VP Finance (f/m/d)

Full time, Cologne, Finance

About us:

We are Homelike, a young and dynamic proptech start-up and the leading marketplace for long-term business apartments. Homelike provides a best-in-class booking experience for business travellers seeking high-quality long-term apartments from professional suppliers looking to rent units for 30 nights or more. With over 45,000 high-quality apartments in 100 cities, Homelike offers one of the largest portfolios of furnished apartments for business travellers in Europe and we are expanding continuously into new countries. We have offices in Barcelona, London and Cologne and were recently voted by Tech5 as one of the β€œhottest start-ups” in Germany!

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage key functions such as financial planning, controlling, forecasting and liquidity management
  • Control company-wide financial P&L as well as commercial metrics such as rake rate, unit economics, CAC/LTV etc.
  • Responsible for company-wide tax & accounting, both in HQ as well as our subsidiaries in other countries
  • Own monthly investor reporting process
  • Improve core processes in financial operations, such as debt collection, treasury & cash management, accounts receivable management, payment-fulfillment etc.
  • Grow the finance department further and hire great employees for required finance functions
  • Manage shareholder-related topics (e.g. preparation of investment rounds, preparation of board meetings and other shareholder-related inquiries etc.)
  • Responsible for all legal affairs (incl. management of external attorneys) and external contracts

The perfect candidate brings along:

  • Strong, inspiring leader and communicator, with a proven track record in attracting, recruiting, managing and developing outstanding talent – with proven experience of managing managers and ICs
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, and a desire to build a global champion, with the gravitas to be a trusted confidante to the founders and leadership team
  • Analytical with a structured problem-solving approach – metrics-driven, and able to embed a culture of data- and fact-based decision-making
  • Min 5-6 years professional experience in Financial Management of a medium-sized company; Alternative: 5-6 years experience in Investment Banking / Consulting / WP
  • Sound understanding of IT systems and business processes
  • Experience of launching a high-growth marketplace, and ability to understand the complexity and challenges of navigating a business through this phase of its lifecycle
  • Proven track record of translating strategic thinking into action plans and results, with superior analytical skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: know how to communicate passionately, effectively, and persuasively and have experience building strong working relationships at all levels of management, both internally and externally
  • Highly developed and demonstrable leadership skills, including managing and developing people, building high performance teams
  • Fluent in English and German

What we offer:

  • Be part of the Executive Team of a VC-funded hypergrowth travel company
  • An innovative product in a high growth market, with potential to disrupt the status quo
  • A highly motivated, international team that we strengthen through various events and benefits
  • A flat business hierarchy and becoming part of the big picture
  • Opportunities to travel and represent Homelike to major accounts, large events and conventions
  • Strive for the great success with us and experience the passion of a successful startup


Your contact:
Charlotte Becker

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