Head of Finance at Hologram, Inc.

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About Hologram
The future, as we see it, has millions of more devices connected to the internet — from self-driving cars, to delivery drones, to electric scooters, to smart farming sensors. Hologram is here to connect anything to the internet — via our global cellular platform and network available in 196 countries. 
This Role

Run all FP&A, Controller, and Treasury functions. Setup corporate finance best practices. Assist with fundraising. Be the first team member of the Hologram Finance department and build the team overtime.

What should excite you about Hologram:
  • Getting to reimagine the global telecommunications space
  • Working with a small, passionate team who is dedicated to building a delightful place to work, and who believes in working smarter, not harder.
  • Building for the long term by expanding our financial systems and building meticulous foundations.
  • We are a global company and you would have the opportunity to build financial systems globally.
  • A fun, upbeat, and fast-paced team to work with.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Controllership
    • Close/keep the books
    • Create and manage budgets (keep the org from overspending)
    • Expense Controls
    • Payment Terms/Margin Controls
    • Compliance/Audit
  2. Treasury
    • Cash Management 
    • AP/AR (Cash Mgmt)
    • Cap Table Mgmt and Planning
  3. FPA
    • Forward looking modeling
    • Financial strategy (fundraising, hiring, etc.)
    • Unit economics/contribution margin views
      • Source of truth for company wide metrics (CAC, LTV, Rep Payback, Churn, etc)
Success Criteria for This Role
Key metrics should this person meet/fulfill/move
  1. GAAP Financials. Books closed 10th of every month.
  2. Own AP is planned and properly forcasted
  3. AR: 90% of payments are received on time
  4. Inventory is reconciled and a continuous basis
  5. Costs are predictable, known and transparent
  6. 100% of expenses are reviews
  7. Forecasts are accurate within +/- 5%
Other duties:
  1. Finance presence/leadership for vendor negotiations
  2. Organization has a clear view of budgets, current performance
  3. Strong opinion on operational metrics and unit economics
  1. Strong handle on GAAP Financial accounting principles
  2. Past experience managing budgets and forecasting
  3. High ceiling, modern view of corporate finance
  4. Experience with operation metrics (unit economics) and differentiating between GAAP and operational metric
  5. Extremely strong excel skills
  6. Experience with forward looking financial modeling
  7. Startup/Tech corporate finance experience
  8. Strategic-mindset: able to understand that finance is about making money. Not not spending it.
  9. Bias towards systems vs. one off analysis
  10. Ability to manage treasury (AP/AR)
  1. CPA
  2. Fundraising experence
  3. Audit experence
  4. SQL Knowledge
  5. Management experience
  6. Experience with ERPs/growing systems as we grow
  7. Experience/opening working cross functional prod and eng teams

Life with Hologram
As a "Hologrammer", we know you’ll do what’s best for our company, customers, and team members. So we do our best to empower you to make the right calls without heavy bureaucracy.

Everyone at Hologram enjoys competitive, transparent pay and equity. We encourage solid work-life balance with unlimited PTO, and 100% employee / 80% dependent covered health (medical, dental, vision, life, disability) benefits. 
We’re a small but diverse team that prides ourselves on celebrating everyone — we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. For accommodations during the hiring process please email [email protected]
Together we’re going to build something great — a way to help everyone stay online. From smart meters in corn fields to citywide bike sharing systems.
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1 N LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60602

What are Hologram, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Hologram, Inc. Benefits Overview

As a Hologrammer, we know you’ll do what’s best for our product, customers, and team members. So we do our best to empower you to make the right calls with independence and trust.

As part of our team, you'll enjoy:
• Competitive, transparent pay and equity
• Unlimited paid time off and flexible scheduling
• 100% coverage of your medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits (and 80% for your family members!)
• 14 weeks of family leave
• Unlimited books, e-books, and audiobooks for continuous learning
• Generous home office setup stipend
• Remote-first philosophy

Volunteer in local community
Hologrammers can take as much time off as they want to volunteer in their communities
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
We have conducted internal training and discussions to make sure that we are aligned as an organization on making DEI a top priority in our recruiting and hiring.
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We ensure that DEI policies are built in to hiring, starting with the application and all the way through the hiring process, including application questions, interview process, and onboarding.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Our short term disability benefit is 60% of an employee's weekly income up to $1,500. Our long-term disability benefit is 60% of employee's monthly income up to $6,000. We cover the whole premium.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 14 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Hologram also provides 14 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Hologram provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Hologram offers 14 weeks of paid leave, full benefits, & continued equity vesting for a birth or adoption. This can be taken up to 52 weeks after the event and does not have to be taken consecutively
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
All employees may take as much time off for volunteer work as they want, so long as it doesn't impact their work.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
We don’t track sick days. If you’re under the weather, take the time you need to feel better within reason. We also ask you to take a mental health day every now and again.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
We have a teammate-initiated and -led "Lunch and Learn" program where Hologrammers have presented everything from work-related projects to home farm tours.
Cross functional training encouraged
Continuing Education stipend
In an effort to build a culture of continuous learning and improvement, Hologram provides unlimited physical books, Kindle e-books, and Audible audiobooks as an employee benefit.
Online course subscriptions available
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