Overview

The VP of Finance and Administration will report to the President and provide leadership and coordination of all financial, human relations, and administrative functions for the company.

Responsibilities: 

› Direct, coordinate, and execute financial planning and analysis 
› Define internal processes and procedures for forecasting, budgeting, and spending approval 
› Lead the negotiation and closure of venture capital, strategic capital, and debt financings 
› Conduct analyses to inform strategic planning processes within the company, and to inform contract negotiations, product investment, and other decisions 
› Support business development and other functional teams in the final negotiation of major company contracts. Be the key management liaison to outside legal counsel. 
› Working with the Director of Finance, manage all financial and management accounting including revenue recognition, budget management and reporting, tax planning, administrative policies, expense management, audits, and ensuring company accounting procedures and reporting conform to generally accepted accounting principles 
› Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures 
› Design and implement non-dilutive financial vehicles for funding content production (e.g., “slate financing vehicles” and “production funds”) 
› Lead all human relations, IT, and administrative functions within the company 

Essential Requirements: 

› Experience in a B2C Internet/digital business 
› Experience in Finance management functions within a successful venture/growth company 

Additional Desired Requirements: 

› MBA and/or CPA 
› Experience with contemporary Media business models, including knowledge of benchmarks for measuring financial and operating performance. 
› Experience in closing financings, including negotiating business terms of stock purchase, debt, and commercial contractual agreements in venture/growth stage companies. 
› Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 
› Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. 
› Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations 
› Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections 
› Can-do attitude and sense of humor are a must 

About Interlude

Interlude (interlude.fm) is a venture-backed media and technology company that is building the world's first interactive entertainment network. From music videos to original premium content, each Interlude video empowers the viewer to explore and interact so that the experience is delightfully different each time, combining the magic of a story with the engagement of a game. We work with the biggest names in the music and entertainment space, and partner with top brands and media organizations including Warner Music, Disney, Universal, BBC, Viacom, and more to create and distribute immersive video content on mobile and web. Interlude is backed by Sequoia Capital, NEA, Marker, Intel Capital, Innovation Endeavors and Warner Music Group and is based in New York City. Our Offices: Interlude is a global growth company with offices in New York City, Los Angeles and Tel Aviv. The 60+ Interluders gather twice a week over a themed lunch, and go on company-sponsored outings (recent ones include Karaoke, Go-Karts racing, and horseback riding). We are a dog-friendly company, and the official NYC office dog Luda will be happy to keep you company, as long as you provide her with treats. 

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