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Head of Finance

Los Angeles, CA

Lead financial strategy, planning, and reporting


About Lumi

Lumi helps ecommerce brands produce memorable and sustainable packaging through our online platform and worldwide network of factories. Tens of millions of packages are being shipped every year with Lumi products.

We’re a small team of design and logistics nerds working together to change the way companies navigate the complex packaging supply chain. Learn more →

Responsibilities

  • Manage the accurate reporting of company financials
  • Develop financial forecasts
  • Cash flow management and banking reconciliation
  • Build key relationships with our customers and vendors / partners
  • Review and create team budgets
  • Review customer credit terms applications and systems
  • Oversee vendor credit applications and systems for scale
  • Manage inventory assets and customer equipment (tooling)
  • Work with engineering team to build out financial systems, efficiencies and our custom ERP
  • Set company financial goals and detailed approach on how to achieve them
  • Lead the organization of all financial documents and how they’re incorporated into our web platform
  • Manage multi state tax laws and compliance
  • Manage a small team of 2 (Accounting Associate and Intern) and prepare for growth
  • Ensure that AR / AP are being done correctly and efficiently
  • Manage company stock / options
  • Analyze materials trends of COGS and the potential economic impact to product margins
  • Review legal documents and partnership agreements to identify financial impacts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA or CPA preferred
  • 7+ years professional work experience in financial analyst or management role
  • Strong executive leadership skills with experience in growing and leading a high performance team of finance professionals
  • Extremely hands-on and comfortable working in the fast paced environment of a startup
  • Creative problem solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Advanced skills in Excel & PowerPoint

Benefits

  • Stock options
  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare plan
  • SIMPLE IRA retirement plan
  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Company events and happy hours

What we look for

Our team is made up of people from diverse backgrounds, often working remotely across the world. We believe cross-pollination is one of the best ways to foster community and new ideas. For that reason we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to any of our positions.

Creating a great environment for everyone on the team is something we care deeply about. There are a few qualities we look for in anyone joining Lumi. Here are some of the questions we'll be asking ourselves when reviewing your application:

  • CuriosityYour role will evolve as time goes on. Do you have an eagerness to learn new skills, adapt to new situations and get out of your comfort zone?
  • Communication: Whether it is in written or spoken form, are you able to communicate clearly and concisely with others?
  • EmpathyDo you collaborate well with others? How do you deal with disagreements? Do you relate to the challenges we seek to solve for our customers?
  • Work ethicDo you have a can-do attitude? In the ever-moving world of logistics, will you do your best to not keep others waiting? Can we rely on you to bring rigor and enthusiasm necessary to your work?
  • Good tasteAre you attentive to details? Do you care about creating an elegant, pleasant experience for customers and those around you?


Note that due to the volume of applications we are not able to reply to everyone. Rest assured, we do read every application. Thanks for considering us!

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