Head of Strategic Finance

About the Role 

Doodles is looking for a talented finance executive to build, manage and lead Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A).

As Head of Strategic Finance, you’ll be playing a crucial role in owning the company’s financial model, budgets and plans as well as evaluating new business initiatives and potential investments, including partnership deals.

The day-to-day role includes partnership across Doodles functions and business lines to build business cases, develop capital allocation frameworks, and drive financial results.

 

The successful candidate is a highly driven detail-oriented leader who will play a key role in the design of key financial processes at Doodles.

You flip easily between precision and managing details versus strategic and big-picture planning, and knowing what is needed when.

As head of Finance & Operations, you will work closely with the senior leadership team and the Board of Directors and will report directly to the CEO.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as partners, advisors, outside counsel and regulatory governing bodies.

  • Manage strategic planning including financial modeling, P&L forecasting, target setting, and prioritization of strategic initiatives.

     

  • Develop sophisticated financial models, track, and analyze financial KPIs, monitor investment efficiency, guide investment decisions, and assess business risks.

  • Continuously improve operational efficiencies by building scalable processes

  • Build and maintain relationships with internal parties and members of the organization; as well as understand the relationships and needs of external parties.

  • Partner with the CEO and senior leaders by providing financial leadership for business and strategic decision-making.

     

Skills We’re Looking For 

  • 8+ years of experience in financial planning preferably at a fast-growing, tech company.

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, math, economics, business, engineering, or a related technical field.

     

  • Experience building and leading a high-performing team.

  • Expert at building complex financial models and working with large datasets.

  • Experience with Accounting and FP&A system implementation.

  • Ability to influence decisions at the highest level within a collaborative and team-centric culture.

  • Experience in the entertainment industry is preferred.

     

  • Willingness to work with uncertainties in a new, evolving industry.

  • Authorized to work in the United States.

     

Doodles is an equal opportunity employer.

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