VP Finance

Paris Admin

10 Jan 2018




Full Time


8 - 21 years

Shift Technology is the leading cloud platform in insurance

At Shift Technology, we started with a laser-focus on helping our customers fight claims fraud.  Through advances in AI and a team of data scientist, we’ve built a solution that is now deployed across Asia, Europe and the Americas with some of the largest insurers in the world.  We’re leveraging this wedge to build the leading cloud platform in insurance, helping improve customer service while reducing costs across the claims process. 

If you enjoy the meaningful work of changing an industry from inside out, Shift might be the place for you.

Your day-to-day

We are looking for a VP Finance who will lead our Finance team and work closely with other executives at Shift Technology to ensure the operations can scale with our rapid growth. These topics such as revenue/cost planning, budgeting, hiring, and helping grow our financial team. You will be responsible for:

  • Cash management and revenue optimization
  • Operational and financial modelling and planning
  • Evolving and monitoring performance metrics
  • Establishing annual budget and board reporting package
  • Developing financial and accounting systems
  • Building and structuring the financial team
  • Managing future audit process
  • Working collaboratively with the entire team

Your Profile

A successful candidate will have a proven track record of top performance, the ability to multi-task in a dynamic/high-intensity growth environment, and experience supporting the strategic objectives of a cross-functional team.  If the following qualities ring true, we’d be excited to talk with you:

  • Experience in the finance organization at a top SaaS business
  • Experience with complex contracts, revenue recognition and cross-border transactions
  • 8+ years finance experience in operations finance, investment banking or corporate development
  • Superior financial modelling skills in a wide range of situations and comfort building/understanding models from a blank sheet (Must know excel)
  • Strong communications skills to work with executive team and board of directors
  • Ability and connections to hire strong team
  • A thorough understanding of quantitative and qualitative financial analysis
  • Critical thinker with a proactive nature and eye for detail
  • Bonus: Fluent in French (written and spoken)