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Financial Operations Director - VC Funded Fintech (Remote)

Company: FranShares
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Meet FranShares - the first ever equity crowdfunding platform for franchises allowing Investors to own and generate passive cash flowing positions in the top franchises in the country without ever having to operate the actual franchise. Equity Crowdfunding is moving past its infancy and is shaping up to be a trillion dollar opportunity.
We just closed our seed round led by the VC that originally backed Cameo, M1 Finance, and project44, all of which became unicorns in 2021. We're advised by 8 and 9 figure exit founders and are led by a founder who's an expert in this space with over 300 million in media reach.
Enter you:We are looking for a self-driven financial expert to manage to build and maintain our budget for FranShares corporate and fund level holdings. This is one of the first hires on the Franshares team and will report directly to the CEO and Founding team. Together we will build something great.
Financial Operations Director
As Financial Operations Director you will lead our financial planning, portfolio auditing, SEC regulations, and collaborate in the launch of Franshares GTM strategy.
In your role you will:

  • Manage investor onboarding, management, and regtech platform
  • Drive FranShares financial planning and audits on corporate and fund levels
  • Internal and external financial reporting of FranShares assets and cash management
  • Manage risk by analyzing the company's liabilities and investments
  • Deciding on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks
  • Work with SEC to ensure all fund obligations are met
  • Evaluate FranShares future fundraising plans and capital structure
  • Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the FranShares operations
  • Supervise all future finance personnel
  • Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports
  • Manage relationship with outside tax advisors and auditors to ensure timely filing of various Federal filings
  • Advise CEO on financial implications of business decisions and provide data-driven analysis and recommendations
  • Assist in selection of portfolio franchises and model out fund structure and performance
  • As part of the leadership team contribute to building a corporate culture demonstrating values of customer first mentality, integrity, ownership, and constant improvement
    Qualifications and Experience
    • Minimum five years financial/operations experience, preferred in REIT, investment banking, or franchise financial modeling -
    • Deadline focused critical thinker
    • Experience working with SEC preferred
    • Professional standard of ethics, honesty, and integrity
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Word and Excel
    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to lead a team
    • Ability to build and maintain P&Ls
    • Experience in identifying, analyzing, and communicating tax issues
    • Work with external auditors, compliance related issues, and create internal controls
    • Excellent analytical, reasoning, time management and problem-solving skills
      What's in it for you?
      • Equity/Stock options in a profitable and rapidly growing company
      • Great Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
      • Company provided gear & swag (MacBook Pro, t-shirt, sunglasses, etc.)
      • Ability to mold your career and make an immediate impact
      • Work in a fast-paced, fun environment with an eclectic group of people from all over the world

Keywords: FranShares, Kansas City , Financial Operations Director - VC Funded Fintech (Remote), Accounting, Auditing , Kansas City, Kansas

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