Our client is a tech startup company rolling out a machine learning service. The founders have decades of success in different but closely related industries, building multiple software products that have millions of users, hundreds of global enterprise clients, influencing many billion-dollar decisions, and chaired and keynoted major conferences.
The founders have previously proven their ability to bootstrap a company from nothing and grow a small team into a multinational corporation. Despite all this past success, the founding team believes this could be the most important enterprise they have ever undertaken.
The underlying technology combines proven techniques in novel ways to address fundamental problems with existing AI solutions. We are focusing on understandability, explainability, transparency, privacy, and ability to train on small amounts of data. Our aim is to fundamentally change the AI landscape for the better.
We are seeking a highly effective, mission-driven, high-integrity and strategic Chief Financial Officer to dramatically scale the company?s impact and value. The Chief Financial Officer and her/ his team will elegantly budget expenses and forecast revenue; guide meaningful and quantitativefinancial planning; expertly evaluate new organic business model, lead Venture Capital fund-raising opportunities; partner with the management team and board to drive smart large-scale financing, and play a significant leadership role in the operations, culture and growth of the company.
The right candidate for this position will understand the needs, opportunities, and challenges inherent to startups. At this phase, if there?s not a specialist for a job, you or the CEO will be doing it: IT, facilities, sales, support, outreach, financials, fundraising, the list goes on! You will serve as a key member of the senior management team and report directly to the CEO. We need someone who embraces the tasks needed to move a startup forward, but who?s ready to scale with a fast-growing, larger company. We strive to hire professionals with strong business acumen, excellent people skills, and exemplary work ethic.
He/She will be responsible for directing Finance and Accounting and will partner with the CEO and Management team to drive business planning and forecasting in conjunction with execution in the business units. The CFO will function as an advocate for openness and inclusion in planning and decision-making and serve as a resource to facilitate the achievement of corporate goals. She/ he will develop business metrics and strategic planning tools that drive results. She/ he will serve as a passionate teacher and mentor and grow leaders at all levels and hold them accountable.
To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must have the following qualifications:
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