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Chief Financial Officer


This is a Contract position in Alexandria, VA posted August 31, 2021.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for Company ‘s financial strategies, and play an important role in long-term planning for development.

This leader is an entrepreneur at heart, understands the grit and ‘hands dirty ‘ approach necessary to rapidly scale a startup, and someone who enjoys the work of building a company that disrupts the traditional insurance model.

You ‘ll partner with executive leaders to align on our internal and external financial strategies, value creation, and be a cultural exemplar of our values: Pack First, Create Magic, and All-In.

You ‘ll bring fast-growth startup experience, preferably in technology or SAAS, and work to keep our goals front and center as a player-coach.

You will actively participate in financing and strategy processes, as well as fundraising, M&A activities, and business development.

What you will own in this role Guide company ‘s strategy with financial planning using models, reports, forecasts, and lean budgets Play crucial role in the fundraising process Help pave the path for growth, form new relationships, and drive measurable value Prepare, manage, and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements to company management and company stakeholders Manage key financial ratios including liquidity ratios, break-even analysis, and burn rate monitoring Ensure company is meeting fiduciary and regulatory obligations and is compliant at all times Define and develop corporate tax strategy Identify, assess, and mitigate risk exposure Competitive market and industry benchmarking Be a face of the company to outside investors, potential partners Be a key member of the team planning and achieving Company ‘s growth strategy and tactics Collaborate with company leadership to build our fun, hardworking, collaborative culture What experience we think is the right fit Degree in Accounting, Economics, or Business 10 years of work experience with progressively increasing responsibilities and 5 or more years of start-up experience working with VC-backed series A/B/C/D Understanding and experience with capital markets.

Experience with building & scaling M&A, strategy, and business development processes Proven leadership skills with the ability to scale a startup infrastructure.

Experience in SAAS, Insurtech, or tech start-up preferred Must have ability to be a team player and wear multiple hats when called upon
– functional dexterity.

Intellectually curious, resourceful, proactive self-starter who takes initiative and has a strong work ethic Willingness to travel 25% of the time
– post-COVID