SpotHero is a young, fast growing, venture-backed startup revolutionizing the way people park. We partner with parking companies to make them more money by providing the tools to use their inventory better. For drivers, we turn finding a parking spot from a chore into a pleasure. Everybody walks away with smiles on their faces and more dollars in their pockets.
We're at the best part of an emerging company's growth cycle. We have a unique value proposition that drivers and parking lot managers love. We recently raised our first round of VC investment from leading firms. We are primed and ready to grow very quickly. There is no faster way to accelerate your career than to play a key role in this growth - taking on as much responsibility as possible and delivering off the charts success.
Summer Finance Lead (B-round Startup CFO Track) - First Year MBAs
Position Type: salary
Posted: April 23, 2013
SpotHero is looking for an exceptionally curious, finance-savvy, data-driven, and ambitious individual to build and manage all aspects of the finance function at our firm. A very successful summer at SpotHero opens up the opportunity to continue working and growing with us on a part-time basis during your second year. Upon graduation you would join SpotHero as CFO as we pursue our B-round of institutional funding.
SpotHero is the OpenTable of Parking. We are revolutionizing the parking world by helping drivers reserve convenient parking spots right from their phone or the web.
We are funded by:
This is our team: The SpotHero Team.
What Problems and Challenges would I get to solve?
Build and manage the entire finance function within SpotHero
Connect all business activities and spending (marketing, support etc..) to the bottom line, track their impact, and produce actionable analyses that increase profitability.
Create budgets, financial models, projections, and summaries for internal use as well as for current and future investors.
Work closely with the entire team to analyze customer buying behaviors to uncover purchasing trends and customer profiles as we expand into new markets across the USA.
What Should I Bring to the Table?
A voracious appetite for learning. Do you have what it takes to develop professionally as quickly as SpotHero grows commercially?
A first-class business mind that effortlessly connects and derives business meaning from accounting numbers.
Exceptional Excel skills. You can cut up and summarize thousands of rows of data with ease. You know your keyboard shortcuts like a jazz pianist knows his chords.
How much would I make?
During the summer you will be paid a salary. Should we move forward beyond the summer, your compensation would consist of salary and equity, with exact amounts being a combination of your contributions and risk preferences.
What is Your Hiring Process?
If we like what we see, we’ll get back to you within 6 days to set up a phone interview with Jeremy. Should that go well, we’d like to have you come in to our offices in River North within 1-2 days for an in-person discussion with the entire team. We would like to have a final decision about this hire by May 6th. This role will start shortly after school ends.
How do I Apply?
You hate writing cover letters and we hate reading them. Instead, please get in touch with us as follows:
Email your resume to our COO, Jeremy Smith, at Jeremy@spothero.com
Please make the subject of the email the job title above. In the email, please include:
- One or two sentences telling us why you’d like to work for SpotHero.
- Attach a pivot table with data of your choice (yes we know this is really easy, but have fun with it)