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Chief Financial Officer

Shareability, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 15, 2021.

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If you feel you are a strong candidate, please submit your pdf resume to hr@shareability.com , and include “Chief financial officer” in the subject line or first line of your introduction email.

Due to the high volume of submissions, we regrettably cannot respond to each applicant.

Thank you for your interest in Shareability!

You will be contacted if we see a good fit and want to meet.

Shareability is the next generation brand builder.

We believe that community led brands win.

The fundamentals of internet culture drive our company’s success – we build strong communities by telling powerful stories.

Based in Los Angeles, our StoryTech engine combines Hollywood storytelling with digital technology to drive massive engagement and growth.

In the last few years, we have proven our philosophy with some of the biggest brands and celebrities in the world, including: Pepsi, Adobe, AT&T, MARS, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dua Lipa, John Cena and Tim McGraw.

We are looking for a Chief Financial Officer to provide high level operational and business planning guidance to the Shareability partners while overseeing and running the financial and reporting activity of the company.

The ideal candidate will possess: outstanding financial acumen; a passion for media and entertainment; leadership experience within a rapidly growing business; a team player attitude with a collaborative, flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines; and, the passion and energy required to help build our culture and fuel our success.

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, solutions-oriented, and entrepreneurial who is capable and ready to help take our growing company to the next level.

This contract role requires a commitment of 30 hours per week, and it has the potential to become a full
– time position as the company grows.

This is currently a remote, work-from-home position.

However, you will have access to Shareability’s workspace in LA for team, BOD, client and partner meetings as needed.

Essential Responsibilities :

As a strategic business partner to senior executive leadership team, the Shareability CFO must have demonstrated expertise across the essential areas of responsibility below:

Strategy, Planning and Management

Prepare the annual budget, business reforecasts (2x/year), monthly revenue dashboard and P&L, and weekly/monthly cash forecasts.

Review as needed with Shareability’s partners and BOD.

Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.

Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational

information.

Make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency.

Implement policies, procedures and processes as deemed appropriate by the partners.

Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models.

Participate in Partner calls (2x/week).

Attend monthly BOD calls and preview monthly updates with the BOD Finance Committee.

Attend the “All-hands” staff meeting weekly.

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

Assess and evaluate the financial performance of our organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts.

Provide insights and recommendations impacting both the short-term and long-term growth plan.

Manage financial planning and analysis.

Supervise the creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting.

Provide financial guidance and stewardship over any acquisition or merger activities.

Oversee the development of staff plans and client fee proposals; attend client procurement

meetings as needed.

Work with the COO and financial controller in the development of processes and systems,

adherence to internal controls, and creation of tools to measure job profitability (e.g., time

keeping).

Oversee the financial controller with respect to managing corporate and production accounting,

employee payroll and benefits, talent and vendor payments, client billing/receivables, and operational expenses (e.g., rent, equipment, subscriptions, etc.).

Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations

Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software.

Review and ensure the application of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.

Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data for lenders,

foundations, investors and the BOD.

Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.

Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns.

Help us build out our Human Resources function to manage employee needs while assuring

appropriate legal compliance.

Oversee the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating

inefficiencies.

Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet

accounts and overhead cost allocation.

Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems.

Hire, develop and manage finance, accounting and payroll staff as required.

Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage the preparation and support of all external audits.

Financial Relations, Contracts and Policies

Engage the BOD finance committee in the development of short-term and long-term plans, projections and budgets.

Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, auditors and officials.

Provide input to, and oversight of, investor and employee contracts, equity agreements and CAP

tables, and finalize the company’s CARTA reporting.

Prepare financial documents as needed for investor due diligence, bank requests etc.

Remain current on audit best practices as well as state, federal and local laws regarding

company operations.

Review and provide guidance over client MSA’s, SOW’s, and talent/influencer agreements.

Cash Management

Oversee weekly cash management and AP Department, approve large payables, sign checks, authorize large wires and ACHs.

Supervise Accounts Receivable management and provide guidance relating to the collection process.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

CPA Required, MBA preferred

Minimum 2-3 years of experience as a CFO; related industry preferred

12+ years total accounting/finance experience

Outstanding knowledge and understanding of GAAP

Experience organizing HR, IT and payroll and benefits functions, including setting up and

managing compensation and benefits programs including 401ks.

Accounting systems

implementation experience preferred

Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls and compliance-related

issues

Clear communicator with and ability to effectively interact with senior leaders, team members,

clients and vendors

Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills

Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence and executive presence – ability to motivate staff

Hands-on approach, able to prioritize and pivot between duties to keep things moving

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Shareability strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
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