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Finance Manager (SaaS)

Santa Monica, California
Job Type
14 Feb 2021

Brainbase is a venture-backed technology company building modern software for end-to-end intellectual property management. We help companies protect and monetize their most valuable assets in a simple, automated platform.

Brainbase has raised $12M from top venture capital firms and works with leading brands including Sanrio, BuzzFeed, MGM and more. This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing team working on transforming an extremely outdated industry.

As our first finance hire, you'll play a pivotal role in streamlining our financial processes and guiding high-level decision making.

The Role

  • Work closely with executives to perform financial planning and analysis
  • Build sophisticated in-depth financial models from the ground up
  • Develop financial processes to keep the company's finances highly organized and efficient
  • Build and leverage financial planning systems for budgeting and forecasting
  • Present financial models in a clear and concise way to executives and stakeholders
  • Work closely with our bookkeeper to ensure timely collections, invoicing processes, and budget accuracy
  • Prepare summaries and present the monthly and quarterly financials
  • Manage ongoing budget and financial models
  • Manage spend tracking and monitor projected vs actual spend on a consistent basis

What You Bring

  • 5+ years of financial planning and analysis in a startup or high-growth business
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, business, or equivalent
  • Budgeting and financial modeling experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel, Google Sheets, and QuickBooks
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ownership mentality and propensity to take responsibility for key outcomes
  • Strong critical thinking skills. Able to apply a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to new systems and situations
  • Strong desire to work and learn in a high-growth, startup environment


  • MBA is preferred but not required


  • Competitive pay
  • Team lunches, happy hours, and office events
  • Unlimited office snacks
  • Fun, fast-growing team working on disrupting an extremely outdated industry
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • Wellness & Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Aid
  • Continued Learning Reimbursement
  • Discounted Tickets & Events
  • LA Office located 1 block from Venice Beach
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  • Job Reference: 231850272-2
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Brainbase
  • Location: Santa Monica, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent