VP of Finance

Published
November 13, 2020
Location
New York, NY
Category
Job Type

Description

What will you do

As VP of Finance, you will:

  • Build, lead and manage the finance function - role will be both tactical and strategic to start, so needs to be a self-performer willing to roll up his/her sleeves
  • Functional responsibility for all finance and accounting operations, including oversight of accounting and financial reporting, ownership of financial analysis and the budgeting process, and management of billing operations
  • Manage relationship with project finance partners and develop new ones
  • Work closely with company leaders to develop financial forecasts and operational goals, apply business judgment and financial insights to assist with decision making    
  • Establish, lead and execute budgeting cycles, including the development of budgets and subsequent variance analyses to drive accountability throughout the organization 
  • Conduct financial analyses and provide strategic recommendations on operational and financial initiatives 
  • Manage investor relations, including crafting board communications and fundraising materials as well as independently interacting with current and prospective investors.  
  • Report directly to the CEO and be a thought-partner on all strategic matters

Requirements

  • 8+ years finance experience exhibiting continuous advancement into more senior roles, IB or PE/VC in structured finance and/or corporate finance/FP&A at early-stage startup a plus
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully building and scaling a finance organization from the ground up, including hiring, systems and controls  
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and management accounting, SPV accounting a plus
  • Elite Excel skills and experience building dynamic financial models
  • Excellent communications skills - both written and verbal
  • Experience leading or actively participating in debt and/or equity financing processes
  • Experience with Xero and more advanced accounting software such as Netsuite
  • Nice to have - CPA, CFA or MBA from top-tier school
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