SVP of Finance

$ 400k USD/year  $ 200 USD/hour   40h/week   Remote Position   Long-term

Do you have what it takes to be a successful SVP Finance in a fast paced cloud-based network environment where you will manage a world-class team of 100+ finance professionals? This senior role requires critical thinking, inspirational leadership and excellent communication skills.

 
 
Why Crossover?
Be a part of the fastest growing private equity portfolio in the world. Join our rapidly expanding partner network. Support an expanding global network of clients. A key benefit of Crossover is that all our roles are location independent. Live and work anywhere: work from home, a coffee shop or at one of the many co-working spaces Crossover partners can access and collaborate.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
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As a high-powered finance executive with experience in a leadership role, you will report to the Chief Financial Officer, and will also serve as a key member of the global executive team at ESW Capital.

You will be expected to seamlessly run a world-class team of 100+ finance professionals using revolutionary and radically differentiated processes demonstrating your critical-thinking and inspirational leadership skills.

At ESW Capital,  the acquisition of software companies is one of our primary goals. You will play a major role in the acquisition of some of these organizations and will be expected to lead transformation of any acquired company within a very short time frame. Our plan for 2018 is the acquisition of 50 companies.

One of our key challenges is the simplification of finance processes. You will do this in parallel with integrating one new software company per week, and manage teams using a metrics based process and a centralized structure.

You will be expected to be an expert at aggressive goal setting and derive weekly productivity improvements in a cloud based network environment and to drive significant levels of value and productivity at much higher levels than in most companies. You must continuously improve the quality of your teams using our global talent sourcing. You will leverage your financial expertise and judgment to set a personal standard for excellence.

You should be capable of working closely with our F500 customer executives as well as key executives within ESW Capital.  The expectation is that you are a seasoned professional with excellent English communication skills that can effectively manage executive relationships.

You will operate in our centralized economies of scale model where the pace is fast and you will be required to make the right decisions quickly.

 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage virtual Finance teams, leading Finance Managers and Individual

Manage a Finance organization structured around international virtual teams, leading VPs of Finance aligning goals and priorities in a non-traditional working environment, setting weekly goals and leading weekly performance reviews, goal tracking, and quarterly budgets.

Drive productivity and improvement through deep diving and innovating across Finance teams who specialize in FP&A and Controlling, Finance IT Systems and Data Import, GL Audits using US GAAP, Operations including Treasury and Tax, and Acquisitions.

Lead Financial M&A integration projects and drive constant transformation in Financial teams.

Deep dive into issues as necessary showing your ability to resolve detailed problems whilst maintaining a high-level overview Consistently deliver results, counting with the best people in the world.

Focus on process improvement, productivity, automation and ensuring timeliness and accuracy of portfolio company financial statements.
 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

15 years of of US GAAP experience in a senior finance management position of a company with international operations

3+ years experience of proficiently managing teams exceeding 100 finance professionals.

Previous responsibility for $1 billion (annualized) turnover in a software company.

A successful track record as the CFO for a software company or SVP for a software division.

A relevant university degree plus either CPA (or equivalent professional certification) or MBA

Excellent communication skills in English

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

Extensive US GAAP exposure, ASC 606 implementation experience a bonus

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

Extensive experience with large-scale ERP systems - Netsuite and/or Intacct a bonus

Proven team leader with ability to work to tight deadlines in a faced-paced environment
 
 
 
And you can also register for a Hiring Tournament!

Register For A Tournament

What's a Hiring Tournament?
A Tournament is an Online Hiring Event and includes all testing for the role at the same day. Upon grading the deliverables from the event, we will set up qualified candidates with an interview with the hiring manager.
 
 
 
 
WHAT CROSSOVER MEMBERS SAY ABOUT THIS ROLE

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CAREER PATH
YES - YOU WON'T STOP HERE!

Finance Role Level L1 L2 L3 L4 L5
Job Title Finance Analyst (L1 FA) Finance Relationship Manager (L2 FA) Finance Planning & Operations Manager (L3 FA) VP of Finance (L4 FA) SVP of Finance (L5 FA)
Compensation $15/hr (~$30k/yr) $30/hr (~$60k/yr) $50/hr (~$100k/yr) $100/hr (~$200k/yr) $200/hr (~$400k/yr)
Role Type Individual Contributor Individual Contributor Individual Contributor and Team Lead Individual Contributor and Team Lead Individual Contributor and Team Lead
Job Title
(at typical previous job)
Finance Analyst, Accounting Specialist Senior Accountant, Internal Auditor, Big 4 audit Associate, Team Leader. Senior Accountant, Controller, Internal Auditor, Big 4 audit Associate. Senior Controller, Big 4 manager / executive. International Enterprise Finance Manager, Senior CFO, Big 4 manager / executive.
Work Experience 3+ years experience in corporate finances with international transactions.

3+ years experience in a team of at least 3 people
5+ years of experience in finance / accounting with international transactions.

2+ years experience in a team of at least 10 people
5+ years Controller experience, owning the audit / compliance line end-2-end.

10+ years of experience with internal / external audits, interactions with auditors / as auditor with customers.
10+ years of experience of managing Finance teams of 30+ people, responsibility for compliance of international companies with 10+ subsidiaries / $100M+year turnover. 15+ years of experience of managing Finance teams of 100+ people, responsibility for compliance of international companies with 10+ subsidiaries / $1B+year turnover.
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
Professionals with strong interpersonal skills, especially specific to persuasion, influence, and negotiation. Have a track record of being able to influence indirect parties and shared services functions to accomplish client objectives.

Excellent communicator.

Possesses strong relationship-building skills.
Experienced auditors with strong finance AND communication skills, Auditors interaction, compliance-focused, 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 compliance, amd daily tasks and communications.
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, clean processes, internal and external compliance. They are great communicators, enjoy developing talent on a team by giving clear and frequent feedback.
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, clean processes, internal and external compliance. They are great communicators, enjoy developing talent on a team by giving clear and frequent feedback.
Core Deliverables Finance transactions processing

AP, AR, GL transactions, clear balances.
Accurate budgeting and finance reporting.

Develop context for the businesses and be able to provide operational insights to team based on financial data
External audits, internal closes

Successful collections, audits passed,smooth customer interactions
Hire and Grow efficient Finance Planning & Operations Managers

Maintain clean and compliant Finance processes
Hire and Grow efficient VPs of Finance

Build and maintain emerging Finance organization,providing great service to businesses.
Financial Experience 3+ yrs YES YES YES YES YES
Management experience NO YES NO YES YES
Makes the most Important Technical Decisions (ITDs) regarding data structures, algorithms, third-party technologies.
Is able to communicate them clearly in writing.
NO YES YES YES YES
Interviews, Trains, and Coaches resources. Reviews work and makes decisions simpler and more clear. NO NO NO YES YES


 
 
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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
Learn
Experience the Scale and Intensity:
Crossover gives you an unprecedented visibility to the top technology companies throughout the globe and we will teach you our radical operating model which includes rigorous measurement and continuous improvement, our approach to process simplification and standardization at a weekly pace of execution. You will also obtain a wealth of practical experience in financial M&A combined with the opportunity to continuously hone and refine your skills, maintaining a sharp, cutting edge using revolutionary and radically differentiated processes in a high intensity environment.

Continual Improvement:
With our culture of setting SMART goals, you will receive candid feedback weekly instead of waiting for quarterly or annual reviews to help you take timely corrective actions for your overall learning and development.
 
 
 
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