Head of Finance PMO
As a platform company powering businesses all over the world, Stripe processes payments, runs marketplaces, detects fraud, helps entrepreneurs start an internet business from anywhere in the world, builds world-class APIs, and more. As we aspire to build the world’s financial infrastructure, we have to internally create a finance infrastructure that can scale to our aspirations.
The FinSys team owns Stripe’s internal financial infrastructure that enables us to operate our global business efficiently. We own the tools that help generate financial statements, manage finance operations, and enable our F&S team partner with the broader business, etc.
We are looking for a proven leader to help build a best in class program management function within Stripe’s Finance organization. This leader will have fluency across all disciplines of Finance ( FP&A, Tax, Finance Operations, Accounting, and Treasury), Program Management and Technology – and will be well versed in all areas to bridge across our diverse group of stakeholders. The ideal candidate has experience building a PMO function and/or managing a team within Finance at a fast paced, high growth organization.
You Will :
- Build a PMO function, understanding the needs of the business to provide support on key strategic investments
- Collaborate with Stripes across the company to understand company initiatives and build a plan to support it from a finance perspective
- Drive the project prioritization based on business needs and resource availability
- Identify areas of risk to the project scope or timeline, and escalating to leadership in a timely manner
- Dive deep where needed to resolve blocking issues during project execution, testing, launch and cutover
- Communicate the overall program roadmap and periodic status updates to executive stakeholder body, including Stripe businesses, Finance, and related technical teams
- Define and implement metrics to measure and communicate success
We’re looking for someone who has:
- 10+ years combined program management and finance experience (5+ years of experience in program management delivering cross functional projects and 5+ years of relevant Finance experience - particularly in Tax, Finance Operations, Accounting and/or FP&A)
- Experience building and managing a PMO team
- Experience working with finance and technology teams
- Exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills
- Experience in process and template design, and facilitating training and workshops
- Experience delivering complex projects with multiple milestones and dependencies
- Proven track record of learning and implementing new technologies, ideas and initiatives
- Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and deliver results even in ambiguous situations
- Presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts to cross functional audiences
At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.