Fractional CFO / Finance / Controlling / People Operations
Aktualisiert am 27.03.2024
Profil
Freiberufler / Selbstständiger
Remote-Arbeit
Verfügbar ab: 27.03.2024
Verfügbar zu: 100%
davon vor Ort: 100%
Finance
Controlling
Kollaboratives Projektmanagement
People Operations
Forecasting
Budgeting
German
Muttersprache
English
Full professional proficiency (C2; iBT TOEFEL 119/120)
Spanish
Verhandlungssicher
French
Grundkenntnisse

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

Schweiz
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

2 years 4 months
2021-12 - now

Selected experience & achievements

Head of Finance & Operations
Head of Finance & Operations
  • Selected responsibilities
    • Lead role to define and implement structural, legal and operational foundation to transition from startup to scale-up in direct collaboration with CEO
    • Head activist PMO office driving the key growth and operational efficiency levers, owning and implementing high priority initiatives
    • End-to-end ownership of Finance function and related tasks, e.g., fundraising (equity, debt, and public funds), fund prioritization, budgeting and daily finance operations (payroll, benefits, etc.)
    • Management and coordination of legal affairs to safeguard organization?s compliance
  • Selected experience & achievements
    • Assumed leading role in strategy definition and translation into operational roadmap and milestones through synthesis of key internal and external insights, in collaboration with CEO
    • Led and successfully structured ?10+ million funding round ? defined equity story, participated in pitch meetings and led due diligence process with US and European investors
    • Developed and implemented OKR system to ensure organizational focus and alignment with strategic roadmap, enhancing performance tracking and accountability
    • Managed investor relations ? set up regular reporting and prepared board meetings to enable effective decision-making
    • Continuously developed scope and merit of Finance function ? built up and managed team of 4 FTEs
    • Designed and implemented automated core business processes to streamline workflows, drive operational efficiency, and leverage cross-functional synergies
Cambrium, Bio-Tech Startup
Berlin
8 months
2021-05 - 2021-12

Orchestrated seamless transition

Managing Director (Interim Assignment)
Managing Director (Interim Assignment)
  • Assumed role of Interim MD during financial distress - implemented measures to improve financial stability and led process to sell the company
  • Orchestrated seamless transition, ensuring smooth handover of assets, contracts, and operations during and after the transaction
Push Founders
Berlin, DE
1 year 5 months
2020-01 - 2021-05

Business Development & Finance Lead ? Formel Skin

Business Development & Finance Lead
Business Development & Finance Lead
  • Business Development & Finance Lead ? Formel Skin, Health Tech Startup (Berlin, DE)
  • Joined as employee #1 to take lead role in building up the company from 3 to 50 employees and ?100+ million valuation by the time of resignation
  • Assumed role of Lead Product Manager to develop first MVP for successful German market entry, achieving substantial sales growth to reach a six-digit monthly recurring revenue within six months
  • Successfully executed internationalization of core offering to Switzerland in close collaboration with Founder & CEO
  • Developed Finance function from the ground up, managing core finance processes end-to-end and coordinating external service providers (e.g., tax accountant, payroll office, legal counsel)
  • Prioritized and managed initiatives to set up systems and tools architecture to enable growth at scale (e.g., automated subscription handling, standardization and automatization of core finance processes)
  • Supported C-level in closing ?30 million Series A round ? prepared financial reports, set up data room and shaped legal structure of transaction
Formel Skin, Health Tech Startup
Berlin, DE
3 months
2019-10 - 2019-12

assessment of investment opportunities

Venture Capital Intern
Venture Capital Intern
  • Supported investment team with assessment of investment opportunities, including business plan review and market & competitor analyses in food, health and sustainability space
  • Built financial model for successful Series A financing round of a portfolio company in personalized nutrition
Food Labs
Berlin, DE
3 months
2018-07 - 2018-09

Designed modified coverage and pricing models

Strategy & Projects Intern
Strategy & Projects Intern
  • Supported Head of Strategy in reorganization of largest business unit
  • Led market research and financial analyses to identify top- and bottom-line levers
  • Designed modified coverage and pricing models for client segments to increase profitability
on request
Zurich, CH
4 months
2017-05 - 2017-08

Carried out reporting

Strategy & Management Intern
Strategy & Management Intern
  • Supported identification and prioritization of growth initiatives through market and portfolio analyses
  • Executed strategic growth projects in Germany, Austria and Scandinavia to drive international expansion
  • Carried out reporting, forecasting and prepared KPI dashboard to support senior management
VIU Ventures
Munich, DE
4 months
2017-01 - 2017-04

Conducted market analyses and identified potential targets

Investment Banking Intern (Mid-Cap M&A)
Investment Banking Intern (Mid-Cap M&A)
  • Conducted market analyses and identified potential targets, acquirers and investors
  • Developed financial models for company valuations
  • Produced transaction marketing material for tech, media, and telco midmarket sector
Drake Star Partners
Munich, DE
6 months
2016-08 - 2017-01

Developed investment ideas and proposals to leverage full potential

Wealth Management Emerging Markets Intern
Wealth Management Emerging Markets Intern
  • Supported investment advisors and relationship managers in daily cross-border market business
  • Analyzed portfolios and created customized financial strategies for HNWI clients
  • Developed investment ideas and proposals to leverage full potential or financial markets
UBS
Zurich, CH

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

1 year 11 months
2017-09 - 2019-07

Banking and Finance

M.A., University of St. Gallen (CH)
M.A.
University of St. Gallen (CH)
  • MBF Alumni Scholarship holder
1 year 11 months
2017-09 - 2019-07

International Management

M.Sc., ESADE Business School (ES)
M.Sc.
ESADE Business School (ES)
  • Double-degree program
2 years 11 months
2013-09 - 2016-07

Business Administration

B.A., University of St. Gallen (CH)
B.A.
University of St. Gallen (CH)
  • 2015 exchange semester at Ivey Business School, London/Ontario (CAN)
6 years
2006-08 - 2012-07

Pupil

Matura (general qualification for university entrance), Kantonsschule Alpenquai (CH)
Matura (general qualification for university entrance)
Kantonsschule Alpenquai (CH)
  • 2009 - 2010 exchange program in Barcelona (ES)

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

Schweiz
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

2 years 4 months
2021-12 - now

Selected experience & achievements

Head of Finance & Operations
Head of Finance & Operations
  • Selected responsibilities
    • Lead role to define and implement structural, legal and operational foundation to transition from startup to scale-up in direct collaboration with CEO
    • Head activist PMO office driving the key growth and operational efficiency levers, owning and implementing high priority initiatives
    • End-to-end ownership of Finance function and related tasks, e.g., fundraising (equity, debt, and public funds), fund prioritization, budgeting and daily finance operations (payroll, benefits, etc.)
    • Management and coordination of legal affairs to safeguard organization?s compliance
  • Selected experience & achievements
    • Assumed leading role in strategy definition and translation into operational roadmap and milestones through synthesis of key internal and external insights, in collaboration with CEO
    • Led and successfully structured ?10+ million funding round ? defined equity story, participated in pitch meetings and led due diligence process with US and European investors
    • Developed and implemented OKR system to ensure organizational focus and alignment with strategic roadmap, enhancing performance tracking and accountability
    • Managed investor relations ? set up regular reporting and prepared board meetings to enable effective decision-making
    • Continuously developed scope and merit of Finance function ? built up and managed team of 4 FTEs
    • Designed and implemented automated core business processes to streamline workflows, drive operational efficiency, and leverage cross-functional synergies
Cambrium, Bio-Tech Startup
Berlin
8 months
2021-05 - 2021-12

Orchestrated seamless transition

Managing Director (Interim Assignment)
Managing Director (Interim Assignment)
  • Assumed role of Interim MD during financial distress - implemented measures to improve financial stability and led process to sell the company
  • Orchestrated seamless transition, ensuring smooth handover of assets, contracts, and operations during and after the transaction
Push Founders
Berlin, DE
1 year 5 months
2020-01 - 2021-05

Business Development & Finance Lead ? Formel Skin

Business Development & Finance Lead
Business Development & Finance Lead
  • Business Development & Finance Lead ? Formel Skin, Health Tech Startup (Berlin, DE)
  • Joined as employee #1 to take lead role in building up the company from 3 to 50 employees and ?100+ million valuation by the time of resignation
  • Assumed role of Lead Product Manager to develop first MVP for successful German market entry, achieving substantial sales growth to reach a six-digit monthly recurring revenue within six months
  • Successfully executed internationalization of core offering to Switzerland in close collaboration with Founder & CEO
  • Developed Finance function from the ground up, managing core finance processes end-to-end and coordinating external service providers (e.g., tax accountant, payroll office, legal counsel)
  • Prioritized and managed initiatives to set up systems and tools architecture to enable growth at scale (e.g., automated subscription handling, standardization and automatization of core finance processes)
  • Supported C-level in closing ?30 million Series A round ? prepared financial reports, set up data room and shaped legal structure of transaction
Formel Skin, Health Tech Startup
Berlin, DE
3 months
2019-10 - 2019-12

assessment of investment opportunities

Venture Capital Intern
Venture Capital Intern
  • Supported investment team with assessment of investment opportunities, including business plan review and market & competitor analyses in food, health and sustainability space
  • Built financial model for successful Series A financing round of a portfolio company in personalized nutrition
Food Labs
Berlin, DE
3 months
2018-07 - 2018-09

Designed modified coverage and pricing models

Strategy & Projects Intern
Strategy & Projects Intern
  • Supported Head of Strategy in reorganization of largest business unit
  • Led market research and financial analyses to identify top- and bottom-line levers
  • Designed modified coverage and pricing models for client segments to increase profitability
on request
Zurich, CH
4 months
2017-05 - 2017-08

Carried out reporting

Strategy & Management Intern
Strategy & Management Intern
  • Supported identification and prioritization of growth initiatives through market and portfolio analyses
  • Executed strategic growth projects in Germany, Austria and Scandinavia to drive international expansion
  • Carried out reporting, forecasting and prepared KPI dashboard to support senior management
VIU Ventures
Munich, DE
4 months
2017-01 - 2017-04

Conducted market analyses and identified potential targets

Investment Banking Intern (Mid-Cap M&A)
Investment Banking Intern (Mid-Cap M&A)
  • Conducted market analyses and identified potential targets, acquirers and investors
  • Developed financial models for company valuations
  • Produced transaction marketing material for tech, media, and telco midmarket sector
Drake Star Partners
Munich, DE
6 months
2016-08 - 2017-01

Developed investment ideas and proposals to leverage full potential

Wealth Management Emerging Markets Intern
Wealth Management Emerging Markets Intern
  • Supported investment advisors and relationship managers in daily cross-border market business
  • Analyzed portfolios and created customized financial strategies for HNWI clients
  • Developed investment ideas and proposals to leverage full potential or financial markets
UBS
Zurich, CH

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

1 year 11 months
2017-09 - 2019-07

Banking and Finance

M.A., University of St. Gallen (CH)
M.A.
University of St. Gallen (CH)
  • MBF Alumni Scholarship holder
1 year 11 months
2017-09 - 2019-07

International Management

M.Sc., ESADE Business School (ES)
M.Sc.
ESADE Business School (ES)
  • Double-degree program
2 years 11 months
2013-09 - 2016-07

Business Administration

B.A., University of St. Gallen (CH)
B.A.
University of St. Gallen (CH)
  • 2015 exchange semester at Ivey Business School, London/Ontario (CAN)
6 years
2006-08 - 2012-07

Pupil

Matura (general qualification for university entrance), Kantonsschule Alpenquai (CH)
Matura (general qualification for university entrance)
Kantonsschule Alpenquai (CH)
  • 2009 - 2010 exchange program in Barcelona (ES)

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