Overview

ABOUT THE ROLEAs New Story’s CFO, you’ll lead all financial strategy and operations as New Story scales its impact. We want an ambitious, entrepreneurial finance leader that’s excited to take on a challenging but massive opportunity. This CFO will scale our systems as a fast-growing organization and help create/grow an innovative micro-mortgage model for tens of thousands of families. This is a tremendous opportunity for a business-oriented leader to build an innovative financial function at a fast-growing, high-impact organization. You will work closely with the executive team using your experience, vision, and strategic thinking to influence the trajectory of the organization. Our outsourced Acuity.co financial team (Financial Manager, Controller, and Bookkeeper) will continue to serve and oversee New Story’s accounting needs.THE BIG THINGS YOU & YOUR TEAM WILL SOLVE- Improve, optimize and scale financial systems, controls, and processes as New Story grows from $20M/y to $100M+ annual revenue in the next 5 years – Build out and oversee training of an excellent in-house financial team – Launch, improve and grow an innovative mortgage product – Engage philanthropic and impact investment capital providers to help secure funding e.g., preparing material (like a startup raising a large round), and communication with prospective funders – Prepare annual budget and long-term financial modelsYOUR CORE RESPONSIBILITIES- Review monthly financial reports and close for accuracy, areas of saving/optimization, and opportunities for better financial forecasting, management, and efficiency – Manage outsourced Financial Manager, Controller, and Bookkeeper and (Acuity.co) – Ensure program and business models are developed in sync – Review and approve invoices and larger expenses – Manage treasury and forecast cash flow – Communicate financial trends and and your analysis to the Executive team and Board of Directors – Create financial plans by using historical information and projected organizational plans – Work closely with senior leaders to understand relationship between planning and resources required- Analyze cost-effectiveness and impact-effectiveness of program, operational, or financial scenarios – Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual- Build out and oversee internal controls and financial processJoin board meetings strategically for finance updates and discussions – Own end-to-end management and review of New Story’s annual IRS required audit and 990 process and liaise between accountants, auditors, audit committee, and Executive team YOU MUST HAVE- At least 7 to 10 years of overall relevant professional experience – Experience managing annual budgets greater than $10M – Experience having final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area – Successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making – Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders- Successful track record of leading and managing team members – Ambition to create one of the best financial departments in all of social impact – A resilient, determined problem-solving work ethic – Growth-oriented mindset – Demonstrated interest in the social impact sector and passion for New Story’s mission – Preference in the following experiences: deal making and closing; lending and structuring debt; international, cross-border finance; loan or mortgage finance  About New StoryWe pioneer solutions to end global homelessness. We work with local organizations around the world to build successful, thriving communities, and we are fully committed to researching and developing new ways of building better and faster. We’re a young team based in Atlanta and San Francisco. Usually, you can find us drinking coffee or bubble tea and eating churros wherever we can find them. About Our CultureCulture is #1 for us. We invest significant time, focus, and resources to building the best environment possible. Why? Over the course of the year we spend a large chunk of our time at work. So at New Story, we want our team to find fulfillment, autonomy, mastery, and joy at work. A workplace where you can bring your whole self.At New Story, you can expect to find a culture that reflects our values:• Humble Pursuit Of Excellence. A combination of personal humility and intense professional will.• Express Gratitude and Empathy. How would you like to be treated? That’s how we strive to treat others. Always go above and beyond to do for others what you’d like them to do for you.• Improve Through Learning and Feedback. Learn why something worked or didn’t work, then implement the learning into future actions.• Team of Founders. An extreme ownership mindset where you see a problem, take action, and go above and beyond to help the team.• Think Big, Breakdown, and Execute. Set big measurable goals, formulate a plan, then execute the plan with relentless focus.• Simplify. Do more with less. This applies to everything: marketing, design, team meetings, writing, operations, and beyond.Our BenefitsYou’ll find our benefits are aimed at supporting a full and healthy lifestyle in all areas of life.• Full Healthcare. We believe in thriving communities and that starts with our team being happy and healthy. We offer a generous health insurance, dental, and vision care package along side a monthly fitness stipend, so you can invest in your own wellness and health.• Unlimited Vacation after the 1st Year. We believe you should have a flexible schedule that makes space for family, wellness, and fun. For the first 12 months, you’ll have 12 days PTO and paid holidays. After that year, you can enjoy an unlimited vacation policy.• 401k Investment Plan. New Story offers 401k investment plan so you can save money for the long-term.• Trip to the Field. It’s amazing to meet the families we help and see the homes up close and personal. You’ll get to visit the work first hand in either Mexico, Haiti, or El Salvador.• Commuter Benefits. We’re grateful for all the time and energy each team member puts into getting to work every day. For some, getting to work takes additional time and expense because of their commute, our commuter benefits policy helps to offset that.• Maternity and Paternity Leave. Mothers are given 12 weeks paid time off post birth/adoption. Fathers can choose to take up to 4 weeks paid time off post birth/adoption. We strongly recommend mothers and fathers to take the full time.• Adoption Reimbursement. For families who are willing to adopt, thank you! New Story will reimburse eligible team members up to $10,000 for adoption related expenses• Team Summits. Every 6 months we have a full team summit where we have fun, reflect, and plan for the upcoming quarter. Past trips have been in Tahoe, CA and Whidbey Island, WA.• Continuing education. We believe in always learning and leveling up our skills. Whether or not it’s a conference or online course you’ll find we invest in each team member so they can be the best at their craft.A Welcoming Place for AllWe know we will only succeed if we have a team who brings a wide variety of perspectives and backgrounds. Our team grew up around the world, from Turkey to Chicago to Georgia to Mexico, and we welcome all applicants, regardless of background, to apply. We work hard to create a welcoming culture of shared values and radical candor.New Story is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. New Story makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.