Financial Planning & Controlling Manager

  • Feedzai
  • Coimbra, Portugal
  • Jul 23, 2018
Full time Accounting Banking Finance

Job Description

  • Feedzai is AI. We’re coding the future of commerce with a leading platform powered by artificial intelligence and big data. Founded and developed by data scientists and aerospace engineers, Feedzai has one critical mission: make commerce safe. The world’s largest banks, payment providers and retailers use Feedzai’s machine learning technology to manage risks associated with banking and shopping, whether it’s in person, online or via mobile devices.

    We want your incredible talent to drive growth and help our customers be successful. Backed by years of hardcore work and funding from amazing investors (Citi, Capital One, Oak HC/FT, Sapphire Ventures, Data Collective) we’re at the inflection point of growth. We’re data people so you should have a desire and willingness to dig into the numbers, too.



    As the FP&A Manager, you will serve as a key interface between Finance and the rest of the business. You will oversee the entire financial planning process, provide financial planning and operating reporting that influences business decisions, and monitor financial metrics and business drivers. You will also lead a team and mentor junior team members. This is a highly visible and highly impactful role in a growth stage startup.

    This position will be based in Portugal and will report to the Head of Finance.


    Your day-to-day

    • Manage and perform the annual planning and quarterly forecasting processes
    • Align budgets and forecasts with the company’s strategic priorities
    • Provide insightful reports on financial and operating metrics (e.g. actuals to historical, budgets vs. variance, forecasting) for various audiences, including senior leaders, the board and investors
    • Identify areas of financial risk, improvement, innovation, and automation
    • Conduct ad-hoc analysis for senior leaders and business partners to support decision-making
    • Participate in transactions, including the development of business cases through industry research, analysis of target company financials, and development of comprehensive financial models


    Your know how

    • A BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred, CPA a plus
    • 3-5+ years of progressive finance experience in banking, corporate development, or Big 4
    • Strong math, financial, analytical, and modeling experience
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Experience with ERP systems (Netsuite/SAP type preferred)
    • Working knowledge of GAAP and/or IFRS