Head of Finance

| New York, NY, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 50,000 Annually
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About Oden:

We are in a new industrial revolution.

Access to manufacturing analytics is now essential for thriving factories amidst challenges like labor shortages, increased costs, and global demand. One of the driving forces behind this change is the challenge of hiring and retaining front-line staff, as the industry often faces annual turnover of over 70%. Knowledge transfer and training are impeded by fragmented and siloed manufacturing data. We are revolutionizing the way plant-floor staff access and use data, helping workers become experts and high performers, faster.

Our solution turns billions of production data points into actionable insights for teams, empowering independent, data-driven decisions. This democratizes decision-making, improves working conditions, and saves millions in wasted resources annually.

Join a team solving real, impactful, and challenging problems. Let's shape a future where manufacturers and their front-line teams are equipped with the tools and knowledge to thrive in this new era of industry.

You:

  • Care about the mission of the product and company
  • Are never satisfied with the way things are, but excited about the way things could be.
  • Embrace data and different technologies and want to see how they can work together.
  • Enjoy wearing many hats and contributing across different teams
  • Live by transparent and scientific thinking. You put in the work to find the best ideas with those around you, without ego

The Role:

As Head of Finance, you will play a pivotal role in our financial management and strategic planning process while owning FP&A and the day-to-day functions of accounting. This highly collaborative role will provide trusted financial guidance across the organization to ensure the financial health of our company. You will guide better decision making of the leadership team through translating our financials into company and departmental KPIs to drive our business forward. We are seeking a commercially minded individual who is passionate about their work, eager to engage in dynamic financial planning, and ready to contribute significantly to our company's success.

Responsibilities:

  • Work cross functionally with both commercial and technical teams to solve complex business problems and drive strategic planning, such as pricing and margin strategy, headcount management, etc
  • Own day-to-day financial processes including creating accounting policies, month-end close, A/R and A/P, managing cap table via Carta, compliance/investor reporting, ensuring tax compliance across various regions, etc
  • Drive financial analysis and forecasting, including:
    • Defining key metrics and performance indicators
    • Monitoring and reporting on our progress toward our goals
    • Surfacing information to enable us to be agile and make decisions with confidence
    • Looking around corners and creating contingency plans
  • Work with leadership on strategic, organizational, and operational projects designed to increase revenue and improve productivity and operational efficiency
  • Preparing and coordinating management and investor presentations including monthly operating reviews, annual budgets and long range planning
  • Create analyses, commentary and presentation materials for the board and leadership meetings
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the efficiency of existing processes and propose improvements to streamline the use of key business metrics

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6-10 years of experience in finance and accounting, including at least 2+ years in a software company
  • Experience with financial planning and analysis in a software company
  • Passionate about solving complex business problems, diving into data, driving process improvement and leading change throughout an organization
  • Excellent business acumen, deep analytics experience, and a demonstrated ability to both execute and influence
  • Expert Excel and Powerpoint skills - building models and writing presentations
  • Systems thinker that can see downstream impact, understands and maps edge cases and engages the right people at the right time
  • Strong relationship building skills with leadership and external stakeholders with a track record of presenting to senior management and investors
  • Strong communication skills and able to identify correct communication style for the audience and clearly and concisely communicates most important topics and focuses that allow for understanding and issue resolution
  • Detail-oriented and dedicated to pushing projects to completion and finding win-win solutions for all parties involved, never letting things fall through the cracks

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in an early stage (Series A to C) B2B software company, ideally with sales cycles over 3 months and ACV of $50,000+

What We Offer You:

  • Measurable impact on the world and the chance to help real people - family businesses, entrepreneurs, engineers.
  • An opportunity to build lasting, collaborative relationships with visionary C-level clients in the manufacturing, Industry 4.0, and AI spaces
  • A platform that has the potential to evolve beyond what we have envisioned now.
  • Scientific and transparent thinking, for everyone involved.

We're an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Diversity at Oden means building a team that is rich across all boundaries of race, ethnicity, gender identification, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age and thinking style. We welcome all backgrounds, life experiences, and worldviews as this is the catalyst for the rapid evolution of our product and our organization. Diversity allows us to tackle new challenges, embrace change, make well-informed decisions, and ultimately Make Things Better. In alignment with our "People First" company value, Oden has a passionate internal team dedicated to the promotion of diversity and inclusion initiatives as a core component of our culture.

Our diversity initiatives apply to our practices and policies on recruiting, compensation and benefits; professional development; promotions; social activities, and the ongoing development of a psychologically safe work environment.

We anticipate the base salary band for this role will be between $140,000 and $200,000, in addition to equity and benefits. This role may be hired at the Senior Manager level ($140,000 to $170,000) or the Director level ($160,000 to $200,000). The salary at offer will be determined by factors such as the candidate's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity among our team.

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