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CONFIDENTIAL Interim Fractional CFO

Chicago, IL 60654

Posted: 05/18/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Financial Job Number: 373292

Job Description

Interim Fractional CFO

Our client, a SaaS enabled marketplace company, is looking for an Interim Fractional CFO to support the team through some upcoming transactions and/or milestones ahead of hiring an FTE CFO.

This role will be 100% remote, however, EST working hours are required. The role will have a duration of 6-12 months. 

  • The CFO will be expected to manage the finance function, establishing and maintaining a first-class finance and accounting team to support better business decision making through better analytics. Lead a finance team that acts as a partner to the business operations, adding direct value through commercial and operational involvement. 
  • Develop and implement financial strategies to support the company's growth and profitability goals. 
  • Manage cash flow and oversee all banking and financial relationships. 
  • Ensure accounting organizations and systems are in place and operating effectively for oversight of external audit and tax reporting and planning, all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, and compliance with appropriate GAAP and regulatory requirements. 
  • Provide financial analysis and reporting to the executive team and board of directors.  
  • Develop and maintain relationships with investors and financial stakeholders; work closely with investors to develop and update the overall funding strategy for the business. 
  • Oversee budgeting and the implementation of budgets to monitor progress and present financial metrics both internally and externally.  
  • Provide strategic guidance to the CEO and executive team on financial matters. 

  • At least 15 years of professional experience (SAAS/Marketplace/VC) experience, at least 5 years at the CFO position  
  • Deep understanding of financial modeling, valuation, and forecasting. Should be able to assess the financial health of a company, identify risks, and make strategic financial decisions that align with the company's growth goals.  
  • Should be able to evaluate investment opportunities, analyze financial data, and make data-driven decisions.  
  • Experience managing mostly remote teams (with some team members located Internationally).  
  • Demonstrated success in delivering results in a fast-paced, rapid-growth global environment.  
  • Ability to think strategically through understanding multiple areas of finance and connecting them into a comprehensive go-to-market strategy in partnership with other commercial functions. 
  • Ability to exercise business judgment to focus on initiatives with the highest impact.
  • Proactive and pragmatic attitude with the ability to identify new business opportunities and focus on getting things done.  
  • Proven track record of building and scaling teams and finance function in the organization  
  • Strong leader who can manage and motivate a team of financial professionals. They should also be able to work collaboratively with other departments, such as sales and marketing, to achieve the company's growth objectives.  
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills with the proven ability to present to the Board of Directors and potential investors. 
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