)


  • 10 years of senior financial and/or operational experience in Software company, including a broad mix of start-up to larger, matrix organizations
  • Master in Business Management, Finance or related field;
  • Collaborative nature as demonstrated by management experience across multiple departments and disciplines
  • Proven strategic thinker and problem solver when it comes to competitive strategy, business models and resource allocation
  • A "player-coach" who can both manage teams and get into the weeds when necessary
  • Understand and deal with complex accounting issues, including those unique to a SaaS software business and an online presence
  • Strong analytical skills and a data driven mindset
  • Track record of building and developing strong teams
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Sense of urgency: nothing will get in the way of delivering your goals
  • Excellent communication and people skills - numbers are key, but a business is built with people. Relationship building and adept communication