CFO Scale-up




Exciting times at LeydenJar, a leading deeptech scale-up, specializing in battery technology. They are growing fast and they have big ambitions for the future. The new CFO is energetic, handson and ready to bring them to the next growth phase.


LeydenJar is a leading deeptech scale-up, specializing in battery technology. With a team of 90 passionate employees, spread across the locations in Leiden and Eindhoven, they are focused on changing the battery industry. Their innovative approach has led to a high valuation, and they are now in an exciting growth phase. With the support of investors, they aim to further strengthen their position as the world leader in advanced anode technology and expand into new markets, such as consumer electronics and electric vehicles.


As CFO at LeydenJar, you play a crucial role in achieving their growth objectives and ensuring financial stability. You will be responsible for creating and executing a strategic vision for finance, working closely with the CEO and other stakeholders. You bring a comprehensive finance expertise, encompassing both the forward-looking and backward-looking aspects of finance, ensuring a balanced perspective. Besides finance, you are responsible for legal & tax, program management and HR ops & support.


LeydenJar is looking for an experienced, ambitious financial professional with a proven track record in leading scale-up companies. The ideal profile includes:


·        Completed university education in Finance, Accounting, Business Economics, preferably with a RA/ RC education.

·        Minimum of 10 years work experience and proven experience as CFO in a fast paced environment.

·        Has a good vision on the long term goals and knows how to get there, knows what needs to be done in the present to reach these goals. Able to constantly balance between the long and the short term objectives.

·        Extensive experience in financial management, preferably with previous involvement in the funding process.

·        Strong forward-looking skills, understanding business and financials at high level and the ability to act quickly in a dynamic environment.

·        Leadership qualities, including the ability to motivate people, with trust to delegate to the team and foster a positive company culture.

·        Capable of building up a finance department and prepared to anticipate in a fast-paced growing environment.

·        Experience in project management and setting up financial systems to IPO readiness level.

·        A pragmatic and hands-on mentality, with a focus on delivering results in a rapidly changing environment. Takes ownership, responsibility and has excellent communication skills.

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Nadine Veltman
Finance & Control.
Nadine Veltman

Vroom Executive

Vincent Niemeijer
Sustainability & Investments.
Vincent Niemeijer

Managing Partner