Head of Finance at Lattice
San Francisco, CA, US
Lattice is on a mission to build cultures where employees and their companies thrive. We offer performance reviews, employee engagement surveys, real-time feedback, weekly check-ins, and goal setting in a way that allows companies to focus on employee development, growth, and engagement. We’ve been in the market for just over two years, and have grown rapidly to serve over 1,000 customers globally, including brands like Slack, WeWork, Reddit, Glossier, and Asana.
We’re thrilled to be looking for a Head of Finance. For the right candidate, this will a unique and exciting opportunity to build a function from the ground up, while guide the company through this phase of rapid growth.
Role & Responsibilities
In this role, your primary responsibility will be to continue to build and enhance the company’s finance and accounting functions, preparing us for rapid-yet-sustainable growth in a complex environment.
We’re open to applicants who are seasoned executes with demonstrated experience building and leading high performing finance organizations, as well as incredibly motivated and talented finance professionals who have played a critical role in finance organizations, but for whom this would be the first time leading the full department.
Core Responsibilities
- Manage FP&A, taxes, 409a, AR, AP, Payroll, GL, vendor management credit control, etc.
- Work cross-functionality to optimize spend, ensuring we’re investing intelligently and maintaining sound spend management practices to minimize waste
- Own “the model” to ensure thoughtful scenario planning, and serve as a thought partner to CEO, COO & CTO in strategic issues related to Go-To-Market strategy
- Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for designated stakeholders and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
- Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy
- Assist on matters of compensation management, customer contracts and complex revenue recognition issues
- Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met
- Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and lead both the annual budgeting process and departmental budgets based on zero-based budgeting principles
- Implement processes for financial controls and inventory on an as needed basis based on optimizing for company efficiency and securityDesign policies and build internal processes that support successful strategies to meet or exceed revenue, profits and cash flow commitments
Office Administration
- Oversee and supervise the administrative function of the organization including reception, property/facility management, safety of the work environment, and provision of furnishings and equipment necessary for effective operations
- Oversee the management of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments
- Monitor all legislation relevant to the organization (employment standards, occupational health, and safety, human rights, etc.)
- 7+ years of progressive financial responsibility with strong operational background, supervisory responsibilities and demonstrated expertise managing rapid scale
- An expert in Budgeting and Financial Reporting and a guru in Excel & Databases
- Hands-on and willing to do the actual work where it makes sense, while able to think strategically and scale out the finance team as needed
- Experience implementing new processes in a growing company with a proven track record of balancing the need for nimbleness with complexity and control
- Process-oriented, systems-focused, detail-oriented & data-driven
- Experienced with classification, compensation, and benefits
- Knowledgeable about ERP systems and can help us implement whatever tools we need without causing massive organizational friction
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Finance or related field
- SaaS background very strongly preferred