Chief Financial Officer

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Finance & Legal
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Full Time,
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29 Jun 2023


The cloud PaaS to develop websites and web apps

Actively Hiring is a remote-first global workforce building a better cloud platform to create, manage and responsibly scale web applications.

As a collective with diverse backgrounds, we work together to test, innovate, and challenge one another, finding new ways to reimagine digital experiences. We’re here to help our customers thrive.

Bring your experience to our team, and help us build a better way.

Position summary

As a mission-driven and inspirational Chief Financial Officer, you are a Business partner to the CEO and the executive team.

The CFO role will suit a dynamic and business minded finance leader, experienced in guiding a scaleup technology companies through continued hyper-growth and rapid international expansion.

The CFO should have the gravitas and leadership qualities to act as a key member of a leadership team, but also lead the global financial team and enjoy detailed analysis skillset to refine processes and drive profitability. is looking for someone who thinks out of the box and is an agile thinker who is both detail and process-oriented.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with tier-one investors and operating across multiple jurisdictions.

What you bring

  • The ability to challenge and engage in debate in a respectful and healthy way: being a peer to the management team as a decision-maker in the business, understanding go-to-market dynamics, SaaS Metrics & KPIs, industry benchmarks, etc
  • Financial Communication: the ability to manage tier 1 investors, talk to new potential investors, see the ‘big picture’, be articulate & sharp
  • Honesty & integrity: you do not cut corners with regard to ethics. You earn trust and maintain confidence. Do what is right. Speak plainly and truthfully
  • Gravitas and leadership qualities to lead the finance team
  • Proven experience in driving a business to profitability
  • The ability to build and lead a business strategy and business planning
  • Extensive Operational Finance experience: systems, procedures, controls, forecasting, budgeting, cash flow, investment strategy across all functions, etc
  • Experience in M&A (both ways)
  • Experience in Fundraising
  • International experience: US + Europe
  • 10-15 years in Finance Leadership roles
  • English: native speaker level

Bonus points for

  • Experience in IPO
  • Checking all B2B, SaaS, VC Backed cases
  • Legal & tax to deal with international expansion
  • Fluency in French is a plus

If you don’t have all the required skills: we’re also looking for potential. We understand the importance of an active mind, and no one skill is more important to us than finding a good overall fit.

This is a remote job. Work from the US or Canada!

We’re a worldwide, distributed team looking for the best talent. Our remote model has been in practice and thriving since 2014. To us, remote work means flexibility and having truly diverse, global teams.

To maximize team collaboration with product, design and engineering teams, this role is preferred in the United States or Canada.

Company perks and benefits

  • An innovative product you can believe in. We’re sustainably changing the way companies develop and manage their web applications
  • We’re voted as A Best Place to Work by 96% of our employees, Forbes Top 30 Companies for Remote Jobs, and in France Best Workplaces for Women
  • Hands on leadership that cares in a flexible, open work environment, where your voice is encouraged. We can always find ways to do better and look forward to hearing your ideas
  • A global team, rich with culture and diversity
  • Company-wide DE&I initiative that you can be a part of
  • Team off-sites such as go-to-market teams kick-off, local meets, Exco off-sites, marketing sponsored events, etc (when we’re not experiencing a pandemic)
  • A Wellness stipend and a Professional development budget
  • Office equipment budget
  • Fair PTO (standards based on location)
  • Inclusive parental leave (timeline based on location)
  • Healthcare, dental, and vision (US, CA, UK, and FR employees only)
  • Tandem – a pool of linguists from around the world willing to help each other work on learning new languages
  • Additional compensation for on-call ops and support employees
  • Company shares (discretionary)
  • Unlimited accounts

How we hire

We know that a great hire won’t meet every requirement that we’ve outlined. If you can see yourself elevating the team, we want to hear your story. Few of us would be here had we not taken a chance.

You can expect 6 interviews on Google Meet. You will have the opportunity to meet with a variety of Platformers throughout the interview process. You’ll also have the opportunity to schedule virtual coffee chats with potential future peers to see if you can envision working together. Use interview and coffee time to make sure the company aligns with what you’re looking for in your future working environment.

Expect a higher number of interviews for director-level roles and above.

All roles require background checks.

About our software is a unified, secure, enterprise-grade platform to build, run, and scale fleets of websites and applications. We are trusted by 5,500+ organizations globally to help create innovative digital experiences.

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