Director of Finance

Coursedog is hiring a remote Director of Finance. This is a full-time position that is 100% remote with no geographical restrictions. Work remotely from anywhere. Coursedog – Modern, simple schedule & curriculum planning

Coursedog is building a next-generation Operating System for Higher Education. Founded by former Columbia University students, Coursedog has raised $6m from Y Combinator, Josh Kopelman, Devin Wenig (Former CEO of Ebay) and serves 55 universities from BYU to CUNY to graduate more students and improve admin efficiency.

You will have the opportunity to lead our finance team and build out our processes from scratch.


The Director of Finance is responsible for successful performance of all financial functions including accounting, financial analysis and forecasting, management reporting analytics, budgeting, financial statement preparation and monthly accruals, variance and analysis and performance improvement, long-term financial and capital planning.

Will handle all finance and accounting
Will wear multiple hats, get their hand dirty and open an office next year
No direct reports now, but will eventually hire their staff


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance
MBA or CPA a plus
5+ years working in Finance for a SaaS company
Plus if someone with startup operations experience that has been at companies $20M+ ARR
Plus for EdTech / Higher Ed experience
Bonus points for pattern recognition on the HR, Legal, and/or IT sides
Hands-on, wear multiple hats person
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong technical and analytical skills

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