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VP of Finance

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Fusemachines builds AI Schools in underserved communities (AI Education Solution) and connects the graduates to AI job opportunities (AI Talent Solution). Fusemachines AI Schools run AI Microdegree® and Certificate programs in physical classrooms using it’s proprietary content and learning platform.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fusemachines seeks a seasoned, dynamic VP of Finance to oversee and execute the company's financial operations. Reporting to the CEO, the right candidate will bring best practices and solid hands-on skills in strategic planning and analysis, accounting operations, and financial management, but most importantly, will take an active role in supporting the daily growth of our company. We are looking for a leader who is comfortable in a scaling startup environment and will work with our leadership team to drive results.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead financial planning and analysis to provide strategic decision support to company leadership
  • Manage budgeting and planning, forecasting, financial modeling, and reporting; own the financial model and rebuild it as necessary for multiple product lines
  • Oversee the company’s accounting function, including revenue management, payables, A/R and collections, costing, asset management, and taxes
  • Lead communication and reporting to the Board of Directors and Investors regarding the company’s financial performance and operations
  • Own standard financial statements, including balance sheet, P&L, and statement of cash flows, including preparation for board meetings
  • Calculate and predict burn and accurately present current and future cash position.
  • Oversee and recommend efficient use and implementation of accounting and billing systems and controls
  • Track the core metrics that are essential to the health of business and translate to the metrics into compelling fundraising story.
  • Support corporate finance activities, including venture capital fundraising
  • Be a key promoter of using data to drive decisions; support and enable reporting, distribution of data, and analysis of key business metrics
  • Hire and develop a high-performance Finance team
  • Support the company’s international expansion

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • 7+ years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis; ideal candidate will also have experience in accounting
  • Working knowledge of Start up company financial metrics, with experience in the field
  • Experience leading a rapidly scaling startup or technology organization through different stages of the company lifecycle (early stage, Series A, Series B, growth stage, IPO/acquisition etc.)
  • Ability to represent the company’s financial operations to the Board and address Board questions as they arise
  • Background in corporate finance, venture-backed startups, M&A, or other high-growth, entrepreneurial environments
  • Experience and proficiency in SaaS accounting & billing systems
  • MBA is strongly preferred

 

BENEFITS

 

  • Attractive base salary plus performance-based sales commission plan
  • Equity Options
  • Qualify to join benefit plans including medical, paid vacation/sick days
  • Joining a successful technology start-up at a growing and exciting phase

Fusemachines is an equal opportunity employer.

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