Head of Finance

Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Fooji, Inc. is looking for an experienced Head of Finance to forecast revenues and expenditures, and advise us on future budgeting and fundraising. For this role, you should hold a degree in Finance or Accounting (ideally with a CPA or CFA certification) followed by relevant work experience. Knowledge of forecasting models, venture fundraising and cost accounting processes are key requirements for this position. You will explore investment options, oversee internal and external reporting, be a liaison to the board of directors and set company-wide financial policies. Ultimately, you will ensure our financial planning is healthy and aligns with business objectives.


  • Develop financial models through benchmarking and process analysis
  • Forecast quarterly and annual performance
  • Manage cash and liquidity projections
  • Analyze and report on current financial status
  • Conduct thorough research of historical financial data
  • Explore investment options and present risk and opportunities
  • Coordinate with the executive team and board on long-term financial planning
  • Prepare and share all internal and external financial reporting
  • Manage investor and creditor relationships
  • Oversee treasury management
  • Oversee annual tax compliance
  • Help manage the cap table, stock agreements, accounting compliance, 409a
  • Compare anticipated and actual results and identify areas of improvement
  • Participate in budgeting (for departments and projects)
  • Review accounting transactions for data accuracy
  • Establish financial policies

skills required from you

  • Proven work experience as a Head of Finance or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with financial and statistical software
  • Expertise in MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and using advanced formulas)
  • Familiarity with finance databases
  • Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP)
  • Up-to-date with accounting laws and regulations
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to present financial data using detailed reports and charts
  • Demonstrable strategic thinking skills
  • Confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving start-up environment
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus

in case you’re not convinced…

Along with the great perks of a startup environment, Fooji offers all of the extras listed below.

Unlimited PTO/Sick Days

Here's how we view vacation - if you get your work done, you can take as much vacation as you want...seriously!

Health, Dental, & Vision

All full time employees are eligible for 100% paid health, dental and vision insurance.

Team Events

We love team bonding! Fooji team members regularly participate in fun bonding activities like retreats, employee sports leagues, and team dinners.

All required hardware

Employees will be provided with the latest Apple hardware and anything else you need to get the job done.

Great Company Culture

Fooji has a fun work environment with a modern office space. Our team works hard to always maintain a positive vibe in the office.

Flexible Schedule

As long as you show up and get your work done, we are super flexible with your schedule! Feel free to hit snooze.

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