Head of Strategic Finance
Posted on 12/23/2022

201-500 employees

Simplifies home buying and selling process online
Company Overview
Orchard is a real estate company that streamlines the home buying and selling process by offering a comprehensive, online platform where customers can manage their transactions with the support of top-tier real estate agents. The company stands out for its unique services such as enabling customers to buy a new home before selling their current one, offering repairs and renovations at no upfront cost, and providing a guaranteed cash offer while still listing for 100% of the home's value. Recognized by Crain's, Inc. 5000, Glassdoor, Parity.org, and Built In as one of the best places to work, Orchard fosters a supportive work culture and is backed by top-tier investors who have also supported successful companies like Pinterest, Airbnb, Shopify, and Sweetgreen.
Real Estate

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Finance & Banking
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field. MBA preferred, but not required
  • At least 7+ years professional experience. 5+ years within Strategic Finance / FP&A function or private equity/growth equity/ venture capital investment background preferred
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance concepts and accounting principles
  • Proven ability to build & manage high performing finance teams in a technology driven environment. Ideally, you've managed direct reports for 2+ years
  • Experience developing highly complex financial models and developing reporting packages, preferably at a high-growth tech company
  • Exceptionally strong analytical skills with relentless attention to detail backed by a data-driven mentality. Genuine intellectual curiosity
  • History of successfully leading business case analysis and planning processes which set strategy through a financial lens, then tracking the plan to report on its progress over time
  • Exceptionally advanced Excel and financial modeling skills; strong PowerPoint skills
  • Experience participating in debt & equity financing processes preferred, but not required
  • Collaborate with Orchard's CFO, CEO, broader executive team, other finance functions, underwriting/investments team, and operational teams across the company to lead business case and scenario analysis to drive intelligent decisions which inform company strategy - particularly regarding driving towards maximizing the company's profitability over time
  • Lead a team that:
  • Develops and maintains financial forecasts for the business and tracks key variances, changes and opportunities in actual results vs forecasts
  • Generates, maintains and automates financial and operational reporting, including weekly, monthly and quarterly packages for key internal and external stakeholders
  • Partner with executives (and many other stakeholders) to ensure all operating and financial metrics are properly defined, monitored, and being met. You (and your team) will monitor both asset-level and market-level KPIs/metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and help operating teams develop initiatives to optimize them
  • Be responsible for maintaining and optimizing the company's financial model and unit economics for presentation to internal stakeholders, the Board and investors
  • Oversee annual budgeting process and long-term strategic planning from a financial perspective
  • Partner with our internal Accounting team on monthly close process and financial reporting; work with the CFO and Controller to define and implement best practices for financial management and reporting across the Company
  • Be actively involved with capital markets activities, including equity fundraising and debt financing; closely involved with the CFO and CEO. You will directly interface with Orchard's Board, existing and prospective investors and lenders