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Director of Finance

The Routing Company

The Routing Company

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Our mission

Cities more than ever need accessible and flexible transit. Our mission is to allow communities of any size, in any place, with any resources to meet the transportation needs of their people.

About us

The Routing Company is a fast-growing tech startup that’s making it possible for any city or community in the world to set up and run its own on-demand transit service. The technology we provide includes our Pingo (ridepingo.com) rider app, driver app, and visualization platform which are all aimed to be easily configurable by our transit partners.

We raised a $15m Series A last year and have been featured in CNBC, TechCrunch, Business Insider, Geekwire, CNN, The Verge, and BBC.

We are a mission-driven, fast-growing team including veterans in ride-sharing and high-growth startups. We value building a culture of transparency, kindness, and diversity of thought. We create equal opportunities for everyone to grow, make an impact, without forgetting to have fun!

About the role

We are looking for a Director of Finance to lead finance at The Routing Company. This role reports to the CEO and will be directly responsible for financing of the business as well as all financial operations.

  • Own company-wide finance operations, including corporate finance, budgeting, forecasting, cash management, financial planning and financial analysis
  • Participate in strategic planning and lead strategic financial projects that support growth and profitability
  • Oversee the accounting operations of the company, ensuring compliance with GAAP and international financial regulations, managing bookkeeping, expense reporting, tax, compliance, and month-end close
  • Perform regular financial analysis to recognize patterns in company spending and revenue, and recommend solutions for optimization and improvement
  • Create financial models to help senior leaders make business decisions
  • Manage the financial reporting process, including the preparation of financial statements, internal reports, and investor updates
  • Lead financing, board meetings, diligence requests, and other external-facing activities. Manage relationships with external stakeholders, including investors, banks, and other financial institutions.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to ensure optimal margins and long-term unit economics
  • Develop and implement financial controls and procedures to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial information
  • Create processes and tools to streamline and drive operational efficiency as the company scales
  • Manage our company insurance policies and renewals

Who are you:

  • 6+ years of experience in Finance, with a strong track record of financial leadership in a high-growth environment.
  • 2-6 years of experience in investment banking
  • 1-2 years experience at a VC backed-startup.
  • Experience in a technology and/or transportation organization preferred
  • Excellent communicator both verbal and written
  • Meticulous attention to detail, excellent project manager, and comfortable managing simultaneous projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and a proven track record of working cross-functionally to resolve customer issues
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and rapid-growth environment
  • Self-starter with a history of taking ownership of projects and being resourceful
  • Leads with empathy and transparency
  • Excited about what we are building and the positive impact it will have on the world

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At TRC we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. The Routing Company is an equal opportunity employer. We aim for every person at The Routing Company to feel like they matter, belong, and can be their authentic selves so they can do their best work. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.