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Head of Finance

  • Brooklyn, New York, United States

Job description

Who we are

We are Kisi, a physical security technology company that accelerates a world where the right people can share physical resources at any time. Founded in 2012, Kisi operates from a headquarter in Brooklyn (USA), an office in Stockholm (Sweden), and a remote team across the globe.

What we do

We bring simple and secure physical security to people and organizations anywhere. Our award-winning hardware and compliance-certified software form the core of our physical security platform that helps businesses around the world connect and control their spaces through the cloud. With our seamless access experience and real-time data and analytics we help make spaces available to the right people at any time. But don’t just take our word for it: explore our award-winning Reader Pro, which recently won the coveted GOOD DESIGN award as well as the prestigious iF Design Award. Curious about how Kisi works? Check out this short product demo.

How and why we do it

At Kisi, you will have the freedom to do your work in the way you work best. There’s a flat hierarchy (work alongside our co-founders Carl, Max, and Bernie!), a strong sense of ownership, and the freedom to get creative. We also try to limit meetings as much as possible so that you can have dedicated focus time. Our mission is clear: ensure ease of facility access and remote space management, providing access systems to create a secure future where spaces are connected and accessible without boundaries.

Your role

As Head of Finance & Ops you are a running the business from the financial perspective. Your north star metric is to exceed the plan by keeping everyone grounded in realistic & safe forecasting but with growth ambition and backups where needed.

Your responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning: KPI based insights and strategy based on financial performance for growth, cost savings, and operational improvements. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align operational and financial strategies with organizational goals.
  • Financial Management & Controlling: Develop and implement financial data structure, policies, and procedures to ensure accurate, timely and clear financial reporting and the company's financial health and compliance. Oversee budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning to support organizational goals.
  • Team leadership: Build and lead a high-performing operations and finance team. Provide mentorship and guidance to team members, fostering professional growth.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including executive leadership, department heads, and external partners. Collaborate with other department heads to ensure seamless coordination between operations and finance function. 

Job requirements

Your qualifications

  • Proven experience in a senior finance role, e.g. PE, IB or in-house
  • Ability to work with > 1,000 customers requiring large degree of automation and standardization.
  • Strong financial acumen with a deep understanding of financial accounting, analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Entrepreneurial, business outcome focused mindset.
  • Clear communication.

What you can expect

Impact. It’s all about making a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. At Kisi, you are expected to make meaningful contributions to shape the future of physical security.

Excellence. We strive for excellence and best-in-class experiences in everything we do. We are innovative and obsessed with the details that matter.

Culture. Our culture is not a written manifest, but the result of all of us. We place great emphasis on building a company that is open, welcoming, challenging, and fun.

Ownership. We don’t believe in micro-management, but we do believe in setting and getting goals. At Kisi, you will own goals, and have freedom under responsibility.

Diversity. We are American, Argentinian, Brazilian, Danish, English, Ethiopian, German, Indian, Nigerian, Swedish, and more.

Learn more about who we are, and our values.

Your benefits

  • Team offsites. The Kisi Krew meets up from time to time in person in new exciting locations.

  • Equipment. You will be set up with all the necessary equipment needed to do your job to the best of your ability.

  • Vacation days. Sweden: minimum 25 days PTO. USA and Remote: minimum 20 days PTO.

  • Healthcare and pension. USA: health coverage, 401k. Sweden: health coverage, life insurance, pension plan. Remote: build your own package.

  • Grow with us. We are here to support you in your growth whether you want to become a manager, learn a new skill, or move into a new role.

  • Referral program. You will get $2.500 for each successful hire we make from your referrals.

What’s not to like? Send in your application, free up your calendar, and let's talk!

Your process with us

Application > CV screening > Intro call > Recruitment challenge > Technical Interview > Culture Interview > Offer