Finance and Administration

Zurich – Published January 2019

The Role

We’re currently looking for a Finance and Administration Manager. Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, you will lead our financial, administrative and human resources related activities. You will also play a role in steering the company and positioning it strategically. This is an opportunity to step up and grow with the company into a senior finance and administration professional.




  • Company accounting and controlling (supported by outsourced accounting)
  • Consolidation across different entities (P&L, balance sheet, supported by outsourced accounting to some extent)
  • Various tax filings (VAT, local taxes, etc.)
  • Control, approve and manage various expenses and financial obligations
  • Record control including contractual setup, execution (legal contracts, statutory & tax obligations)
  • Dealing with suppliers
  • Contact person for auditors, lawyers
  • Intercompany setup, execution and monitoring (Cash, Credit, Consolidation, Intra-company billing, etc.)

Operational and strategic steering of the company

  • Cash monitoring and management
  • Budgeting, budget tracking, modelling, forecasting
  • Revenue monitoring, invoicing and collection
  • Company performance: manage and enhance tracking, monitoring and reporting of KPIs
  • Fundraising support
  • Investor reporting and supporting investor relations
  • Further development of accounting and other processes for the entire organisation


  • Invoicing and payments (all subsidiaries)
  • Debtor / Creditor management (all subsidiaries)
  • Expense management across all categories
  • Contract management
  • Operational support
  • Administrative management of legal entities and shareholders

Human Resources

  • HR Tasks (hiring, contracts, onboarding, compensation, reviews, policies, procedures, tracking, managing)
  • Managing social security, insurance and other applicable issues


Must Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting or similar required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • At least 5 years in a controlling function
  • Self-starter, able to learn and grow on the job
  • Pragmatic sense for when to prioritise working results over perfect solutions
  • Ability to build relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in English a must.
  • Strong communicator able to work with a variety of different stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a resource constrained startup environment

Nice to Have

  • International experience (US, Europe, eventually Asia) is a plus
  • SaaS knowledge would be a plus


Squirro provides Augmented Intelligence solutions. Its unique technology marries Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and predictive analytics, empowering organizations to transform enterprise data into AI-driven insights. Organizations using Squirro take advantage of its ability to source leads, recommend the next best action in an automated way, derive customer-related and other insights from various data sources.

We have a very strong platform on top of which we and our partners have built and continue building a number of applications for Corporate Financial Services, Insurance, Manufacturing, and other areas. We are proud to have such customers as ING, Investec, Helvetia, AXIS Re, Sony, and Bühler. Founded in 2012, Squirro currently has offices in Zurich, London, Munich, New York, and San Francisco. Yet, we are a relatively small company.

Get in Touch

Tania Thiebach, CFO / HR
Phone: +41 44 586 98 98