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VIA SMS Group is an alternative financial services provider operating across Europe and the Asia-Pacific. Since the company’s launch, it has expanded its operations to 8 countries and has grown into a versatile fintech enterprise offering simple and accessible financial solutions under various brand names. Company headquarters are located in Riga, Latvia. More information about the company is available at www.viasmsgroup.com.

Considering the fast-growing business, we are looking for a bright mind and energetic personality to join our friendly team and become the Head of BI at VIA SMS Group.

What you will do:
  • Develop and execute the overall BI strategy: Define and implement the strategic direction for VIA SMS Group business intelligence initiatives, aligning them with the company’s goals and objectives.
  • BI Solution Management: Manage the implementation, configuration, and maintenance of BI solutions – QlikView and Qlik Sense.
  • Drive data governance and data quality: Establish and maintain data governance processes and standards to ensure the accuracy, integrity, and security of data used in BI activities.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including IT, finance, marketing, and products, to understand their data needs, gather requirements, and deliver BI solutions that meet their business requirements.
  • Manage and develop the BI team: Manage and lead the BI team, including hiring and training team members, assigning tasks, and overseeing project delivery.
  • Requirements Management: Gather, document, and prioritize business requirements for BI projects, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives and stakeholder needs.
  • BI Development: Create data models, ETL processes, and develop applications to support data integration, transformation, and visualization requirements.
Your Skills & Personal Qualities:
  • Higher education (Finance, Business administration, Economics, IT or similar).
  • Proven experience in leading and managing a team, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative work environment.
  • Proven experience with database systems, BI development, data warehousing, ETL processes, and SQL querying.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, meet deadlines, and deliver high-quality results.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking abilities to identify issues, propose solutions, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data sets, identify trends, and provide actionable insights.
  • Ability to think strategically and envision the long-term impact of BI initiatives on the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and cope with high-pressure situations, tight deadlines, and demanding workloads inherent in a fast-paced BI environment.
Why VIA SMS Group?
  • You get to lead a passionate BI team within a progressive fintech company
  • You have the option to either come to our fancy, sustainable, and eco friendly new office or choose to work from the comfort of your own home
  • Flexible working hours – just don’t be late to any of the meetings!
  • We’ve been around for 13 years in the fintech world and feel the teenage years embody our company culture perfectly – join us and get a feel of an informal, people-oriented culture
  • With us, you will be supported by the most competent yet friendly Management with whom together you will weather all storms and emerge on top of challenging situations
  • You will experience working at a global company and all the advantages it has to offer
  • It’s not always rainbows and butterflies around here and we can’t promise you that stressful days are non-existent however, for this reason specifically we have a certified life coach to get you through
  • Whatever you want to learn to enhance your skills, we’re here to support you
  • From day 1, you become a part of VIA SMS Group’s social life and engage in all kinds of fun & productive team building activities
  • We care about both; your mental and physical health, which is why we offer health insurance after the end of the 3 month probation period
  • A competitive remuneration starting from EUR 4000 – 4500 gross (before taxes)
We are looking forward to receiving your CV with a reference Head of BI sent us by e-mail at hr@viasmsgroup.com.

Contact person: Sofija, phone number: +371 66100254


Privacy notice on processing candidates’ personal data

JSC “VIA SMS group” (registration number 40003901472, legal address – Roberta Hirša street 1, Riga, LV-1045) selects personnel for the needs of VIA SMS group’s companies in Latvia (LLC “VIA SMS”, LLC “Viainvest”, Branch of a foreign merchant “ViaConto Sweden AB Latvijas filiāle”).

VIA SMS group together with other group’s companies are joint controllers of the personal data provided by the candidate.

Personal data is processed for recruitment purposes, i.e. to select suitable applicants, and for legal interests insofar as they are related to recruitment. The legal basis for the processing of personal data is taking steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into an employment contract (the actual process of personnel selection), as well as the implementation of the company’s legitimate interests.

Additional information on data processing is available here: https://viasmsgroup.com/careers/.

For matters concerning data processing, contact the data protection officer at dpo@viasmsgroup.com.