mikkel thorsøe, randstad danmark
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københavn/frb., hovedstaden
kontor & økonomi


Mikkel Thorsøe
2010 0778
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Would you like to join a successful start-up with real unicorn potential?
On behalf of SteamRex, we are currently recruiting a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join SteamRex’s management team in Copenhagen.
Becoming CFO of SteamRex is an exciting opportunity to help disrupt the multi-billion EUR car wash market and profitably scale SteamRex into a multi-million EUR company operating in multiple markets across Europe.

Key duties and responsibilities

As the CFO in SteamRex, you will have full responsibility for finance, accounting and legal matters for the Group, and you will constantly be driving the financial optimisation of the company’s operations in each of its markets.
You will be responsible for building the Finance and Legal function for SteamRex Group as well as the individual markets where you will have a finance manager reporting to you. You will work out of SteamRex’s office in Rødovre, Denmark, and should expect 2-4 travel days a month to work on the ground with the local market teams. You will be part of a five-person group management team and report directly to the founding CEO, Joachim Wilkins, as well as the Chairman of the Board, Peter Duedahl Sørensen.

Specific responsibilities and tasks will include:

Business controlling:
• Price and service performance and optimisation
• Market, Cluster and SteamCar performance and optimisation
• Cost performance and optimisation

Financial controlling and monthly reporting:
• Daily financial performance based on live financial dashboard
• Monthly budgeting and reporting
• Annual reporting
• Liquidity and cost management
• Expense management

Administration and legal matters:
• HR contracts and related matters
• Steamer contracts and related matters
• Supplier contracts and related matters
• Supporting the execution of partnership agreements

Meeting activities:
• Daily business performance reviews
• Weekly management meeting
• 1-2 monthly board meetings in the Group and with local partners

You will be responsible for gradually building a Finance and Legal team with the necessary internal capacity and capabilities as well as managing the on-going cooperation with external advisors and outsourcing partners.

The successful candidate

To consider you as a CFO candidate, we want you to have the following qualifications:
• A strong drive for entrepreneurship and business innovation
• A positive and engaging personality with an inspiring leadership approach where you “lead by example”
• Strong commercial and financial instinct and a creative “problem-solving” mindset
• Know-how of and experience with operational finance and accounting, from either a CFO, business/financial controller and relevant financial advisor role (accounting, investment banking, etc).
• Successful people management experience
• Relevant Master-level financial and/or accounting education with strong results (Cand. Merc. or Cand. Oecon, etc)
• Minimum 5 years of experience within finance and accounting
• Write and speak Danish and English fluently

About SteamRex

SteamRex is a Danish technology company, which has developed a digital platform, a mobile technology package and a unique business model enabling mobile cleaning of cars, vans, busses and trucks at the customer’s own location.
Based on SteamRex’ advance IT technology and unique SteamCar design as well as an outsourcing based business model, SteamRex is a highly scalable business with very few barriers for growth and a true first-mover advantage with no professional competition.
SteamRex aims to be the leading provider of mobile car cleaning in Europe and within a few years operate a fleet of +1,000 SteamCars in major urban hubs across Europe, starting with the launch in Denmark mid-2018 and the on-going launch in Sweden together with a strong locally based operating partner.
SteamRex has received significant growth funding from private investors to support the planned expansion.

How to apply

Randstad is responsible for the recruitment and we will be conducting ongoing interviews. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Consultant Mikkel Thorsøe on +45 2010 0778 or Manager Rasmus Heiberg on +45 2035 3743. Please apply with a CV and application in English. Randstad is part of the international Randstad Group, the world’s largest provider of HR solutions. Every day, Randstad finds jobs for more than 550,000 people worldwide. We maintain offices in 39 countries and are represented in Europe, North and South America and Asia. With 20 branches and in-house locations spread across the entire country, we are among Denmark’s leading temporary staff and recruitment agency, a position we have achieved as a result of our labour market expertise and our ability to match qualified candidates with unique job opportunities.