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Director of Finance - SaaS

Propeller Industries in Austin, TX, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Awesome colleagues, collaborative culture and great benefits!”

The Director of Finance will play a key role in helping the SaaS industries leading VC-backed growth stage firms build their businesses by providing in-depth financial and analytical support. This person will operate with a high level of independence and play a leadership role within the Propeller service team. For a senior accounting/finance professional looking for long-term job stability and a CFO-track position; this is an excellent opportunity to learn the complexities and interdependencies of early-stage, high-growth companies like Securly, Healthify, 15Five, and many others.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deep understanding of SaaS business drivers and metrics including, but not limited to: MRR, churn, valuations and ASC606
  • Solid experience in firms’ business operations and ability to set up systems and processes to ensure firm-wide controls
  • Strong ability to understand the dynamics of an early stage growth firm in the SaaS space, use critical thinking and enable the firm’s management to make strategic decisions
  • Perform & oversee financial planning/analysis, cash resource management & budgeting
  • Create financial models & provide ad-hoc financial analysis
  • Evaluate financial/accounting processes, propose improvements and oversee implementation
  • Direct Accounting Team in finalizing monthly closes
  • Lead audit processes
  • Oversee client account management discussion and analysis and board reporting
  • Work with clients to ensure representation of company finance function
  • Draft management discussion and analysis reports

Qualifications and Capabilities:

  • 5+ years of accounting and financial experience
  • BA in accounting or finance or economics
  • Great team player and work ethic
  • Superior financial modeling and presentation skills
  • Comfort with data and ambiguity, and an ability to delve into details and adapt priorities on the fly
  • Good communication skills with the ability to distill complex thoughts and strategies into simple, actionable recommendations to Propeller team as well as our clients

About Propeller Industries:

Propeller Industries is the leading strategic finance and accounting partner for venture-stage companies. We leverage our fractional team model, deep industry pattern-recognition, scalable technology stack and global operating platform to deliver an advantage to founders trying to navigate the challenges of growth. We deliver real-time reporting and data access to management teams, which helps them build, shape and scale their businesses.
The firm has offices in San Francisco, Santa Monica, New York, Austin, Boulder and Sun Valley, ID and currently serves nearly 300 clients.

Posted date: 13 days ago

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