Financial Controller / Sr. Financial Controller






A broad Financial Controller or Sr. Financial Controller role – depending on seniority – pivotal in supporting Scalepoint in its journey to be Europe´s leading insurance tech company. Focus on financial- and project controlling as well as optimizing, maturing and automating financial processes


Scalepoint is a well-established company having built innovative software solutions since 2000 that make life easier for insurance companies and the customers they serve. Our core product is a highly advanced cloud-based software solution, that digitalizes and automates all aspects of the process that is associated with reporting and procuring a claim and in doing so significantly improves the insurance customer experience. We currently employ 190 people and are growing year by year. Most of our employees work out of our corporate headquarter in Copenhagen, but we also have employees located in Switzerland and Poland. For the time being, our customers include 26 primarily large insurance companies, most of them from the Nordics, but we also have large customers on key markets in Europe and are working hard to add more. Read more on www.scalepoint.com


To support ambitious growth plans, effective feasible project execution and increased efficiency in general, Scalepoint is now looking for a Financial Controller to join the Accounting & Reporting team. The Finance department consists of Product Finance, Accounting & Reporting, and Business Finance with a total of 12 employees. With a new CFO in 2021 the Finance organization is on a transformation journey focusing on further maturing the finance capabilities, improved financial processes and enabling for business oriented financial management throughout the organization. ERP system is Dynamics NAV while Tempo is applied for time registration. Financial reporting in accordance with IFRS.



Main tasks will be to improve project- and revenue controlling, assist with various controlling and monthly closing activities and to a big extent identify and implement internal financial process optimization initiatives. You will report to Head of Accounting & Reporting and will be an important link between Finance and the rest of the organization – primarily Customer Management and PMO. The position reports to Head of Accounting & Reporting – who has a background as Cand.merc.aud and from auditing firm – whom reports to CFO, also a strong profile with Cand.merc.aud, MBA and auditing firm background. In other words, skilled colleagues to work with and learn from. Primary responsibilities:


·       Project- and revenue controlling

o  Responsible for accounting and ensuring correct project data in Dynamics NAV.

o  Accounting and handling of internal and client funded development projects (IAS 38/36 / work in progress).

o  In close cooperation with the Finance team and PMO department – where you act as the link – perform financial controlling of projects and prepare reporting to the management group.

o  Improvement of internal steering data, project reporting, and invoicing processes regarding projects.

·       Financial controlling and support monthly closure activities

o  Take part in the monthly closing and reporting to the management group, including e.g. work with fixed/intangible asset register, transfer pricing and various reconciliations, provisions and follow up on deviations.

·       Drive optimization and digitalization of the finance processes and internal controls including focus on “fast closing”, “lean accounting”, smooth finance processes throughout the organization, e.g. invoice approval etc.

·       Preparation of group and local audit

o  Together with colleagues in Finance participate in group audit and have an important role for the local audit of subsidiaries. Depending on your experience you will either assist or be in charge of the process of the local audits.

Location of the position is at Scalepoint’s Headquarter at Aldersrogade 8, 2100 København Ø.

Candidate profile
As the right candidate for the position as Financial Controller you ideally have:

·       A Master’s degree within auditing (cand.merc.aud) or Business Diploma in Accounting (HD R).

·       Around 2-6 years’ experience after graduation year from one of the bigger auditing firms and / or from a position as Financial Controller, Consultant in CFO Services or similar. If you have worked full time during your studies in an auditing firm or finance function you could also have graduated recently.

·       Preferably experience with project controlling and / or controlling of work in progress including invoicing of customers.

·       Experience from working with finance / auditing in an IT- or Project organization is an advantage but not a requirement.

·       Experience with Dynamics NAV and IFRS will be an asset but not a must.

·       Strong Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel, and in general a good understanding of IT systems.

·       Fluency in written and spoken Danish and English.


A winning “nice to work with” personality is essential for success in this position and your engagement and commitment is what matters most. The ideal Financial Controller have personality related competencies such as:

·       A structured, analytical and reliable personality where you maintain a high quality in your work and deliver in time.

·       “I can fix that attitude” combined with a natural and pleasant stakeholder management approach

·       The ambition to impact the company you work for and the capability of improving processes and challenge existing practices and workflows.

·       Ambitious, proactive and with a flexible mindset where you are prone to action and delivery of results.

·       Team oriented and service minded attitude, building relations and pull together across the organization.

Scalepoint´s value proposition

The position as Financial Controller offers the opportunity to play an important role in the journey to make Scalepoint Europe´s leading insuretech company – a role with commercial impact and top management attention. The role is very broad with the opportunity to work with a wide scope of controlling aspects including, financial controlling, project controlling, transfer pricing as well as optimization and automation of various processes and reports through which you participate in further maturing and enhancing the Finance department as well as the rest of the organization.

Scalepoint is an innovative, agile, and well consolidated company working and thinking out of the box. The tone and atmosphere are appreciative, informal and the collaboration internally and with customers characterized by a high level of professionalism, helpfulness and close and long-lasting relations. The corporate culture unites the best aspects having been a startup and now matured with around 20 years in business. Further, the position provides the opportunity for professional and personal development and flexibility to combine job and private life.

To support Scalepoint’s growth ambitions on global expansion, a process regarding a potential transaction, has been initiated aiming at getting external investors onboard. With Scalepoint’s growth journey ahead there will be many career opportunities over time for the successful candidate; e.g. in Business Finance, Business Development or management positions in the Finance department.

Interested in the position

Focus Recruitment supports Scalepoint with the search for candidates. If you find interest in the position, please contact Partner at Focus Recruitment, Steffen Marstrand, sma@focus-recruitment.dk / 5051 9215.

Focus Recruitment
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