Director of Finance - Remote - Tech / Higher Ed

USA Permanent USD150,000 - USD170,000
  • Opportunity to build a finance function for an innovative start up
  • Equity and bonus available

About Our Client

A cutting edge tech business that supplies into Higher Education establishments across the USA is looking to add a Director / VP of Finance for their North American Business. Over the past few years or so years the business has grown rapidly and they are now in a position to bring on board a Senior Finance professional to help drive revenue and continue growth within their space.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Description

  • Prepare company financial statements monthly and annually, as needed
  • Direct and monitor all financial activity of the organization
  • Establish internal work processes for financial department (including accounting and billing) and monitor their progress
  • Manage company cash flow
  • Outline and implement company-wide budget plans
  • Oversee all accounting work and set up internal and external audits to ensure the accuracy of information
  • Use data analysis to strategically forecast financial trends
  • Work with and advise the investment team on solid financial decision making to increase profits and minimize losses
  • Provide strategic financial planning advice to upper management for long-term growth
  • Analyze and interpret financial data and present the information with reports and presentations to the CFO and executive director
  • Stay abreast of current market trends and patterns and act accordingly
  • Assess company spending and work to reduce costs
  • Manage the finance department, training any new employees as necessary
  • Have a clear understanding of and adhere to current laws and regulations

The Successful Applicant

To apply you will be able to demonstrate -

  • Master's degree and/or CPA preferred
  • Big 4 experience is a plus
  • 5+ years' experience in a senior finance position
  • International experience, preferably with US companies.
  • Extremely knowledgeable in financial forecasting, accounting principles, and financial data analysis
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the propensity to successfully foster new and maintain long-standing business relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written, in English is a must. Skilled in the art of negotiation.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and delegate responsibilities in an effective and efficient manner
  • Outstanding integrity, solid moral judgment, and the ability to make important decisions under pressure
  • Expert problem solver, analytical thinker, and decision-maker
  • Possess strong leadership skills and business acumen

What's on Offer

A competitive base salary along with bonus. You will be working remotely 100% of the time.

Contact
Ben Minton
Quote job ref
JN-022022-5281739

Job summary

Sector
Accounting
Sub Sector
Financial Director / CFO
Industry
Technology & Telecoms
Location
USA
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Ben Minton
Job Reference
JN-022022-5281739