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VP Finance (Remote)

About Us

Qualio is on a mission to empower life science teams to launch and scale life-saving products. We’re doing that by building a connected and integrated quality management platform for the entire life science ecosystem. Qualio is trusted by 100s of highly regulated international customers, ranging from the bleeding edge of computational biology and machine learning to household names in mRNA vaccine development.

The Qualio team is all-remote, and currently distributed across North America, Europe and Australia.

What’s the opportunity?

The mission of the VP Finance is to act as a thought partner with the CEO and leadership team as the business rapidly scales. In addition to taking ownership of our finance function, you will ensure the company understands the core economic drivers of the business and how our actions influence them.

You will be a trusted partner and advisor in guiding and empowering the organization’s decision-making. You will operate as a facilitator and conduit to the Board for ensuring that the company is optimizing continued profitability and investor value for the long term.

You will be a key member of the leadership team. This is a strategic role critical to achieving the company’s growth plan, and you have proven capability of scaling a high-growth enterprise SaaS business.

What will I be doing?

Strategy: Act as a thought partner with the CEO and leadership team on how we can drive better company performance.

Business partner: Partner effectively with other orgs on finance and strategy, ensuring that teams understand their budgets and financial performance indicators.

Planning: Own/run the planning process. Use data analysis to inform business strategy, financial models, and how we scale our global finance infrastructure.

Process: Own and optimize the finance function across our existing entities (USA and IRL), including cash flow planning, financial closes, and AP and AR processes.

Governance: Ensure correct financial governance, control, and legal processes are in place.

Examples of activities

  • Capture, analyze, and deliver financial data and insights that maximize the CEO, executive leadership, and board's strategic decision-making.

  • Effectively interface, build relationships, and collaborate with the investors, analysts, and the Board. Ability to educate and clearly communicate the story of Qualio to external stakeholders.

  • Conduct financial analysis, including project spending analysis, revenue and margin analysis, and relevant performance metric / economic indicator tracking.

  • Selectively recruit, build and lead a highly effective financial team that delivers value to the organization with expertise in financial analysis, management of highly effective business planning, capital allocation, budgeting, forecasting, and the continued deployment of internal control processes.

  • Provide critical financial and operational information and make actionable, data-driven recommendations on strategy and operations.

  • Identify the business's economic levers and critical metrics, drive financial insight and rigor around those initiatives, and deploy an intimate understanding of high-growth SaaS revenue recognition rules.

  • Lead the optimization of ERP / accounting systems, budgeting and planning systems, and business intelligence tools to streamline reporting and support business growth objectives. Ensure accurate reporting and forward looking perspectives.

  • Spearhead capital allocation and resource management related activities with executives

What skills do I need?

  • Proven VP Finance with experience building a strong finance capability within a dynamic, complex and rapidly evolving venture backed businesses.

  • Comfortable going from “0-1”. A hands-on executive with a builder mentality.  Must have a strong operational finance grounding.

  • Exposure to modern day venture capital fundraising.

  • Experience working in a Series B company and taking the business from modern Series B to additional funding and growth. 

  • Experience within a B2B SaaS company.

  • Experience working with a Founder/CEO.

  • An established track record of scaling a company over a meaningful tenure, with roles of increasing responsibility.

  • Experience managing legal, with responsibility overseeing commercial agreements and the scalability of the legal function with regards to customer contracts. 

  • Capacity and desire to take on broader roles beyond finance over time (depending on their potential). Experience leading Data&Analytics, Legal teams in addition to financial responsibilities preferred.

  • Public markets and/or IPO experience is preferred but not required.


  • Competitive salary

  • Matching 401k

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits

  • Dependent & Health FSA, Short/Long Term Disability, Basic & Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Unlimited PTO policy

  • Company allowance for home office supplies

  • 12 weeks paid parental leave

  • Opportunity to make a difference through helping life-saving products get to market

A note to candidates:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company and we are most interested in finding the BEST candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background, and that’s okay. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.

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