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Numerade

Numerade

Accounting & Finance
Remote
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Numerade is on a mission to level the playing field in education. This is your opportunity to join a venture-backed startup early and build something remarkable at the intersection of education and technology.

  • Since launch in 2019, we have helped over 200 million students gain confidence in STEM subjects, from algebra to quantum mechanics and more.
  • We’ve built the world's largest STEM video library.
  • We’re profitable
  • We’ve raised over $26M in funding through series A (check out the article here)
  • Our goal is to become the #1 ed-tech learning platform!

We are looking for a strategic finance leader with a passion for driving growth and innovation to join our dynamic team that is shaping the future of EdTech. As the Vice President of Finance, you will play a pivotal role in driving the financial strategy and execution of our company's growth plans. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the organization, with a particular focus on supporting our growth stage and fundraising activities. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in similar roles within startup environments and possess strong expertise in financial management, fundraising, and strategic planning.

Do not apply, if you are:

  • Afraid of audacious goals
  • Afraid of failing and do not have a growth mindset
  • Afraid of getting your hands dirty
  • Need a big team

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement financial strategies to support the company's growth objectives, including fundraising efforts, financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Lead and manage the finance team, providing guidance and direction to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis.
  • Work closely with senior leadership to drive decision-making processes through data-driven insights and financial analysis.
  • Oversee cash flow management, capital allocation, and treasury functions to optimize financial performance and mitigate risks.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate and execute strategic initiatives, partnerships, and investment opportunities.
  • Drive fundraising activities, including preparing financial models, investor presentations, and due diligence materials.
  • Build and maintain relationships with investors, financial institutions, and other key stakeholders to support fundraising efforts and strategic partnerships.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and regulatory changes to inform strategic decision-making and ensure compliance with financial regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in finance leadership roles, with a focus on startups and growth-stage companies.
  • Proven track record of successfully raising capital from venture capital firms, angel investors, and other sources.
  • Strong financial modeling and analysis skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and communicate insights effectively.
  • Solid understanding of financial reporting standards, GAAP principles, and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-driven mindset and a strong focus on driving business growth and value creation.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities and challenges.

Articles and recognition:

We were selected as one of the best 150 Edtech companies in the world by ASU & GVS:

Check out our blog to learn more about us!

Be authentic. Come as you are: Numerade is an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Numerade is a remote-first company.