Fractional CFO

CFO Advisors is a leading Fractional CFO provider, specializing in partnering with Artificial Intelligence startups. Our founder-first philosophy and ownership mindset are central to our approach, from reading hundred-page white papers on our client’s industries to attending technical AI conferences, we are relentlessly focused on staying at the forefront of industry and “earning the right” to advise our clients which include leading AI companies backed by Tier 1 VCs and industry leaders such as Sam Altman.

What you'll do

  • Work closely with client C-Suite to define and execute operating plans that effectively bridge their strategic objectives with financial resources.
  • Effectively manage stakeholder relationships, including investors and board members, ensuring alignment on key financial plans and company strategy.
  • Serve as a trusted sounding board to leading founders, offering insights and guidance on critical business decisions.
  • Continuously analyze data and ideate strategies to identify opportunities for accelerated growth and improved operational efficiency.
  • Facilitating debt and equity venture financing processes.
  • Own initiatives to continually productize aspects of the CFO role, leveraging the latest AI tools
  • Establish yourself as a recognized leader in the startup space, contributing to thought leadership and organizing key industry events.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of experience in a technical financial modeling role within investment banking, private equity, or management consulting.
  • 1-2 years of experience in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) or Business Operations within a technology company.
  • Demonstrated tracked record of being a self-starter, ideating and successfully driving projects end to end that yielded tangible, positive outcomes
  • Educational background or additional work experience in software engineering is a plus
  • Sales operations experience (Hubspot / Salesforce) is a plus

Why we love this role

  • Inspirational work environment through deep founder relationships:
    We work closely with leading founders, all who have dedicated their life to building an industry defining company, on a daily basis. Their passion and excitement for their work are not just inspiring but contagious, creating an endlessly emerging work environment.
  • Unbounded Learning and Exploration:
    Success in this role is directly proportional to an insatiable curiosity, as learning new skills directly contributes to the success of our clients. From attending cutting-edge Machine Learning Conferences and engaging with top AI experts to discussing complex board governance with CFOs of public companies, almost nothing is ‘out of scope’.
  • Nexus of the Startup Ecosystem:
    Our role is at the heart of the startup world, where we engage closely with a dynamic array of founders, venture capitalists, leading operators, and technology partners. We often act as a pivotal link driving meaningful connections with these influential stakeholders.

Compensation & Location

  • Base salary range + additional variable compensation range
  • Flexible Hybrid Work Arrangement
  • Must be based in New York or San Francisco Bay Area