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Financial Controller

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Job Description

Clarity AI’s mission is to bring social impact to the market. Our disruptive tech tools allow investors, companies, and consumers to invest sustainably, shop sustainably, and report or benchmark for sustainability with easy-to-use, AI-powered technology.

We are now a team of more than 300 highly passionate individuals coming from all over the world. Together, we have established Clarity AI as a leading startup backed by investors and strategic partners such as SoftBank, BlackRock, and Deutsche Börse who believe in us and share our goals. We have plans to continue growing our teams in Spain, Portugal, the UK, and the US this year so if you would like to join us on this rocket ship, keep reading! Your work will be shaping and guide the sustainable decisions of consumers and investors throughout the world.

We are looking for a Financial Controller to join our Finance team.

Within the Finance team, we are business advisors. We use data to help our internal stakeholders understand their financial needs, ensuring up to date and reliable information to enable decision making towards our business objectives, while granting smooth and compliant functioning of the finance operations.

This is the perfect position for you if you like to be in the middle of the business and excel within a fast-paced and agile environment.

To be successful, you will need to be a motivated self-starter who is proactive and action-oriented. You are able to build strong cross-group working relationships and demonstrate exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail. You enjoy working with large sets of data and advanced reporting to drive business insights. You are able to write effectively and display significant analytical and critical thinking skills, with strong attention to detail and quality.

As a Financial Controller, you will play a crucial role in the company. Reporting to the Senior Financial Lead, you will be responsible for the accounting and fiscal oversight of Clarity AI.

You will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting complex financial data and ensuring all accounting work is performed in accordance with all internal and external requirements, while granting the quality of the accounting and tax operations of the firm. Additionally, you will maintain orderly files and schedules, ensure the quality and completeness of the book-keeping, lead the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing process, and lead tax filings coordinating internal and external contributors (e.g., advisors).


  • Prepare all accounting, audit, and tax filings for the group's entities in the US, UK, Spain, UAE, and Saudi Arabia. You will also be responsible for financial systems (e.g., Netsuite).
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (IFRS + US GAAP).
  • Provide auditors with necessary financial reporting information and respond to their inquiries as necessary.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date Chart of Accounts for the entire group.
  • Review and coordinate all day-to-day treasury functions.
  • Prepare and review periodic cash flow and investment performance reports.
  • Improve accounting and tax processes to enable the company to scale up as a quickly growing business.
  • Design and build the necessary processes to ensure global tax compliance for the company.


The role is based in Spain. At least 1 year to be based in Madrid (or Barcelona) doing a hybrid way of working to support the team and help them grow. After this 1 year, the position is open to being a more flexible remote job. In case of relocation to Madrid, Clarity AI would support a relocation package.


  • BS/MS in Accounting or Finance;
  • Netsuite (Oracle) experience is a must have;
  • Relevant international experience, working with multiples jurisdictions;
  • 7+ years’ experience in finance (Big4 + International SaaS companies, Start-up or tech company experience);
  • Proficiency in Excel;
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills (Minimum C1 level-proficient user);
  • Highly motivated and passionate about sustainability, technology and artificial intelligence;
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time-management skills with the ability to succeed in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.

*Only Cvs in English will be taken into consideration


Our people are our main asset. We have built a unique team and we all share 3 differential aspects: Excellence, Passion and Values:

  • Our team comprises professionals from leading tech, consulting and banking firms, entrepreneurs, PhDs from top research institutions, and MBA graduates from top business schools.
  • Clarity’s Founder and CEO, Rebeca Minguela, is a successful entrepreneur who has been recognized as one of the most distinguished leaders under the age of 40 by prestigious institutions like the World Economic Forum. Rebeca is joined by an excellent leadership team coming from diverse backgrounds, countries and experiences.

We are different. We work hard to become the best place to work and pride ourselves on our culture:

  • Fact based: Promoting objective, fact-based and solution-oriented discussions.
  • Diverse: Encouraging diversity of personalities, cultures and experiences.
  • Transparent: Communicating feedback transparently, constructively and in real-time.
  • Meritocratic: Striving for excellence and rewarding the best.
  • Flexible: Working flexibly in the broadest sense (schedule, location, vacation, styles).

Clarity AI believes diversity, inclusion, and belonging are essential for creating an innovative and successful workplace. Thats why we created our own ERG groups.

Our own ERG groups act as a voluntary employee resource group, they commit to promoting these values and creating a safe and supportive community for all employees. They are committed to creating a workplace that champions sustainability, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

To do this, they will advocate for sustainability initiatives, host and participate in events, workshops, provide a safe space for employees to share their experiences, ideas, and solutions, and collaborate with other departments and employee groups to improve the company's sustainability goals.

By actively promoting and engaging in sustainability efforts, we can help create a more equitable and resilient future for our planet and all its inhabitants.

We care about our employees and think they deserve the best.

  • ESOP/ Phantom stock: We want our employees to really feel part of Clarity. That’s why we give them the opportunity to participate in our success with ESOP or phantom stock options.
  • Training budget: Continued learning is important to us so we provide everyone with a yearly training budget.
  • Additional benefits are available depending on your location.

We are a US company with a UK and Spanish subsidiary. We have offices in New York City, London and Madrid and have possibilities for remote working for many of our roles.

Clarity has received several awards:

  • Fast Company - Most Innovative Companies 2023
  • WEF, Young Global Leader - Rebeca Minguela
  • Forrester New Wave Leader 2022
  • European Commission | EU Seal of Excellence 2020
  • World Economic Forum - Technology Pioneer 2020

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