Chief Financial Officer | Airthings | Oslo

Could you see yourself as CFO for one of Norway`s most ambitious and fastest growing technology companies? Would you like to play a vital role in driving an IPO in our journey to becoming a public company?  Come join Airthings as CFO and be one of the driving forces in shaping the company`s financial strategy and international growth plans.

CFO at Airthings

We are looking for a Chief Financial Officer who will be the driving force of the company and will be a key advisor to the CEO and the Board of Directors in shaping the company’s strategy from a financial perspective.  As we are planning to do an IPO and become a public company, the CFO will play a vital role in this transformation.  You will have a team of Financial Controllers while also working with accounting partners in Norway, US, and other locations.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Develop and manage the finance team of the company while also being a key strategic resource
  • Play a key role, supporting the CEO, in shaping and executing the overall strategy and developing robust and adequate business models for expansion into different markets
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with banks and capital markets
  • Driving role in planning and executing an IPO
  • Investor relations
  • Be responsible for the financial strategy and take overall responsibility for meeting financial reporting requirements
  • Financial modelling and planning, cash flow management and risk assessment
  • Oversee the budget process and ensure follow-up reporting against budgeted targets
  • Actively contribute to the business strategy development, implementation, and execution
  • Lead and oversee the funding and business models of foreign subsidiaries, controlling and consolidation of reported accounts


Required qualifications

We are looking for someone with 5 – 15 years` experience with a master’s degree in finance, auditing, business or equivalent. You will have proven experience from a CFO role or similar (Head of Finance / Senior Business Controller). It is essential that you have international experience and ideally experience from a company or industry focusing on SaaS solutions. Finally, we are looking for someone who has good experience from strategic planning and business strategy development.

From a personal attributes point of view, it is important that you have strong problem solving and analytical skills, a high level of professionalism and integrity, are proactive and self-driven and highly capable of building relationships.

We offer

  • Stock Options
  • KPI bonuses
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Activities including regular company retreats
  • Flexible working hours, 100% sick-leave and maternity leave
  • Modern offices in the heart of Oslo City Centre (5-minute walk from National Theatre Station and tram-stop)
  • Company with huge international ambitions

The process

We have set up a process in which you will have an opportunity to get a detailed insight to Airthings, our people and the Senior Management team, as well as for Airthings to get a good impression of you, your competencies and motivations. First and foremost, please feel free to get in touch with Erik Falk Hansen for a confidential chat at daytime or evening.  (+47 40 43 54 93 / For all interested candidates we will send out a detailed information document about Airthings and the position.

  1. Meeting with AvantGarde Search
  2. Initial meeting with Airthings CEO, Øyvind Birkenes
  3. Second stage interview with Airthings including a case
  4. Final meeting with Chairman and / or board of directors

We are carrying out the first stage of interviews in June and July and looking to have closed the process by the end of August.

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