Finance Manager

| Santa Monica
As the Finance Manager at SURE, you’ll use your depth of experience in the financial sector as well as your knowledge of startups to pioneer the Finance/Accounting function at SURE as the first person in this team. With great responsibility comes a ton of visibility to our executive team and your work will enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions backed by numbers and data. You are a financial modeling whiz with a hawk-eye for detail, and you’re excited to take on this broad opportunity in this time of massive growth at SURE.

What you'll be doing:

  • Prepare financial statements, management reports, monthly forecasts, quarterly / annual budgets and analysis including comprehensive KPI reporting, analysis of key business trends, and comprehensive analysis at the executive-level
  • Performing all month-end and year-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance and balance sheet reconciliations (to include P&L, balance sheet and cash flow statement)
  • Prepare key strategic business cases for stakeholders to evaluate risks, results and to forecast
  • Collaborate closely with department heads to develop budgets, review & minimize budget variances and develop ad-hoc analyses to support key initiatives
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate accounting systems, internal compliance controls, handling internal audit, compliance, tax and ensuring the company is prepared for annual audit, including but not limited to preparing tax filings and working with third parties 
  • Generate reports and pay partners monthly
  • Meet required filing deadlines with regulatory authorities
  • Ensure accurate record keeping of all supporting documents
  • Own finance functions through the next phase of the company’s growth

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or relevant field
  • Progressive finance experience in high growth environments (startup experience required)
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel with demonstrated ability to translate complex business models into clean, streamlined financial models and outputs
  • Strong grasp of accounting
  • Comfort with ambiguity, uncertainty, and rapidly evolving business landscapes
  • Willingness to shift from high-level strategic thinking to hands on analysis
  • Proven ability to build strong collaborative working relationships with business leaders, vendors, and the ability to be seen as a trusted and objective voice

About SURE.
SURE is on a mission to reinvent how people interact with insurance and become the insurance platform of the future. Our goal is to provide a hassle-free way to buy any insurance anywhere by powering insurance carriers and brands with our SaaS platform.
SURE revolutionized insurance in 2015 with the introduction of Episodic Insurance™, making it possible for anyone to purchase on-demand insurance with a smartphone. Today, SURE provides the tools that power global insurance companies and consumer brands to distribute and service any insurance policy digitally. This cohesive ecosystem of managed technology, insurance products, APIs, and Insurance-as-a-Service helps insurance companies and brands manage digital sales, launch new markets, and modernize their systems. Recently, SURE was selected as one of CNBC's Top 100 Startups. SURE has offices in Santa Monica, New York City, and Johannesburg, is licensed in all 50 states, and partners with more than 35 global insurance carriers.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
For more information, visit https://www.sureapp.com/. Follow @SureHQ on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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Location

We're in the heart of sunny Santa Monica just 2 blocks from the promenade full of shops and eats and a few more from the beach.

What are SURE Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 8 weeks of parental leave for all parents.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
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