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Chief Financial Officer

Los Angeles, CA

Company Background

Our client is a rapidly growing media company producing cutting-edge video marketing campaigns across all major advertising platforms. Utilizing a highly streamlined, data-driven approach to product development, the company leverages testing and analysis to make adjustments that react to users in real time. They offer an adaptive, high-volume approach to creative concept development that is tailored to meet a client’s goals and growth metrics. The company, which was recently transformed and poised for major growth, is well positioned for further professionalization and extensive AI-implementation to attract major near-term investment.

The Position

The company is seeking a highly accomplished, top-tier finance leader with a strong systems mentality and operational experience to optimize and drive their growth trajectory. The ideal candidate will bring a rigorous private equity mindset and the ability to act as a C-suite thought partner to this rapidly expanding company. The CFO will play an instrumental role in applying a data-driven, tech-savvy approach to value creation and ensure consistently strong product delivery and transparent return on investment for their customers’ marketing spend.

The CFO will act as a key business partner to the CEO and work to professionalize the finance function, stitch together disparate reporting systems, and ensure an optimal, process-driven approach to media operations.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Professionalize and maintain accurate FP&A and value-add reporting
    • Lead forecasting, budgeting, and financial planning, ensuring robust and accurate cash flow planning, forecasting, and tracking as well as scenario analyses
    • Assist in refining finance and accounting policies, procedures, internal controls, and analytical processes
    • Insightfully present information to senior leadership and other stakeholders
  • Ensure integrity of systems and processes
    • Standardize systems, develop SOPs, and ensure system resilience and knowledge transfer
    • Build out well-defined data flows and processes across the organization
    • Track KPIs for strategic goals and shareholder value creation
    • Implement best practices in process and technology adoption
  • Bring a rigorous, institutional-investment mindset to strategic operations and planning
    • Focus on company-wide implementation of systems and protocol for top- and bottom-line growth and optimization initiatives
    • Help with diligence, modeling, and preparation of company presentation materials and decks for potential fundraising/investment purposes
    • Build relationships with investment bankers, private equity professionals, and others to increase interest and drive potential investment opportunities 

Qualifications and Candidate Background

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 8+ years of financial leadership in high-growth, preferably institutional-investor backed companies
  • Strong knowledge of finance, accounting (including GAAP), budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Experience designing and implementing financial and operational KPIs across a business
  • Experience scaling a business, preferably in lower-middle market companies and related sectors
  • Experience with large-scale company transformations and process improvement
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to act as a thought partner to leaders across the organization
  • Scrappy, hands-on individual who can go from a 30-thousand-foot view to the ground-level, as needed
  • Effective communication skills, EQ, and executive presence to influence decision-making
  • MBA from a top-tier institution


This company is located in Los Angeles, CA, and frequent on-site presence will be expected.


Jarrod Flores
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