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Head of Finance and Law (m/f)

Freeletics GmbH


Legal Finance

Beginn: Juli 2015

Anstellungsverhältnis: Vollzeit

Berufserfahrung: Mit Berufserfahrung


Freeletics aims to be the number one fitness- and lifestyle company in the world. The new basis for human strength. A decision. We empower people to be happy and fulfilled, by making them the strongest version of themselves. Physically and mentally. And therefore create a very intimate relationship with our customers.
We build products that give people confidence, physical fitness and willpower. The most motivating and efficient fitness training system in the world. And a platform to motivate and educate, with a community of 5 million athletes. All accessible via our mobile- and web apps.


And this is just the beginning. Further development of our training system, strength- and nutrition solutions as well as sports- and lifestyle apparel and our global expansion are just some of our topics in 2015.



We are successfully growing. But this is only the beginning. New geographies, new products and new team members will help us conquer the world – and increase organizational complexity, too.


Therefore, we are looking for a dedicated Head of Finance and Law who will enable decision-making for strategic and operative challenges based on financial data and legal expertise.


Reporting directly to the CEO you will be providing a holistic transparency across departments, products and corporate structures. You’re smart, dedicated, willing to work strategically as well as hands-on, have relevant experience and want to make a difference? Then apply now!



You are responsible for all finance, controlling, accounting, reporting, tax and law

  • Monitor and lead the cash management, including rolling cash forecasts to help us respond to emerging business conditions, in real time
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of previous and current financial data and operations results to the Management
  • Manage the Business planning and Financial projections (e.g., bottom-up forecast: a detailed budget with spending plans by department) as well as operating budgets
  • Develop and implement new processes around finance and law, optimize our existing structures as well as spending and cash levels
  • Be the expert sparring partner for our external tax advisors, accountants and lawyers, potentially insource some of those services
  • Improve the efficiency and accuracy of tax accounting processes with the company and lead the optimization of our tax load
  • Know when to get professional law advice, evaluate legal options (e.g., setting up our international legal entity structure) and provide legal insight and guidance for the CEO
  • We are bootstrapped – but potentially in the future – equity and debt negotiation



  • Believe in the vision and core values of Freeletics and be driven by the mission. Demonstrate a passion for breaking new ground to empower people around the world.
  • 2-3+ years relevant experience;g., but not limited to, banking and financial services, top tier consultancy, industry leader, law firm
  • Comprehensive know-how in controlling and accounting
  • Good knowledge of HGB and IFRS accounting rules
  • Strong analytical and intellectual skills in combination with profound knowledge of forecasting and modeling to support business decisions 
  • Extremely quick in learning, with a track record of successfully adapting to various different situations and challenges
  • Excellent organizational skills, deadline-oriented and flexibility to meet changing needs of the role
  • Experience in advising Senior Management
  • Action oriented; hard working and looking for challenges; hands on; able to act and react as necessary, even with limited information; able to function in a young company
  • Strategic vision and agility; ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan.
  • Clear affinity towards sport and truly wanting to deliver positive user value



  • We’re going big, and you can take a decisive part in it
  • Highest impact and responsibility from the first day on, with a lot of room for own decisions
  • Hands on, real experience in running a high growth, role-model lean start-up
  • The chance of playing a crucial role in creating a global sports brand
  • Attractive compensation
  • A team of smart and extremely motivated co-workers
  • No walls, no limits, no bureaucracy, just unlimited potential
  • Self-fulfillment, fun, and a great atmosphere
  • Social activities (food, drinks, events) and team Freeletics training



  • Founded in mid-2013
  • ~70 employees
  • 5,000,000+ members
  • Global reach with 160+ countries
  • 7 digit monthly revenue


Ready to kick ass? Then apply now!


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