We're growing fast and we need your help to save the planet.

At Simple Feast we are on a mission to change the world’s eating habits towards a more sustainable future, and we’re doing it by showing off the power of plants. As we are scaling, we need to add more talented people to the team. We are looking for someone who can take on the position as Finance Director and is driven by this mission.

The position is based in our Copenhagen office and you must be able to work on location.

What you’ll do

As Finance Director, you will take a key role within our organization as a business partner for our global CFO (based in the US) as well as the Nordic leadership team.

You will be responsible for undertaking all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Furthermore, you will perform financial risk management.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting operations including billing, counsel, cost accounting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements in collaboration with the global CFO
  • Manage and supervise a team of Accountants based in Copenhagen
  • Allocate resources and manage cash flows
  • Conduct profit and cost analyses
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transaction and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Provide monthly reports to all departments 
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Who you are?

We believe you have 7 plus years of relevant experience, an advanced degree in accounting, finance or related field and are ready for your next career step.

Further requirements: 

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and month-end/year-end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills. Experience with NetSuite is an advantage but not required
  • Strong and target-oriented communication skills, with fluency in spoken and written English. Danish is an advantage for this role, but not a requirement
  • A passion for numbers and a strong analytical mindset
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially excel)
  • A proactive approach and self-reliant personality
  • Experience with leading and supervising a team of Accountants 
  • Ability to influence and work effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Have an efficient and result-oriented working style
  • You share our enthusiasm for delicious plant based meals as well as our mission: Creating the future of food

Our core values 

  • Commit to the extraordinary: we aim to set the bar high throughout the business 
  • Brutal honesty: we build honest relationships with each other and our customers
  • Care relentlessly: we serve everyone personally, within and without
  • Fearlessly commit: we believe in a long-term commitment and go all the way
  • Trust yourself and our customers: we celebrate our failures as much as our successes and make room for talent who can help us become better.

What we have to offer

  • An unique opportunity to work in a certified B Corporation 
  • Being a part of an international team that is working towards a serious cause but also like to have fun along the way
  • A healthy work life balance: we value that our employees carve out time for the family, friends and leisure activities. Also, if your job allows it, you can work from home when needed
  • A supportive and open company culture  
  • Pension and health insurance 

Application 

If you think this sounds like a good match and you are interested in joining our team, please apply below and let’s chat. We process applications and arrange interviews continually. 

Simple Feast encourages anyone interested regardless of age, gender, religion, sexual orientation or preference or race to apply for the position. We value diversity of all kinds and we always try to improve our ability to hire people with diverse backgrounds. To help us be as open minded as possible, please know that we have made it optional submitting your name, age and background as it doesn't say anything about your qualifications as long as you submit your contact information, address, and upload a resume. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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The Simple Feast Culture

We are an international team, bringing with us the best from Copenhagen, Berlin, Stockholm, Oxnard, Santa Barbara, and LA. 

We have big ambitions and a global mindset. We work together to accomplish what we came here to do and we celebrate together as we get closer. We believe in a supportive and open atmosphere. 

We care about our planet but we are not your usual hippies. We are working towards a serious cause but we like to have fun along the way. We like working with exceptional people but there is little room for big egos. We are looking for those driven by mission.

 

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