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Serrala is a fast-growing global financial automation and B2B payments software company, backed by leading growth investors such as Hg. Serrala’s SaaS solutions are used by more than 2,800 companies worldwide to optimize and automate their processes related to finance & payments. Today, our customer base already represents ~20% of the Fortune 500 and ~50% of the DAX 30 – and we are very passionate about our mission to support CFOs and finance departments in their automation ambitions and bring finance functions to the digital age.


To achiece this ambition, Serrala is currently looking to fill the following position, preferably at its headquarter in #Hamburg


Director M&A and Strategy (m/f/d) 


Your tasks:

  • Strategic thinking: You will take a leading role in defining Serrala’s corporate strategy to derive organic and inorganic growth paths to further accelerate global growth in a dynamic software market.
  • Deal sourcing: You identify potential M&A transaction that fit into Serrala’s growth strategy and proactively engage with founders & management teams of suitable acquisition targets.
  • Due diligence: In close collaboration with the wider Serrala organization as well as external parties, you will define and confirm value hypotheses,  assess potential acquisition targets and formulate M&A decisions.
  • Deal execution: You will engage across the various dimensions of an M&A deal including organizational & legal implications, contract negotiations and preparation of post-merger integration.
  • Sparring: You will be an active and strong discussion partner for the Management Board as well as the Supervisory Board of Serrala when it comes to M&A and Strategy and be involved in strategic decision making.



Your profile:

  • Convincing Background: You have a degree in Business (preferably at Master’s level) and 4-8 years’ of experience in M&A, private equity and/or management consulting.
  • M&A toolbox in place: You know what it takes to do an M&A deal from sourcing to execution and are able to handle the different stakeholders in such process.
  • Passion for M&A: You enjoy finance and M&A, but not only when it comes to numbers but especially from a strategic point of view, looking at how M&A can support strategy execution.
  • Entrepreneur: You have an entrepreneurial spirit, enjoy understanding business models and organizations and are able to think strategically about corporate growth.
  • Project talent: You have the ability to structure and manage complex projects and processes with multiple stakeholders while utilizing your excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Networker: You can interact across multiple levels within the organization, are able to engage with founders / management teams and are able to convince them about joint ideas.
  • Hands-on mentality: Your work is service oriented and have the flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile.


It’s time to become a Serralian…

Do you look forward to taking on exciting challenges in an expanding and innovative environment? We continuously improve the way we work, including modern and flexible working conditions, professional development as part of our LearnLab, joint team events such as monthly lunches, after work events, and the Serralian Base Camp. And yes, we also promote sports activities and provide organic fruit and refreshing beverages.


Next steps: Apply quickly and easily with your CV via our recruiting tool.

Pro-Tip: Skip the cover letter and pitch us in 3 sentences why exactly you are the perfect match for our team!

Your HR Contact for this position is: Marva Kr�ger 

This role is based in: Hamburg 


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We Are Serrala. We have grown from a small family-owned business into an ambitious, global FinTech with 30+ years of experience. We are hungry to evolve, reinvent ourselves and grow - standing still is not an option.

We Are Serralians. A diverse team of 700 + techies, finance and payment experts, creatives and business administrators in 15+ offices around the globe. We see ourselves as a global family that stays connected despite physical distance and celebrates the idea of community. #WeArePassionate #WeAreEmpowering #WeAreEnterprising #WeAreReliable