Head of Finance at Bare

Operations, Full Time, Melbourne melbourne finance full-time
Posted 21 days ago

Bare is bringing End of Life planning into the digital age. 

We are one of Australia’s fastest growing startups, backed by high profile investors. Whether it’s arranging a funeral, estate planning, grief support or doing complex estate administration - we combine empathy with technology to make End of Life simple, transparent and affordable.

The Role

We are growing rapidly at Bare. With our growth, comes an increasing amount of opportunities to serve our customers during their End-of-Life journey. 

As such, we are looking for a Head of Finance to join our growing team. The Head of Finance will not only manage the day to day finance needs of Bare, but also work closely with the Founders, driving strategic decisions based on in-depth financial planning and analysis. 

What would you do?

  • Lead the full budgeting & forecasting process for the business
  • Lead the month end process including financial reporting (for both internal and external purposes) reconciliations and key financial metrics
  • Work closely with the Founders to ensure capital is deployed as efficiently and effectively as possible
  • Proactively perform analysis across our customer acquisition channels and supply chain to inform planning and strategic decision making.
  • Build financial reporting processes to scale with Bare’s growth.
  • Oversight of accounts receivables and accounts payable, consistently improving and optimising our cash collection cycle. 
  • Manage payroll, taxation and statutory obligations including GST, PAYG, Superannuation, Regulatory Reporting and R&D tax incentives
  • What you’ll need?

  • Ideally you have experience in a fast-growth or start up environment 
  • Minimum 5 plus years in a similar role, either in-house or with a top tier professional services firm
  • CA / CPA Qualified
  • Strong expertise across both technical accounting and commercial finance
  • Elite financial analysis and forecasting skill
  • You thrive in ambiguity, and have a true passion for working in high growth tech startups
  • What's in it for you?

  • Head up the finance function for a well funded, high growth startup
  • Amazing opportunities for personal growth, promotion and career development (we're growing extremely quickly, and you're joining early)
  • A friendly, supportive environment - people love what they do at Bare
  • Competitive remuneration package with performance bonuses
  • The ability to make a real difference - our customers are incredibly grateful for the service we provide
  • How to Apply?

    If this role sounds like you, and you’re passionate about what we’re doing, click the apply button to submit your application, including both a CV and a cover letter.