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Head of Finance


Charlotte, NC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 02/03/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 222 Rampart St , Charlotte, NC 28203
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About Skiptown

Skiptown (formerly Skipper) is a tech-enabled hub for dogs and their people. The trusted pet services company provides pet parents with first-class dog walking, daycare, and boarding services, as well as a membership-based dog park and bar – all powered by the Skiptown mobile app.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Head of Finance will plan, manage, and execute the financial strategy for Skiptown, the all-in-one ecosystem for pets and their people offering a full suite of pet services and a dog bar & park. This leader will support Skiptown’s financial strategy as we build 50+ locations in the next 5 years.

The ideal Head of Finance is someone who has…

A can-do attitude with a proactive desire to leave no stone unturned in search of the best financing opportunities
attention to detail and incessant follow up to ensure nothing falls through the cracks
Expertise in deal-making and a strong, hands-on approach throughout the financing process
A proven ability to effectively manage all FP&A functions and investor relations
An entrepreneurial spirit - you don’t mind rolling up your sleeves and getting scrappy

As our Head of Finance you will…

Own all strategic FP&A functions, including financial modeling and strategic planning, multi-year forecasting, financial analysis, and budgeting
Own the financial process for all expansion activities including construction budgeting, location financing strategy, and developer relationships
Own all controllership and accounting functions, including management of receivables and payables, purchasing process, payroll and expense management, cash management, tax compliance and strategy, and cost allocations
Lead board conversations related to financial strategy, performance and results.
Be responsible for all equity, debt and banking functions, including cap table management, cap table strategy, investor relations, debt strategy, negotiation and management, and financial institution/investment banking relationships
Work with GMs on per-market P&L’s

Lead all audit-related functions, including audit relationships, successful and timely completion of audits
Manage state registrations and local business compliance and licensing
Manage tax filings


5+ years of finance experience with 2+ years in leadership running Accounting, Financial Operations, and/or FP&A
Deep understanding of financial modeling and key metrics used in consumer services; strong understanding of GAAP
Bonus: Previous experience working in finance at a high-growth startup.
Bonus: Expertise in consumer-focused operational business with multiple real estate locations.
Bonus: Familiarity with Stripe or large volume credit card processing is a plus
MBA/MAc and CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus

Structure & Benefits:

This role is based in Charlotte, NC
Competitive compensation (with opportunity for equity)
Bonuses tied directly to the successful launch of new sites
A position on the Skiptown Leadership Team
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Unlimited PTO
DoorDash DashPass
BYOD (Bring your own dog)

About Skiptown:

Skiptown is on a mission to make the lives of pets and their people easier, and even more fun, through a tech-enabled, premium pet services ecosystem, and state-of-the-art facilities. Our 24,000 sq ft flagship location in South End offers dog daycare, boarding, grooming and a social bar - and will soon expand to include retail, veterinary, training and transportation services. Skiptown is well-funded and preparing to launch 50+ locations across the country in the next 5 years.