Finance Manager

| Chicago

Leaf Trade is the leading B2B marketplace between licensed wholesalers of cannabis products and dispensaries in the highly regulated cannabis markets. Leaf Trade streamlines order management and fulfillment by providing a CRM, essential integrations, and other enterprise tools that save time and help grow cannabis businesses. To learn more about Leaf Trade, visit

About the Role

Leaf Trade is looking to hire a Senior Finance Manager to report to the leadership  team at our fast growing tech startup. We are looking for a high-energy, experienced financial planning and analysis professional who will assist the company in achieving their short, medium and long term objectives.

The ideal candidate is data driven, business-minded, and results driven. You will be responsible for the preparation, consolidation and review of Leaf Trade’s financial statements. As the leader of the Finance team, you will help surface insights that drive strategy and optimal decision making for the leadership  team across the organization.

Leaf Trade is in a unique position to leave a large footprint in the emerging Cannabis industry.  As an early hire of a fast growing startup, the individual should have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a whatever-it-takes mentality to help the company grow quickly and sustainably.  



  • Prepare KPI reports distributed weekly and monthly to the Executive Team

  • Monitor KPIs and business drivers for specific departments - Sales, Marketing, Product, Technology, Operations and Customer Care - highlighting trends and investigating underlying causes of variance

  • Enhance and maintain detailed financial models to support accurate and timely monthly forecasts , annual and periodic budgeting and long term financial projections

  • Drive monthly and quarterly closing, reporting and forecasting activities

  • Develop detailed models that accurately convey key business unit risks and opportunities as they relate to revenue growth, profit growth and risk management

  • Improve the accuracy and timeliness of budgeting, forecasting and long term planning processes with new tools, processes and reporting changes.

  • Develop a detailed understanding of the Company, it’s products and services, its markets and its internal organization in order to be able to identify opportunities to increase revenue and profit



  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5+ minimum years of relevant Finance experience

  • Strong financial analysis and modeling skills

  • Strong GTM Pricing

  • Experience with periodic corporate forecasting and financial reporting

  • Highly analytical with an aptitude in decision making and problem solving

  • Strong communication skills including setting goals and objectives

  • Excellent writing skills, both to customers and internal staff

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint


Desired Skills & Attributes  

  • MBA Preferred but would consider BA/BS in Finance or related field

  • Experience with Budgeting and Planning Systems preferred

  • You are a team-player, but you also thrive working autonomously

  • Excellent ability to multitask and prioritize workload

  • Acute attention to detail

  • You are an entrepreneur and have started a business before

  • Knowledge of the cannabis industry is a plus, not required



  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity

  • Health insurance

  • Vacation days, sick days, and corporate holidays

  • Complimentary gym membership

  • Fast growth environment with potential for quick upward mobility

  • Vibrant company culture within a casual environment

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