25 February 2024

Financial Controller

Take a leading role in running financial controlling for a sustainable future with BeCause!

At BeCause, we're on a mission to revolutionize how businesses and consumers embrace sustainability in their everyday decisions. Join our skilled CFO as our first Financial Controller and play a key role in shaping the future of sustainable travel.

Who we are:

Welcome to BeCause, the leading Sustainability Data Management hub. We're creating a future where making sustainable choices is effortless for decision-makers in industries like Travel & Tourism, enabling transparency for all. Imagine booking a trip and easily choosing sustainable hotels, restaurants, and more, promoting businesses that lead in responsibility and sustainability. Our goal is to merge travel with positive impact, allowing you to explore the world responsibly and with peace of mind.

Our platform,, uses AI to offer businesses the simplest, most intelligent way to manage their sustainability efforts and data, automatically boosting their positive impact on society, the environment, and profits. We streamline, collect, and share sustainability achievements, connecting an ecosystem of hotels, marketplaces, certifiers, and other stakeholders, all unified in one platform.

BeCause is rapidly growing, with a proven product that's garnered prestigious awards and partnerships with industry giants like Google and Supported by a strong investor group, we're poised for even greater success.

What you’ll do:

As our organization grows, so does the complexity of our business. Therefore, we seek a Financial Controller to take charge of our financial processes and control as we scale. Partnering closely with our CFO and management team, this position will be vital in driving high growth. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the timely and effective execution of critical financial transactions and controlling.
  • Optimizing our financial processes and systems to support high growth with a focus on efficiency through automation.
  • Launching and managing a subscription system for precise billing and reporting as we implement recurring revenue models.
  • Overseeing auditing, budgeting, and forecasting exercises driving business planning and decision-making.
  • Preparing and presenting recurring financial reports to management and employees
  • Orchestrating effective collaboration with external financial partners (accounting, payroll, auditors, legal).
  • Preparing business plan financials, supporting the expansion into new services and areas.
  • Providing financial recommendations and sparring to BeCause’s management.

You will thrive if you:

  • A master’s degree in finance, economics, or similar (Cand. Merc. (FIR, FSM, AEF, ASC), Cand. Polit., Cand. Oecon.
  • 1-3 years of post-graduate professional experience with financial controlling in a startup/scaleup or a small to midsized international company.
  • Proficiency in Excel.
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial statements, e.g., Profit and Loss (P&L).
  • Ability to be a self-starter and hands-on, navigating ambiguous settings and the fast pace of a startup.
  • Highly analytical and structured problem solver.
  • A strong desire to drive and deliver results, meeting deadlines.
  • A confident individual unafraid to question and improve current ways of working and thinking.
  • Positive energy and a friendly attitude.
  • Strong communication skills in English.

Your colleagues say that you:

  • Possess a forward-thinking approach to financial strategy and control, with a keen eye for optimizing processes for growth and efficiency.
  • Excel in teamwork and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, contributing significantly to collective success.
  • Are committed to making a meaningful difference in the company through diligent financial stewardship and strategic insights.
  • Showcase remarkable independence and initiative in shaping financial processes.
  • Go beyond being just a team member to being a culture builder, introducing innovative financial practices and fostering a proactive, accountability-driven work environment.

And here’s what’s in it for you:

Join our team and make a real impact with cutting-edge technology to drive positive environmental and social change. We offer a competitive salary, warrant potential, and a flexible compensation package tailored to your needs. Enjoy the autonomy to build a meaningful career with mentorship and clear growth paths from day one. Embrace our hybrid work model from our vibrant Copenhagen HQ or the comfort of your home. Our inclusive culture features office dogs, social events, and a health and professional development commitment. As we grow, so will our benefits, including health insurance and pension plans. You can be part of a dynamic team that's not just about work but making a difference and having fun.

Our hiring process:

  • Initial screening interview with our Recruitment Partner Martin Gejlsbjerg: 30-45 minutes.
  • First interview with Denny Fröjd, CFO: 1 hour.
  • Second interview includes a small case to really understand how you think: 1 hour.
  • Third interview, meeting the janitors (our C-level): 45-60 minutes.
  • Hire!

What you need to do now:

If you’re interested in this position, please get in touch with Recruitment Business Partner Martin Gejlsbjerg at +45 3117 9450 or, and feel free to attach your CV to facilitate the process. We are happy to explain the details in a personal interview and welcome suitable applications regardless of gender, cultural and social background, age, disability, or sexual identity.

More about BeCause here

BeCause Overview of their AI Powered system
The team at BeCause
Screenshot of BeCause Application

Are you the candidate we seek? Please reach out to:

Martin Gejlsbjerg
Recruitment Business Partner
+45 31 17 94 50