Finance Lead

Full time position in Remote or San Francisco, CA

Job Description

About the Client

The client combines human connection with the latest technology to empower their members through fitness. They are a small, fast growing team, and are hiring new teammates across many areas. They are looking for people who thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environments and are excited by the opportunity to have immediate ownership and impact. Their team comes from a diverse range of backgrounds and fitness levels - what they share is a passion and excitement to build something truly meaningful.

What They’re Looking For

They are looking for a finance leader to own all aspects of our financial strategy & operations. As the first member of the finance team at the company you’ll have immediate ownership, working closely with their leadership team to build out all aspects of their financial strategy & infrastructure. You’ll be responsible for enhancing their financial & accounting forecasts, systems, and processes, providing strategic insight into complex financial scenarios to drive their decision making, and ensuring that they deploy their capital & resources efficiently

For the right person, this is a rare opportunity to have an outsized impact on the success of an exciting, mission driven, high-growth start up. This role has broad exposure across the organization, reports directly to their COO, and can be based in San Francisco or remote.

You will be responsible for all of the following:

  • Driving Business Impact

  • Gather and analyze data, develop financial models, & synthesize key insights to deliver recommendations to inform critical business decisions (e.g. pricing, capacity planning, marketing promotions, etc.)

  • Ensure risks and opportunities are captured and communicated clearly

  • Identify opportunities to drive growth and implement processes to realize efficiencies 

  • Deliver ad hoc analysis, support Board prep, and investor reporting. Assist with investor relations and future fundraises as needed

  • Oversee negotiations for major facilities leases and asset purchases, including financing terms and deal structuring based on company financials

  • Forecasting, Budgeting, & Resource Allocation

  • Own the company financial model. Reconcile actuals to forecast and review company performance with leadership on a monthly basis, highlighting key areas of risks/opportunity

  • Provide guidance on sequential cash deployment and resource allocation priorities across the organization

  • Establish team monthly/quarterly budgeting process and implement tracking system 

  • Lead regular communication across the company on financial KPIs, updates and goals

  • Accounting & Financial Operations

  • Oversee all financial operations, including AP, AR, monthly book closes, issuing financial statements (in conjunction with external tax and accounting providers) and running payroll

  • Build and improve upon their existing financial systems, processes & controls as they scale

  • Manage their external financial relationships, including accountants, tax, banks, investors


You have:

  • 8+ years of progressive experience in Strategic Finance or FP&A positions

  • Experience setting up systems, building out protocols and financial foundations

  • Exceptional budgeting, financial modeling and scenario analysis skills

  • Expert understanding of Excel & SQL, and demonstrated experience managing large data sets

  • Ability to tell stories with numbers & communicate effectively across a variety of teams and levels of management

  • A strong desire to work in a fast-paced and metrics driven environment to drive financial insight and perspective

  • Ability to prioritize, self-start and self-direct work in a dynamic environment with minimal direction


  • Join a diverse, passionate & driven team of all backgrounds
  • Accelerated growth potential. We rapidly advance team members who have an outsized impact
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Comprehensive health benefits (medical, dental, vision) to fit your needs
  • Wellness & Work From Home subsidies
  • Flexible vacation policy