Chief Financial Officer

Houston, Texas, US
Jan 11, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Gimmal seeks a Chief Financial Officer to help lead the business through its next phase of growth amid completing transformative M&A. The CFO will serve as a key member of the executive leadership team and business partner to the CEO, Board of Managers and the Company?s private equity partner. Superior finance acumen, leadership skills, strategic thinking, operational/integration proficiency, collaboration, and impactful communication abilities are critical.

Sound interesting?

If so, we are looking for a motivated and driven person like you who has:
  • Proven experience in the CFO chair or as a Senior VP of Finance, or commensurate senior financial management experience and ready to step into the top position
  • Has operated within a private equity- or venture capital-backed company
  • Software and recurring revenue experience, preferably with enterprise customers
  • Experience at scale in a business of more than $20M in revenues and a track record of high growth and profitability
  • M&A experience, including developing inorganic growth strategies with supporting financial plans/models
  • Experience leading a company through successful exit preferred
  • Debt financing experience, including managing covenants and other lender requirements
  • International experience preferred
  • People leadership; track record of attracting, developing and retaining top talent

You should also have the following characteristics:
  • Strategic and business acumen -- forward thinking with the ability to understand key business drivers and their financial impacts
  • A collaborative leader, effective communicator and team player
  • Scrappy and action oriented with a high sense of urgency and a hands-on approach to leadership
  • Drives results by setting continually higher goals for self and others, coaching and developing a high-performing team
  • Exceptional problem-solving, decision-making and analytical skills
  • Low ego, accountable and high integrity

We do not want you to make the leap without knowing what we need, so here is how we define success for this position:
  • Lead the finance function ? including accounting, tax, treasury, FP&A and M&A ? and oversee HR, IT & Legal
  • Serve as a thoughtful, strategic and disciplined member of the senior executive team
  • Establish trust, rapport and credibility with the board, investors, and other external audiences and partners
  • Lead company growth strategy, establishing aggressive revenue targets and profitability objectives
  • Drive high-growth through organic measures and M&A activities
  • Lead the valuation, analysis, due diligence, negotiations and post-merger integration of recently completed and future acquisitions
  • Timely management, forecasting and reporting of cash and cash flow
  • Ensure cash optimization and capital efficiency
  • Identify the economic levers and key metrics of the business, driving financial insight and rigor around those initiatives
  • Interact with clients, partners and vendors to complete contract negotiations.
  • Deploy an intimate understanding of software and services revenue recognition rules
  • Selectively recruit, build and lead a lean and highly effective finance and accounting team
  • Promote a culture of high performance, collaboration and accountability

What we offer you:
  • Competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and a 401k matching plan.
  • A diverse team, where everyone helps each other.
  • An open environment for new ideas.
  • A laid-back office environment (currently optional, due to the pandemic) and a relaxed dress code.
  • Company-provided snacks and drinks in the kitchen, perfect for taking a coffee break and indulging in a quick chat with your co-workers.
  • An Open PTO policy, allowing you the flexibility you need to recharge.
  • A modern office with adjustable chairs and desks that allow you to work comfortably standing or sitting, whichever you prefer.
  • A ping-pong table for some friendly matches with your co-workers to break up the day.