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Chief Financial Officer (Mexico)

Revolut

Remote / Mexico
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Fintech
  • Post Date: 06/23/2022
  • Website: revolut.com
  • Company Address: The Columbus Building, 7 Westferry Circus, London, E14 4HD

About Revolut

When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate.

Job Description

About Revolut
People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, our super app has helped over 20 million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.
As we continue our lightning-fast growth, we believe that two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. So far, we have more than 3000 people, based in 20 offices around the world, working on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.
 
About the role
We are looking to bring onboard a world-class CFO that will lead the organisation from startup to millions of customers while rolling out new products and gaining licenses to operate new business models.
 
• Building (from scratch) and leading Revolut Mexico’s Finance department including Accounting and Financial Control, Financial Planning & Analysis, Regulatory Reporting and Tax functions as well as our financial data infrastructure teams
• Overseeing and governing the preparation of financial statements and the external audit process
• Providing Finance expertise as a member of the Executive Committee and main point of contact for Revolut Mexico’s Board of Directors and its sub-committees
• Driving the periodic company-wide budgeting process and establishing annual financial Company Goals that align with the Revolut’s plans for growth and expansion
• Leading and motivating staff and ensuring that they achieve their full potential
 
What you’ll be doing
• 10+ years of experience in a fast-paced finance environment at a top-tier company
• Experience in building and leading teams of 10+ people
• You have the credibility and confidence to build relationship and trust with key stakeholders, including Revolut’s leadership and regulators
• Strong technical skills to understand and design the financial system infrastructure
• Positive attitude: 'Can do' approach and willing to give everything a go from manual processing to larger projects
• Excellent organisation skills: ability to plan and organise work so that it is efficient and effective
• A deep understanding of a bank’s balance sheet, key regulatory ratios, accounting of securities portfolios, loans and hedge accounting principles is considered an advantage
• A solid understanding or credit and reserves
 
What you'll need
• Previous experience in top-tier investment banking/ PE, Strategy Consulting firm, fast growing start-up (ideally in FinTech)
• Proven experience raising private investment and/or exposure to a public offering process
• Ability to recruit and lead a senior management banking team
• Demonstrate an ability to think and reason logically
• SQL / Python / Systems knowledge a plus
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