Job reference 137047
Country Controller for Wolt Denmark
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Are you an experienced finance professional, with a real passion for delivering exceptional service in a collaborative team? Does a Country Controller role in a global tech organization sound like your ideal next opportunity? If so, you might be the perfect match for Wolts financial team in Copenhagen.
Wolt is a Finnish technology company best known for their food delivery platform. They have grown significantly in the last three years, expanding operations from just four countries across the Nordics to 23 countries across Europe and Asia today.
The Finance team has played a key role on this journey. Supporting global operations from their central Helsinki hub has been no easy task, but the group of dedicated and motivated professionals has succeeded in this.
As a part of Wolts upscaling activities in Denmark, they are now looking for an experienced Country Controller to assist in focusing on the local accounting efforts in Denmark. You will sit with the local country team in Copenhagen but report to the Accounting Lead in Helsinki and work directly with the centralized Finance team.
What makes the Finance team so special is their ‘service first’ approach to the job – creating strong communication loops with the wider business, so that bottlenecks are minimized and that things get done quickly and efficiently. Everybody is accountable for their own workload and takes pride in being meticulous and precise.
Building up and consolidating
The Country Controller is responsible for local compliance and reporting, but as this is the first local accounting hire in Denmark, the role will also include setting up the local scalable accounting processes, while assisting the local teams with accounting related enquiries.
Your main responsibility will be to create a fully reconciled financial position in Wolt Denmark covering all aspects of Wolt Denmark, such as:
- Leading the delivery of local and global finance initiatives, financial process implementation and ensuring the compliance on global policies
- Maintaining and strengthening the key internal and external relationships including local auditors, authorities and senior management both locally and internationally
- Facilitate close cooperation with other local teams in order to ensure local financial matters are supported, such as payment follow-ups, explanations of reports provided to restaurant partners etc.
- Being the primary point of contact with finance department in Helsinki headquarter
To fit the profile of Wolts new country controller we imagine you having extensive experience with local statutory accounting- and tax compliance and a solid background in relevant bookkeeping or accounting roles, preferably from a multinational company.
Your professional background can be founded on a bachelor or master’s degree in accounting, as CPA/ACCA, or equivalent experience. Experience with IFRS is an advantage due to the cross-country interfaces while excellent language skills within written and spoken Danish and English is a must. Having experience with NetSuite is an advantage and MS Excel is mandatory.
To thrive in a fast-growing environment while building up the financial department and processes, your personality profile will consist of:
- Autonomous problem-solving
- Feeling comfortable in undertaking both hands-on daily tasks as well as impacting bigger picture projects and roadmaps
- Ensuring quality through meticulous working methods
- Being a strong internal and external communicator
- Feeling the urge to develop yourself in a high-growth, international environment
What you will be offered
You will get a significant role in a fast-growing company where uniqueness and diversity are celebrated having the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally.
Along with a competitive salary and benefits, you will also be eligible for Wolts stock option plan.
To apply, please send your CV and application in English to Adecco. We will review applications on an ongoing basis and may close the job opening when the right candidate is identified. If you would like a confidential discussion in more detail, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Senior Recruitment Consultant, Jørn Skarregaard on +45 28 92 86 74.
Wolt is a technology company that makes it incredibly easy to discover and get the best restaurants, grocery stores and other local shops delivered to home or to the office. Our local commerce platform makes it easy for customers to order whatever they need on one app, for merchants to make additional sales, and for couriers to make meaningful earnings flexibly. To enable this, Wolt develops a wide range of technologies from local commerce platform to retail software and financial solutions, as well as operates its own grocery stores under the brand Wolt Market. Wolt was founded in 2014 and joined forces with DoorDash in 2022. DoorDash operates in 27 countries today, 23 of which are with the Wolt product and brand.