VP of Finance

New York, NY 10003

Posted: 07/26/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Finance Job Number: 560
VP of Finance – SaaS startup – New York

We are seeking a VP of Finance for our venture capital-backed global SaaS client based in New York City. Reporting to the CEO, you will be a key member of the executive leadership team leading financial planning and analysis, work cross-functionally on revenue initiatives, and present to the leadership team, Board, and Investors.


As the VP Finance, you will:
  • Lead and direct financial planning through the preparation of financial forecasts and models
  • Prepare metrics-based financial analyses for the executive leadership team and make recommendations to influence strategies
  • Work with the CEO and CRO to successfully forecast net cash burn based on sales and spend forecasts
  • Work with Sales to develop and implement best in class Revenue Operations procedures
  • Design, iterate and optimize business/revenue models based on market, clients and industry trends
  • Build, design and track incentive plans that align with business goals
  • Model and forecast current revenue run rates based on various GTM pricing models and sales team pipelines
  • Work with Sales & Marketing to audit current pricing packages and develop pricing strategy recommendations based on data analysis
  • Manage the Finance & Operations Team, currently four people and you, with open headcount to grow the team
  • Work with our Global Finance Manager on finance, accounting and operational functions such as banking, accounts payable and receivable, budgeting, book keeping and the monthly close
  • Compare financial forecasts to actual financial performance and interpret results and variances
  • Establish and manage long-range financial objectives and ensure sound financial structure through policies and best practices
  • Prepare financial presentations for the Leadership Team, Board Meetings, and Investors
  • Report directly to the CEO/Co-founder as part of the executive leadership team



To be successful as the VP Finance, you should ideally have:

  • A Bachelor’ s degree, ideally in Finance or Economics
  • 8+ years’ experience in Finance and Operations in a B2B SaaS company
  • Strong experience with B2B SaaS Metrics, including ARPU, CAC, LTV, Churn and related ratios
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
  • Strong leadership skills, demonstrated the ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision
  • Diligent and firm with high ethical standards

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