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Chief Financial Officer

San Francisco, CA, USA | ThirdLove

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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Do you want to lead Finance at one of the fastest growing brands in the U.S.? As ThirdLove’s CFO, you will be a valued member of the executive team, reporting to the Founders. ThirdLove is currently seeking a CFO to help us scale and shape the future of our business strategy. The role will lead all finance activities such as budgeting/forecasting, financial planning, accounting, equity and debt financing, investor relations, and acting as a partner to all business stakeholders.

You love working on complex business problems and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced and feedback-driven environment. You're highly self-motivated, have a stellar work ethic and you're looking for the right company to support your growth. If this sounds like a good opportunity, we’d love to meet you.


Bring your relevant consumer/retail experience and a strong point of view as a key member of the senior leadership team.

Support the Founders in setting strategy, day-to-day decision support and setting and achieving company goals.

Partner with the Founders, Board, and Executive team, as a financial problem solver and identify how operating performance can be maximized while communicating consistently about performance and investment decisions.

Provide partnership to each business lead in developing and executing plans to grow revenue and profit in each functional area of ThirdLove

Manage annual financial planning process and budgets, forecasting and closing processes including financial systems, cash flow and banking relationships.

Lead audit process and drive to audit close, including relationship with outside auditor and reporting to board

Ensure all regulatory reporting requirements are met and execution of adequate internal controls

Develop processes, vendor relationships and operations infrastructure to efficiently and effectively manage the company’s current operations as well as plan for future growth

Hire, train, supervise and develop teammates to create high performers that contribute to a culture of teamwork and commitment to the company’s success

Improve financial reporting processes and ensure proper accounting systems in accordance with GAAP

Help to lead the planning and execution of debt and equity financing rounds, including dealing with investment banks and potential investors

Streamline departmental financial and business intelligence (including the development of relevant financial information to steadily share with each department)

Optimize cash flow, with particular focus on marketing spend and inventory buys


15+ years of senior financial and/or operational experience in consumer/product driven business, ideally in eCommerce. Broad mix of start-up to larger, matrix organizations preferred.

BS or BA, preferably in Business Management or a related field. MBA and/or CPA preferred.

Collaborative nature as demonstrated by management experience across multiple departments and disciplines

Proven strategic thinker and problem solver when it comes to competitive strategy, business models and resource allocation

A “player-coach” who can both manage teams and get into the weeds when necessary

Understand and deal with complex accounting issues, including those unique to a retail business and an online presence

Strong analytical skills and a data driven mindset

Track record of building and developing strong teams

Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

Sense of urgency: nothing in the universe will get in the way of delivering your goals

Excellent communication and people skills - numbers are key, but a business is built with people. Relationship building and adept communication are assets in our fast-moving environment

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