CFO

Study.com - Mountain View, California - Full time

About Study.com

We are a profitable, fast growing technology company on a mission to make education accessible. Our focus is to simplify and accelerate the learning process and help people gain access to education that can improve their lives.

Study.com helps over 30 million students each month improve grades, gain career skills and earn college credit through our video-based learning platform. We are looking for passionate, talented individuals to join our team, so we can have an even bigger impact towards our mission.

As a relatively small, 100+ person company, our employees have a direct impact on company direction and results.

We are located in the heart of downtown Mountain View, just a few steps from the Caltrain station. We only hire top talent, so those who pass our rigorous interview process will find themselves as part of one of the brightest and most innovative teams in Silicon Valley.

We have a culture of social responsibility. As we continue to generate profits, we give back to the community through our Working Scholars program that helps hundreds of frontline workers in the SF Bay Area achieve economic and career mobility through fully funded bachelor’s degree scholarships.

Study.com was recently ranked as an Inc. Best Place to Work! Come join us on our mission and make a difference!

About the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Position

We are expanding our leadership team with the addition of a talented CFO. The ideal CFO candidate will be an experienced and strategic leader with a proven track record driving and accelerating revenue growth. This high influence, high impact role will complement the existing leadership team and will have the responsibility to partner across the business to drive ongoing growth and development.

By taking the lead role in financial decision making and providing strategic financial input, the CFO will be responsible for managing, planning, implementing and controlling all financial-related activities of the Company. The CFO will also oversee the HR, operations, and legal functions.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with leadership team and business leaders across the organization to prioritize strategies and align them with the overall growth strategy of the business.
  • Ensure that the scope, business case and success metrics for projects are well defined, understood and measured.
  • Directs all accounting, budgeting, forecasting, finance, and cash management activities
  • Oversees development and implementation of accounting systems, controls, and metrics
  • Manages relationship with accounting firm and directs audit and tax activities
  • Delivers timely and accurate analysis and reporting of financial and operational performance
  • Provides financial analysis and modeling to support strategic and tactical decision-making
  • Drives analysis of capital requirements to ensure optimal capitalization and availability of funds
  • Establishes and maintains banking relationships and manage ongoing investor relations
  • Identifies key financial risks with respect to business and develop strategies for managing them
  • Fosters a culture that promotes ethical practices, high performance, and enables Study.com to attract, retain, and motivate talented employees
  • Develops individuals and builds teams – providing opportunities that promote accountability and sustain high performance

Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years CFO-level experience at software or internet companies.
  • 10+ years of finance and accounting experience
  • Team player, able to forge strong working relationships across the business.
  • Highly analytical and data-driven
  • Forward thinking with high energy and drive.
  • Leadership presence with the ability to communicate and manage at various organizational levels.
  • Strong problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to make decisions based on an accurate and timely analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in acquisitions due diligence processes. IPO experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience of the EdTech space

Why work for Study.com?

  • Help make education accessible to people who need it
  • Enjoy a fun, casual and collaborative working environment
  • Join a profitable and financially stable company
  • Help impact company decisions and direction
  • See results of your work in days, not years
  • Have your work impact 30+ million students and teachers each month
  • Work with other talented and passionate team members

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • 20 days of flexible paid time off annually (increases to 30 days over 5 years)
  • Additional 10 paid holidays annually
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Fully subsidized Caltrain pass
  • Tuition reimbursement and gift matching programs
  • Stocked kitchen and beverages provided
  • Company sponsored gym memberships
  • Company sponsored happy hours to celebrate accomplishments

Study.com provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status. In addition to federal law requirements, Study.com complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Additionally, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with applicable state and local laws.

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Role

C Level Executive Leadership

Experience Level

Senior Level

Study.com

Study.com helps over 30 million students each month improve grades, gain career skills and earn college credit through our video-based learning platform. We are looking for passionate, talented individuals to join our team, so we can have an even bigger impact towards our mission.

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