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Head of Strategic Finance
Updated on 3/21/2023
Denver, CO, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 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, financial reporting, and preparation of GAAP financial statements; 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

501-1,000 employees

Online platform for buying and selling residential real estate
Company Overview
Orchard wants to reinvent the way people buy and sell their homes.
  • Comprehensive benefits - We offer medical, vision, and dental benefits for employees and dependents, with some plans fully sponsored by Orchard.
  • Paid parental leave - We offer new parents up to 18 weeks paid leave to bond with their newborns—plus a customized one-month transition period to ease into life as a working parent.
  • Paid family leave - We offer up to 10 weeks paid leave for employees who need to care for sick family members.
  • Flexible paid time off - We count your contributions, not vacation days. Take the time you need to recharge and refresh.
  • Team events - From monthly town hall meetings to team lunches and gatherings outside of the office, we make time to celebrate wins and unwind together.
  • Paid industry certification - We cover dues on licenses and renewal fees for brokers, realtors, and more.
Company Core Values
  • Create raving fans
  • Own it
  • Find a way
  • Treat people with respect
  • Mission before team. Team before self
  • Commit yourself to grestness- every day