Director of Finance

Job Description

Job Overview:

About Clever

Clever Real Estate is transforming the real estate industry. We’ve scaled the only nationwide platform that matches consumers with top-performing real estate agents who partner with Clever for a 1% listing fee, or who give buyers 0.5% cash back — disrupting an industry that stood unchallenged for more than a century.

In 2021, Clever grew revenue 300% and sold 6,000 homes through our platform, reaching over $4 billion in total real estate sold. We’ve helped consumers save over $100M in fees, while maintaining a 4.9 star rating with over 1,700 reviews on Within the past 12 months, our team has doubled in size, with 80+ employees spread throughout the United States and Canada. We’re poised for explosive growth, and building out a team of collaborative, ambitious, impact-driven team members to drive the company to sell 1 in 100 homes in the US within 3 years.

The Opportunity

We are looking for our first Director of Finance to oversee all of our financial operations. You will have the unique opportunity to partner directly with our executive team to build out our financial forecasting, reporting, and accounting processes. You will lead critical operational areas of the business related to bookkeeping, preparing comprehensive budgets and forecasts, and overseeing audit and tax functions. You will help develop Clever’s strategic and financial planning goals. As our first senior Finance leader, you will have the opportunity to manage and support our accounting team, as well as expand the department as we continue to grow!

Clever is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can learn from each other. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and abilities! Learn more about Clever here:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead Clever’s financial planning and ongoing reporting processes, including our annual budget and forecasting for important expense areas
  • Manage, coach, and develop three direct reports
  • Analyze, report, and translate financial data and performance, giving guidance on opportunities and risks affecting the business
  • Provide strategic guidance on financial record classification and oversee the month-end close process
  • Oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable efforts, including working directly with customers on billing-related questions
  • Ensure financial compliance and stay on top of ever-changing requirements; lead internal compliance audits
  • Manage partners involved with accounting processes and oversee external audits
  • Participate in payroll, ensuring all tasks are completed accurately and on time
  • Maintain the privacy and security of Clever financial data

Job Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience working in finance or accounting – with at least three of those in leadership roles
  • Deep knowledge of accounting standards and financial planning principles
  • Deep experience overseeing the month-end close process
  • Extensive experience forecasting and analyzing financials
  • Strong analytical skills and experience
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels of the organization
  • Experience in a fast changing, start-up environment
  • Grit and perseverance when solving unfamiliar problems
  • An ownership mindset – the ability to self-manage deliverables and deliver work on time
  • Experience and/or interest in managing outsourced activities and ensuring high quality work is achieved
  • Incredible attention to detail and high integrity

Employee Benefits:

  • $150k–$180k
  • Remote work and flexible working hours
  • Personal Time Off starting at 18 days per year that grows with your tenure
  • 6-12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental plans

How To Apply:

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