Operational CFO for a Revolutionary Start-Up

Area : Los Angeles, CA

Description : Our client is an innovative and rapidly-growing startup changing the way people experience the world by creating phone-free events, venues, and experiences. They are seeking an Operational CFO to act as the right hand to the CEO, developing and guiding the company’s strategic and financial vision as they continue to grow. The CFO will oversee long-term strategic and financial planning, establish financial and operational reporting systems for effective decision-making, and lead a diverse global team.

The ideal candidate will be Los Angeles-based


- As the #2 executive in the company, guide the company’s day-to-day operations while maintaining and supporting the CEO’s vision and mission for the business

- Improve financial acumen of the Company and key non-financial leaders by developing  financial and operational tools and systems that drive results, and through teaching and coaching

- Manage financial and operational strategy, overseeing banking and investor relationships, leading fundraising efforts, and optimizing supply chain

- Collaborate with Controller on rolling forecasts, budgeting, treasury processes, consolidation, risk management, compliance, and more

- Serve as day-to-day leader for a diverse global team of inspired and engaged employees working across sales, operations, finance, product, and marketing


- Passion for the company’s mission and vision, and the ability to communicate them both inside the Company, and to outside investors and stakeholders

- Problem-solver who is constantly seeking the next great solution; strong sense of urgency; ability to manage multiple priorities

- Entrepreneurially-minded and motivated to help grow a company that could have a big impact on the world

- Deep knowledge of finance and accounting strategy

- Proven track record building and developing high performing teams

- Experience building and managing reporting systems/dashboards

- Ability to translate complex financial information into actionable insights, with excellent knowledge of financial forecasting and data analysis

 12+ years of proven experience as CFO, COO, or other relevant role (must have both finance and operational leadership experience)

- Bachelor’s degree, required; Master’s or similar advanced degree in finance, economics, accounting, or similar a plus

Published : Dec 20, 2021

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