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Vice President of Finance

| Seattle
HELP MAKE HISTORY in one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Leafly is the most trusted brand in cannabis with the largest audience: millions of people around the world start their cannabis journey with Leafly, and it’s because we are not your typical cannabis company. Compliance, education and innovation are equal parts of Leafly’s DNA. We are shaping the global cannabis industry for the better, accessible to all, from the cannabis curious to the everyday consumer, by building the world’s destination for everyone to discover, find and buy cannabis.
If you are interested in a rapidly growing, nascent space that requires forward-thinking and continuous innovation to lead, Leafly is the place for you. A career at Leafly combines the excitement and innovation of a start-up with the support and growth opportunities of a major corporation. Leafly salaries and benefit packages are competitive, and we promise that you will never be bored: we focus relentlessly on solving challenges for our customers and having fun doing it in our collaborative work environment. If you have the skills and desire, you will be joining a global team of innovative, passionate individuals on a revolutionary mission to change the world for the better.
What We Are Looking For In This Role​
We are seeking a Vice President of Finance to lead Leafly’s financial function. The Vice President of Finance will provide strategic and tactical leadership to the company, help drive business value across the organization, and ultimately work to achieve our goal of being the world’s cannabis marketplace. 
The Vice President of Finance will lead corporate finance and accounting functions, overseeing the preparation of all financials and working with the Board, prospective investors, auditors and other key stakeholders. They will lead the company’s financial alignment with its strategic initiatives, working closely with local and international leaders across core business functions such as innovation, compliance, forecasting, investor relations and business value. 
The ideal candidate is an experienced, entrepreneurial thinker; able to toggle seamlessly between strategic thinking and scrupulous attention to detail; hands-on with their leadership style; growth-focused and a natural problem solver; and outcome-oriented at all times. Leafly is looking for you! Here are some of your day-to-day responsibilities:
  • Work with the finance team to lead and manage financial reporting, including month end close and day-to-day accounting
  • Partner with CEO and senior leadership on company-wide budgeting, forecasting, cash forecasting and strategic initiatives
  • Partner with the CEO, as well as stakeholders at Leafly’s parent company, to prepare the necessary financial processes and procedures for additional fundraising and/or taking the company public
  • Lead the development of annual operating plans, sales forecasts, periodic forecasts and forecasting schedules
  • Perform financial and variance analysis, KPIs, and ad hoc analysis and modeling as needed
  • Identify areas for business process efficiency, profitability improvements, and operational and financial controls
  • Oversee the financial functions of our international businesses
  • Partner with CEO and senior leadership on successful execution of shared strategic initiatives
  • Partner with HR in development of company-wide policies and procedures, including facilities and benefits administration
  • Lead, develop and mentor the finance and accounting team implementing operational best practices
  • Establish and maintain appropriate financial controls.
  • Manage annual external audits and liaise with external auditors
Qualifications
  • 10+ years of corporate accounting and finance experience
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Previous experience with e-commerce, online marketplace, SaaS or tech
  • Experience leading a team
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with QuickBooks, software implementation and conversion experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
The job description is representative of typical duties and responsibilities for the position and is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned in accordance with business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. A background check will be conducted after a conditional offer of employment is extended. ​
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Location

Leafly is in the historic Pioneer Square neighborhood. We've got tons of lunch options nearby, and we're easy to reach by bus, light rail, and train.