Overview

🌍 Can you help us change the world?

It’s true. At Mews, we dream big. As a Hotel Tech unicorn valued at $1.2b, we’re propelling new-generation cloud technology within global hospitality. With our industry-leading property management solution, we’re enabling the world’s most revolutionary hospitality brands to accelerate their digital transformation.

We’re on the lookout for ambitious, tenacious and passionate people who want to join the next generation of innovators and disrupt the hospitality industry with us. Sound good so far? Keep reading and tumble down the Mews rabbit hole… 🐇

🧑🏻‍💻 About the role

First things first: you want to know what you’re actually applying for. It’s impossible to capture every nuance of a role – especially at a rapidly growing company like Mews – but if we had to distil it down to a job description (which we do because this is a job description), it would be this:

As a Finance Operations & M&A Integration Lead, you will take on a crucial role in shaping and enhancing our financial processes. In this position, you will:

  • Develop Scalable Financial Processes: Lead the conceptualization and design of end-to-end financial processes focused on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) integrations.
  • Specialize in M&A Integration: Use your deep expertise in M&A to interpret complex business requirements, create detailed process blueprints, and drive seamless integrations.
  • Lead and Collaborate: Work closely with cross-functional teams to spearhead process improvements, ensure regulatory compliance, and align financial operations with our broader organizational goals, yielding clear efficiency gains and measurable outcomes.
  • Manage and Mentor: As a leader, you will oversee and support team members brought on board through acquisitions, creating a supportive and cohesive environment that promotes successful integration into our existing operations.

This role is perfect for someone who thrives in a dynamic environment and is keen to make a significant impact through strategic leadership and innovative financial management.

✅ Your mission, should you choose to accept it:

Strategic Process Design: 

  • Lead the conceptualization and design of end-to-end financial processes, emphasizing scalability, efficiency, and alignment with organizational objectives. 
  • Collaborate closely with engineering and product teams to translate business requirements into actionable and comprehensive process blueprints. 
  • Continuously analyze existing workflows, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing solutions to enhance operational effectiveness and deliver measurable outcomes. 

M&A Integration: 

  • Utilize experience in M&A integrations to assess financial processes, harmonize disparate systems, and streamline operations post-acquisition. 
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to facilitate a smooth transition, aligning financial processes and systems to meet organizational goals post-acquisition. 

Team leadership: 

  • Manage and mentor a team of financial operations specialists, focusing on integrating and leading new team members from acquired companies. 

Cross-functional Collaboration: 

  • Partner across teams to align financial processes with broader organizational strategies. 
  • Communicate effectively to gather requirements, address challenges, and implement best practices. 
  • Engage stakeholders across departments to ensure buy-in, understanding, and successful implementation of process improvements. 

Adaptability, Innovation, and Change Management: 

  • Proactively assess emerging technologies and market trends to innovate and enhance financial processes. 
  • Foster an environment of continuous innovation and effective change management. 

Metrics, KPIs, Compliance, and Risk Management: 

  • Establish, track, and report on key metrics and KPIs to evaluate process performance and ensure team effectiveness. 
  • Ensure all activities comply with regulatory standards, internal policies, and industry best practices, actively mitigating potential risks. 

Documentation and Training: 

  • Document all process workflows, guidelines, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for both reference and training purposes. 
  • Conduct comprehensive training sessions to familiarize both existing staff and new team members with updated processes and systems. 

🤝️ You’ll be a great fit if you bring a few of the below with you

  • Educational Background: A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Professional Experience: 5-10 years of experience in finance operations, with a strong emphasis on process improvement and M&A integrations.
  • Leadership Skills: A pproven leadership abilities, especially in scenarios that involve integrating diverse groups.
  • Expertise in M&A: A thorough understanding of M&A processes and their implications for finance operations is crucial.
  • Analytical Abilities: Strong analytical skills are necessary to evaluate complex situations and devise effective solutions.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for effective collaboration with diverse teams.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in financial systems and tools, including ERP software and data analytics tools, is required.

If you are driven to lead, innovate, and integrate within a dynamic financial environment, we encourage you to apply.

🎉 What’s in it for you?

Did you know that Mews was voted the Best PMS of 2024 and has previously held the title of Best Place to Work in Hotel Tech for two consecutive years? You do now. Most of that is down to our inspiring team, but part of it is because of some pretty amazing perks. As well as awesome colleagues and stimulating work, you’ll get:

  • Participation in the Company shares program
  • Best-in-class Parental Leave Policy. At Mews, as the primary caregiver you get 6 months of fully paid parental leave, and as a secondary caregiver, you get 2 months of fully paid parental leave.

    (No matter your location, this can be used during the 1st year and applies if you’ve been employed for at least 1 year at Mews)

  • Flexible Benefits via the ThanksBen platform
  • Unlimited paid holiday (no, this is not a typo)
  • Wellness Wednesday’s (once a month, the whole company enjoys a day where you can attend to your own well-being)
  • Remote/flexible working (we’re 100% hybrid-proof, but we cannot hire from anywhere in the world unfortunately, so feel free to reach out and check with us!)
  • Monthly working from home allowance and a monthly healthcare insurance allowance (we want you to be happy & healthy)
  • Regular team events and socials 

🤷🏻 Who is Mews?

We want to get to know you, so it’s only fair we tell you a little bit about ourselves first. Mews has been transforming hospitality since 2012. What began in a single hotel in Prague now powers thousands of hotels around the world, as they pursue their mission to develop transformational solutions for brands and create remarkable experiences for guests.

Since the beginning, Mews embraced being different. Mews is not simply a property management system, but a connected hospitality cloud with products across the hotel ecosystem and more integrations than anyone else.

From global hospitality brands to independent properties, hoteliers join Mews because they recognize the power of innovation. They understand that they can benefit from hotel tech that drives efficiency, maximizes revenue, and improves guest happiness.

Powering over 5,000 customers across more than 85 countries, Mews Hospitality Cloud is designed to streamline operations for modern hoteliers, transform the guest experience and create more profitable businesses.

Ranked 24th in the FT 1000 list of the fastest-growing European companies in 2021, Mews has been recognized as the Best PMS by industry peers at the HotelTechAwards in both 2020 and 2024, consistently earning acclaim. Mews also achieved finalist status in 2021 and 2022. What’s more, we take immense pride in being listed among the Best Places to Work in Hotel Tech during those same years and again this year. But our achievements don’t stop there; Mews was also listed among the World’s Best Hotel PMS Provider 2023 and as the World’s Best Independent Hotel PMS Provider 2022 and 2023 by the World Travel Tech Awards.

💭 Life at Mews

That’s what we do, but what about who we are? Mews’ culture is special and difficult to capture in words, which makes writing this tricky. You’ll experience the freedom to be yourself and the ability to watch your ideas come to life. You’ll have an open line of communication and an open invitation to after-work drinks, be they virtual or in-person. Sometimes the work can be challenging and there can be a lot of it, but you’ll always be able to rely on those around you.

Yes, we’re ambitious and we move fast, but we know the value of fun and taking a breather. Every month we have a Wellness Wednesday, a day off that you can use to boost your health, whether that’s a long lie-in, a trip to the gym, or anything in between. We have slack channels for almost every interest imaginable, and an all-company meeting every Friday gives you the chance to ask any question to our leadership team.

To get more of an idea what life at Mews is like, check out our Instagram 📸.

We’re guided by our five key values; if you see yourself in them, it’s time to get in touch.

Everyone is welcome at Mews

To reimagine the art of hospitality, we need teams who represent our global and diverse customers and users. Our differences make Mews, so we welcome people of all backgrounds and identities to work with us. Embracing different perspectives, trying new things and feeling safe to bring your authentic self to work. If this sounds like you and you’re ready to join a global, innovative, and exciting community, we’d love to hear from you!

One very important note….don’t hold back! Even if you think you don’t meet 100% of the criteria listed in this job role, we still encourage you to apply. We believe that everyone should have equal access to opportunities and want to ensure we provide an inclusive experience, so do let us know if there is anything else we can do to support your application process. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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