We are looking for a Head of Finance & Business Operations to join our team and up-level the sophistication of our financial and operational systems. Over the last 4 years, we have laid the foundation for growth and view this role as the last piece to accelerate our efforts. You will be part of the leadership team working to double the business over the next 1-2 years. 


What We Need

We are looking for a Head of Finance & Business Operations for Born & Bred to act as the right-hand support to our Co-founders and help maximize our financial and operating potential.

The ideal candidate is a collaborative strategic financial leader with proven success in high-growth businesses. Experienced in Operational Strategy and Financial Modeling that result in increased cash flow, profitability, and competitive advantage. Passionate about team development, business efficiency and effectiveness, and embracement of the ever-changing world of agencies.

In this role, you will be instrumental in the productivity, effectiveness, and profitability of the agency by focusing on the build, implementation, and oversight of our financial and business operations. You will define and implement systems that will continue to allow us to operate at the scale and speed of a rapidly growing disruptive agency. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with Born & Bred Leadership team to refine and standardize processes across the organization to improve operational efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction, and profitability. 
  • Serve as a thought partner and strategic advisor to the Co-Founders and agency Leadership Team to help design new offerings for Born & Bred. 
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure the growth EBITDA over the next 3 years. 


The Day-To-Day

  • Manage accounting operations including billing, A/R, A/P, Cashflow, and purchase orders.
  • Achieve budgeting goals with proper scheduling, analysis, and corrective action.
  • Develop financial metrics to increase the accuracy and efficiency of the business.
  • Support annual budgeting and monthly forecasting to guide strategic and tactical decision-making.
  • Collaborate with our Accounting/Tax Vendor in the preparation of quarterly and annual tax filings.
  • Manage strong internal controls, and create effective business processes and systems.
  • Provide financial updates by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points.
  • Manage of leases, contracts, consulting agreements, financing arrangements, licensing, and other subscription-based commitments.
  • Support the creation of new products/services for the agency by working with the Leadership team to ensure profitability.
  • Support day-to-day finance and accounting operations including:
    • Review and approve expenses for Agency operation
    • Support AP to ensure that when needed, payments are made swiftly and accurately in compliance with local production standards as well as company policies.
    • Work with the Project Management team and oversee the vendor management life cycle.
    • Manage the payroll operation ensuring that third-party vendors meet all regulatory and statutory requirements and employees are paid accurately and timely.
  • Partner with Co-Founders and Leadership team to design, implement, and manage the planning, and budgeting processes to support Agency growth
  • Run as the point of contact when specific operational issues arise with the view to address and course correct


What You’ll Bring To The Role

  • 10-12 years of experience in Strategic Business Operations, Financial Operations, consulting, or Accounting
  • Strategic thinker with extensive knowledge of agency operations, demonstrating a unique blend of leadership, team building, resourcefulness, and bottom-line business acumen.
  • Extensive experience in helping Agencies build new service and product lines to increase agency revenue and profitability
  • Experience implementing and tracking retainer-based billing programs 
  • Thorough understanding of US GAAP accounting requirements
  • Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills; strong bias towards data-informed decisions, and comfort with financial and operational analysis
  • Exceptional cost management skills and a passion for driving margins and a profitable business model

What We’d Love To See

  • Education: MBA or CPA
  • Demonstrated experience scaling an agency from $10M annual revenue to $20M 
  • 7+ years experience in a Brand Agency or Creative Agency preferred 


Salary: $120-$200K

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