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Strategic Finance & Corporate Development Associate



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023

About AppDirect

Become a digital, global citizen and enable the new generation of digital entrepreneurs around the world. AppDirect offers a subscription commerce platform to sell any product, through any channel, on any device - as a service. We power millions of subscriptions worldwide for organizations. We do this by our values-driven culture—one that enables you to Be Seen, Be Yourself, and Do Your Best Work.

About You

AppDirect is looking for a Strategic Finance & Corporate Development Associate to join the Strategic Finance team as our company continues to expand rapidly. This role will serve as a trusted advisor to key business leaders, delivering recurring reporting and ad-hoc analysis to guide key business decisions. The role will also encompass strategic initiatives, including M&A, capital raising, and investor relations.

This is a highly visible role within a rapidly growing and dynamic business and will be exposed to all critical functions of the business, including the executive suite. The ideal candidate will be a data-driven individual with an analytical eye toward problem solving and have robust financial modeling experience with an ability to drive sustainable impact across the organization. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, be able to work effectively cross-functionally, and have a high-level of attention to detail.

What you’ll do and how you’ll have an impact

  • Strategic Evaluation: Evaluate a number of acquisition, and financing alternative candidates, and drive key insights to leadership. Ability to develop complex financial models including DCF, LBO, merger models;
  • Investor Relations: Manage total company operating model inclusive of key KPIs, debt, and cash forecasting. Create ad-hoc analysis to help investors understand performance of specific business segments;
  • Revenue planning/forecasting for new strategic initiatives;
  • Sales Business Planning: Drive business planning for our growth engine across different products and geographies;
  • Systems & Process Building: Continuously improve reporting frameworks, tools, and processes to ensure access to timely, accurate and actionable financial guidance.

What you’ll do and how you’ll have an impact

  • 2-4 years of experience in investment banking / corporate finance;
  • Technology industry, SaaS, or marketplace experience is a plus;
  • Excel ninja with the superpower to develop insightful financial models and quantitative analysis, paired with critical thinking and sound business judgment;
  • Experience working with large data sets;
  • Ability and desire to build key relationships with leadership in key areas and quickly to build strong & trusting finance business partner relationships. Goal of these partnerships is to guide the business on the financial and operational impact of evaluated strategic initiatives;
  • Soft skills: Ability to eloquently distill and communicate complex topics broadly to board members, front-line team members and everyone in between. You are proactive and have a positive attitude with a can-do, service-oriented mentality;
  • Entrepreneurial: Self-starter with a high degree of ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment and tend to blades of grass while not losing sight of the broader vision and opportunity.

At AppDirect, we believe that innovation thrives in an environment that houses diversity of excellence, experience and thought. We respect each AppDirector as their own fingerprint; unique with no one alike. We foster an environment of inclusion without regard to race, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity enabling AppDirectors to embrace their uniqueness to do their best work. As such, we strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities.

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