VP of Finance

Employer
ExecuNet
Location
New York, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 19, 2020
Closes
Nov 29, 2020
Ref
1032be0a6633
Job Role
VP Finance
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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