VP of Finance

Location: Bluffdale, UT
Date Posted: 09-23-2018

VP of Finance

Bluffdale, UT

About Our Client
They're bringing smart devices to apartment communities. The software, hardware, and service platform enables the owners and managers of multifamily properties to offer smart homes as an amenity to their residents while simultaneously improving the efficiency of their operations. The software is live in over a dozen markets and counting. They're a small team making a lot happen, they are the leaders in this space taking on some big names, and are on track for a billion dollar outcome.

Your Mission
As the first finance-focused executive, you will oversee and be responsible for all accounting and financial functions. You will own the models and account for all of the money. You will constantly evaluate and question the assumptions that underlie our projections and direct strategy around pricing and resource allocation. You will hold the business units accountable to their budgets and help them organize aspects of their work such as inventory management and purchase orders that have financial impacts. If there’s a dollar sign involved, you’re there. Your goal is to maximize our revenue growth and our efficiency. You will report directly to the CEO, participate in board meetings, and be given every opportunity to grow your title to suit your efforts and talents.

Outcomes and Responsibilities
  • Develop and own the primary financial model on which major company decisions are made
  • Manage and coach our staff accountant (and future staff members) to generate monthly financials on a timely basis
  • Drive or support important decisions with financial components such as pricing optimization, supplier optimization, funding optimization, resource allocation, and inventory efficiencies
  • Minimize our working capital by driving down AR, extending AP, and minimizing inventory
  • Design and implement a set of internal controls that helps to identify and protect against waste/fraud

We're looking for...
  • Someone who has worked at early-stage startups before and isn't afraid of a blank canvas
  • A modeling expert who can render the complexities of hardware, software, and operational business in spreadsheets
  • A conscientious executor who works diligently to see things through in a fast moving environment and pays close attention to detail
  • A collaborator who can use different styles of interaction to get what s/he needs out of other stakeholders in the business
  • Someone with 5+ years experience with fundamental accounting principles overseeing financial models and generation of statements
  • Someone with SaaS accounting experience
  • Someone with hardware accounting experience, including inventory and sales tax experience
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