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Head of Strategic Finance

San Francisco

Title: Head of Strategic Finance
Location: San Francisco ideally.  We are open to 100% remote within the USA.  

Your Role

We are seeking an experienced Strategic Finance leader to support our high growth business and be a force multiplier for our distributed teams (we are headquartered in San Francisco and have many of our colleagues in Prague, London, Vancouver, and Dublin). 

As the Director (or Senior Director) of the Strategic Finance team, you will work directly with our VP of Finance & Operations as well as other members of the senior executive team to develop plans and set goals, then help achieve them through effective team collaboration. 

This is a high impact role that requires someone who can build rapport and earn trust cross-functionally and across our distributed team. If you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced and analytically rigorous environment at a company that is deeply committed to diversity of all kinds, we would love to talk to you.

What You Will Do

  • Recruit, hire, and mentor team of strategic finance professionals as the company scales.
  • Lead the company-wide strategic planning process to align the key strategic initiatives and resource investments, and own and manage the underlying corporate model, systems, and processes.
  • Track and monitor the performance of the business and provide forecast and actionable insights to improve the business performance.
  • Provide real-time visibility into the unit economics of our business as a whole and by segments and identify opportunities to improve our GTM motion.
  • Be a thought partner to key decision makers and partner with executives across the company to help drive strategic initiatives and special projects.
  • Prepare analyses and materials to communicate business performance and trends to the executive team, board members, and investors.

What We Look For In You

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in private equity, investment banking, consulting, and/or strategic finance at high-growth B2B SaaS business
  • A minimum 4 years of direct company FP&A experience partnering with business leaders.
  • Proven management ability and experience as a Corporate FP&A business partner/leader.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to effectively collaborate and drive initiatives cross-functionally.
  • Exceptional financial modeling skills with great attention to detail and ability to distill complex issues into structured, actionable frameworks.
  • Solid understanding of the key drivers of a B2B SaaS business.
  • Ability to flex between high-level strategic thinking and deep-dive analytical problem solving.
  • A motivated self-starter with a high sense of ownership.
  • Strong academic background from top college or MBA.
  • Nice to have a working knowledge of QuickBooks, NetSuite, Looker, SQL.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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You can look forward to the following benefits:

๐Ÿ’ฐ Competitive compensation, stock options, company 401k 

๐Ÿ“š A budget for your professional development and ongoing learning 

๐Ÿ 4 weeks of paid vacation and paid sick days

๐Ÿ’› 1 Volunteer Day per year for you to help causes close to your heart

๐Ÿ€ Mental Wellness Program to support your well-being and self-care

๐Ÿ‹ Company contribution to gym and wellness memberships 

๐Ÿš— Commuter benefits

๐Ÿน Team events, such as happy hours, off-sites, and retreats abroad 

โค๏ธ Company contribution and access to best-in-class health benefits and your own Headspace membership

 

About Productboard

Productboard is a customer-centric product management platform that helps organizations get the right products to market, faster. More than 5,400 companies, including Microsoft, Zoom, 1-800-Contacts, and UiPath, use Productboard to understand what users need, prioritize what to build next, and rally everyone around their roadmap.

With offices in San Francisco, Vancouver, Dublin, Brno and Prague, Productboard is backed by leading investors like Tiger Global Management, Dragoneer Investment Group, Index Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Credo Ventures. 

In January 2022, we closed our $125M Series D round, which put us into the Unicorn category of companies, with a valuation of $1.7B.

  • Join at the golden startup age โ€” established stability of a Unicorn with space for individual impact
  • Youโ€™ll enjoy an exciting team atmosphere, building a whole new category of software
  • You can help change the way that products are built all over the world
  • We iterate quickly and decisions are fast. Youโ€™ll have a voice in what we do and see the impact of your work
  • We are backed by top Silicon Valley investors, giving us access to capital, networks, mentors, and new markets
  • We are recognized as one of the hottest tech startups on the market today, named by Forbes magazine and Business Insider as one of the best startup employers to bet your career on and are regularly recognized for our company culture

About our culture

Imagine working in a place where everything matters โ€” most importantly, you. At Productboard, values arenโ€™t just something we like to talk about, theyโ€™re something we live and breathe. We believe in creating a work environment where:

  • People feel empowered, supported, and included
  • Trust and transparency are built into the way we work
  • Creativity, curiosity, and continuous improvement are encouraged and nurtured every day

Forming our company values was a group effort, with every employee allowed to contribute. From profit-sharing initiatives, like stock options, to open calendars and communication, we donโ€™t waste time on politics or ego. We champion openness by sharing our goals, success, and failures. 

 

Join colleagues who love what they do and who are invested in their work environment and the future of the company. Help shape our company, culture, and product!

Check out our LinkedIn Life page, Instagram profile, and People of Productboard FB page or listen to our People of Productboard podcast for a real feel of what life is like at Productboard.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and champion equity. It is our aim to help people from all backgrounds, cultures, and groups realize their full potential at Productboard. We do not tolerate any discrimination or harassment based upon gender identity, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other biascovered by appropriate law. All aspects of employment, including hiring, training, promotion, and terminations, are based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are committed to an inclusive hiring process and provide all candidates with equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. Togetherness is one of our core values, and our Diversity Council helps to ensure that we uphold the values of authenticity, humanity, and diversity to create an environment where every person matters. We are committed to leading by example to drive societal change.

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