Senior Director, Finance and Corporate Strategy

Remote (United States)

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Rescale is a cloud simulation platform that helps engineers and scientists build, compute, analyze, and scale simulations with high performance computing (HPC) in the cloud

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Rescale (@rescaleinc) is the leading hybrid cloud platform delivering intelligent computing for digital R&D, and enabling more than 300 customers from startups to Fortune 50 enterprises to accelerate design cycles and time to market. Founded by former Boeing aerospace engineers, Rescale gives research scientists and engineers the ability to automate their workflows across simulation and artificial intelligence applications, fully automated and performance optimized against the best high performance computing architectures.  
Using Rescale, industry leaders are accelerating new chip designs, enabling computational drug discovery, powering the design of new rockets and supersonic jets, and building a sustainable energy future.  
Rescale is hiring a Sr Director, Finance and Corporate Strategy. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing, well funded company. Rescale is looking for someone who will work closely with our leadership team where you will have the opportunity to influence our financial strategy and have a significant impact on Rescale’s growth. This role will focus on corporate finance, investor relations and corporate development activities. The ideal candidate has a bias for action, has a roll up your sleeves attitude and can effectively lead a finance team through our hyper-growth . This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

At Rescale, this means you will work on and impact:

  • Oversee Rescale’s FP&A function including management reporting, variance analysis, and scenario planning on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Generate dashboard reports that monitor KPI’s and unit economics to track Rescale’s performance and growth performance.  Communicate trends and findings to management to highlight risks and opportunities.
  • Provides guidance to review M&A opportunities and to advise on and guide the inorganic growth strategy.
  • Assists our pricing teams by providing regular profitability updates, provides guidance with new SKU rollout and ensures Rescale is optimizing value with our pricing strategies.
  • Design and create complex financial models and other analytical ad-hoc work projects. Makes recommendations based upon these analyses.
  • Ensure timely calculation of sales commissions and provide guidance on optimizing sales incentive programs that are aligned with our GTM strategies.
  • Design and maintain a comprehensive Investor Relations program to communicate financial performance, key business drivers.
  • Partner with executive leadership to prepare QBR, Board and other investor related materials and presentations.
  • Determine the appropriate processes, methodologies, variables, and modeling techniques to develop and deliver accurate forecasts.
  • Refine data warehouse systems and tools to track performance, provide reporting solutions and enhance operational insights. 
  • Lead and develop a high-performing global Corporate FP&A team.

What we’re looking for:

  • Minimum 8 years work experience in finance roles with at least 3 years in financial planning
  • Experience in investment banking or corporate development a plus
  • Experience in infrastructure software / cloud computing preferred
  • Thorough understanding of SaaS and/or Usage based KPIs
  • Demonstrated success in building or leading a high performing team
  • Significant expertise and passion for robust, auditable, and well-structured financial models
  • Proficient in three-statement financial models
  • Team player and great communicator
  • Familiarity and comfort with GAAP principles

About your team at Rescale and who you will work with:

  • Manager: This role will report to Frank Colich, Rescale's CFO. Frank has prior experience leading high performing teams at 3TIER and Skytap. Frank is excited to partner with you on growing the finance function here at Rescale! 
  • Founders: You will partner closely with our co-founders Adam and Joris to drive global People team strategy. 
  • Leadership team: You’ll partner with our leaders such as Ed (CPO), Matt (SVP Global Sales), Gerhard (SVP Engineering), Cynthia Mason (SVP People), and many more, to help drive their growth as leaders and support their organizations’ growth.
Rescale is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with Rescale will be contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive background check.   
Job perks/benefits: Startup environment Team events
Job region(s): North America
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