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Chief Financial Officer



Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
Who we are:
Mediafly is the leading revenue enablement platform market-facing teams use to plan, predict, coach, and engage at the highest levels. Our unified suite of solutions create immersive buyer experiences; enable sellers to lead with value, allow managers to scale coaching, and empower leaders to forecast with confidence. In today’s unpredictable market, Mediafly is the key to delivering predictable efficient growth.
Mediafly is seeking a growth-oriented Chief Financial Officer with an exceptional track record of success to help lead the company through an exciting phase of growth, with a top-tier investor. The CFO will be tasked with leading, and optimizing a strategic and operationally oriented finance organization to support the company’s goals. Reporting to the CEO, the CFO will partner closely with the executive leadership team and the Board to drive the business toward hyper growth and continued success.

Responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer:

  • Provide strategic and hands-on leadership for Mediafly’s Finance and Accounting functions.
  • Actively participate and contribute to strategic planning and establishment of financial objectives with the CEO and executive leadership team.
  • Collaboratively develop an operating plan, goals, and budgets, and align resources to these goals.
  • Capture, analyze, and deliver financial data and insights that maximize strategic decision making for the executive team and the Board of Directors.
  • Act as a thoughtful business partner with key leaders, helping them meet revenue goals.
  • Partner with the CEO to develop a strategic roadmap with growth and efficiency levers.
  • Identify the economic levers and key leading and trailing metrics of performance for the business, and drive operational focus around those metrics.
  • Manage the Company’s capital structure and capital needs, proactively interfacing with investors and lenders and partnering with the CEO to lead future financing activities.
  • Identify the cash flow and capital needs to support future growth, and plan for different scenarios.
  • Develop long-range financial plans with revenue targets and departmental investment levels including headcount.
  • Lead financial planning processes that facilitate and influence investment decisions including evaluating organic and inorganic growth drivers.
  • Manage relationships with outside auditors, banks, investors, analysts, and other advisors.
  • Promote a culture of high performance, collaboration, continual learning, and accountability.
  • Recruit, develop, and lead a highly effective team that delivers value to the organization with expert financial analysis and internal control processes.
  • Own compliance, clean audits, proper reporting and controls, and timely and accurate closing of the monthly books.

Qualification, competencies, and skills:

  • Proven CFO experience or #2 finance leader in high-growth SaaS companies, ideally with private equity exposure.
  • Deep understanding of SaaS revenue models and associated success metrics.
  • Strategic partner to the CEO and executive leadership team in business model and growth strategy development.
  • Expertise in implementing FP&A processes to support scalable growth.
  • Track record of metrics-driven financial operations and organizational behavior management.
  • Strong leadership in team development and talent retention strategies.
  • Experience in successful M&A execution and integration, including due diligence and post-merger integration.
  • Proven experience in SaaS accounting standards, audits, revenue recognition, and tax compliance.
  • Skills in developing detailed financial plans and models to evaluate economic impacts of strategic initiatives.
  • Effective communicator and influencer with investors, board members, and external stakeholders.
  • Hands-on approach to financial management, including budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow optimization.
  • Ability to drive operational efficiencies and cost management initiatives.
  • Technologically savvy, with experience leveraging data and technology to inform business decisions.
  • Knowledge of global payroll, particular emphasis on UK payroll including compliance with UK tax laws and pension schemes.
  • Commitment to fostering a culture of transparency, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Location agnostic within the US with regular travel to the Chicago headquarters.
  • CPA or CFA is highly desirable.
Why Mediafly?
• Fully Remote based in US
• Generous PTO
• Competitive Salary
• 401K Retirement Plan & Match
• Transparent Career Paths
• Medical, Dental, Vision
• 12 Paid Holidays
• Paid Parental Leave
• Remote Stipend
Mediafly is an equal opportunity employer, which means we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and encourage all interested individuals to apply.
We have over 140 employees located globally. Thanks to our commitment to employee experience, Mediafly has been recognized as a Best Place to Work from Crain's, Inc. and BuiltIn.
Mediafly's HQ is based in Chicago, IL.