VP of Fp&a
Posted on 3/29/2023

51-200 employees

Social media scheduling & marketing platform
Company Overview
Later's mission is to simplify Instagram marketing and make it accessible for all businesses. The company helps streamline brands' social media strategy with their scheduling platform that has features like visual scheduling, media management, marketing and analytics to let brands set themselves up for more sales and success.
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Finance & Banking
  • 10 years progressively responsible FP&A experience, of which a minimum of 4 years must be in the SaaS industry and a minimum 5 years in a leadership position managing teams
  • Experience in both growth-stage and public companies required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analyzing operational & financial data to deliver strategic insights
  • Experience in financing, public company readiness and M&A transactions
  • Technology and systems forward thinker with Netsuite, Salesforce & Adaptive Insights (or similar) experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability in building relationships across the organization and drive cross-functional results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to partner and influence senior leadership stakeholders. Capable of communicating complex financial information in an easy to understand format. Able to interact comfortably and drive alignment with the executive management team
  • Strong leader with demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, thrive in a fast-paced environment, grow and develop team members and stay flexible through growth and change
  • A self-starter who enjoys building and tackling new challenges on an ongoing basis
  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business is required, MBA preferred
  • Be a strategic partner and become a key advisor to the Executive team, focusing on growth opportunities, resource allocation, expense management, operational metrics, profitability of the business and execution against OKRs
  • Lead annual operating planning process, quarterly and monthly financial forecasts, and ongoing analysis of actuals versus prior periods, plan and/or forecasts
  • Work closely with accounting to improve the overall efficiency of the finance organization as well as improve visibility and depth of understanding of all key financial metrics
  • Foster partnerships with sales, marketing, product, services and tech to improve unit economics and drive down acquisition & servicing costs
  • Partner with data and analytics on dashboard creation, management and execution
  • Implement financial planning software such as Adaptive Planning, Planful or Anaplan
  • Prepare management reporting / dashboards for Executives - analyze results, distill/synthesize business performance indicators, assess business risk and operating performance, and timely communicate risks and opportunities to management
  • Manage and scale the FP&A organization personnel, processes and systems in a fast-moving environment