FINANCIAL DIRECTOR

Full Time
  • Berlin
  • Post Date: August 2, 2021
  • Apply Before: December 24, 2026
Job Description

G2 is one of the world’s leading entertainment and esports brands. G2 was co-founded in 2015 by legendary League of Legends player-turned-team owner, Carlos ‘ocelote’ Rodriguez, and veteran esports entrepreneur and investor, Jens Hilgers. In the past five years, G2 has built a global fanbase of over 35 million fans spanning EMEA, North American, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

We are hiring a Financial Director to join G2 and lead our Finance and Legal team.The function strives to build strong processes and shape a clear finance strategy.

Do you have a passion for working in a dynamic environment, dealing with complex issues and creating strategic value?  Are you capable and excited to guide a management’s team  decision-making, and help grow our Finance department? Do you think you can contribute to G2 success and take our organization to the next level?

The successful candidate in this role combines a diverse breath of experiences in strategic senior finance roles, at least 5 years of developing proven financial strategies as well as a capacity to successfully engage with shareholder external partners and lead a team.

This is a full time position who will directly report to G2’s General Manager. The place of work will be determined during the interview process.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and oversee the companies financial planning framework
  • Provide strategic recommendations to the CEO and members of the executive management team
  • Oversea and manage the entire G2 Finance team
  • Advise on long-term business and financial planning
  • Manage the processes for financial forecasting, budgets and oversee the preparation of all financial reporting
  • Ensure cash flow is properly planned and monitored for the organization’s operations
  • Advise in the creation of our US entity and expansion
  • Lead yearly tax and year end closing audits
  • Advise on and execute future financing rounds
  • Lead communication between shareholders and G2 Finance Team
  • Advise on and execute corporate / Intercompany structure changes

Requirements:

  • Multi organisational experience with US entities including entity creation
  • Proven experience as Financial Director
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus
  • Esports/Gaming/Entertainment/Sports background is a plus