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Director, Finance

Who we are.

Solo enables companies to Connect, Secure and Observe modern applications – APIs, Microservices and Data – with the industry’s leading API and Service Mesh Management Platform (“Gloo”). Solo innovations allow companies to stay on the leading edge of both technology and business possibilities.

Solo is a VC-backed company, founded in 2017 by Idit Levine. In 2021, Solo was valued at $1B. Solo’s customers are some of the largest in the world, spanning all geographies and industries. Solo’s team has deep expertise in Cloud Computing, Linux, Containers, Kubernetes, Service Mesh, APIs, Security, Microservice Applications, Application Modernization, GraphQL, and eBPF.

About the role.

We’re seeking to hire a Director of Finance to develop, continually improve, and implement budgeting, financial projections, and operating forecasts. This role is responsible for providing ad-hoc business performance reporting as well as preparing and presenting monthly and quarterly financial reports of various units and departments. They operate as a trusted advisor and collaborate with the CEO, CFO, and other team members on financial strategy.

Job Description:

  • Head financial planning, forecasting, reporting, and analysis to support well informed decisions for

  • Design and refine financial and operating models to help predict future performance, perform scenario analyses, and guide the business on strategic decisions, in addition to preparing monthly and quarterly management reporting

  • Work closely with accounting and data partners to ensure accurate data and information gathering, and support the build-out of reporting and analysis needs

  • Head system and process improvement initiatives to support our growth and drive efficiencies that help us scale as an FP&A team

  • Own the execution of the financial BOD materials, metrics reporting, monthly business variance reviews, benchmarking and other analyses, partnering with necessary stakeholders

  • Support the transition to and implementation of systems and tools that improve our ability to execute FP&A objectives. Serve as a super-user of key FP&A and financial reporting applications

  • Fuse data sources from across the company and all functions and perform analysis to support more than just finance functions

Job Requirements:

  • You have 5+ years of a combination of experience and education; FP&A background, preferably in a high-growth B2B SaaS environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or similar degrees are a plus, but not required. If no degree, at least five years working in-house at a company

  • Demonstrated success in building operating models

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Expert  in Excel including model architecting, formula creation, and designing output that is intuitive and easy to understand

  • Knowledge of SaaS metrics as well as the many ways to calculate them

  • Proficient in working with large data sets and BI reporting tools (we use Domo)

  • Ability to work with sales and financial systems (Salesforce, NetSuite, Airbase, etc.)

What you’ll love about Solo

At Solo, our culture is all about hiring great people, creating a fun and fast-paced work culture, and letting our teams work with our customers to successfully solve their challenges.

Solo works collaboratively with our customers, partners and open source communities to deliver technology innovation, technology solutions, architectural best-practices, and hands-on education. Solo uses a unique engagement model with our customers that allows us to quickly make them successful, and continue to work closely with them as their production environments grow.

Solo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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