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Director of Finance

San Francisco

Takt is seeking a Director of Finance to serve as a thought partner to leadership and their respective teams by defining and driving strategic and operational initiatives as we’re growing rapidly. Our platform learns and adapts to people's preferences, habits, and feedback—orchestrating highly relevant experiences that are truly unique to each person. Our vision will change the way people engage across multiple industries, be it retail, finance, or healthcare.
 
As the Director of Finance, you will report directly to the CEO and will have ownership over financial planning, analysis and reporting. You will interface directly with the leadership team, board members and Fortune 500 clients. We expect that you will use your entrepreneurial drive to develop great solutions, working independently with various stakeholders (leadership, board, customers, vendors, and internal teams) with limited oversight and high visibility throughout the organization.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead the Finance Planning and Analysis function
  • Drive the budgeting and planning process in regards to headcount and expenses across all departments
  • Generate financial analysis, commentary, and presentation materials for the CEO and Board of Directors
  • Generate outcome-focused financial models that support a wide-range of strategic initiatives
  • Work closely with the Vice President of Engineering to perform analysis and forecasting of hosting expenses in addition to driving cost savings
  • Work cross-functionally on a number of strategic initiatives, including but not limited to pricing, customer acquisition, partnerships, competitive analysis, and product strategy
  • Develop regular reporting on financial and organizational health
  • Manage vendor relationships, including the negotiation and execution of contracts
  • Drive initiatives to continuously improve financial systems and processes as we continue to grow rapidly

Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced degree (MBA) and/or CPA and prior experience leading an FP&A function
  • Experience at an enterprise SaaS company, ideally during the company’s rapid growth phase
  • Experience in investment banking, management consulting, and/or Big-4 experience preferred
  • Track record of breaking down and solving complex problems with impeccable business judgment
  • Experience building cross functional relationships and partnering with Senior Leadership of organizations
  • Proven ability to produce work with a high degree of accuracy while hitting time-sensitive deadlines in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment
  • Robust Excel, SQL and quantitative skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills including experience at C-level communications and support
ABOUT TAKT
 
Takt distills complex customer data into uniquely tailored experiences; we orchestrate physical and digital exchanges into one seamless journey. Our business is building lasting, trusted relationships between people and brands—and making it look easy.
 
We're already reaching millions of people a day, and we're just getting started. Our founding leadership is equal parts business, design, and engineering—because we believe differing perspectives + passionate discourse achieve the greatest outcomes. We are collectively talented, but also humble. We give our whole selves. We love learning new things.
 
Takt is committed to inclusion and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
 
If you're up for the challenge of a lifetime, we're looking for outstanding talent to join our team.

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