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addressya ab

Head of Finance

Stockholm, Sweden 

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Behind the petrol station, take the street that leads to where the church once stood. Our house is on the right, after the third mango tree. The door is grey.”

About the company

Addressya AB is a Swedish company with an ambitious goal to improve a billion lives by providing access to opportunities, inclusion, partnerships, and trade through improved addressing. The solution was created in response to the fact that 4 billion people, businesses and governments worldwide suffer from the lack of addresses! 

Addressya enables everyone to create a precise, complete and easy to use address and share it with full control over their own data. For individuals it will always be free, to businesses, we offer Addressing as a Service that gives companies access to good quality address data for increased transparency and efficiency.

Addressya is preparing for scale in 2020 and is expanding our team. The current team consists of 13 people, 8 women and 5 men, and 9 nationalities. The headquarter is located in central Stockholm, Sweden, which is also the place of work. We have a developers’ office in Kampala, Uganda, and a sales branch in Kigali, Rwanda, which is the first market that Addressya launched in.

Working at Addressya

We build our teams with “team makers”, who take full responsibility for own work, the team and the company objectives as a whole. You are never alone at Addressya, asking for help comes naturally to you, as does responding when others need your help. You enjoy using your skills and ideas to help removing obstacles and bottlenecks for others and within the organisation.

If you are looking for a challenge, make a real difference and grow every day, this is the place for you. We provide a fun and friendly environment, where working outside your comfort zone is safe, challenging and fun.

Application (deadline etc)

Interviews will be held continuously as applications come in. Successful applicants can start immediately or as soon as possible. 

To apply, send your CV and a few lines about yourself in a Cover letter to and put the position title in the subject field.

Open position: Head of Finance

In this role you will: 

  • Lead the Company’s business plan, budget, and forecasting work and be responsible for the Company’s follow-up of key numbers.
  • Lead the work on the Company’s accounting, reporting, and overall financial analysis.
  • Drive the work to develop financial structures, policies, and processes for the Company including international branches in emerging markets.
  • Advise and support the CEO and management team in matters related to business and financial decisions and choices.
  • Responsible for all financing issues for the Company and financial reporting to the CEO, Board of Directors and reporting to the shareholders
  • Sourcing/ development of internal systems and processes.

    The role may involve travel.

Skills and requirements

We would like you to be skilled and have experience from the below:

  • Relevant University education
  • Documented success in a similar role 
  • Financial modeling, financial Planning and Analysis/ Controlling and reporting
  • Experience in reporting of external project financing; eg. EU and Vinnova.
  • International businesses or investment banking
  • Emerging Markets
  • Software as a Service business
  • Fluent Swedish and English

To succeed in this role you: 

  • enjoy being hands-on
  • move easily between operational and strategic challenges
  • love data, setting ambitious targets and follow up
  • have great presentation skills
  • appreciate and get challenged by the complexity of setting up shop in low resource settings.