SVP of Finance


Do you want to run a world-class team of 100+ finance professionals using radically differentiated management processes? Learn more about this role.

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SVP of Finance

$ 400k/Year   Flexible   Long-term
Good fit for: Senior Chief Financial Officer, Senior Finance Director, EVP of Finance, SVP of Finance

Crossover, the world’s largest remote work company, is looking for a seasoned finance executive with experience in a global leadership role. Reporting to the COO and CFO, you will seamlessly run one or more finance functions such as FP&A, OTC or Controllership.
We are an organization where acquisition of software companies is one of our primary goals. We acquire a company a week.

This role is a unique opportunity to be a key member of the global executive team in this differentiated environment. You will lead the transformation and growth of acquired companies using our 90-day program.

, we have  full time partners from your country,   Let’s make it !


3500+
Partners
70+
Customers
116+
Countries
420+
Teams
Why Crossover?
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.
 
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

As the SVP of Finance, you will continuously improve the quality of your teams by hiring, coaching and managing up to 5 VP level executives. You will leverage your financial expertise to simplify, standardize, and automate our finance processes. In doing so, you will achieve industry excellence in performance and business value delivered.

You will be working closely with our Fortune 500 customers, as well as key executives.

You will own the finance component of up to one acquisition per week. Concurrently, you will ensure the compliance of portfolio company financial statements for statutory, management and bank reporting purposes. You will ensure that all portfolio companies are supported in their working capital and cash needs. Furthermore, you will lead a significant migration initiative into NetSuite from legacy ERPs and in-house systems.

 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage a 50 + person, entirely remote Finance organization

Drive productivity improvements through deep-diving and innovating across finance teams who specialize in:

FP&A, Controlling, Finance IT Systems, and Data Imports

Statutory Audits under US GAAP and IFRS

Operations including Treasury, OTC, PTP, GL and Tax

Acquisitions

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

15+ years of finance experience under the US GAAP / IFRS

2+ years experience of managing international teams totaling 50+ finance professionals

Responsibility of at least $500 million (annualized) turnover (IT industry preferred)

Successful track record as the CFO or SVP of Finance for a business division (IT industry preferred)

Experience managing a complex group audit - Big 4 or client side

Full spectrum of accounting and finance experience, including M&A accounting and complex multi-currency consolidations

Experience with large-scale ERP systems (Netsuite and/or Intacct), specifically relating to OTC and PTP

Relevant bachelor's or master's degree plus either CPA (or equivalent) and MBA

 
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
 

As an SVP of Finance in our organization, you will learn what it takes to handle aggressive growth where we measure success on a daily and weekly basis.

You will learn the importance of deep dives to resolve problems with your teams as well as the importance of managing your team on a daily basis against quarterly set quantifiable goals which deliver real business value. 

You will learn to measure and track output and results and how to automate everything that you do.

You will learn how to overcome the challenges of managing a fully remote workforce of high performing finance professionals.

You will learn how to build the finance foundations and execute on acquiring and integrating a software company every week of increasing size and complexity.

Ultimately though you will learn to move fast, take risks and learn from failures.

 
 
CAREER PATH
 
SVP of Finance
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Hire and grow VPs of Finance. Build Finance organization and innovative and industry leading end-to-end international enterprise Finance processes providing exceptional business value.

15+ years of experience of managing Finance professionals of which at least 2+ years managing 100+ people.
15+ years experience in corporate finances with international transactions under US GAAP or IFRS.
Responsible for compliance of international companies with 20+ subsidiaries / $500m+ annual Turnover.

A good fit for...

Seasoned finance leaders, with great communication and team management skills, including goal setting, improving efficiency and constant engineering of great finance workflows.
They support P&Ls, efficiency and great strategic perspective of corporate finances, process best practices including ERP capabilities, internal and external compliance. They are great communicators, enjoy developing talent on a team by giving clear and frequent feedback.

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VP of Finance
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Hire and grow Finance Managers. Build innovative and industry leading end-to-end international enterprise Finance processes.

10+ years of experience of managing Finance professionals of which at least 2+ years managing 30+ people.
10+ years experience in corporate finances with international transactions under US GAAP or IFRS.
Responsible for compliance of international companies with 10+ subsidiaries / $100m+ annual Turnover.

A good fit for...

Senior finance leaders, with great communication and team management skills, including goal setting, improving efficiency and constant engineering of great finance workflows.
They support P&Ls, efficiency and great strategic perspective of corporate finances, process best practices including ERP capabilities, internal and external compliance. They are great communicators, enjoy developing talent on a team by giving clear and frequent feedback.

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Finance Manager
3145
Hire and grow Finance Professionals. Maintain simple Finance processes, implement productivity improvements.

7+ years of experience of managing Finance professionals of which at least 2+ years managing 10+ people.
7+ years experience in corporate finances with international transactions under US GAAP or IFRS
Experience managing complex Big4 audits on either audit or client side.

A good fit for...

Experienced managers of Finance processes and teams, with great communication skills, including interaction with auditors, top-managers internally and externally.
They support P&Ls, efficiency and great strategic perspective of corporate finances, process best practices including ERP capabilities, internal and external compliance. They are great communicators, enjoy developing talent on a team by giving clear and frequent feedback.

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Senior Finance Analyst
3152
FP&A/Reporting/Audits. Budgets delivered and executed, statutory, management and bank reporting delivered and audits passed.

7+ years experience in corporate finances with international transactions under US GAAP or IFRS.
5+ years experience with best-of-breed ERP systems.

A good fit for...

Experienced specialists with strong finance and communication skills, customer interaction, end-to-end process management, problem solving.
They focus on efficient and smooth external interaction, alignment with internal procedures, supporting profitability and strategic vision. They build and clean up processes,automate them, use accounting / ERP software functions to improve daily tasks and communications.

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Finance Analyst
3098
Finance transactions processing. AP/PTP, AR/OTC, GL and Treasury transactions, reconcile and clear balances.

5+ years experience in corporate finances with international transactions under US GAAP or IFRS.
3+ years experience with best-of-breed ERP systems.

A good fit for...

Specialists with strong finance skills, finance math,problem solving, accurate and responsible.
They care a lot about creating simple, clean accounting and finance processes. They have opinions about how to clean up processes,automate them, use accounting / ERP software functions to improve daily tasks.

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Relevant files and links
External resources
pdf
This link, on page 37 shows a CFO value proposition, which is similar to the one at Trilogy, with the key emphasis today on first two groups, understanding and facilitation.
https://www.feicanada.org/enews/file/CFERF%20studies/2013-2014/Branding%20the%20CFO%20V4.pdf
Feicanada
pdf
This is a PwC study and benchmark on how global leaders are transforming Finance. This is relevant to Trilogy today in its continuous aspiration to deliver more business value, while simultaneously decreasing costs driven by productivity improvements.
https://www.pwc.com/il/en/consulting/assets/finance-effectiveness-benchmark-report-july-2017.pdf
PWC
 

Questions
and Answers

  • What is the main challenge for the Finance function?

    In the longer term the main challenge is the accelerated growth through acquisitions and ensuring we maintain our vision of ongoing simplified central infrastructure that is the enabler for acquisitions. The second challenge is different time zones and cultures. In the shorter term we need to implement and fully embed the central systems and processes to achieve this enablement. Due to the high number and growing complexity of acquisitions we are setting ourselves aggressive goals to meet these challenges.

  • What is the magnitude of these transactions and the industry in which they fall?

    Software companies between $5-100 M in annual turnover

  • What does the Organizational Hierarchy structure look like top-down? Who does this role report to?

    COO - SVP - VPs - FMs - SFAs & FAs. Also indirect report to CFO and CEOs.

  • How can Finance work in a 100% remote model?

    As many companies move to a shared service center concept, have remote offices, and merge international teams together, Trilogy has adopted all of this and more utilizing an advanced cloud-based system to enable a global network of remote Crossover partners. We run a centralization project to ensure that all finance tasks are performed end-to-end in one system - NetSuite ERP + SalesForce CRM.

  • Can you ensure 100 % utilization as the wage is based on billable hours?

    As goals are extremely aggressive, this is not a problem.

  • What can I learn in the Finance function at Trilogy?

    At Trilogy you will learn how to operate effectively in a dynamic, metrics-driven environment gaining cloud-based expertise on simplified processes and lots of exposure to acquisitions.

  • Do you have a performance management process? if yes, how many times a year? Who would be setting up these performance goals?

    We promise to provide you with weekly goals and performance reviews that accelerate your career path and if you prove yourself, you will have the opportunity to stand out faster in this very fast paced environment and have endless growth opportunities.

  • What tools will I be given to ensure that I am productive?

    Our WorkSmart Pro approach stimulates the growth of productivity. This is a complex approach, giving a boost of productivity for all aspects of company life. We give coaching to help improve productivity, and to ensure we are aligned with working processes.

  • What are the challenges working with people across the globe?

    Timezones. Productivity reviews. WorkSmartPro.

  • Will I be able to participate in any special projects?

    We run a centralization project to ensure that all finance tasks are performed end-to-end in one system - NetSuite ERP + SalesForce CRM. You will not only be a trainee but a trainer as well, as we appreciate insights, ideas for improvement and initiatives to achieve this.

  • Which will be peak hours, in what time zone?

    Very flexible, however quite large part of activity falls into US time zone.

  • Will I be able to develop and advance in the Trilogy model?

    We offer growth and development opportunities for excellent people. See the Finance Career Progression above.

 
 
 
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