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Head of Finance

Company: Point Digital Finance
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

ROLE OVERVIEWPoint is seeking an experienced senior finance leader to join its growing team. This is a critical and highly visible senior leadership role. You'll be instrumental in scaling the business and maintaining the financial health of Point as we enter a high growth phase. You will be involved in both the internal operations of Point, in addition to interfacing with external stakeholders, including current and potential investors. You will also lead and build teams of highly motivated and talented individuals across various lines of business.

  • Make finance a core strength of the company and heavily influence product development
  • Work with external investment companies interested in investing in Point's platform
  • Drive data and financially-grounded decision-making and accountability company-wide
  • Own the "Fin" side of "Fintech" and be the bridge to the "tech" side
  • Continue to improve our operations teams (Investor Ops, Business Ops, Capital Markets, etc) while building a world-class operational finance department
  • In addition to owning various business verticals, help with whatever is necessary and will have the biggest impact
  • Represent Point's financial interests to the Board of Directors
    • You are a strategic leader, operator, and executive partner
    • You have a proven track record of leading and scaling both finance and operations teams in high growth startup companies
    • You are a strong collaborator with a high EQ and an ability to influence others
    • You embody our core values of transparency, inclusion, and alignment, and are an effective team player with a high degree of professionalism
    • You have great judgement and business intuition with the ability to digest complex issues, assess tradeoffs, and make sound decisions within given constraints
    • Highly analytical and data-driven. You're a pro at building complex spreadsheet models and working in SQL
    • Strong leadership abilities. You've managed a team, have great interpersonal skills and are a strong cross-functional player
    • Experience with fintech or proptech companies preferred
    • Ability to roll up your sleeves as necessary
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      ABOUT US Our Product"Point provides the opportunity to stabilize your financial situation without adding costly monthly payments." - Homeowner in Burlingame, CAHere at Point, we're helping homeowners unlock the equity in their homes without taking on further debt. With an investment from Point, homeowners can de-leverage and diversify their wealth, freeing them up to invest in their business, renovate and maintain their home, eliminate debt, and tackle all of life's expenses from college tuition to medical bills. Our equity investment product is an advantageous alternative for homeowners and investors alike. When partnering with Point, investors now have access to a brand new asset class - homeowner-occupied residential real estate. Point is the first fintech product that is truly aligned with consumers' interests - when the homeowner does well, Point and its investors do well.Our TeamPeople firstAs a consumer fintech company, we embed integrity, transparency, and trust into everything we do at Point, including how we work. Whether you're a homeowner, investor, employee, or candidate, it's people who power our business. We keep the human experience top of mind.Experts at workWe're on a mission to help the 23 million equity-rich, but cash-constrained Americans tap into their home's wealth. To do so, we have experience and expertise in all areas of the business, especially at the helm. Point's leadership have previously founded TrialPay (acquired by Visa), Yub (acquired by, Metails (acquired by, SiteAdvisor (acquired by McAfee), Affirm, SendGrid (acquired by Twilio), and TXN (acquired by Envestnet).Championed by the bestIn 2019, Point closed a $42M Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Prudential Financial, and DAG Ventures. We've received funding from Ribbit Capital, Greylock, SV Angel, and Bloomberg Beta as well.
      PERKS AT POINTHealth Insurance
      Point provides platinum-rated plans for medical (Anthem Blue Cross or Kaiser Permanente), dental and vision (The Standard). We cover 99% of employee premiums and 75% of dependent premiums.Generous Vacation
      Take time for yourself and your family when you want - Point has an unlimited vacation policy.Continued Learning
      We encourage all team members to attend events hosted by our investors, external workshops and conferences. We believe in continuous improvement and want to support employees on their professional journeys.Family Friendly
      Point will top off California PFL earnings to full salary for up to eight weeks, as well as two weeks of fully paid leave to be available after exhaustion of CA PFL. An employee can take reasonable vacation time in addition to the California PFL leave. For employees outside CA, Point will top of PFL earnings in accordance with the state applicable leave laws.Work From Home Stipends
      With employees working remotely, Point will provide employees a $50 monthly cell phone stipend and a $50 monthly internet stipend. In addition, we will reimburse up to $150 to help you purchase supplies for your home office.

Keywords: Point Digital Finance, Palo Alto , Head of Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Palo Alto, California

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