• Supply Chain
  • Finance

Jun 2022


VP of Finance

Full Time

Berlin, Germany

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  • Supply Chain

Jun 2022

  • Finance

Job Description

After our recent $34M Series A by Tiger Global, we are looking for you to lead Hive's finance function by supervising Accounting, FP&A and Finance Ops:

  • Build a world-class in-house accounting setup, integrating Hive's operations in multiple countries like Germany, France and more to come
  • Lead a team of 5+ team members now, 10-15 team members by end of 2022
  • Create an ambitious, but realistic budget and track the teams' progress in FP&A
  • Productize our Finance Ops, e.g. in invoice creation and financial flows
  • Drive strategic decision making in a fast-paced constantly changing environment
  • Oversee compliance with legal requirements such as corporate governance
  • Develop and maintain short and long-term financial projections and create scenarios that help leaders envision the impact of different decisions
  • Get full exposure by reporting directly to Hive's CEO
  • Support in fundraising our Series B and beyond


Your profile

We know that you can't always tick every box. We'd still love to hear from you if you think you'd be a good fit!

  • You have 5+ years experience in Finance at high-performing organizations (e.g. startups, IB, PE), ideally a high-growth start-up/scale-up
  • Strong analytical and financial-modelling skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and being a part of complex strategy discussions
  • Knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Reputation for integrity, dedicated work ethic, and desire for ownership & accountability
  • You are hungry to build an industry-defining company
  • You speak English fluently (German not required)


Our offering

  • Be part of the Hive. You'll work with a highly driven team of exceptional and experienced people in all domains. People at the Hive have worked at organizations such as McKinsey, J.P. Morgan, Blackstone, N26, and Amazon before. We believe in a culture of trust, collaboration, empowerment and constructive feedback in a positive and inspiring work atmosphere
  • Make an impact. Join a young company with an entrepreneurial culture operating at lightning speed — we have bold ambitions
  • You'll be valued. We offer attractive compensation — and the opportunity to help shape an early-stage startup from the ground up
  • There's more! Enjoy flexible working hours, free drinks and fresh fruits in our office in the heart of Berlin-Mitte and join regular team events


About us

We provide logistics made for tomorrow.
Better e-commerce operations — fast, transparent, and affordable.
Hive’s mission is to digitize logistics for e-commerce merchants, enabling businesses to run their operations on autopilot. Hive is the operational brain for D2C brands, taking on order fulfillment, shipping, returns, and more for a wide range of companies and product categories. We help enable fast-growing brands such as Yepoda, Ela Mo, and Holy Energy to grow.
Backed by acclaimed global investors including EarlyBird, TigerGlobal, Picus Capital, and Activant, we are rapidly expanding our pan-European network with our newly opened fulfillment center and office in Paris, and Milan, Madrid, and London in the pipeline.
Hive is logistics for the future.
We question the conventional way of doing things and aim to push boundaries in all areas. Hive focuses on changing the way e-commerce fulfillment is done and strives toward creating the most advanced and sustainable solutions in the logistics field, enabling our customers to keep growing while keeping them close to the customer.
At Hive, we believe fostering diversity in every team makes us a stronger company overall. We do not discriminate based on religion, skin color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability, and encourage applications from all backgrounds. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where everyone feels encouraged to be their true self and to grow professionally.


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