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CFO

New York, NY, USA | Leading Internet / Online Media Company

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Who you are:

You believe in game-changing innovations and are excited about reimaging a 700 billion dollar industry. You are, organized, have a strong attention to detail and can thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment. You will be a key member of the executive team and be responsible for planning, forecasting, financial reporting, budget reporting, financial modeling, human resources, corporate operations, and strategic decision support. You are ready, willing and able to build out a robust finance and accounting team to support Leading Internet / Online Media Company’s needs. You will report directly to our CEO.


The role:

We are looking for a CFO to drive financial and strategic leadership across our scaling business. This role will lead our existing Finance, Accounting, Legal, Compliance, IT, Business Intelligence and Human Resources teams. You will continue to build our Finance function to ensure we are developing a scalable approach to long-term planning. You will be an entrepreneurial leader and a mentor across Leading Internet / Online Media Company, you are an important driver in bringing people together as we scale and grow.

Key Responsibilities:

Partner with the CEO on financing strategy, board communications, company culture and corporate development, utilizing your existing relationships and building new ones across the finance community

Direct the company's strategic planning initiatives and help to build out strong practices around FP&A. Partner with all members of the senior management team and other company leadership on business strategy

Build and mentor Finance and Accounting team and support scaling of the G&A department through the implementation of systems, processes, internal controls and policies

Demonstrate strong Financial stewardship. Direct resource allocation, monitor company expenditures and help review and negotiate customer and vendor agreements

Oversee internal and external Financial Reporting. Work with external CPA firm on tax and compliance matters. Set Accounting policy and ensure financials are in accordance with GAAP

Help drive effective board meetings as well as manage communications with the BOD and current and potential investors

Implement processes, frameworks and systems that allow us to capture and utilize timely and accurate data across the business to make better decisions

Provide support on various operational tasks including P&L and financial projections, pricing and valuation models and company presentations

Qualifications:

8+ years of finance experience in a leadership position

Previous experience in a startup company

Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for building

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Desire to work in a dynamic start-up, and be effective resolving ambiguities

High intellectual capacity, particularly in an analytical and strategic context

Leader that will own the full spectrum of finance responsibilities

You constantly question the status quo and believe there is always a way we can continuously improve

Prior experience leading fundraising diligence efforts, ideally at a growth stage company

Strong technical analytical skills

Flexible, operationally focused CFO. A capable leader that will be a strong partner to the executive team and an excellent mentor and coach to a growing Accounting and Finance team

CPA & MBA a plus


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