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Job Description

Build and manage a high performing team
Act as an escalation point of contact for the BPO, covering a global scope
Build and maintain a senior stakeholder network across the Adevinta organisation
Develop and implement a continuous improvement strategy, approach and framework for Finance Operations
Monitor Finance Operations customers’ needs to amend service levels accordingly
Identify and mitigate risks to finance operations performance
Articulate improvement opportunities and obtain approval for implementation
Liaise with BPO management team when reviewing performance e.g. SLAs, KPIs, billing and monthly costings
Contribute to company financial strategy and decision-making processes
Develop a service and performance oriented culture
Train and educate company management



 

Qualifications

Significant finance experience
ACA / ACCA / CIMA (or equivalent) qualified accountant 
Experience working with a large, global finance team or professional services firm
Proven continuous improvement and change management experience in a finance and technology environment
Proven track record dealing with outsourcing arrangements, third party and/or vendor management
Strong working knowledge of SAP S4 and OneStream capabilities
Global operations background in a process driven role with exposure to centralised finance processes
Some transformation / process improvement experience
Proven success in influencing strategic business decisions & driving significant improvements to business performance
Excellent team leadership and communication skills with the ability to challenge & collaborate
Significant people management experience
Specific industry knowledge in technology & online business retail
Strong relationship management skills with ability to communicate with various internal and external stakeholders
Fluent English is essential, while additional languages are an advantage (French and Spanish in particular)


 

Additional Information

What you’ll get from us

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation

  • Benefits including private health insurance, stock purchase plan and bonus

  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer

  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office

  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, including from another country, as long as you have an internet connection!

  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes

  • Flexible benefits programme (transport, restaurants, child-care, etc)

  • Free daily breakfast 

  • 26 days of holiday

Additional information

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. 

 

Covid-19: We’re reviewing the situation on a regular basis to ensure that we follow all local government guidelines and put the health of our people first. All interviews are currently taking place virtually.

Company Description

We’re Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces that reaches hundreds of millions of people each month through our household name brands across 16 countries. We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a car, an apartment, a sofa or a new job. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. As a global network of loved local brands, including Marktplaats in the Netherlands, Mobile.de in Germany and Leboncoin in France, our teams are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month.


We established our Global Headquarters in Barcelona when Adevinta was created in 2019. Here you’ll find most of our Central Functions teams, although we also have people based in our other main hubs in Paris, Amsterdam and Berlin as well as in our local offices across the globe. Our local brands are founded on the connections between people, and as an international group we create networks of talented Adevintans who work together towards a common purpose across geographies and disciplines.

Within Finance we act as a trusted business partner protecting, creating, and driving sustainable stakeholder value through one innovative team, while creating a controlled and protected environment with accurate and timely financial information safeguarding the company with integrity with robust compliance and controls.

The Finance Operations team supports the finance operations across the organisation in identifying improvement opportunities, works with stakeholders to develop business cases and implementation of plans and acts as escalation point of contact for the BPO.