VP Finance

Irvine, CA

Kajabi is a rapidly growing online business platform that helps its users grow and improve their businesses. The company provides software tools to create online courses, launch marketing campaigns and design the perfect website – all from a single, integrated platform.

Kajabi is a rapidly growing online business platform that helps its users grow and improve their businesses. The company provides software tools to create online courses, launch marketing campaigns and design the perfect website – all from a single, integrated platform. Kajabi is helping nearly 20,000 entrepreneurs and, to date, its users have generated over $675 million in sales across nearly 35 million customers. As the company continues to scale, it is looking for a motivated and adaptable leader that will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will lead all finance efforts within the organization. The ideal candidate will combine both strategic thinking and a track record of strong FP&A and accounting capabilities. The role also requires an understanding of SaaS metrics and how to manage against them, helping the overall organization discover insights and translate them into actions.

Responsibilities

  • Own, lead and scale all aspects of finance – with special focus on analytics / business intelligence, planning (FP&A) and strategy efforts
  • Define and implement the appropriate finance function, systems and working practices suitable to a high growth online business
  • Implement financial systems to improve financial controls and reporting capabilities
  • Enhance the use of data at all levels within the organization through an appropriate business intelligence system
  • Develop and monitor financial and operational key performance indicators (KPIs) to drive better decision‐making and prioritization
  • Determine the appropriate business objectives, budgeting/planning process and associated metrics with the CEO, President and investors and ensure they align with strategy and operational plans
  • Engage with leadership of operational departments as a proactive, trusted advisor to enable better decision‐making and operational performance for improved outcomes
  • Synthesize data insights into broader strategy options to be shared with senior management and Board of Directors – breakdown strategy options into distinct, actionable deliverables
  • Conduct market and competitor analysis to identify threats / opportunities across channels and geographies
  • Mentor, develop and supplement talent in the finance function to support expansion
  • Lead all diligence and commercial negotiation processes as they relate to corporate development, M&A or fundraising activities
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders of the long‐term strategy goals for the company
  • Solicit industry advice, expert guidance and local market support for key business challenges on the growth journey

Key Requirements

  • A minimum of a BA / BS and MBA / CPA is plus
  • Proven success as the CFO or senior finance leader in a high‐growth technology company
  • Experience managing and developing HR, and Business Operations
  • Quickly identifies issues and develops hypotheses, and evaluates these in a structured, methodical fashion
  • Ability to synthesize disparate information into effective strategies and innovative insights and translate complex ideas into actionable recommendations
  • Strong economic and financial modeling skills, with experience linking strategy to business execution
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and people leadership skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across the company, drawing on a broad range of influence styles to drive desired results
  • Ultimate collaborator with proven problem solving skills and an ability to work cross functionally effortlessly at all levels
  • Experience in software revenue recognition concepts, subscription / SaaS economics, technology domain metrics
  • Resourceful outlook, open minded, eternally hands‐on, team orientated at all times, down to earth and fun to work with each day

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • HSA Contribution
  • Gym Membership
  • Free Headspace/Audible Account
  • Free Training Resources
  • Flexible Vacation Policy
  • 401k Option
  • Fully-Paid Health Benefits
  • Fully-Stocked Kitchen
  • Nitro Cold Brew On Tap
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Jeremy

“Kajabi is an extremely unique and rewarding place where I’m given the freedom and responsibility to do the best work of my life!”

Jeremy

Jeremy