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VP Finance

Airtree Ventures
Sydney, Australia
Closing date
May 26, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Airtree is a venture capital firm with a mission to back the most ambitious Australian and Kiwi founders who are building the iconic technology companies of tomorrow, right from the start.

We are assisting a portfolio company to find their next VP Finance. This is a high impact opportunity to lead the finance function of a high growth SaaS startup as they scale revenue toward and beyond $50mm ARR.

What you'll do:
  • Provide strategic financial and operational insights to support decision-making
  • Ensure the finance function is set up effectively for scale in terms of both operations and personel
  • Oversee financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes
  • Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's overall goals
  • Monitor and analyse financial performance and key SaaS metrics, providing insights and recommendations to the executive team
  • Lead financial risk management initiatives
  • External fundraising and board reporting
  • Evaluate potential business opportunities, partnerships, and potential M&A activity
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including customers and investors


You'll be successful if you have:
  • Foundational career experience developed in a top tier accounting firm, investment bank, or corporate advisory consultancy
  • Several years' experience leading the finance function of a high growth SaaS business
  • Advanced financial modelling skills, with an aptitude for providing analysis and insights to aid strategic decision making
  • A deep understanding of the key economic drivers and metrics of a SaaS business
  • Demonstrated success in scaling the operations of a finance function


What's in it for you:
  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity through the company's ESOP
  • Hybrid work environment, with the flexibility to work from home and the company's Sydney CBD office (Sydney-based candidates will be advantaged)
  • The opportunity to lead and scale a function in a high growth scale up with clear product market fit

Successful candidates will be contacted directly by the portfolio company.

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