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VP of Finance, CFO

What You’ll Do:

As the Chief Financial Officer, you’ll be an integral part of the leadership team efficiently scaling a fast-growing startup. You will lead the management and oversight of FP&A, Company Planning and Strategic Finance. This encompasses the Company’s forecasts, annual planning process, management and Board reporting, and financial strategic support to the organization.

To be successful in the role, you will need strong experience and a proven track record of being an inspiring leader.  You will have the ability to understand Datebox’s long term goals and translate them into actionable plans that motivate the team. You also have experience leading FP&A preferably for a retail, eCommerce, consumer goods or technology company. At Datebox you will:

  • Lead core financial processes including long-range planning, annual budgets, monthly/quarterly forecasts and close
  • Partner with executive leadership team to develop Datebox’s long term strategic plan
  • Lead preparation of business reviews, ensuring that a clear representation of the business with risks and opportunities is provided to leadership colleagues 
  • Ensure robust financial controls are in place that support high growth in a rapidly changing environment
  • Provides business cases and clear recommendations on strategic and operational decisions.
  • Lead preparation of analysis, commentary and presentation material for financial review meetings
  • Develop key metric and insight reports that provide senior leadership with insights regarding financial issues that might affect operations and growth
  • Build cross-functional partnerships and relationships across the company in order to thoroughly understand how all the pieces the business fit together, how information is currently used and how it can be improved within various functions
  • Build a partner-oriented FP&A team and establish strong relationships with each functional department head
  • Proactively seek to improve planning and reporting processes.  Benchmark performance against competition when available and identify business, financial trends, and variances to plan
  • Provide financial modeling, financial analysis and valuation support for acquisitions, new product development, long-term contracts and other ad-hoc financial project
  • Prepare and monitor the company’s long-range strategic planning models
  • Develop and enhance competitive intelligence and market trends


Who you are & what you have:

  • You have a B.A. (MBA preferred) with 5-7+ years of financial analysis and reporting experience, and experience leading FP&A
  • You are a proven leader with experience growing, managing and developing a team
  • You have investment banking, Wall Street or strategic finance experience
  • It is a plus if you have consumer goods, e-commerce, and international experience
  • You have M&A financial planning and modeling experience
  • You have a proven track record of performance and building teams
  • You’re flexible, collaborative and you understand the ever-changing startup environment
  • Some of your biggest strengths are analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You have excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)


What you’ll get at Datebox:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Generous stock options
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan including dental & vision coverage
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • A leadership team striving for excellence, and open to new ideas
  • Collaborative & exciting startup work environment
  • Mission driven company culture
  • Fully stocked office fridge & coffee bar
  • Office happy hour on Friday afternoons
  • Personal & career development investment including:
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Yearly book stipend
  • Staff development lunches
  • Free Datebox subscription
  • Stipend for date nights each month with your significant other
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