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Interim Director Of Finance

€ €150000 - €200000 + Benefits inc Accommodation Allowance

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Board And Senior, Finance & Accounting

€ €150000 - €200000 + Benefits inc Accommodation Allowance

Location: Europe (EU), Germany

Interim Director of Finance Germany (1.5 years maternity cover)


Salary: €150-200,000 (Dependent on Experience) Benefits


Location: Hybrid in Nuremberg, Germany or Berlin with regular travel to Nuremberg (Accommodation Allowance available)



Shape the Future of European PropTech


Are you an accomplished finance leader ready for a transformative challenge? Do you excel in dynamic settings where your strategic insights and leadership skills can drive significant growth? Our client, one of the world's largest privately-owned real estate tech companies, is seeking an Interim Director of Finance for their Germany operations. This is a critical role where your expertise will guide the financial strategy as they progress towards becoming Europe's leading proptech platform.


Why This Role?

Our client is not just another listing platform. Their ambition is to transform the real estate landscape through cutting-edge digital solutions. Their portfolio includes some of the most prominent real estate platforms across Europe and the Middle East and they pride themselves on a commitment to innovation, customer-centric services, and sustainable development practices.

As they evolve into the premier European proptech platform, they require a seasoned finance leader to navigate the complexities of this transition. Your role will be crucial in addressing key challenges such as managing churn, optimizing monthly recurring revenue (MRR), controlling customer acquisition costs, and enhancing average revenue per customer.


Key Responsibilities:


Financial Strategy and Planning

  • Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's ambitious goals.
  • Oversee financial planning, analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Provide strategic recommendations to the executive team to drive business performance.

Financial Reporting and Compliance

  • Ensure precise and timely financial reporting in compliance with local and international standards.
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Ensure tax compliance and manage external audits.

Operational Management

  • Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable, receivable, payroll, and general ledger.
  • Implement robust internal controls to safeguard company assets.
  • Optimize cash flow management and working capital.

Team Leadership

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  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing finance team.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.
  • Collaborate with other departments to support overall business objectives.

Risk Management

  • Identify and mitigate financial risks through effective risk management practices.
  • Develop and maintain business continuity plans.

Business Partnering

  • Act as a key business partner to senior management and other stakeholders.
  • Provide financial insights and analysis to support strategic decision-making.
  • Drive cost-efficiency initiatives and process improvements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; MBA or CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive financial experience, with at least 5 years in a senior management role.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial principles, practices, and regulations in Germany.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Experience in subscription businesses either B2C or B2B.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to lead and develop high-performing teams.
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems (Workday); advanced Excel skills.
  • Fluent in both German and English.
  • Available to commence within the next 4-6 weeks.


About the Opportunity

Our client celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. They welcome individuals from all backgrounds, including those with disabilities, from minority communities, and the LGBTQIA community. They support flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments throughout the application and interview process.

This is an opportunity to be part of a team dedicated to unlocking everyone's perfect place. You will work alongside some of Europe's most renowned digital real estate marketplaces and brands, contributing to their mission of transforming the future of real estate tech.


Ready to Make an Impact? If you are a dynamic financial leader looking for an exciting interim role with a market leader in their field, we want to hear from you!

Apply today. Send us your CV in both English and German by clicking the link below, quoting reference number LX 2249805.




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