Financial Operations Team Lead

Candex

Candex

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Washington, DC, USA · Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

About

Candex is a rapidly growing private global B2B fintech company on a mission to reshape the way businesses transact. Our tech-based solution makes purchasing fast and easy for enterprise buyers. Recognized in the ProcureTech 100 for Procurement Innovation, our SaaS Platform and accompanying services completely transform the buying experience for large companies around the globe. Buyers enjoy the simplicity of Candex for their purchases, vendors get paid faster, and procurement teams love the increased control they gain over purchases — Everyone wins!

We serve companies in the Global 2,000 and our existing clients include some of the world’s biggest corporations. We’ve raised over $85M from leading investors including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, American Express, Altos, Craft, and NFX. Available in almost 50 countries, Candex is expanding our already robust footprint and is looking for ambitious, fun people to join us on our mission to revolutionize the way businesses engage and pay their suppliers.

Position Overview

Candex seeks a Financial Operations Team Lead with a passion for excellence in financial management and a proven track record in the high-tech or fintech industry. As a strategic member of our finance team, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our growth and maintaining our position as an innovator in the procurement space. This position involves recording financial transactions, managing accounting software, invoicing, tax payments, and overseeing daily bank reconciliations and cash payments.

This position will report to the Head of Treasury.

The Role

  • Lead, manage, and mentor a team of 4, driving a culture of continuous improvement and professional development
  • Provide guidance, support, and constructive feedback to team members
  • Act as the main point of contact for the team, guaranteeing that tasks run smoothly and deadlines are consistently met, while providing backup support when necessary
  • Monitor and correct financial records and transactions to ensure accuracy and resolve any mistakes made by team members
  • Perform regular evaluations of team performance, providing clear and actionable feedback to encourage skill enhancement and assist team members in excelling in their roles
  • Create a relatable and supportive team environment that values clear and direct communication, building trust and mutual respect
  • Oversee daily banking operations and cultivate positive relationships with financial institutions to facilitate smooth financial interactions
  • Collaborate with external partners, including accountants, tax authorities, banks, and suppliers, to optimize financial processes on a global scale
  • Lead the team in reconciling financial data with external records, such as bank statements, to maintain accuracy and reliability
  • Guide the team through the month-end closing procedures, ensuring accurate financial reporting and statement preparation for various international entities

Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of experience in Financial Operations, Purchasing, Billing and Collections, or Information Systems Management
  • At least 2 years in a leadership role managing teams
  • Quick learner with technology orientation and ability to adapt and learn new finance softwares
  • Proficient in Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Exhibit high availability and commitment to support our global operations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal, for clear communication with international partners
  • Ability to multitask and manage priorities effectively in a complex, global, and dynamic environment
  • Knowledgeable in accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions - an advantage
  • Experience with financial software such as NetSuite – an advantage
  • Prior experience in the high-tech or fintech industry is highly preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer

Studies indicate that individuals from marginalized backgrounds, including women, often choose to apply for positions only when they fulfill all listed requirements. However, if you find that this role resonates with you even though you don't match every criterion, we strongly encourage you to get in touch with us. Our commitment to being an equal opportunity employer drives us to cultivate a workplace that celebrates diversity and inclusivity, embracing individuals from various backgrounds. Our hiring process prioritizes skills and abilities, and our wide-reaching outlook is something we take great pride in. Feel free to reach out!