Director of Finance
- Full Time
Windmill is a boutique digital product delivery company. Our team of designers, strategists, and engineers love to create great experiences. We design and develop delightful and functional digital products that solve tough problems and enable new opportunities for enterprises in complex industries such as banking & finance, healthcare, and compliance. For more information, please check the company website at www.windmill.digital
The Director of Finance plays a pivotal role in our globally distributed service-based company, overseeing financial operations in multiple entities across India, UAE, Ukraine, USA, UK, Dubai and other locations. This leadership position involves steering financial strategy, ensuring compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and managing a diverse portfolio of companies. The successful candidate will lead a global finance team and contribute to the overarching financial success and growth of the organization.
International Financial Leadership
- Provide strategic financial guidance, taking into account the unique financial landscapes of various countries and ensuring strict adherence to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
- Oversee financial operations in entities across India, UAE, Poland, Ukraine, and other locations, ensuring meticulous compliance with IFRS.
Global Team Leadership and Development
- Lead and mentor a diverse finance team spread across different countries, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
- Ensure that the team is well-versed in the intricacies of IFRS and regional financial regulations.
Portfolio Management Across Borders
- Manage the financial aspects of a diverse portfolio of companies, each subject to distinct regulatory environments.
- Collaborate with regional finance teams to align financial strategies with local operational goals.
Multinational Budgeting and Forecasting
- Develop and oversee the annual budgeting process, considering regional nuances and regulatory requirements, including adherence to IFRS.
- Drive the forecasting process to facilitate proactive decision-making in a multinational context.
International Financial Reporting and Compliance
- Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
- Oversee compliance with local and international financial regulations in each jurisdiction.
Global Risk Management
- Develop and implement risk management strategies that consider the geopolitical and economic complexities of operating across borders while ensuring alignment with IFRS principles.
Strategic Partnerships on a Global Scale
- Collaborate with executive leadership to evaluate potential mergers, acquisitions, or partnerships, considering the international implications and adherence to IFRS.
- Conduct thorough financial due diligence on potential investment opportunities across different regions.
- Collaborate with diverse teams in various countries and regions, providing financial insights to support strategic decision-making globally while maintaining IFRS standards.
- Master’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field. A professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFA) is a plus.
- 7+ years of progressive experience in finance leadership roles, preferably with a strong international focus.
- Proven experience in managing a diverse portfolio of companies across different countries.
- Strong understanding of international financial regulations and accounting standards, especially IFRS.
- Comfortable on using AI tools like ChatGPT for day-to-day activities.
- Excellent leadership and people management skills with a cultural sensitivity.
- Strategic thinker with the ability to navigate complex international financial landscapes.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
We design & build digital product experiences which delight, since 2012! Windmill is a product.
delivery company dedicated to delivering impactful digital products and solutions, that resolve.
modern challenges. We’re a global operation headquartered in Switzerland, celebrating, and
seeking diversity, with employees based in the UK, USA, Portugal, South Africa, Germany,
Ukraine and India. Interested in learning more? Take a look at our website: