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Director of Strategic Finance

Company Name: Honeycomb Credit
Company Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Work Type: On-site-only
Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Employment Status: Full-time
Date Posted: June 26, 2024
Apply By: August 27, 2024

Be a part of the future of Main Street finance – getting capital to beloved small businesses who are the engine of our economy, all while creating an entirely new small business asset class to let everyone invest in the local communities that matter most to them.

Honeycomb is a venture-backed, community capital platform that unlocks capital for small businesses from an unconventional and innovative source—their fans, friends, and community. By crowdfunding a small business loan from their customers, entrepreneurs create deeper relationships with their community and investors earn a return while supporting local businesses they love. It’s a true win-win!

Honeycomb has driven nearly $30 million of investments to more than 400 businesses across the United States.  We are creating a new strategic finance role to support our growing organization.  As the Director of Strategic Finance you will be a key member of the leadership team, working side-by-side with the CEO to manage the organization’s finances while refining and implementing the company’s strategic plan.  You will work with key stakeholders – ranging from the Honeycomb leadership team to the Board of Directors to Honeycomb institutional capital partners – to keep all parties up to speed on our progress and aligned on the strategic vision of the company.

As Honeycomb’s Strategic Finance Director, you will:

  • Lead the development and execution of the company’s financial strategy, including long-range planning, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Oversee the FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) function, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting, analysis, and insights
  • Lead quarterly and annual forecasting cycles and financial planning and work with senior leadership to develop Objectives and Key Results
  • Own all accounting and finance function and relationships including managing external bookkeeping and accounting resources
  • Develop and maintain, and present accurate and timely financial reporting dashboards and metrics for the leadership team, the Board of Directors, investors, and other stakeholders
  • Manage payroll, human resources, and compliance
  • Develop guardrails for budget spend, implement spending control processes, and advise on annual planning target for revenue and expenses
  • Work closely with Honeycomb’s capital strategies team, our external institutional capital providers, and prospective capital partners to expand the capital available for investment on the Honeycomb platform
  • Help define the asset class of small business investments and support in developing educational and promotional materials for both retail and institutional investors
  • Partner with CEO and leadership to translate strategic objectives into financial models and KPIs
  • Support with future fundraising including building and managing a data room, preparing for and participating in investor meetings, and supporting due diligence

 We are seeking candidates with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 7-10+ years of progressive finance and FP&A experience, preferably in a high-growth technology company
  • Strong strategic thinking capabilities with a view towards accelerating Honeycomb’s growth
  • Exceptional financial modeling, forecasting and reporting skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience managing external accounting/bookkeeping resources
  • Advanced Excel skills for financial modeling and the ability to summarize complex information in PowerPoint or Slides
  • Experience with capital markets generally and alternative investment assets specifically is a plus

 Why Honeycomb?

  • Full-time, salaried position with a competitive compensation package
  • Competitive equity package in a high-growth startup
  • Comprehensive health insurance with 90% employer contribution
  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fun, unique, and exciting co-workers
  • The opportunity to contribute on Day 1 and grow your career in a mission-driven organization
    Honeycomb Credit is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA and a strong preference will be given to candidates who are in the region or who are willing to relocate.

Honeycomb Credit is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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