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Director of Finance

Zeni is on a mission to build the world's most advanced CFO-As-A-Service platform, build from the ground up using AI and ML. Built by the founders of Mezi, an AI-powered Travel-As-A-Service platform, you'll be working with a team that has spent the last five years building and scaling one of the most successful human-assisted AI platforms.

What we're looking for

We are searching for a highly-analytical Director of Finance to oversee accounting operations for all our customers. We are looking for people that take quality as a point of pride. Tremendously passionate about forward looking and futuristic technology solutions and be able to tie them back into the world of finances. Having a startup DNA is must :-). You will be a key member of the finance team at Zeni and work very closely with cutting edge startup founders. You love to go an extra mile to make sure your work and other’s work are done with the highest excellence for every Zeni customer.

Responsibilities

  • Embrace and enjoy working with new technology powered by AI, machine learning and cutting edge automation
  • Train and mentor staff and senior level accountants
  • Work closely with startup founders to ensure impact of business transactions are properly stated
  • Work with FP&A team integrating budgets, forecasts and KPI reporting
  • Ensure investor reporting requirements and debt covenants are reporting accurately and timely
  • Review partner/affiliate, sales and vendor contracts for proper application of accounting pronouncements
  • Manage multiple clients at varying stages (pre-revenue, post-revenue)
  • Review and/or perform full cycle month end close and reporting
  • Review and confirm transactions for accuracy and completeness
  • Be proactive when approaching, anticipating and resolving client requests
  • Team player that collaborates with and helps others whenever or wherever needed

Requirements

  • CPA or Qualified CPA track candidate
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 5-10 years of applicable experience required
  • 4+ years of direct experience working with startups preferred
  • Big 4 or national and regional accounting experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge and experience of GAAP required in the areas of SAAS Accounting, Prepaid Expenses, Accrued Revenues, Revenue Recognition, Stock-Based Compensation, Fixed Assets, Inventory Management and Manufacturing
  • Experience using modern finance softwares like Quickbooks Online, Expensify, Bill.com, Gusto, Trinet, Carta preferred
  • Experience managing full month end close cycle preferred
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) are a must
  • Strong time and priority management skill
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets) required

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