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VP of Finance

Come work at a back-to-back-to-back Best Place to Work where you can help build a breakthrough technology. Our cutting edge product, Wordsmith, is a platform that helps companies build software that writes like a human. Our customers use Wordsmith to scale their writing output and to communicate personally with each of their users. In 2016, customers generated more than 1.5 billion articles!

Automated Insights is looking for an experienced, hands-on VP of Finance who is confident making business decisions by providing insightful financial analysis and meaningful and accurate forecasting.  This position will also play a crucial role in building out the financial and operational systems for Ai’s next phase of growth.

What you will be doing:

  • Provide strategic and operational support based on your ability to supplement hard data with intuition and solid judgment within a rapidly growing and changing business environment
  • Establish a set of financial controls and operational processes
  • Lead FP&A efforts to support strategic planning
  • Create and maintain a variety of corporate metrics and dashboards to ensure the optimal operation of the business
  • Drive the quarterly/annual budgeting and planning process
  • Create analyses, commentary and presentation materials for Board and leadership meetings
  • Implement financial software to help automate the core finance processes including billing, budgeting, reporting and forecasting.
  • Oversee bookkeeping, payroll, tax and audit preparation

What you will need to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA strongly preferred.
  • 10+ years in progressively responsible financial and operational leadership roles.
  • Deep familiarity with SaaS and subscription business models
  • Experience in a start-up environment would be very valuable
  • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible
  • Excitement for doing hands-on work, but with an eye toward scale
  • Experience in driving profitable growth by improving visibility, forecasting, consolidation and analysis of results and key metrics while advising senior management on insights and recommended actions.
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic and operational initiatives and influence business decisions via data and insights
  • Partner with Sales Ops to manage the sales commission process including determination of commission plans and computation of commission payouts
  • Manage accurate and efficient month-end close and flux analysis processes
  • Lead continuous process improvement across functions and within Finance Squad
  • Ability to work independent in a fast-paced environment and tolerate ambiguity

No recruiters, please. We respect your hustle, but please don’t contact us. We do not work with outside firms.

 

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