VP of Finance

OneSpace is a team of passionate individuals all working toward the same goal: to help businesses achieve the unimaginable. To accomplish this goal, we’ve developed a software platform that connects our clients with a vast network of on-demand professionals and empowers them with the tools they need to build, manage and scale an on-demand workforce.

Our clients include the world’s leading online publishers, retailers, CPG brands, media and hospitality companies. We have helped them revolutionize their business operations and improve the speed, scale and cost efficiency of projects ranging from creative services, to translation, transcription, data management and more. Our freelance workforce spans the globe and to date has completed over 100 million assignments on our platform.

Vice President of Finance

As VP of Finance, you will lead the strategy and execution of the company’s financial performance. In this role you will work closely with the executive team, work cross-functionally with operational leaders and lead a small finance team that is focused on both execution and high-level financial strategy across business objectives. The finance team plays a critical role in OneSpace’s daily operations and interfaces with our partners, investors and Board of Directors.

Working in close partnership with the CEO and COO, the VP of finance directs day-to-day operations of the finance function and leads the company’s strategic planning, forecasting, and budgeting processes. The VP of Finance is both a hands-on practitioner and strategic thinker, playing a key role in the connection between strategy and execution, presenting insights into the financial outcomes and possibilities of our activities and exposing trends that inform long-term strategic direction.

To win this role you must have:

  • A deep expertise in finance and accounting and experience managing and leading financial team members
  • An analytically driven and results-oriented perspective that allows you to both see the big picture and appreciate execution in its finer details
  • Ability to identify key growth opportunities and risks to the business and communicate them cross-functionally, at the executive level, and to the board

In this role you will:

  • Work closely with the CEO, COO and OneSpace Board of Directors in financial planning and strategy
  • Be a critical member of the OneSpace leadership team; responsible for significant input into the decision-making process of the organization
  • Partner with the Director of People Success to monitor compensation of team members, determine annual performance increases and administer company performance bonus pool
  • Prepare financial reports and documents as needed for compliance, board presentations, strategic planning, etc.
  • Monitor risks to the organization and surface issues before they become critical
  • Recommend and develop appropriate financial and expense policies for the organization in line with organizational culture and strategy; develop appropriate reporting systems for the department and organization
  • Recommend and lead efforts to improve financial performance and optimize handling of banking, legal and other vendor relationships
  • Supervise and lead the finance team including: hiring, training, assignment of work
  • Work closely with People Success to provide oversight of 401K plan and employee benefits
  • Provide oversight of payroll function
  • Create the annual budget and direct all financial, project-based and business unit accounting
  • Be responsible for all financial functions including:
    • Maintenance of all financial records in accordance with GAAP
    • Analysis of financial positions and forecasts
    • Spending and revenue goals
    • Monitor the use of all funds
    • Manage cash flow
  • Manage the capital structure of the organization
  • Set financial policy and direction
  • Perform financial planning; prepare and communicate detailed financial reports and statements to board, investors, executives, team
  • Develop and manage relationships with internal and external investors including bankers, lenders, and potential capital partners; negotiate contracts and terms with potential investors and lenders; develops and manages equity plans and operating agreements
  • Stay current on trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness and compliance
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years’ combined experience in public accounting, private accounting, high level business administration and managing a finance function; strong analytical skills; strong service orientation and deep vertical knowledge of business finance
  • 5+ years’ experience building, developing and managing a finance team
  • Ability to actively participate in strategy and decision-making at the highest levels of the organization
  • Excellent judgment, decision making skills, and the ability to work under constant deadline pressure
  • Excellent presentation skills and experience presenting to executive leadership; experience presenting to a board of directors is a plus
  • Experience working in a technology startup or in a SaaS B2B environment is preferred
  • Excellent negotiation, conflict resolution and communication skills; ability to give and receive feedback and to address complex situations
  • Proven ability to drive a team to success by providing motivation, instruction, constructive feedback and disciplinary action when necessary
  • The ability to solve complex issues and make decisions and to maintain composure under pressure
  • Demonstrated experience managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control and reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in due diligence process
  • Significant business acumen and extensive communication skills; ability to convey complex materials in accessible language to executives, team members, board members and others
  • Ability to assess and analyze situations, develop recommendations for how to address and implement the optimal solution, making required adjustments throughout the process to continually improve quality, effectiveness and productivity
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required; Master’s Degree in Accounting or MBA preferred
Apply by sending a resume and cover letter to
careers@onespace.com

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