VP of Finance


The mission of the VP of Finance job is to support this rapid growth over the coming years, ALX/The Room is looking for an entrepreneurial VP of Finance to build out a world-class strategic finance function. The goals of the VP of Finance job are to oversee operational finance and ensuring excellence, Leading internal financial planning & analysis, and to Interface with shareholders, board members, and external stakeholders

The main activities of this role will be to:-

  • Build foundational systems and processes: Oversee the implementation and maintenance of a global accounting system and chart of accounts, including ongoing updates to support business growth and change
  • Build and manage finance team: Design the structure of the finance function (operational and strategic), and hire, train, and manage this team
  • Oversee management reporting: Ensure accuracy of monthly/quarterly management reporting 
  • Lead internal financial planning & analysis: This includes annual/quarterly planning, as well as ad hoc financial analyses to support executive decision-making
  • Lead annual budgeting: Lead annual budgeting process and support senior leadership team members in developing budgets; monitor ongoing performance against budget
  • Develop financial and tax strategies: Drive continuous improvements to our business model by developing financial and tax strategies to optimize our bottom line
  • Optimize cash-flow management: Provide guidance to the finance team on AR/AP management, and design controls and processes 
  • Lead shareholder and board reporting: Developing and delivering presentations on our financial performance to shareholders and board members 
  • Manage capital raises and transactions: Includes restructuring existing instruments, seeking new capital, and ongoing investor engagement
  • Working with external auditors: Lead engagement with external auditors to ensure compliance with relevant tax authorities across our sites


  • You have 10+ years experience in private equity, venture capital, corporate finance, investment banking, or other senior financial management role
  • You have relevant experience in a similar role (preferably VP Finance or CFO) within a high growth business with global operations and a global customer base
  • You have CPA designation 
  • You have experience with recurring revenue/subscription-based online businesses a plus
  • You deeply understand finance and can move easily between uncovering why a balance sheet is not balancing, to building a 3-statement financial model, to overseeing the set-up of a new chart of accounts, to putting together a dashboard tracking key financial metrics, to putting together an inspiring and data-driven deck explaining how the business performed to our board of directors & investors
  • You have demonstrated ability to manage teams and diverse stakeholders, deliver on various projects, and perform well under pressure
  • You thrive in fast-paced environments and enjoy making order out of chaos
  • You are an excellent communicator, and can translate complex finance into language that can be understood by the board, investors, the internal management team and staff


We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job ;)


Would you like to join us as we work hard, have fun and make history?

At The Room, we work with the world's most ambitious doers to accelerate their impact. We do this by connecting exceptional people to each other and opportunities that allow them to do more for the world. Individuals from around the world find and share opportunities, events, networks and resources to co-create a collective where opportunity and talent meet. The Room as a platform is here to support members become the best version of themselves while sharing in the joy and fulfillment of helping others do the same.