Head of Finance (New York)

By April 30, 2018Veniam Jobs

About Us

Veniam makes places more human by maximizing the utility of vehicles. Recognized by CNBC and NASDAQ in 2016 and 2017 as one of the 50 most disruptive companies in the world, Veniam is the company with the largest number and diversity of vehicles that talk with each other on a daily basis. Our technology platform therefore enables hundreds of cars, buses, and trucks to move massive amounts of data in cities such as New York, Singapore, and Porto. Powered by a world class team of kind, smart and passionate men and women, Veniam owns a prized IP portfolio of more than 100 patents and is uniquely positioned to deliver the number one data networking platform for autonomous vehicles and the Internet of Moving Things.

About Your Role

The G&A team works closely with business leaders as well as sales, business development, project management, product, engineering and human resources teams to ensure support and smooth operation of all the departments and subsidiaries. Veniam is seeking a strategic individual with 10+ years of accounting and financial management experience in a rapidly growing start-up environment.

As the Head of Finance you will be responsible for providing financial guidance and support to clients and colleagues, so they can make informed business decisions. Those services will support our team worldwide.

Primary Responsibilities for this position

Leadership

  • Assist senior management in financial planning and results management.
  • Mentor and coach team leaders to understand revenue and cost drivers and define appropriate reports for tracking
  • Partner with sales leadership to negotiate multi-million dollar contracts with large corporations worldwide
  • Management of internal and external accounting resources

Accounting and Financial Reporting

  • Direct all aspects of accounting operations, overseeing all transactions related to general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting
  • Collate, prepare and interpret reports, budgets, accounts, commentaries and financial statements
  • Monitor and interpret income, cash flows and expenditure and predict future trends
  • Coordinate, prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
  • Analyze company’s financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets. Issue regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management

Planning and Analysis

  • Assist team with strategic planning and budgeting
  • Produce short, mid and long-term business plans
  • Develop and manage complex financial and pricing models, including software licensing and SaaS models, considering market trends and competitor pricing
  • Develop trends and projections based upon financial and pricing models

Compliance, Risk Management and Policies

  • Manage financial exposure including currency and cashflow exposure
  • Design, implement and manage the company’s investment policies
  • Remain updated on changes in financial regulations and legislation
  • Manage all tax planning and compliance with all required international, federal, state, local, payroll, property and other applicable taxes
  • Coordinate and/or prepare tax schedules, returns and information
  • Ensure that records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Work with team to implement financial policies and procedures such as purchasing, payments, expenses, and incentive compensation

External Relationships

  • Respond to board/investors Q&A and prepare all investor and board financial reports
  • Manage relationships with insurance providers and ensure compliance
  • Develop and coordinate all relationships with lending/financial institutions

Fundraising

  • Providing strategic guidance around capital financing options to support company growth needs.
  • Maintain files and data room for future financing activities
  • Prepare investor materials and make presentations, as appropriate

Requirements and Attributes

  • BA in Accounting or Finance, MBA is highly desirable
  • 10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership role
  • Experience in scaling at least two startups
  • Creative, problem solving and analytical skills
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency, attention to detail and results orientation
  • An enthusiastic team player and strong interpersonal skills
  • A hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic, mission-driven environment

Location

  • New York

How to apply

Please send your CV with cover email to jobs@veniam.com

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