Chief Financial Officer

Accounting · Budapest, Budapest
Department Accounting
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

A top environmental commodities trading firm is looking for a

Chief Financial Officer

Position based in Budapest, Madrid or Brussels.




Our mission at Vertis is to inspire and empower businesses to make the transition to a low carbon economy. We have been a pioneer in the carbon markets since 2001 and our drive is relentless to move the world towards a greener future. We provide our clients with direct access to markets for buying & selling renewable energy certificates and the financialization of these assets provide a strong incentive for organizations towards carbon neutrality.

As Chief Financial Officer, you will become a member of a team of passionate professionals and help guide us in our growth and transition as a significant player on the European and Global market for our niche industry. This role will suit a dynamic and dedicated international finance professional with entrepreneurial flair and excellent communication skills.


  • Minimum of 10 years professional experience in finance field, with focus on financial controlling, financial advisory, audit; ideally more than 3 years in Head of Finance / CFO capacity
  • Proven track record gained in multinational company environment and international experience
  • Fluent spoken and written English; any additional European languages are an advantage
  • Ambitious spirit, proactive personality, and a commercial mind-set
  • Relevant degree in Finance Management, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Ability to deal with local authorities and international institutions (e.g. Hungarian National Bank, EU institutions)
  • Strategic thinking for defining the future needs of the organization, developing strategy, solutions / tools and setting clear priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Act based on values, walk the talk, have courage to speak up


  • Establish and direct the financial systems of the company
  • Create and coordinate the strategic long term and interim budgeting and forecasting processes both for the headquarters and subsidiaries
  • Provide leadership and management of the finance and accounting teams, optimize team structure and workflow
  • Assist the CEO and the management team in designing financial strategies, identifying relevant opportunities, and providing strategic recommendations
  • Establish internal control policy and procedures, ensuring compliance verification through periodic internal and/or external reviews
  • Assist management in financial planning and analysis, forecasting, budgeting, interpretation and use of month-end and year-end financial statements, and other ad hoc analysis and reports
  • Create and organize finance and accounting departments in accordance with statutory and IFRS
  • Plan, implement and oversee the delivery of the investment strategy (acquisitions & disposals of investments)
  • Manage fundraising plans and capital structure and maintain relationship with banks, develop credit lines, tap other sources of working capital
  • Ensure the organization builds a culture to generate bottom-up budgeting capability which is aligned across factions and meets top down expectations
  • Review and optimize headcount costs, commissions, and bonus incentive system
  • Ensure that management is aware of changes in the legal, tax and financial environments that have potential impacts on the business
  • Exhibit ethical and sound business judgment in subjective areas including balance sheet reserves


  • To design, build and run a finance department fit for long-term dynamic growth
  • Long-term career prospect in a high growth market with a pioneer in environmental commodity trading and sustainability consulting
  • Stimulating, high-calibre, and international work environment with travel opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive base salary and commissions
  • You can sleep well at night knowing you are helping organizations towards a greener future



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    Budapest, Budapest
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