Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Austin
  • Contract
  • Permanent IT, Contract IT
  • BDm1-1517974
  • 01/05/2024
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Negotiable Salary
Our early-stage AI-driven client is looking for an Interim CFO (moving to perm when fully funded) to be the financial leader for a truly transformational opportunity. As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) you will work closely with the CEO to shape the financial destiny of this groundbreaking venture. This role offers an initial six-month contract with negotiable daily rates.
CFO Responsibilities  
  • Lead financial planning, analysis, and reporting using state-of-the-art financial technologies Craft robust financial models and forecasts to steer strategic decision-making
  • Establish effective financial controls and internal audit procedures to safeguard resources
  • Manage cash flow and ensure operational efficiency within budget constraints
  • Present compelling financial models to secure significant funding for the startup journey
  • Forge relationships with investors
  • Collaborate with leadership to align financial strategies with global business objectives
  • Implement proactive strategies to navigate the startup landscape
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and accounting standards
  • As funding solidifies, build and lead a high-performing finance team
  • Nurture a collaborative and results-driven culture
  • Work closely with the tech team to integrate financial tools
CFO Requirements  
  • Minimum 10 years of senior finance experience, ideally in high-growth startups
  • Proven track record in a senior finance role within a technology-driven company
  • Expertise in modern financial tools and FinTech solutions
  • Passion for securing funding
  • Strong analytical skills to derive actionable insights from complex financial data
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on translating business goals into financial objectives.
  • Interest in technology and its application in finance, including blockchain and decentralized finance (DeFi)
  • Master's degree in Business Administration
  • Success in securing funding for early-stage companies
  • Understanding of blockchain technology and its implications for finance
CFO Compensation & Benefits  
  • Negotiable Salary
  • Equity-based compensation with potential for significant growth as the company scales Chance to be part of a transformative platform shaping the future of business
  • Dynamic work environment with a passionate team
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