Signal is the global leader in real-time people-based marketing. The Signal Platform offers one integrated tool to collect data from any offline or online source, create a persistent cross-channel identity graph, and match, onboard and segment rich audiences for always-on marketing and media activation. With the Signal Platform, brands and publishers have immediate knowledge of buyers, own their always-on cross-channel identity graph, and can simply and quickly engage consumers within minutes of recognition, while they are still in market. With Signal’s Platform, brands can reach known people at scale for increased conversions, better customer experiences, and improved customer loyalty.

Signal’s technology runs on more than 45,000 digital properties in 158 countries. The platform facilitates billions of data requests monthly, supporting top brands around the world that generate more than $1.5 trillion in commerce, including Allstate, Audi, Crate & Barrel, DeVry University, GAP, JetBlue Airways, 1-800-Flowers.com, MediaVest Group, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and many more.

Director of Finance Operations at Signal

Signal is seeking a super smart (numbers and ideas are equally compelling), preternaturally organized and driven type to fill an important role on our Finance Team, as a Director of Finance Operations. Our future Signalite has at least five years of experience in helping to build out a financial & operational infrastructure and relishes a role that focuses on strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting and analytical activities across the company on a global scale. 

If this sounds like you, keep reading.

So, what would you be doing?

  • Reporting to our VP, Finance Operations, you will help develop the business planning and analysis process for the company including the development and refinement of the Company’s core business unit(s) reporting & analysis, and review and assess KPI metrics.
  • Play a central part in the financial and operational analysis & execution of the operating plan
  • Implement systems, processes, and controls that enable financial discipline and produce the timely, reliable and accurate information we need to make great decisions.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day revenue and operational activities and analysis for our core Enterprise business. This includes the monthly preparation and delivery of monthly management analysis packages and other core deliverables to upper management.
  • Work with senior leadership on yearly planning and budgeting process and develop key operating metrics.
  • Research, develop, and measure key operating metrics across all departments including Sales, Marketing, Client Services, Infrastructure, Product, etc.

What do we need from you?

  • Experience. This means 5-7 years of experience in the accounting/finance space with at least 2-3 years of experience in financial planning and analysis background.
  • Education. BA/BS in Accounting or related field.
  • Experience working in a SaaS company is a must.
  • Having a CPA is preferred but having solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), financial operational reporting and analysis is a must. 
  • You are an expert in budgeting, planning and reporting from a global perspective. Current and former coworkers speak of your abilities in hushed, reverential tones.
  • Amazing organizational abilities. You keep track of tight deadlines with lots of moving parts and still have presence of mind to have fun along the way.
  • The ability to not only embrace the crazy but take it as a challenge to make things better. Be proactive; a thought leader in innovating new ways to measure and create robust metrics and reports that adds value to the business
  • The ability to take the initiative, develop new ways to report performance and expand visibility of the results of the business to senior management.
  • You are equally adept at crunching numbers as you are at expressing your ideas through presentations and written communication. Let’s just say you know your way around Excel and MS PowerPoint or some other presentation software. Being skilled with Microsoft BI is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with managing and tracking revenue pipeline such as Salesforce or any other pipeline tool software. 
  • A willingness to do pretty much anything to make things happen. You have the knack for getting everything in writing and the presence of mind to charm others while doing so. You get that even the most fun kind of work involves work, are willing to put in the hours, and love a well thought out spreadsheet. You’re tenacious as they come, oh, and you’re a pretty nice person on top of it all.

Outside the obviousness of the job, like all Signalites you fall in love with new ideas, can’t stop learning, and are a pretty nice person on top of all of it. You get that even the most fun kind of work is work, consider putting in the hours an obvious necessity, and easily deal with change. You think well beyond what’s asked of you, live and breathe the minutiae of the work.

What’s in it for you: 

You will work with others who value culture and treating one another like adults. To support this we offer a competitive salary/bonus with great benefits, like: unlimited PTO, 401k, health/dental/vision, STD/LTD, snacks, parental leave, Hack Weeks, great colleagues.

How to apply:

Interested? Well, send your resume via the link below. The company and team we’re building is important to us, so include a note explaining what you’ve been doing and why you’d make a great addition to our team. Be yourself. We will only respond to people who meet qualifications and on whom we develop a professional crush.

About us: 

Signal is a global leader in real-time,people-based marketing technology. With one platform, Signal’s integrated technology combines data collection, persistent identification, data onboarding and media activation for real-time cross-channel engagement. By leveraging Signal’s platform, brands and publishers gain immediate knowledge of buyers, access to high quality audiences and a simplified activation process to engage consumers within minutes of recognition.

Today, Signal’s technology runs on more than 45,000 digital properties in 158 countries. The platform facilitates billions of data requests monthly, supporting top global brands around the world that generate more than $1.5 trillion in commerce, including Allstate, Audi, Crate & Barrel, GAP, JetBlue Airways, 1-800-Flowers.com, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and many more.

Signal has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including being named one of the fastest growing companies on the 2015 and 2016 Inc. 500 lists. Visit www.signal.co to learn more and follow Signal.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Information

Individuals seeking employment at Signal are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

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We hire exceptional talent and are growing fast. We’re on a mission to create the best technology and build an awesome company. We’ve filled our offices with people who are smart, passionate, work hard, and like to have fun. We’re looking for the best candidates, so if you’re talented, nice and love solving hard problems, we want you on our team.
Culture
Here's some fun links to learn more about life at Signal: https://www.signal.co/blog/bring-your-parents-to-work-day/ https://www.signal.co/blog/every-hack-counts-signal/ https://www.signal.co/blog/halloween-2016/
Perks & Benefits
We pay well. It's important.
We encourage conference participation (presenting, too).
Heath, Dental, STD, LTD.
Hackweeks, Shark Weeks. Collaborative place.
We offer parental leave and get that you want to see your kids grow up
We have a shiny new gym in our building & a bike room.
We do not track or limit PTO. Time off is important.
Food, drinks. Good coffee
Our culture club facilitates something for everyone - Book club. Supper club. Computer Science club. Trivia Nights. And even a summer volleyball team.

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