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Director of Finance

| Seattle
Director – FP&A
Highspot’s Finance and Accounting team is adding this new position in order to help scale and support our fast-growing international SaaS company. This is an integral position in the financial management of the company with the opportunity to work closely with an experienced executive team to build and enhance the company’s financial processes. This position reports to the VP of Finance.
Responsibilities
  • Oversee the company’s sales model + operating model, evolving the model as the company grows and expands
  • Manage the finance department, training any new employees as necessary
  • Establish internal work processes for finance department (including partnering with accounting)
  • Stay abreast of current market trends and patterns and act accordingly
  • Drive insights and analysis into compensation, including optimization of sales commission/variable compensation plans
  • Lead monthly financial reporting and variance analysis, working with functional leaders to review operating results for their business function
  • Design and maintain materials utilized in the company’s monthly business review with executives
  • Work with the finance team and company leadership to design and maintain board materials and other ad-hoc analyses 
  • Perform scenario analysis on company performance to help drive solid financial decisions that optimize the business and support investment decisions
  • Oversee forecasting of equity burn rate for stock and equity plans
  • Participate as a finance-team representative for key ERP and other financial system upgrades, implementations and integrations
  • Enhance the company’s insights into KPI’s, with deep dives on certain KPI’s as needed
  • Identify opportunities to optimize spend and work to reduce costs
Qualifications
  • 7+ years of related experience performing financial analysis in the technology industry, preferably in SaaS
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with key business partners
  • Experience building, mentoring, and scaling high-performance teams
  • Direct involvement in forecasting and measuring the results of global expansion
  • Proven ability to multi-task and work independently in fast-paced, rapidly growing, and ambiguous environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel required, ideally also leveraging SQL
  • Flexible, driven, organized, and detail oriented
  • Skilled at using financial modeling software to streamline and scale company forecasting
  • Experience in multi-tasking and prioritization to meet challenging deadlines 
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of GAAP fundamentals
  • Outstanding integrity, solid moral judgment, and the ability to make important decisions under pressure
Benefits
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Flexible work and vacation schedules
  • Transportation benefits
  • Competitive compensation and equity
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with healthy snacks and drinks
  • Free catered Friday lunches
  • Team building outside of the office
  • Company bonding events throughout the year
  • Opportunities to attend tradeshows, conferences, and industry events
  • Open and spacious office, based in the heart of Seattle
  • Great views of the city and Puget Sound
  • Meaningfully contribute to a compelling vision
  • Environment to do your best work
About Highspot
Highspot helps sales teams improve customer conversations and achieve their revenue goals. From content optimization and performance analytics to in-context training, guided selling, and more, the Highspot platform delivers enterprise-ready features in a modern design that sales reps and marketers love. Using Highspot, sales teams are able to stay connected to the best-performing content for each opportunity, customize and optimize their content, and more effectively engage with their customers and prospects. With 90 percent average monthly recurring usage and global support in over 125 countries, Highspot is the sales enablement industry's most trusted solution.
Equal Opportunity Statement
We aim to build an inclusive workforce. If you’re passionate about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we still encourage you to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
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An Insider's view of Highspot

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Highspot fosters an environment of equality, support, and enthusiasm. My opinions and ideas are always appreciated, and I'm enabled to grow as an engineer and do work that adds real value to the product.

Natalie

Front End Software Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

It is a very supportive, collaborative environment that really pushes me and everyone on the team to do their best work. When we aren't engaged in white board sessions, we bond over frequent coffee and macaron outings. I feel inspired every day when I come to the office.

Kelly

Senior Visual Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

You must be ready and willing to learn. Highspot employs some of the most intelligent and thoughtful people I've ever worked with. When we're presented with a challenging problem, we don't get frustrated, we see an opportunity and tackle it.

Ian

Senior Technical Product Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission is to transform the way millions of people work by building beautifully designed software with a spark of magic. From Highspot’s beginning, we have focused on building a team of people who collaborate across boundaries and an environment where people are free to bring their full selves to the office every day.

Robert

CEO and Co-Founder

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

One of my favorite things about working at Highspot is that we work hard, but have fun doing it. Personally, it's easy to be creative around such great energy. It's been an incredible experience watching us grow and create new career possibilities with people who help bring out the best in each other.

Marissa

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Open door policy
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Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
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Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
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Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
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Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
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