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Chief Financial Officer

The Upright Project

The Upright Project

Accounting & Finance
Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Wanted: We are looking for a brilliant, experienced CFO to join the Upright team as we are gearing up for our next growth phase. Impact data is becoming increasingly central in business decision-making and Upright's data is trusted by 200+ institutional investment organizations and corporations, predominantly in Europe and Northern America. We are now looking for an exceptional CFO with international SaaS experience to join Upright.
As a CFO, you will take ownership of Upright’s financial strategy, forecasting, planning and reporting. You will work closely with Upright’s CEO and other leadership to build the operational engine for Upright’s next growth phase. The CFO will also be a key player in potential future funding rounds, own many of Upright’s legal processes and provide strategic business support to other functions. This will be a new role for Upright, which means you will have the opportunity to influence the scope and structures of the role.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Owning the financial planning, forecasting and reporting
  • Coordinating non-revenue financing
  • Leading potential future funding rounds with the CEO
  • Leading legal compliance
  • Owning and developing revenue collection
  • Providing strategic business support to other functions

SIGNS FOR BEING A GREAT MATCH WITH THIS ROLE INCLUDE:

  • Experience of working as a CFO in an international SaaS growth company
  • Excellent understanding of SaaS metrics and how to make them work for growth and profitability
  • Solid track record of internal passion for excellence: you have gotten things done clearly better than what was required/expected from you
  • Sense of urgency and drive to get the job done
  • Exceptional communication skills in Finnish and English, both spoken and written

ADDITIONALLY, WE'LL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING AS A PLUS:

  • Experience and understanding of the financial sector
  • Understanding of data-driven businesses
  • Ability to quickly grasp different regulatory frameworks that surround impact data and its provision

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A chance to join a quickly growing and highly ambitious impact SaaS company with a mission that matters
  • A fun and kind team with exceptional people who care about what they do
  • Exciting professional growth opportunities
  • Competitive compensation, including stock options and a comprehensive health care package
MISSION THAT MATTERS
Upright is on a mission to incentivize companies to optimize their net impact by enabling science-based decision-making for investors, customers, employees, and public sector agents. To do that, Upright develops a proprietary data model based on an open-access database of 200M+ scientific articles and artificial intelligence to quantify the net impact of companies on people, planet, society, and knowledge creation. In addition to net impact, Upright produces data on UN SDG alignment, EU taxonomy, and EU SFDR PAI indicators. Currently, our impact data platform is used by 200+ institutional investors and companies, such as Nasdaq, Nordea, EQT and Nokia.
If you have any questions, please email us at recruiting@uprightproject.com.