Head of Finance

Remote /
Finance /
Full-Time
About Us:
Elevate Labs is on a mission to improve people's minds.
 
Since 2014, we’ve helped millions of people around the world learn and improve concrete communication, memory, and math skills through Elevate, our first mobile app which has won Apple's App of the Year Award and been downloaded more than 50 million times. With Balance, our second mobile app and Google's Best App of 2021, we’ve personalized meditation and made it free for an entire year to help more people reduce stress, improve sleep, sharpen focus, and much more. 

Elevate Labs is a fully remote company of voracious learners and passionate doers, driven by our vision to help billions of people lead healthy, joyful, and productive lives.

The Role:
We’re looking for a versatile Head of Finance who can act as a partner to the executive team in taking Elevate Labs to the next level. In addition to owning Finance and Accounting, the Head of Finance will support investor relations, fundraising, and other strategic initiatives. 

The ideal candidate has leadership experience in startup environments and deep knowledge of finance. 

This is a fully remote position anywhere in North America.

How You'll Make an Impact Here:

    • Partner with the executive team to develop the financial strategy for the business
    • Own the financial model and lead KPI-driven financial planning and analysis (FP&A) 
    • Influence and coordinate with senior stakeholders to set and achieve the company’s annual and long-term goals
    • Partner with the executive team on fundraising and investor relations. Prepare financial materials, board presentations, investor updates, and share insights during meetings
    • Lead annual planning and report on performance relative to plan at company and department levels
    • Manage outsourced Accounting team to assist with the financial close process and variance analysis
    • Own option grant process, 409(a), etc. through Carta
    • Ensure Elevate Labs is compliant with GAAP, tax laws, and related requirements 

Qualifications:

    • 7+ years of experience in Finance with emphasis on cross-functional leadership, forecasting, planning, and business partnership
    • Extensive experience building and maintaining financial models from scratch
    • Advanced analytical skills with the ability to deliver insights from financial data that contribute to company-level goals and guide decision-making
    • Ability to deliver strategic value to the business across various dimensions
    • Track record of influencing leadership decisions through clear communication and understanding of company-wide priorities
    • Strong communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
    • Capability and willingness to roll up sleeves and drive tactical execution of large projects
    • Deep startup experience

Bonus:

    • Experience interacting with board members and other investors
    • Experience with financial analytics
    • Track record of recruiting excellent talent
    • A passion for meditation, mental wellness, or similar topics in the mental health space

Benefits & Perks:

    • Competitive salary and equity
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
    • Distributed team flexibility, with a home-office stipend and co-working reimbursement
    • Annual learning, wellness, and travel stipends
    • Generous PTO, flexible sick leave, and paid parental leave
How We Hire:
At Elevate Labs, we put a lot of time and care into who we hire. We seek to build high-impact teams with high talent density. You can expect conversational style interviews (approximately 3 interviews and skills review) where we get to learn more about you.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion:
We believe that there is no single candidate profile that guarantees success in this role. Experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your background is similar to the job description and you think you can excel in this role, please apply and tell us about yourself and the impact you could make at Elevate Labs.

We also know that diversity of identity, experience, and thought leads to more creativity, better problem-solving, and wiser decisions, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to our team. We are an equal opportunity employer; committed to diversity and building an equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences, and we're taking steps to meet that commitment. We highly encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ folks, veterans, and people with disabilities.