Finance // Pointy

Company & Role

Pointy is a Dublin-based tech start-up with over 6000 customers in 5 international markets. We are currently looking for our first finance hire to build out our accounting and finance functions. The successful candidate will join a dynamic company in a period of rapid growth. Pointy has recently raised over $18m of investment from top-tier international investors and has a founding team with a previous exit to Google.

Pointy is looking for an individual to help it prepare for the next phase in the company’s development. The ideal candidate will have potential to grow into a senior role over time, but must be willing to build the function from the ground up, and run all processes themselves initially. This will require hands-on execution and operation of day to day finance processes.

Function

Develop finance function for operating and holding company at Pointy, which would include:

  • delivering accurate month & quarter-end management accounts for the operating company;
  • delivering year end accounts for annual CRO and Revenue reporting compliance together with any international filings that may be required;
  • managing team of outsourced accountants and payroll providers who complete bank reconciliations, payroll and VAT returns;
  • develop a treasury function for the company;
  • support ad-hoc forecasting for revenue / growth modelling; and
  • assist leadership team in preparation for board meetings.

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA)
  • Minimum of three (3) years of PQE experience in financial analysis, accounting or related discipline.
  • In-house or industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and IFRS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Bonus Requirements

  • Previous experience working for a small company or part of small team
  • Previous entrepreneurial experience or time spent in early stage start-ups
  • Leadership and team management potential
  • Aptitude, ability and inclination to apply yourself to any project, finance related or not

Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to jobs@pointy.com

Sales Associate // Pointy

We are currently hiring for the position of Sales Associate​.

Pointy is a Dublin-based start-up with substantial backing from top-tier international investors. Our founding team is ex-Google, ex-Oxford, and previously sold a startup to Google.

The candidate will be helping to drive sales of our innovative solution to retailers in the US and UK markets.

The candidate should be energetic and personable, but prior sales experience is not essential.

Your primary qualities will be excellent communication, a determination to succeed alongside a hard-working, positive attitude.

You should be ready for a high level of commitment to an intense and challenging project in a fast-moving startup environment.

You’ll be joining a stellar team at an early stage. We’re going to have a lot of fun, and we want you to join us.

Our offices are located at NCI Business Center, Mayor Square in the IFSC.

Essential Requirements:

  • Great in-person, phone and written communication skills.
  • Determination, grit and a hard-working, positive attitude.
  • Organisation, attention to detail and an ability to strictly adhere to processes when
    necessary.
  • A willingness to experiment and try new things and to optimise activities to perfection.
  • An aptitude for creative problem-solving, trying new angles and inventing processes as
    required to meet a goal.
  • The ability to listen to customers, identify their needs and clearly communicate issues to
    the broader team to help us perfect our service offering.
  • Comfortable taking on lots of responsibility and being held accountable for meeting
    aggressive, ambitious targets.

Bonus Requirements:

  • Previous sales experience.
  • Previous experience in a small retail or family business.
  • An ability to connect with small retailers and understand their day-to-day issues.
  • Previous entrepreneurial experience or time spent in early stage start-ups.
  • Leadership and team management potential.

APPLY:

Please email jobs@pointy.com with a single paragraph explaining why you’re suitable alongside your CV or LinkedIn and any additional supporting materials.

Hardware Support Engineer // Pointy

Role: Hardware Support Engineer

We are currently hiring for the position of Hardware Support Engineer. This is an entry level position, and the successful candidate will be part of our Customer Support Team, providing essential support across the entire company.

Tasks

Daily tasks will include, assisting the customer support team with the Installation, maintenance and fault finding of the Pointy hardware. You will be responsible for the Pointy hardware and configuration of that hardware to suit customer equipment and needs. Also maintain stock levels and spare parts for shipping.

Qualities

Your primary qualities will be a technically adept person with experience in engineering, electronics and/or software. Good problem solving skills are a must, and also being able to communicate with people who are not technically inclined. You should be ready for a high level of commitment to an intense and challenging company in a fast-moving startup environment.

Company

Pointy is a Dublin-based start-up with substantial backing from top-tier international investors. Our founding team is ex-Google, ex-Oxford, and previously sold a startup to Google. You’ll be joining a stellar team at an early stage. We’re going to have a lot of fun, and we want you to join us.

Essential Requirements:

  • Qualification in Engineering, Software and/or Electronics.
  • Basic understanding of cellular telecommunication systems.
  • Basic understanding of serial and digital communications.
  • Good understanding of electrical and electronic principles.
  • Comfortable with working as part of a team as well as on one’s own initiative.
  • Determination, grit and a hard-working, positive attitude.
  • Organisation, attention to detail and an ability to strictly adhere to processes.
  • An aptitude for creative problem-solving and reading between the lines.

Bonus Requirements:

  • Experience dealing with bespoke protocols.
  • Experience with POS systems.
  • Experience with retail systems and software.
  • Previous experience in a small retail or family business.
  • Previous entrepreneurial experience or time spent in early stage start-ups.
  • Leadership and team management potential.

Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to jobs@pointy.com

Customer Support // Pointy

Customer Support

Role

We are currently looking to expand our growing Customer Support team at Pointy. The successful candidates will join a dynamic team that provide essential support to our customers and our broader retail ecosystem.

Function

The Customer Support team at Pointy carry out a myriad of functions. Daily tasks include managing in-bound prospective customer queries and successfully on-boarding new customers while also managing the shipping of our hardware and ensuring stock control is adequately maintained. The Customer Support team also initiate lots of projects to improve customer experience and ensure customer success in their journey on Pointy.

Qualities

Primary qualities will be excellent organisational and planning skills, working on your own initiative, and good at problem solving.You should be ready for a high level of commitment to an intense and challenging company in a fast-moving startup environment.

Company

Pointy is a Dublin-based start-up with substantial backing from top-tier international investors. Our founding team is ex-Google, ex-Oxford, and previously sold a startup to Google. You’ll be joining a stellar team at an early stage. We’re going to have a lot of fun, and we want you to join us.

Essential Requirements:

●             Excellent written and verbal communication is a must.

●             Basic understanding of MS Office

●             Comfortable with working as part of a team as well as on one’s own initiative.

●             Determination, grit and a hard-working, positive attitude.

●             Organisation, attention to detail and an ability to strictly adhere to processes.

●             An aptitude for creative problem-solving.

Bonus Requirements:

●             Previous customer support experience and working with CRM platforms.

●             Previous experience in a small retail or family business.

●             Previous entrepreneurial experience or time spent in early stage start-ups.

●             Leadership and team management potential.

●             Some office experience and/or 3rd level qualification.

Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to jobs@pointy.com

Growth Marketing Associate // Pointy

Growth Marketing Associate

We are currently hiring for the position of Growth Marketing Associate.

Pointy is a Dublin-based start-up with substantial backing from top-tier international investors. Our founding team is ex-Google, ex-Oxford, and previously sold a startup to Google.

Our device is in thousands of stores around the world already and we’ve built proprietary partnerships with some of the world’s leading technology companies. We’ve helped retailers appear in Google searches tens of millions of times.

We’re looking for a smart, ambitious person with a keen interest in startups and marketing to join us and help take Pointy to the next level.

While previous marketing experience is great, we’re primarily looking for someone smart with a keen problem-solving mentality who can learn quickly and is willing and able to take on substantial responsibility.

The candidate will be utilising cutting-edge marketing techniques to help drive uptake of our innovative solution to retailers in the US, Canadian and UK markets.

You should be ready for a high level of commitment to an intense and challenging project in a fast-moving startup environment.

You’ll be joining a stellar team at an early stage. We’re going to have a lot of fun, and we want you to join us.

Essential Requirements:

  • A problem-solving mentality.
  • A quick learner and are able to absorb new techniques and skills easily.
  • An enthusiastic willingness to tackle and solve difficult problems.
  • Some level of technical sophistication: you know your way around an excel spreadsheet and maybe hacking together scripts, SQL, etc.
  • An aptitude for creative problem-solving, trying new angles and inventing processes as need be.
  • The ability to take projects from conception to reality both independently and in collaboration with other team members.
  • The ability to work well with other teams to create mutually beneficial outcomes.
  • Able to think and strategise at a high-level but also are enthusiastic about getting your hands dirty
  • Comfortable taking on lots of responsibility and being held accountable for meeting aggressive, ambitious targets.
  • Great in-person, phone and written communication skills.
  • Determination, grit and a hard-working, positive attitude.
  • Organisation, attention to detail and an ability to strictly adhere to processes when necessary.
  • You’re able to write clear and persuasive copy.

Bonus Requirements:

  • You have experience running ads on Facebook, AdWords, etc.
  • You’ve started and run your own businesses
  • You’ve worked for a startup before and know what it takes to help a business succeed in the early stages.
  • Experience starting and building things.
  • Basic design skills.

Apply

If you’re interested, email jobs@pointy.com with a link to your LinkedIn and a short paragraph on why you think we should talk to you.