Senior Vice President of Finance$ 400k/Year ($ 200/Hour for 40 hours of productive work per week) Remote Position Long-term
We are looking for a seasoned financial executive who can take strategic direction from C-Level and translate it into effective and actionable plans. This will happen in a fast-paced environment, where you will be required to make constant productivity improvements to financial processes, whilst integrating a newly acquired company every week into our operating model.
You will also have to lead a massive migration initiative into Netsuite, from our legacy systems and ERP. You will have a world-class, top-talent team of finance professionals to support you. If you are ready to take this challenge, have the experience and track record to do so, and are a strong, inspirational leader and a clear communicator, then this role is for you.
As a seasoned finance executive with experience in a leadership role, you will report to the Chief Financial Officer. You will be expected to seamlessly run a world-class team of 100+ finance professionals, using revolutionary and radically differentiated management processes, demonstrating your critical-thinking and inspirational leadership skills. Your work interaction will be 100% virtual, with team members, peers and C-level executives located in different time zones, using state of the art communication and collaboration platforms.
We acquire a new software or IT services company every week. You will play a major role in the acquisition of some of these organizations and will be expected to lead the transformation of any acquired company within a very short time frame.
One of our key challenges is the simplification of our finance processes. You will have to take immediate ownership of them and establish metrics and improvement goals to streamline them, achieving above standard performance. You will do this in parallel with integrating one new software company per week, and managing 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 100% remote working environment. You will have to drive significant levels of value and productivity. You must continuously improve the quality of your teams, and leverage your financial expertise, knowledge, and judgment to set a personal standard for excellence.
You should be capable of working closely with our Fortune 500 customer executives, as well as key executives. The expectation is that you are an experienced professional with excellent English communication skills that can effectively manage executive relationships.
A hiring event is a scheduled online event where all our relevant testing relating to a role is conducted on the same day. Submissions received during the event are graded the following week, and successful candidates notified if they have progressed to the next round which is an online interview with a Hiring Manager.
Manage a Finance organization structured around remote virtual teams. Lead VPs of Finance located in different time zones, and align goals and priorities in a non-traditional working environment
Set weekly goals and lead weekly performance reviews, goal tracking, and quarterly budgets
Drive productivity and improvements through deep-diving and innovating across finance teams who specialize in FP&A and Controlling, Finance IT Systems and Data Imports, 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, working with the top 1% of talent from around the world, recruited through or own platform
Focus on process improvement, productivity, automation and ensuring timeliness and accuracy of portfolio company financial statements
Lead a massive migration initiative into Oracle’s Netsuite 1, from legacy ERPs and in-house systems.
Experience, Scale, and Intensity: Crossover gives you an unprecedented visibility to the top technology companies throughout the globe. We will teach you our radical operating model, which includes rigorous measurement and continuous improvement. Our approach to process simplification and standardization occurs 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 improve and refine your skills. You will develop a sharp, cutting-edge professional profile using revolutionary and radically differentiated processes in a high-intensity environment.
Continuous Improvement: With our culture of setting SMART goals, you will receive candid feedback weekly, instead of waiting for quarterly or annual reviews This will allow you to take timely corrective actions for your overall learning and development.
What is the main challenge for the Finance function?
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.
What does the Organizational Hierarchy structure look like top-down? Who does this role report to?
COO - SVP - VPs - OMs. 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, Crossover has adopted all of this and more utilizing an advanced cloud-based system to enable a global network of remote Crossover partners.
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 Crossover?
At Crossover 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.
Will I be able to develop and advance in the Crossover model?
We offer growth and development opportunities for excellent people. See the Finance Career Progression above.