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Director, Commercial Finance

at Kin + Carta Americas

Location: Chicago

Department: Finance

The opportunity

At Kin + Carta, we’ve got opportunities to offer you — for growth, for leadership, for big, world-changing impact and for, dare we say it, fun. We are a global workforce that is committed to building a world that works better for everyone. And that starts with our Kin. That’s why we’re proud of: 

The role

Kin + Carta Americas is looking to hire a Director – Commercial Finance to support the VP of Finance and the business operations teams to provide the required financial rigor, analysis and support for a growth/scaling business.

K+C is a high-tech consulting firm with global HQ in London and Americas HQ in Chicago

  • K+C revenue is approximately $200m (£150m) with 70% in the Americas
  • Americas operations are spread across our offices in Chicago, Denver, Portland, Buenos Aires and Bogota
  • Kin + Carta has a publicly stated goal to be a $1 Billion business by 2026 and to be the first publicly traded B-Corporations on the London Stock Exchange
  • We’re a high growth business - organically and via acquisitions. Our strong internal culture is centered on social responsibility and servant leadership

Role responsibilities

Your areas of contribution and ownership would be:

Client Deal Review and Governance

  • Pricing and margin review on deals
  • Risk reviews and ongoing commercial and operational compliance alongside Legal and Delivery Operations
  • Supporting the Inter-company contract administration process

Lead Contract structuring and negotiations with clients and vendors

IFRS Compliance

  • Revenue assurance
  • Assessing and minimizing revenue at risk

Account Support

  • Track contract renewals / extensions and suggest terms for renegotiation alongside Legal
  • Support rate increase initiatives
  • Track margin improvement initiatives

Business Finance

  • Client credit checks
  • Contract data integrity oversight
  • Vendor spend evaluation and oversight on cost budgets (as part of Supplier Management process)

Minimum qualifications

We want all new hires to succeed in their roles at Kin + Carta. That's why we've outlined the job requirements below. To be considered for this role, it's important that you meet all Minimum Qualifications. If you do not meet all of the Preferred Qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 8-10 years overall experience in Finance, with focus on Commercial Finance
  • Experience in reviewing commercial clauses in contracts, evaluating rate card structures and proposals
  • Experience in negotiating contracts with clients and vendors
  • Experience in managing cost budgets with key stakeholders, and reviewing procurement requests
  • Has worked in a high growth business
  • Cross functional work experience
  • Has worked in a hands-on type role in terms of collection, preparation and presentation of information
  • Advanced spreadsheet skills

Preferred qualifications

  • CPA or MBA
  • Experience in IT and/or Consulting services industry
  • Able to clearly present finance information to a non-financial audience
  • Demonstrated self-starter

About Kin + Carta

Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy committed to working alongside our clients to build a world that works better #ForEveryone. We build digital solutions that connect people, data and technology for some of the world’s most influential companies. As a Certified B Corp, we are committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness, and our triple bottom line focus of people, the planet and profit. 

If you need accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

Your benefits

Hard work deserves big rewards. Joining us means you’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of benefits aimed at mind, body, spirit and enhancing your career.

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Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.