VP Finance And Accounting

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #2317

Rapidly growing SaaS business in LA is seeking a VP Accounting and Finance to join their team. This role reports to the CEO, and while hybrid (possibility of remote) preference will be given to local candidates and then anyone on the west coast.


We are looking for a VP Accounting and Finance to manage and improve our organization's financial performance, direct our accounting and finance operations and create projections for the management team and board of directors. This person MUST have big 4 audit background with a CPA, have experience within Software including strong ASC606 Revenue recognition, have experience with fundraising including investor and board decks. Previous demonstrated experience on an Executive leadership team is critical.


Your exceptional technical accounting and strategic planning knowledge will help the organization in maintaining positive revenue and financial growth, formulating sound financial strategies, implementing proper internal controls, achieving organizational targets and developing financial plans that support organizational strategy.


The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, exceptional problem-solving skills, be highly organized and have excellent leadership skills.


Internal growth trajectory includes a path to promotion to company CFO.



· Manage all accounting operations, including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Revenue Recognition, etc.

· Develop and maintain document system of accounting policies, procedures and controls

· Develop forward looking financial decks including budgets, forecasts, pricing models, board decks, models and more.

· Coordinate, prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements and regulatory reporting

· Ensure quality control over all financial transactions and reporting

· Be a key member of any future fundraising

· Recommend benchmarks to measure company performance

· Provide financial analysis on business activities, including capital investments, pricing decisions, contract negotiations, etc.

· Lead annual audit activities working together with external auditors for accurate and timely completion

· Build out our finance team



· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent

· Public Accounting

· CPA or CFA preferred

· 10+ years of directly related experience within B2B Software

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Strong leadership qualities

· Exceptional knowledge of accounting fundamentals

· Proficiency in accounting software

· Experience with auditing and compliance



· Must have start up experience

· Be comfortable in a small lean team that requires this person to be an individual contributor and hands on.

· Experience growing and scaling a finance and accounting function

· Experience implementing ERP Systems.

· Experience with Fundraising