Blacklane GmbH

Head of Financial Operations (f/m/d)

  • Art: Vollzeit
  • Angelegt: vor 3 Wochen
  • ab: 01.04.2019
  • Bewerben:

Standort: Feurigstrasse 59, 10827 Berlin


We are looking for a Head of Financial Operations to come onboard and drive the vision for our amazing accounting and taxes team! You will be in charge of all our global accounting, tax and treasury activities for our hubs in Berlin, Dubai, Brisbane and Singapore (and more to come) and will be supporting Blacklane’s business to grow and flourish to even more cities worldwide (now 300+)!

Drive the vision: We’re counting on you to evolve the vision for the accounting and taxes team and the digitalisation of our tools and processes. You will lead and oversee the development of the team members and will have an impact on the overall strategic direction of the Finance department as well as Blacklane in total. You have a great team to support you and your closest sparring partners are the Director of Finance, the Head of Payment and Risk Management and the Finance People Business Partner. In collaboration, you will establish quarterly objectives and key results based on both company and department directions.

Grow the team: You will grow and foster our team of accountants and tax experts with your strong leadership skills and nurture the culture of development and open feedback providing them with guidance and support to take the business to the next level.

Foster digitalization: As we are scaling up as an organization, you will play an essential role in the cross-departmental project of establishing and implementing a new ERP System. Furthermore, you will enable rapid international growth for Blacklane at continuously improving and implementing new processes and systems.

Work with external stakeholders: You will work very closely with our international external stakeholders and will be a central point of contact for our tax consultants, financial auditors and banks around the globe.


Strong background in Finance: You have extensive experience in Accounting (in particular financial accounting, reporting), international Tax (in particular sales tax, corporate tax) and Treasury (in particular liquidity, foreign currencies, payments, capital structure and banking).

Experience in managing and growing teams: You have demonstrated skills in building, leading, and managing teams, ideally in international scale-up organizations.

Great communication skills: You are comfortable interacting with executive team members and are able to build strong relationships with internal and external key stakeholders. You are a great presenter!

Strategic and collaborative leadership style: The role is strategic in nature, but you should also be comfortable digging deep into technical issues, business and accounting topics in order to achieve goals. You should have the tenacity, drive, and sense of ownership to achieve strong results.

Innovative and flexible: You are the champion of introducing new ways of working. You inspire your team members and are also able to try out new approaches. You are comfortable with ambiguity, and can manage multiple things on the fly.

Passion: You have a deep passion for technology, the travel industry, and the ground transportation space, as well as Blacklane’s products and services.


2+ years managing teams that have an open feedback culture and that drive to achieve business goals

Completed business studies ideally with a focus on finance and / or controlling or with comparable qualifications.

Strong knowledge of HGB- and IFRS  as well as very good knowledge of MS Office,  Datev, SAP FI/C. Knowledge in international transfer pricing is an advantage.

We work in English so we are hoping you are fluent in both German and English.