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    We are looking for a Finance Director (Madrid)

    Olatz Goicoechea
    Posted by Olatz Goicoechea

    We are seeking a hands-on, entrepreneurial and detail-oriented Finance director based in Madrid as a full-time addition to our team. The accountant will report to the CEO and work closely with the rest of the finance team in Spain and internationally.

    mediasmart is part of the Affle group - a global technology company that is listed on the stock exchange in India. Affle group has been in the adtech/martech business for over 15 years and runs multiple ad platform businesses like Appnext, Vizury, RevX, MAAS in addition to mediasmart.

    At mediasmart, our mission is to allow advertisers to effectively reach mobile audiences in real time, while maximizing engagement with campaigns and their incremental value to advertisers. mediasmart was one of the first players to enter the programmatic mobile ecosystem and to date our proprietary technology stack comprises of a DSP, DMP & Ad-Server, as well as direct connections to more than 30 ad exchanges where we buy display, video and native ads on mobile apps, web, connected TVs and desktop.


    Our culture and values:

    • Be a generous leader. One that helps others succeed and celebrate their success.
    • Love curiosity. Keep learning and stay relevant.
    • It’s a team effort. Collaborate and cooperate to build a smart company.
    • Go farther. Be an example for others. Set the bar.
    • Love what we do. Love our work with passion and respect.
    • Do good and do well. Our work matters.


    We work hard and never forget to have fun in the process. Absolutely devoted to our customers and to building the best mobile advertising company out there, our passion shines through everything we do. If you are looking for challenges, growth opportunities and a great learning experience with a young team that strives for innovation and quality of service, this is the company for you.

    For more information on the company and our team, please go to our website:



    mediasmart is looking for a finance director with experience in fast-growing companies. In this position, you will manage all financial aspects of the company reporting directly to the CEO, and you will manage a multicultural team of at least three people.

    We expect a high-level individual contributor who not only manages the day to day, being an exceptional accountant and hands-on with company finances but is also commercially aware, advising on the best path of growth for the business.

    Below are some of the specific responsibilities we envision for the role:

    • Provide leadership to the Finance and Accounting strategy, to optimize the company’s financial performance and strategic position.
    • Ensure company financial reports are accurate, robust, compliant with both Spanish regulations and internal reporting standards, and support current activities and future growth. Provide detailed financial reports to group finance team and auditors for reconciliation on a monthly and quarterly basis.
    • Manage auditing process and relationship with the internal and external auditing firm.
    • Manage the accounting team to ensure excellence in accounting practices and information granularity to enable analytical reporting, ease reconciliation processes and automate the filling of taxes.
    • Provide guidance to the team to ensure all internal and external processes are as efficient as possible and automated whenever possible.
    • Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies. Manage credit facilities to always maintain healthy cash flow. Oversee processing receivables and payables with the goal of effectively managing cash flow while maintaining a healthy relationship with customers and vendors. Relentlessly work to minimize unpaid invoices. 
    • Ensure all taxes required with Spanish Authorities are properly filed on time and ensure compliance with all Spanish financial regulations.
    • Work with CEO to manage business forecast and budgeting processes.
    • Manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate. Manage relationships with banks and other entities to ensure credit facilities are available when needed and commissions are minimized.


    Skills & Requirements

    • Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification
    • Commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
    • Fluent in English, both oral and written, as this is the language used for interaction with most of our team members and the business language for all tools and documentation. 
    • Exceptional communicator at all levels.
    • Comfortable with IT, must have experience working with an advanced accounting program, ideally Netsuite, and proficient using excel. 
    • Able to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.
    • Committed to good governance and with a high level of integrity.
    • Proactive, critical thinker with a good disposition for working in teams.
    • Experience working effectively with cross-functional and geographically dispersed teams is a plus. 

    If interested, please contact

    Topics: job, new hire