Finance Lead

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Finance Lead

Zefir accelerates life changes.

📝 Full-time (CDI) 📍Paris 2e 🏡 Occasional remote

Hi, we are Zefir. 🏡

Zefir stands against the prevalent 'every man for himself' mentality in real estate.

We've created the first collective sales platform that not only accelerates the connection between sellers and buyers but also fosters cooperation among all agents.

By dividing roles among various agents, ensuring fair compensation, evaluating performance, and centralizing a network of buyers and properties, we're setting a new standard for efficiency and transparency in the industry.


The Finance Lead will work directly with our CEO, as the highest level person in Finance at Zefir. Alike to a Head of Finance (see our philosophy on titles here), they will contribute to Zefir's financial stability & growth while supporting strategic decision-making.

Your challenges:

🎯 Develop a comprehensive financial strategy, focusing on long-term growth and profitability. Work closely with different departments, to align financial strategies with business objectives.

📊 Oversee financial planning and analysis (FP&A), providing insights into revenue, cash burn, and contribution margins to optimize profitability.

🚧 Manage operating expenses & enhance contribution margins, focusing on maintaining a balance between growth and financial health.

🤝 Manage relationships with VC investors and corporate banks. Prepare regular financial updates for the board and investors, ensuring transparency and building trust.

✨ Implement systems to streamline accounting and financial reporting & efficiently address complex financial questions.

👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 Build and lead a high-performing finance team. Provide mentorship and guidance, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

🔍 Ensure the company adheres to financial regulations and standards. Oversee risk management strategies to protect the company's financial health.


💜 You would be a good fit at Zefir if you:

🔍 Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills for financial data.

📈 Are an expert in financial strategy development and execution.

📢 Are a good communicator (verbal and written) for financial information.

👥 Have the ability to inspire teams and drive financial initiatives.

🎯 Can effectively prioritizatize to optimize productivity.

💰 Are proficient in budgeting, forecasting, and planning.

📊 Are skilled in financial modeling, analysis, and forecasting.

🔄 Adaptable to fast-paced startup environments.

🇬🇧 Have good English fluency for company-wide communication.

🤝 Have a strong ethical conduct in financial matters and compliance.


💵 Competitive salary
We pay at the market's top 75th percentile & use a transparent system to calculate salaries.

💸 BSPCE (Stock Options)
Every employee receives stock options with a 1-year post-termination exercise period, compared to the 3-6 months typical in most companies. 

💚 Healthcare plan
Covered at 100% with Alan Healthcare for you and your family.

🏡 Amazing office in Sentier
Our office in the heart of the 2nd arrondissement offers a vibrant workspace.

🥗 Swile Card
Enjoy Swile restaurant vouchers with 11€ per working day.

🛴 Swile Mobility Pass
42€/month to cover your Navigo or other transportation options (scooters, electric bikes, etc.).

🎉 Monthly Mixers, Quarterly Celebrations
Exciting monthly team events, and quarterly all-hands day-long celebrations to mark our achievements.



Cofounder & CEO




Growth Lead


Brand Lead


Account Management Lead


People Lead


Operations Lead


Product Lead


Account Executive Lead

 👋 Recruitment Process  

Screening interview with Rémy: The initial interview for getting to know each other (⏱30’).

Written Questions: Written questions about your aspirations, your interest in Zefir, and a more specific question related to the role (📆to return within 5 days).

Onsite Interviews at the office (⏱2h total): Debrief on your written questions with Rémy (CEO) & Déborah (People Lead), interview with Louis (cofounder) & Constance (Growth Lead), and a quick informal exchange with the team.

Interview with the Board: Familiarize yourself with the key investors you'll be collaborating with.

Do you want to join our team as our new Finance Lead? Then we'd love to hear from you!