Financial Director, Controller

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Dublin, CA, United States

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19 days ago

Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company in 2021, Lime has powered 350+ million electric bike and scooter rides in 200+ cities on 5 continents, saving an estimated 75+ million car trips. Learn more about how we help the world #RideGreen at!

Based out of the regional office in Dublin, the Controller will be responsible for all aspects of our accounting operations while we continue to expand across EMEA. You will report to the Global Controller and work side-by-side with the Regional General Managers of EMEA. This exciting opportunity plays a pivotal part in the design and implementation of our regional Finance hub.
As we continue to grow, we are looking for a self-starter who is autonomous, hard-working and structured with excellent attention to detail. Flexibility is a key trait, you are comfortable with the unknown and ready to roll up your sleeves to see ideas, projects and new initiatives through to the end.

What You'll Do

    • Build, train and lead the EMEA accounting team. This includes but is not inclusive of developing employee skills and performance through training and coaching. Hiring, training, and developing new employees to meet organizational needs. Providing feedback on an employee’s performance, helping to develop an employee’s skills where needed, and addressing performance problems
    • Collaborate with SSC and Corp Accounting on the financial close process ensuring timely and accurate statutory and management accounts
    • Review and analysis of the regional P&Ls, Balance Sheets and cash flow statements
    • Drive the roll-out of the internal control framework in close cooperation with our Internal Audit department
    • Design and create or optimize processes with smart, pragmatic solutions for operational and reporting challenges
    • Establish and maintain close and effective relationships with internal and external partners

About You:

    • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting and / or Business Administration
    • Professionally Qualified Financial Accountant
    • 8+ years relevant experience with progressing scope and responsibilities
    • Expert knowledge of US GAAP and ability to apply these practically. IFRS and any local GAAP is a plus.
    • Hands-on experience with internal and external audits as well as building a strong control environment
    • Previous experience in an EMEA-wide start-up, scale-up or multinational environment is highly preferred
    • Has experience in leading a team including assessing, mentoring, training and motivating them
    • Proficient with Excel and experience with Netsuite, Coupa and other cloud-based solutions is a plus
    • Can easily switch between hands-on operations and strategic thinking
    • Fluency in English, additional languages would be great
    • Bold yet humble. Navigates and communicates effortlessly in a cross-functional and multicultural environment.
    • Ability to operate at Limespeed: high-tempo, high-energy and high-passion and flexible to collaborate with our US and International offices across multiple time zones
    • Relentlessly result-driven without taking shortcuts: integrity above everything

What We Offer:

    • Opportunity to revolutionize transportation in your hometown with the leader in urban mobility solutions
    • A position that offers a variety of career and resume building experiences with the fastest growing startup since 2018
    • Scale with a rapidly growing organization, with tons of opportunity for growth
    • Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainability
    • Work with a team of fun and motivated individuals
    • Competitive salary and benefits

If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.