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Head of Finance

Twelve Labs

Twelve Labs

Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
Who we are
At Twelve Labs, we are pioneering the development of cutting-edge multimodal foundation models that have the ability to comprehend videos just like humans do. Our models have redefined the standards in video-language modeling, empowering us with more intuitive and far-reaching capabilities, and fundamentally transforming the way we interact with and analyze various forms of media.
With a remarkable $77 million in Seed and Series A funding, our company is backed by top-tier venture capital firms such as NVIDIA’s NVentures, NEA, Radical Ventures, and Index Ventures, and prominent AI visionaries and founders such as Fei-Fei Li, Silvio Savarese, Alexandr Wang and more. Headquartered in San Francisco, with an influential APAC presence in Seoul, our global footprint underscores our commitment to driving worldwide innovation.
We are a global company that values the uniqueness of each person’s journey. It is the differences in our cultural, educational, and life experiences that allow us to constantly challenge the status quo. We are looking for individuals who are motivated by our mission and eager to make an impact as we push the bounds of technology to transform the world. Join us as we revolutionize video understanding and multimodal AI.
About the Role
We are in search of a Head of Finance to play a pivotal role in driving and shaping our company's financial strategy. You will be responsible for formulating and implementing financial plans that will unlock the full potential of our organization. Collaborating closely with the founders and the leadership team, you will ensure that Twelve Labs is strategically positioned for sustainable and scalable growth, setting the stage for long-term success. This role will require a hands-on approach, with a focus on leveraging financial insights to drive key business decisions and optimize our financial operations.

As the Head of Finance, you will:

  • Report to the Head of Operations and collaborate with the CTO, Head of GTM, and CEO.
  • Own and create business and revenue models for future fundraising rounds.
  • Collaborate with our GTM team on pricing strategies.
  • Work with department heads to manage budget variances, handle invoice processing, and understand the cost and revenue drivers of the business, while ensuring GAAP compliance.
  • Prepare the company for a future audit, and present the financial model at board meetings and to future investors if necessary.

You may be a good fit if you have:

  • Proven experience developing and leading financial systems, strategies, operations, and policies at a tech company or startup.
  • Exceptional analytical, critical thinking, and financial modelling skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence at a leadership level and work cross-functionally with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience preparing a company for fundraising rounds.
  • A bonus if you have experience working with external investors and board members.
Even if there are a few checkboxes that aren’t ticked through your prior experience, we still encourage you to apply! If you are a 0-to-1 achiever, a ferocious learner, and a kind and fun team player who motivates others, you will find a home at Twelve Labs.
We welcome applicants from all walks of life and are committed to equal-opportunity employment. We cherish and celebrate diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes our company much stronger.
Benefits and Perks
🤝 An open and inclusive culture and work environment.
🧑‍💻 Work closely with a collaborative, mission-driven team on cutting-edge AI technology.
🦷 Full health, dental, and vision benefits
✈️ Extremely flexible PTO and parental leave policy. Office closed the week of Christmas and New Years.
🏙 Remote-flexible, offices in San Francisco and Seoul and coworking stipend
🛂 VISA support (such as H1B and OPT transfer for US employees)