RocketSpace is hiring a

CFO

San Francisco, United States

Here's the Gist:

RocketSpace is a network of high-performance workspaces exclusively for tech startups. Founded in San Francisco, we’re on a mission to build a global community of high growth startups and connect them to the network, resources, corporate customers, capital and community they need to scale.

We are about to launch additional locations in the U.S. and internationally and are looking for a senior financial executive who can help take our Company to the next level. You’ll be tasked with establishing and growing our financial operations and management, understanding the needs of the business, and working hand in hand with other leaders in the Company to drive business growth.

This is an executive level opportunity at a fast-growing startup with the ability to shape the strategic direction and performance of the company. The CFO will report to the CEO of the Company. He/she will have day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing and controlling all finance related activities including accounting and finance, corporate finance, treasury, forecasting, tax, compliance and audit.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Hire, motivate and evaluate a small but highly skilled team
  • Oversee all aspects of the finance, accounting, treasury and tax functions of the organization
  • Drive Finance team credibility through provision of timely financial reporting and analysis
  • Provide recommendations to improve finance and operating performance
  • Establish optimal capital structure and support corporate finance activities
  • Design, implement and manage financial components of the global ERP system
  • Engage appropriate audit and compliance partners to complement internal control framework
  • Support strategic growth/planning through detailed financial forecasting/budgeting
  • Develop strong relationship with senior executives
  • Seek innovative financial solutions to drive individual business unit growth

You Are:

  • Passionate about building things (teams, companies, people)
  • A highly technical bean counter at heart
  • Willing to get your hands dirty - we’re a small but mighty team and need people with a bias towards action at every level, even the exec team
  • Great at multi-tasking and prioritizing
  • Constantly improving yourself and your peers

You Need:

  • A dry sense of humor
  • Zen technical skills and a thirst for determining and driving the science of our business
  • Experience managing a global team + diversifies support services network
  • Education: accounting heavy background with under/graduate degree in relevant topic
  • 10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles
  • Industry experience across asset and services based businesses
  • Comfort in entrepreneurial / chaotic / high growth environment