Chief Financial Officer in Chicago, IL

$$250K+(Ladders Estimates)

Snapsheet   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Finance & Insurance


15+ years

Posted 44 days ago

As our CFO you are a data-driven financial expert and play a critical role in determining and executing on the go-forward strategy for our organization. Acting as the owner of our financial results, you are heavily involved in both big-picture financial planning and the day-to-day activities from financial modeling to working capital optimization. You regularly provide financial insights that not only track our progress and growth but advise on the fiscal outcomes of various business decisions. Paired with an expertise in accounting and finance, you have a proven ability to implement best in class financial infrastructure across a company of our size and scale and drive performance and accountability through financial control. With a knack for turning data into a story, you regularly present our financial strategy and progress to our board, investors and the entire Snapsheet team. Additionally, you have previous experience successfully scaling a company through multiple growth inflection points, and you have a desire to continue with Snapsheet long-term through its trajectory. Most importantly, you bring a collaborative and inspired approach as we bring Snapsheet to the next phase of our growth.

The Chief Financial Officer will serve as a key member of the company's Leadership Team. This executive will manage, mentor and lead the accounting, financial planning and compliance functions for Snapsheet.

Responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer:

  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decisions impacting the organization's short-term goals and long-term strategy
  • Direct, evaluate and enhance the organization's fiscal function and performance
  • Communicate financial progress and strategy to our board, investors and the entire team in a clear and effective manner
  • Drive sophisticated financial modeling that informs actionable strategies
  • Own the rhythm of the business on a monthly, quarterly and annual cadence; lead the team in the annual budget process, monthly forecasts and variance reports
  • Drive a transparent cost center strategy and oversee the management of P&L, statement of cash flows and the balance sheet
  • Build cash management and investment strategies that increase profitability
  • Lead pricing strategy for existing and future products
  • Develop our international financial strategy, ensuring compliance
  • Evaluate and manage banking and risk management relationships
  • Develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures for the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the company

Qualifications & Experience of the Chief Financial Officer:

  • 15+ years experience with 10+ years as a financial leader and proven ability as a CFO at a high growth company
  • Accounting and finance experience within both the SaaS and Insurtech/Insurance industries
  • Leadership experience at the international level
  • Proven-ability to increase company profitability and strategize for growth
  • Strong financial modeling capabilities
  • Well-versed in creating profitable cash management strategies


  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA, CFA or CPA

Valid Through: 2019-10-3