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We're looking for a Financial Director for the Chief Operations Officer’s team to coordinate all aspects of financial operations in the international environment. If you are capable of managing a wide scope of projects in a well-structured manner, you can combine both strategic view and hands-on approach, and you are used to creating automations in Google Sheets for any manual work, then this position will be a great fit.

Your list of activities will include:

  • Ensuring all financial operations are performed on time, according to all regulations with a high level of quality
  • Delivering proper management information for the team
  • Establishing new entities in different countries
  • Managing IP rights for Raisware services and products
  • Participating in fundraising activities and collaborating with potential investors on due diligence and joint venture agreements

We expect you to be a great people manager for a team of 4-5 financial specialists and data analysts, and execute company strategy via financial support.

Your skills

  • Advanced English (both written and spoken)
  • Extensive experience in managing various aspects of finance (AR, AP, financial accounting, payroll) in the international environment (our geography includes UAE, Poland, USA, and Ukraine)
  • Experience in delivering management information to Company managers in the form of comprehensive and understandable dashboards
  • Experience in structuring the budgeting process, including managing of communication
  • Experience in managing a team of 4+ people
  • Knowledge of core legal aspects of finance (including VAT taxation, double-tax treaties, WHT issues, etc.)
  • Knowledge of IFRS and local accounting regulations (such as US GAAP or PL GAAP)
  • Experience in IP rights management and transfers
  • Ability to define, implement, and automate various business processes around finance and payroll
  • Outstanding project management skills
    • Usage of advanced prioritization approaches
    • Usage of project management tools (like Trello or Asana)
    • Make sure that the team delivers results by being its active member
  • Experience in establishing new entities
  • Experience in fundraising and collaboration with investors, including due diligence process and valuation models
  • Comprehensive understanding of all key business drivers and sophisticated financial models
  • Advanced skills in Google Sheets (array formulas, vlookup, pivot tables, and similar)
  • Experience with accounting tools (like Xero)
  • You are very organized and detail-oriented
Would be a plus:
  • Experience in implementing ERP systems
  • Experience with time reporting tools, such as Toggl or Clockify
  • Usage of Jira or any other ticketing system
  • CIMA / ACCA / CPA qualifications

Your responsibilities

  • Collaborate with our COO and CEO on different projects related to the financial operations of entities located in different countries
  • Organize a scope of financial projects for the team and yourself, ensure timely execution with a high level of quality
  • Run all finance-related processes, including budgeting for different departments across the organization, payroll, month-closing activities
  • Manage cash flow and inventory
  • Maintain IP rights for Railsware products and services
  • Participate in fundraising activities, collaborate on due diligence, and joint venture agreements with COO and Legal Counsel
  • Develop a high-performance financial processes infrastructure that drives efficiency and accuracy of company finances
    • Build automation tools with Google Sheets and apply Data Blending approach to support those
  • Deliver understandable and relevant management information supporting decision making processes within the Company
  • Ensure that important documentation is done properly and on time within the team. This includes preparing cooperation agreements, NDAs, bank references, and so on.
  • Work on a Company structure, including to close or open new entities supporting proper operational functioning of the Company

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About the company

Railsware is a product studio. Since 2007, we have shaped our own “know-how” in product creation. Among others, we have helped Calendly and BrightBytes turn from small startups into flourishing companies, with Calendly recently reaching $3B valuation.

Railsware products are the next step in company evolution. We have applied the best product development practices to creating our own solutions. Today, Mailtrap.io, Coupler.io, and Smart Checklist for Jira have over 2M users and generate over $2.5M of annual recurring revenue.

People feel great here. On average, a Railswarian stays in the company for about 5 years. We support our team with outstanding benefits and remote working culture.

We look for people with high potential ready to evolve in multiple directions. The right hires shape a team of A-players to learn from each other and evolve together.


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Work culture

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  • Remote-friendly environment
  • You can set up your home office with our help
  • A comfortable office in Krakow, Poland
  • Flexible schedule
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Great compensation

  • Competitive remuneration which depends on team feedback and your results
  • Phantom Stock Units to reward your contribution
  • Additional financial assistance (microcredits)
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  • Relocation to Poland (if needed)
  • Office visits to collaborate with your team live
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  • Best hardware and equipment
  • 24+10 paid time off days a year
  • 24 illness days
  • We cover sport expenses and medical insurance for you
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