(Senior) Finance Manager (m/f/d) for fast-growing Edtech Startup



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024
About Edurino
EDURINOs vision is to teach children 21st century skills with the power of games. We re-think how children play and learn and develop a hybrid play-based learning system that combines hard- and software. Haptic figurines and a stylus pen are the key to adaptive learning games.
Our team has been dedicated to creating innovative and interactive, game-based learning experiences for preschoolers between 4-8+ years old. With our Series A funding of €10,5 million (by DN Capital, Tengelmann Ventures, FJ Labs, btov and Emerge Education), we’ll be able to accelerate the development of new learning worlds, grow our team further and expand our reach to more learners around the globe!

Role purpose
We are seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join our fast-growing startup in the educational tech sector. The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the financial planning, analysis, and reporting activities of the company, as well as managing financial controls and compliance. You love playing with numbers, and will work closely with our co-founders to drive strategic decision-making and ensure financial stability and growth within the exciting phase of our funding rounds.
Apply for this job if you are passionate about…
  • Joining a fast-growing Edtech when it moves from start to scale up
  • Building financial structures from scratch
Your mission at EDURINO
  • Develop and maintain financial models and forecasts to support company-wide strategic decision-making
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and reports
  • Oversee financial controls and compliance, including risk management and internal audits
  • Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy in financial reporting and analysis
  • Manage budgeting and planning processes, including variance analysis and reporting (expenses versus budget and discrepancies analysis)
It is a match if you…
  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Finance and Controlling, preferably in a startup or dynamic (tech) environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex financial data into actionable insights
  • Demonstrated experience in financial modeling, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting, KPIs steering (Cash, NWC,...)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • High proficiency in financial reporting and analysis software, including Excel
  • You are highly motivated, hands-on, you see new challenges as an opportunity and want to implement your own ideas within a collaborative team
  • Excellent communication skills/professional proficiency in German and English(both written and verbal)
Starting date
as soon as possible
About us
What we believe in

We believe that, in addition to hiring the best talent, a diversity of perspectives, ideas and cultures leads to the creation of better products. We hire people who are passionate about the product and team, and we favor ability and willingness to learn over experience. EDURINO is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender. We foster a work environment that enables personal and professional growth and always strive to find the truth in discussions, independent of seniority or position as all opinions are respected.

What makes us special

  • A start-up culture based on trust with flat hierarchies. Join an early stage start-up, take on responsibility from day 1 and be part of the ride.
  • A hybrid working mode. Work remotely from wherever you like within Germany or work from our office in Munich (Haidhausen).
  • Regular company events. We meet in Munich every 4 months and do fun stuff together. Travel expenses covered.
  • Regular team events (online and offline). While remote, we meet online for a pub quiz or a drawing game. While in Munich, we go hiking at Tegernsee, we meet at the "Biergarten" or we do an exit game.
  • A multicultural team and English first as our company language. We believe that a variety of perspectives, ideas and cultures lead to better products.
  • A share package for every employee. You benefit from the exit of a rapidly growing company.
  • Family-friendliness and work-life balance. We have trust-based working hours that offer a maximum of flexibility and self-management.
  • Development Opportunities. We offer personal development time during working hours and a yearly development budget of 1.000€.
  • Additional benefits. KITA allowance (Germany), the hardware you need (e.g. Mac or Windows), employee benefit offerings with exclusive discounts, bike leasing (JobRad), and a company pension scheme.

How to become part of the team

  1. We look forward to receiving your application (CV is enough!). Once we have reviewed it and decide to invite you, we schedule a first 30-minute interview where we get to know each other. After our company presentation, you will have the space to tell us why you would be the perfect fit for us and we are happy to answer all of your questions.
  2. Depending on the position, there is now a small homework for you - either an art/coding test or the elaboration of some questions within a case study.
  3. We schedule another interview with the direct report of your position. You will elaborate the task or questions you have solved.
  4. You (e-)meet one of the co-founders. Depending of the position, we will now ask you for some references.
  5. After a couple of days, we will get back to you with the final decision and you become part of #teamedurino, yay!
  6. The following onboarding steps include meetings with your onboarding buddy and your team members, getting to know everyone from both our business and tech team and of course receiving your EDURINO onboarding box!