Head of Strategic Finance

  • WeaveGrid
  • San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
  • Jan 14, 2022
Full time role Accounting Finance

Job Description

About the Role

As Head of Strategic Finance, you will own and actively manage an emerging set of functions, leveraging existing internal and external resources while defining and nurturing additional Finance functions over time. You will help professionalize existing processes at a rapidly growing company, establish new tools and processes as the need arises, and will generally always ensure a foundation for one to two subsequent levels of company scale beyond today.

Core Responsibilities

  • Financial Planning & Analysis
    • Lead financial planning and forecasting process (headcount, sales, etc)
    • Lead budget development and active management
    • Own unit economics and/or key metrics development and active management
    • Understand and analyze the levers that drive the company’s long-term financial trajectory
    • Lead revenue reporting and mapping (ARR, ACV, TCV, etc)
  • Operational Reporting, Tools, & Process Management
    • Work closely with Chief of Staff function to tightly align, measure, and report out company KPIs and financial metrics
    • Design and implement team-specific performance metrics and identify growth opportunities
    • Operationalize quarterly and annual reporting, including defining the roles, responsibilities, and mechanics for underlying needs in:
      • Accounting
      • Tax and audit
      • Treasury/cash management
    • Own accountability for effective execution of tools/systems including:
      • Corporate credit card/payment program
      • Expense approval process management
      • Accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll
  • Fundraising & Investor Relations
    • Own fundraising model and support deck development
    • Collaborate with CEO/CTO on fundraising strategy
    • Manage investor outreach and relations, including preparation of BoD materials

About You

  • You enjoy - working closely with senior leadership on an ongoing basis to evolve overall strategy, helping to evaluate risks and strategic scenarios, and providing knowledge of financial drivers, risks, sensitivities, trade-offs, and opportunities.
  • You know how to structure, build, and maintain complex financial models to develop meaningful insights and actionable recommendations, all while supporting M&A and corporate development activities.
  • You’re excited about quantifying short- and long-term implications of emerging product strategy and roadmap (e.g. new product introduction) and of special opportunities (e.g. U.S. government grants and funding)
  • You’re willing to provide interim leadership and support to new functions or strategic priorities (e.g. new partnerships)


  • 5+ years of relevant experience in investment banking, private equity (or other investing), strategy/management consulting, or FP&A
  • Experience in a hypergrowth SaaS business model
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration ability - this is a key strategic role with stakeholders across the business
  • Comfortable presenting to and influencing the executive suite

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