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Head of Strategic Finance



Accounting & Finance
Beirut, Lebanon · Beirut, Lebanon
Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023
AlGooru is hunting for the next generation of Finance talents!

We’re looking for a Head of Strategic Finance

🪄 A Bit About Us

AlGooru is a Saudi-based edtech startup that uses AI to connect students with on-demand private tutors over 20+ subjects.

🎯 Main Responsibilities

  • Providing strategic financial leadership to the company
  • Ensuring that the organization has the financial resources and capabilities needed to achieve its goals and succeed in its market

👣 A day in your life

Financial Strategy & Planning:

  • Develop & maintain dynamic business plans & financial models for the company, including expansion plans, new business lines & new revenue stream implementation
  • Drive long-term financial planning & conduct in-depth financial analysis to support decision-making and drive business performance

Fundraising & Investor Relations:

  • Lead the fundraising & due diligence process and identify opportunities for capital raising
  • Developing and executing fundraising strategies, preparing investor presentations, and negotiating with potential investors
  • Conduct financial due diligence for potential investments, acquisitions, and partnerships

Cashflow & Capital Management:

  • Evaluate & manage the company's capital structure, ensuring an optimal mix of debt and equity
  • Optimize cash flow management, manage burn rates, and identify cost-saving opportunities & best cost structure.

Business Performance & Analysis:

  • Monitor key financial performance indicators, identify trends, and provide proactive recommendations to optimize financial performance
  • Provide financial analysis, insights, and recommendations to support strategic decision-making and drive operational efficiencies


🏆 Experience needed

  • 4 to 6 years of experience in strategic or corporate finance role with a VC & fundraising background
  • CFA or MBA in Finance/Investment is a major plus. VC or Investment Banking background is preferred
  • Prior experience with due diligence, startup valuations & advanced financial modeling is a must
  • Regional or GCC experience is preferred, with a solid understanding of regional financial regulations and market dynamics
  • Proficiency in paralegal matters that relate to startups
  • Proven abilities to be a strategic thinker (short and long-term)
  • Excellent knowledge in data analysis & Excel/G-Sheets and forecasting models (You and Sheets are in a happily-ever-after relationship)
  • Satisfying comprehension about the world of startups and VCs (investments, SAFEs, term sheets clauses, etc.)
  • Having read Venture Deals and alike books is a nice-to-have
  • 3+ years of experience in managing a team is a nice-to-have

⌛ Our application process

  • Screening & Intro Call (5-10 mins)
  • Chemistry meeting (15-30 minutes)
  • Technical interview (30-60 minutes)
  • Technical assessment
  • Advisor Interview (30-60 minutes)
  • Vision-fit interview (30-60 minutes)
  • Offer extended to successful applicants


🎁 Role benefits

  • Work from anywhere
  • Unlimited paid sick days
  • No clocking in/out
  • ESOP shares
  • Laptop fund
  • Fast promotions (like really fast)
  • Enjoy monthly Pizza Fridays
  • Learn anything online and expense it on us
  • Travel for company events and get reimbursed

🎲 How To Gain Extra Gooru Points

  • Demonstrate your entrepreneurial, hustling, and energetic spirit
  • Prove your ability to take full ownership of your role without the need to be micromanaged
  • Conduct proper research about AlGooru prior to your interviews with us, we love people who already know about us
  • Be extra organized… like extra…

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