(Junior) Finance Manager (remote)

5 months ago
Full time role


At Vaayu, we are on a mission to decelerate climate change. With just 9 years to significantly lower global emissions, ...

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Job Description

About Vaayu

Vaayu is on a mission to decarbonize retail by helping brands (from fashion and beauty to consumer goods, health and beyond) to track, cut and credibly communicate their climate impact in real time. Our science-based platform provides granular, automated and accurate carbon calculations, powered by over 600,000 activity-based data points that make it easy for brands to understand their emissions and take action throughout the value chain to meet their reduction targets. We believe in the power of technology as a force for good and are looking for game-changers from across Europe (or equivalent time zones) who share our vision of helping retailers reduce 1 gigaton of emissions by 2030. If you want to work at a purpose-driven startup and be part of a team defining state-of-the-art technology that drives down carbon emissions at scale, we'd love to hear from you.
Our Values
  • Environmental. The Earth is our protagonist. Protecting it is at the center of everything we do.
  • Collaborative. Climate change affects us all. By working collaboratively we know we can make a difference within retail, and beyond.
  • Honest. Our voice is informative and authentic. We want to share what we are working on, be open about the challenges, and build an ecosystem that creates change.

About the Role

We are looking for an (Junior) Finance Manager to join our team of highly motivated professionals who are passionate about fighting climate change. As our Finance Manager, you have the chance to help us define and execute the day to day financial responsibilities. 

This is a fully remote role.

Main Responsibilities 

  • Manages bank accounts/cash allocation.
  • Sales Ledger - Inputting sales invoices and reconciling to online booking system.
  • Purchase Ledger - Inputting supplier invoices and making payments.
  • Liaise with senior managers regarding monthly expense returns and credit cards and ensurethat all required receipts are retained and all payments are posted and reconciled on a monthly basis.
  • Reporting for Management and Investors on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
  • Reporting of budget vs. actuals
  • Metrics and Dashboards e.g. for reporting SaaS metrics
  • Operates generally under a monthly cadence, managing the relationship with theExternal Accountants to ensure month end accounts are delivered in a timely manner.
  • Liaising with external accounts on month end reports, VAT return and German PAYE.
  • Reconcile balance sheet control accounts monthly.
  • Provide monthly reports on overhead expenditure to the Finance Director and SeniorManagement Team.
  • Ensures compliance for tax and reporting obligations (managing with accountants)


Who We Are Looking For

  • Previous Finance Management experience
  • Part Qualified OR Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Proven knowledge of German and English language
  • DATEV experience preferable.



Vaayu Provides the Opportunity To:

  • Work at a mission-driven start-up with sustainability experts
  • Receive equity in a fast-growing business with an exciting journey ahead
  • Full remote work from anywhere in Europe
  • Collaborate with a diverse, open-minded and international team
  • Grow and develop within an expanding team of entrepreneurial experts
  • Join our bi-annually offsite where we come together in a European destination
  • Enjoy 26 days paid leave with an additional day for every year of employment (up to 30 days)
  • Opt-in to pension and health policies available within your region of work

Vaayu is an equal opportunity employer. We do not believe in discrimination of any kind, and are proud to have an international team from over 17 different countries. We nurture an inclusive and collaborative environment for all, and are committed to reflecting a diverse range of backgrounds, experience and thinking.

At Vaayu, we are on a mission to decelerate climate change. With just 9 years to significantly lower global emissions, ...

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