Chief Financial Officer / CFO (m/f/d)

Flightright, full-time, Berlin


#Tomorrow’s Lawyers! Digital technologies will fundamentally change the legal advice market in the coming years! Flightright is the pioneer of IT-based legal services in Germany. More than 8,000,000 consumers have used our service since 2010. We are the world’s leading air passenger rights portal and are looking for the best minds to join our international team. Today, the Allright Group with more than 200 employees includes Flightright, Flyhjaelp and brands like Chevalier Rechtsanwälte and freem, which help customers in the field of employment and traffic law with digital solutions. We are growing rapidly, expanding nationally and internationally and aim to reach even higher in the future. Shape the future of legal tech with us!  

We are looking for a CFO (m/f/d) to manage our dynamic and highly motivated team and bring our company to the next level. You will be part of our top management team and act as a financial and strategic co-pilot and sparring partner to the CEO, helping to define, implement and adjust Flightright’s strategy and ensure a sound financial performance. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and management skills, in-depth knowledge of HGB accounting rules and other relevant financial regulations. You have a hands on attitude with attention to detail while at the same time are able to represent the company to our shareholders.

Your mission

  • You are responsible for all financial activities of the organization, from budget planning to controlling of operational performance, incl. support in the acquisition of suitable companies that complement our strategy

  • You lead and develop a high-performance team

  • Manage the budgeting process, including the creation of financial models and forecasts

  • Oversee the preparation of financial statements, reports, and analysis for internal and external stakeholders

  • Develop and implement financial policies and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the finance department with a strong focus on quality

  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations and shareholder requirements

  • Work on special projects such as establishment of new transfer pricing mechanism, liquidity  or SAP migration

  • Build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, such as auditors and tax advisors

  • Communicate financial results and recommendations to the executive team and the board of directors

Your profile

  • You are a strategic thinker: able to synthesize data, recognize patterns and insights, and identify ways to create and capture value

  • Ideally, you have gained experience in top management consulting, private equity and/or industry experience – alternatively, multi-year big-4 accounting experience topped with being a certified auditor (“Wirtschaftsprüfer”) 

  • 6+ years of work experience in finance, with ideally 3 years of experience in a senior leadership role

  • You are a team player, collaborative and always focusing on what is best for the company

  • Strong knowledge of HGB and other relevant German regulation and laws

  • Ideally, knowledge of SAP (migration)

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage and motivate a team in a fast-paced environment

  • Fluency in English and German

Why us?

This is a rare opportunity to join a global LegalTech leader in a very impactful role and with outstanding growth and personal development prospects. 

We offer a competitive salary package and a great working place in a modern office located in Berlin close to Ostkreuz. Our international crew consists of motivated people with different professional and cultural backgrounds – but they are all united by one goal: give our customers access to justice!

We enjoy an exciting and encouraging work environment and offer benefits like: regular training and learnings snacks, mobile and remote work, flexible working hours, job bicycle, financial subsidy for Urban Sports Club or jobticket, discounts of our legal service, monthly events like BBQ on our office rooftop or company run and a yearly summer offsite and of course awesome parties. For some insights of being an Allrighter visit our website:

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