Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Sweden - Solna, Stockholm
Full time

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Safespring is now entering a new phase of rapid expansion in Scandinavia and other targeted European markets.

To support the expansion, we’re looking for a skilled and experienced CFO to join the team. We have an ambitious 5-year plan in place to secure our position in the cloud service provider market. Our further expansion requires a rapid increase in several activities within the company.

Safespring is a Nordic company delivering EU-compliant Infrastructure-as-a-Service, based on Open-Source software. Our Compute and Storage services enable customers to maintain data sovereignty while innovating quickly, reducing time to market and removing technical constraints but still increasing efficiency levels.

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Job description

We are looking for a person who is motivated by being a part of a dynamic environment in rapid development and change. In your roll as CFO, you will be responsible for further developing our financial function to support our business and growth in the best way.

You will be an active and central member of the management group. The reporting line is to the CEO and the board. The roll will be located in Solna, Sweden with the flexibility to work remote from home.


Responsibilities that come with the roll as CFO at Safespring include:

  • Provide leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team
  • Provide strategic recommendations to the CEO and members of the executive management team
  • Establishing and developing relations with senior management and external partners and stakeholders
  • Accounting, cost control and group consolidation
  • Data analysis, forecasting and cash management
  • Strategic planning, financial planning, budgeting and follow up
  • Compliance, liabilities management and responsibilities acting as a liaison towards various parties
  • Risk management, contracts and other compliance
  • Ensure quality control (ISO), establish and document internal processes and accounting policies


You will be an active and central function of the management group carrying out a number of tasks including:

  • Establish and execute on development plans to strive towards operational excellence.
  • Strategically establish relevant internal processes and secure quality in professionalism in the organization
  • Build an effective and high-quality finance department fit for execution on all related tasks coordinated for the group
  • Develop financial models enabling control and monitoring of margins and profits per service delivered from our technical platform. Analyze potential and development per service.
  • Manage and follow up on the company’s performance related to Compliance
  • Ensure quality control in the company (ISO)


  • Proven experience as a CFO or Financial Controller
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Experience creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions, group consolidation and the month-end/year end close processes
  • Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Business administration
  • Team player with a can-do mentality
  • High ambition and business orientation

The opportunity

Now is the perfect time for an ambitious CFO to join Safespring and take part of the exciting and challenging path for the next coming years.

For the right person we are happy to offer an interesting roll, good salary and a position in the strongest team in our market. we also want to offer you an opportunity to invest with us in the company.

How to apply

You're welcome to apply contacting Safespring directly or through LinkedIn. If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact Mikael Schütt, VP at Safespring.

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About Safespring

Safespring started developing a modern cloud platform in 2014. Since the initial market launch 2016, Safespring has developed a strong hold within its market verticals in Sweden and Norway.

From our professional data centers in Sweden and Norway and from customer premises data center (so called private clouds) our delivery of Infrastructure-as-a-Service include Compute, Storage and Backup. The services are flexible, fully automated and based on self-service through API or our portal. Our value proposition includes open standards, privacy and compliance to local laws.

Our customers include some of the largest research and education organizations, government authorities and Software-as-a-service companies in Sweden and Norway. Safespring holds framework agreements, directly or through partners, with Géant (including SUNET, Uninett and NORDUnet), SKR and Kammarkollegiet, to mention the most important ones.

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Mikael Schütt, Chairman at Safespring

Mikael Schütt



About Safespring

Safespring produce secure, reliable and flexible cloud services. Our infrastructure as a service is based on open source and open standards. We produce all our services within Europe and its therefore easier for you to follow European local laws and regulations.