Accounting & Finance
Chief Financial Officer

Polymath
Bogotá

Chief Financial Officer

Polymath Ventures is looking for a new member to join the senior ranks of the organization. Polymath has grown tremendously over the last years and now has expanded from Colombia into other markets like Mexico and China. We're looking for exceptional, senior talent to lead the way and grow with us.

The CFO will be the person responsible for planning, implementing and tracking the financial processes and policies, guarantee the correct management of resources within Polymath companies and ensure improvement in our management processes in Colombia, Mexico, United States and China.

What will you do?

  • Develop financial management methodologies to control the administrative, legal, funding and accounting areas of Polymath and the ventures, including investment funds to be launched in the future
  • Provide strategic financial insights and recommendations to Polymath's leadership team and contribute to the enhancement of ventures performance
  • Monitor key financial indicators
  • Analyze deviations and profitability of investments 
  • Identify risks and opportunities
  • Oversee budgeting, planning, and forecasting activities
  • Support strategic projects and provide strategic support to the ventures
  • Accountable for the quality, accuracy, and delivery of Financial reports to investors
  • Create and maintain relations with public entities

We are looking for individual with the following characteristics

  • 8+ years of working experience in financial roles
  • Academic background in industrial engineering, economy, administration or finance
  • Incredible analytical horsepower
  • Flexible, quick thinking  and learning
  • Strong leadership and people management abilities
  • Experience in multinational companies
  • Experience in financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Fluency in English and Spanish

A few of Polymath's successes so far

  • 6 ventures launched since late 2012; 3 more to be launched this year
  • Over 250 people employed across the Polymath group
  • All ventures have raised external rounds of capital 
  • Táximo, our first company, is now the largest taxi administration company in Colombia, and the founders have become Endeavor Entrepreneurs; the company has also opened an office in Peru.


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About Polymath

Polymath Ventures is a company builder for emerging markets. Using a combination of business and design-thinking, Polymath creates new business ventures — from scratch, to scale massively across Latin America. Our companies address the latent needs of the growing middle class through innovative products and services.



More about Polymath
7

Fully operating companies designed, launched, and grown in four years

250

Talented and passionate individuals from across the globe working to build great companies

13M+

US dollars invested into Polymath and our portfolio companies

3

countries where our companies operate