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VIA SMS Group is an alternative financial services company with operations in Europe. In addition to operations in four countries, the Group has developed into a flexible fintech company that offers easy-to-understand financial solutions under a variety of brand names. One such brand is VIAINVEST, an investment brokerage firm under the supervision of Latvijas Banka that provides private investors with lucrative opportunities to invest in securities backed by loans from non-banking lenders for consumers and businesses. The company’s headquarters are in Riga, Latvia. Find out more about the company at www.viasmsgroup.com.

We are looking for a passionate, result-driven Head of Financial Analysis and Reporting to join our professional Finance Team within the company.


Join our dynamic team as a Financial Leader, where you’ll elevate team performance through strategic management and training initiatives while analyzing and recommending enhancements to Group performance. Your responsibilities extend to creating robust forecasting models, collaborating with executive management, and facilitating financial decision-making processes. If you thrive on strategic challenges, possess strong leadership skills, and excel in problem-solving, we invite you to shape the future of our organization.

What you will do:
  • Initiate and implement improvements in accounting and financial reporting processes
  • Improve the performance of the team. Manage and train the team
  • Analyse and provide recommendations to improve Group performance (financial, operational)
  • Cooperate with partners (banks, audit organizations, etc.), and defend the Group’s opinion
  • Be responsible for presenting financial performance analysis results to the Board
  • Create forecasting and budgeting templates with different scenarios
  • Present findings and analysis to executive-level management. Work closely with management in decision-making processes
  • Point of contact for external audit engagements related to the preparation of IFRS financial statements
  • Support managers, the board, and country managers in the financial decision-making processes
  • Find a way to solve any issue related to financial matters
Your experience:
  • Proven experience in financial leadership roles for at least 3 or more years
  • Higher education in finance, accounting, and/or banking, or a related field. MBA or other relevant graduate degree would be considered as an advantage
  • Experience in project and budget management
  • Knowledge in accountancy and IFRS
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel, BI tools Qlik, and MS Power BI will be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills (Latvian and English languages), both written and verbal
  • Strong leadership, team-building, and people management skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Problem-solving aptitude
Why VIA SMS Group?
  • You get to become part of a dynamic and collaborative Management team within a progressive fintech company
  • You will be able to impact the way our internal systems work
  • You will experience working at a global company and all the advantages this has to offer
  • Our Board will be always available to make business-driven decisions
  • 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 for any of the meetings!
  • We’ve been around for 14 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
  • 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 help 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 3300 – 4300 euro/gross
We are looking forward to receiving your CV with a reference Head of Financial Analysis and Reporting sent us by e-mail at hr@viasmsgroup.com.

Contact person: Zane, 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.