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Camford Capital
Camford Capital

Director of FP&A



Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 23, 2023

About Ceribell

Ceribell produces the world’s first brain monitor for point-of-care seizure triage and treatment. Our groundbreaking technology enables healthcare providers to test for a suspected seizure and then deliver treatments within minutes.
We are a rapidly growing venture capital-backed medical technology startup. Ceribell is being used in hundreds of community hospitals, large academic facilities and major IDN’s across the country. With extensive clinical validation of the effectiveness of our product and significant growth potential, all while we are pre-IPO, Ceribell is a fantastic career opportunity.

Position Overview
As the Director of FP&A, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the financial strategy and driving the sustainable growth of our company. You will lead a team responsible for financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis, providing critical insights to support strategic decision-making across all levels of the organization. This position reports directly to the VP of Finance and offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on our company's success.

What You'll Do

Strategic Financial Planning:

  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop and refine the company's financial goals and long-term strategic plans.
  • Lead the development and implementation of annual budgeting processes, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives and accurate resource allocation.
  • Analyze market trends, competitive landscape, and industry benchmarks to provide actionable recommendations for achieving financial targets.

Forecasting and Analysis:

  • Create and manage comprehensive financial models to facilitate accurate forecasting of revenues, expenses, and cash flows.
  • Provide regular variance analysis and insightful commentary on financial performance to senior management, highlighting key drivers and potential opportunities or risks.
  • Drive initiatives to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of forecasting processes, leveraging technology and best practices.

Business Partnering:

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with departments such as R&D, Sales, Operations, HR, and Marketing to provide financial insights that inform strategic decisions.
  • Work closely with department heads to develop KPIs, monitor performance metrics, and identify areas for improvement or optimization.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to functional leaders, offering financial expertise to guide resource allocation and investment decisions.

Investor Relations:

  • Support fundraising efforts by providing accurate financial data and insights to potential investors, ensuring transparency and credibility.
  • Contribute to the preparation of financial presentations and materials for board meetings, investor presentations, and other external communications.

Team Leadership:

  • Manage and develop a high-performing FP&A team, fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented culture.
  • Provide coaching, guidance, and professional development opportunities to team members, empowering them to excel in their roles.

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field; MBA or relevant advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible finance experience, with at least 3 years in a leadership role overseeing FP&A functions.
  • Experience within the medical device, healthcare, or life sciences industry strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to translate complex financial data into actionable insights.
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence across all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in driving process improvements and leveraging technology to enhance financial analysis and reporting.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, and attention to detail.

In addition to your base compensation, Ceribell offers the following:

  • Annual Bonus Opportunity + Ceribell Equity
  • 100% Employer paid Health Benefits for the Employee
  • 50% - 70% Employer paid Health, Dental & Vision for dependents (according to plan selection)
  • Life & Long-term disability insurance paid 100% by Ceribell
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Flexible paid time off
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Excellent parental leave policy
  • Fantastic culture with tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Joining a mission-minded organization!
Compensation Range
$190,000$220,000 USD