[EXPIRED] Finance & Operations Role @ Venture Backed Startup

Consumer facing software tool Zyper is currently expanding its team and is seeking a Finance and Operations full-time hire who wants to work at a fast-paced and growing startup. Find more about the role and how to apply below.


About Zyper:

Zyper is a consumer facing software tool at the forefront of the dramatic landscape shift in the advertising industry. We’re obsessed with consumer and customer connections; and fascinated by people's online identities and interactions. Zyper's technology uses a combination of natural language processing and computer vision to identify peer to peer networks.

We're a venture backed Series A business (Y Combinator 2018) experiencing very exciting growth, with a number of high profile clients across the US, and are aiming to double our talented international team, with backgrounds at a range of top-tier universities and world-leading tech companies.

The Opportunity:

We are currently looking for an experienced and hands-on Finance & Operations Manager who will report to the Founder. This is a great opportunity for someone who is a strong financial and operational team player with the ambition and dedication to be a leader. You’ll play an integral role in a fast-paced, growing company and act as a right hand to the founder. The ideal candidate will deliver best-in-class financial and accounting operations and bring a strategic perspective to allow the organization to scale operationally.

Responsibilities (Finance):

  • Manage the P&L and weekly cash flow reporting to the founder.

  • Define and maintain financial and operational metrics of the company. Working closely with our head of sales to evaluate pipeline and revenue performance.

  • Scope out cost base inefficiencies and build macro level forecasts and financial models.

  • Ensure our remote book keeping and accounting firms are streamlined. Manage and optimize these relationships.

  • Assist in preparing analysis, commentary and presentation material for the monthly and quarterly financial review meetings with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Continuously evolve the month end process to improve speed, efficiency and accuracy evaluating the tools we use to do this.

  • Proactively seek opportunities to improve planning, reporting and day-to-day finance operations.

  • Benchmark Company performance against competition when available and identify business, financial trends, and variances to plan

  • Responsible for maximizing operating performance and achieving financial goals.

Responsibilities (Operations):

  • Help the founder run the day to day operations of the business. This will range from running 1:1’s and standups to filing company reports. No task is too small. We are an early stage start-up we all roll our sleeves up and help.

  • Manage all Admin Operations concerning contracts, filing and reporting and legal agreements. Evaluate business risks, develop mitigation strategies and deploy agreed solutions.

  • You may be required to supervise the work of different departments and provide constructive feedback.

Other Team Member’s You’ll Work Closely With:

  • External Lawyers, Book-Keepers and Accountants

  • EA/ Office Manager (to support you in any admin related tasks)

  • HR Consultant (to support you in any HR related tasks)

  • Head of Sales


  • 5+ years of progressive experience working in a similar role

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance related field

  • Strong people skills and ability to build internal and external relationships

  • Proven ability to communicate with execs, and to hold business partners accountable

  • Strong team-orientation; ability to drive culture and create a positive working atmosphere

  • Superb project management skills


  • Health insurance & Great Benefits

  • 20 Days Paid Holiday

  • Mission based company + casual and entrepreneurial work environment

  • Team Lunch on Fridays

  • Endless Supply Of Reese’s Pieces

Deadline to Apply: 9/15/19

Compensation: Full-time

Location: San Francisco


Email your CV & reasons for your interest in the role to kirill@taliscapital.com. Let them know that Next Gen shared this opportunity with you!

Alex Gordon