Finance Manager (80-100%) - German speaking

Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland | Finance | Full-time


Can you bring together complex finance streams into manageable numbers? Are you excited to play a key role in building up the finance structure of a leading Swiss PropTech start-up with global growth track-record? Then apply now and become part of our mission!

Locatee is the leading workplace analytics solution that transforms complex data into space utilisation insight. Developed with a strong focus and a deep understanding of the corporate real estate challenges facing the modern world of work, Locatee empowers companies to make decisions about your business buildings with confidence.

We are looking for a German speaking Finance Manager (80-100%) who will take ownership of a variety of finance tasks and draw upon his previous experience to actively participate in and develop the finance function for the next growth steps. 


What you will do

  • Structure and maintain Locatee’s cash flow planning and support future financing rounds
  • Manage projects coming up through the growth (e.g. new entities, tax matters, finance applications)
  • Manage the financial planning process and be the SPOC for all internal stakeholders
  • Manage trade receivables and trade payables with the relevant team members and set up processes to enable our growth
  • Support the leadership team in financial and internal operational regards
  • Development and maintenance of a documentation of most important finance processes
  • Ideally, take over responsibility for Payroll and HR-administration matters such as insurances
  • Report to our Head of Finance 
  • Narrowly collaborate with management, board and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate between internal and external stakeholders

What you bring

  • Successfully completed studies in business administration or comparable qualification
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Swiss finance role (Accounting, Finance, Controlling) of a service oriented company
  • Proven ability to understand SaaS companies including their main financial KPIs
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to self organize
  • Leadership qualities and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and German 
  • Enjoy working in fastly growing teams with a start-up atmosphere
  • Valid Swiss work permit or CH/EU passport

Why you should work with us

  • The chance to work in an English-speaking environment with room to grow in a dedicated, passionate, expert and experienced team that cares for each other 
  • A real scale-up adventure with great rewards: we offer Phantom Stock Options to be part of Locatee’s success
  • Through a flat organisation we encourage innovation, ownership and open communication so that everybody feels engaged in the dynamic of the group
  • A lot of independence and responsibility
  • An inspiring and modern working environment in Zurich (you'll love our plants & trees, the hammock, standing desks, quiet zones, couches,...)
  • We live diversity
  • Flexible work from home or at the office
  • Optimise you work-life balance and work from abroad
  • Continuous learning through our Locatee Academy
  • Regular team events, after-work beers and much more, we never miss out on fun!
  • Fresh fruits basket, homemade cakes, free tea, coffee & snacks


Who we are

Locatee is the leading workplace analytics solution that empowers leaders and managers to make fact-based decisions about their corporate real estate portfolio by transforming complex data into space utilisation insight.

Our mission is to create a work environment where people love to work. This is not only our working culture but also what we want our customers to reach thanks to Locatee.

Our fantastic diverse team consists of 50 people with strong backgrounds in Product, Computer & Data science, Business Development, Marketing, Finance and Human Resources.