Job Title: Head of Finance at Magic


Location: Remote. Bay Area preferred, open to North America or Asia time zones. You must have at least a 4-hour time zone overlap with PST (GMT -7) or the PHT (GMT +8).

Comp range: $151K - $174K


  • Employee equity: 0.19%
  • 100% remote capability
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Health, Life
  • Employee-paid optional coverage: dental, vision, disability, dependents, accident, additional emergency coverage, and legal

Our mission:

We strive to provide excellent virtual assistance to as many people as possible. Our goal is to make people's lives better by enabling them to offload tasks to high-quality personal assistants, so they can spend more time doing what matters most to them whether that’s spending more time with friends and family or building their career.

Why this role exists:

This role reports to the CEO. We're looking for a Head of Finance who will not only track finances but will also contribute financial advice through their expertise to help make key decisions with leadership. Responsible for the efforts, results, and success of an organization's finance department.

What’s in it for me?:

The possibility of a personal assistant for everyone is massive. At this point, Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft are working on this. We are currently the #1 startup in this field---because we’ve put the time in and figured out the hard things, this is a chance to take the 5 years of work we’ve put in, and the product we’ve built, to the larger market.

Required Experience:

  • Masters in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in financial management required; experience in an accomplished financial firm and experience in a startup preferred
  • Experience as part of a leadership team or executive staff
  • Experience with top accounting firms preferred
  • Experience working with VCs; experience with Silicon-Valley based VCs preferred
  • Experience raising late-stage capital

Objective Outcomes:

  • Defines and implements KPIs and strategic objectives for the division and the entire organization; facilitates measurement of those KPIs and objectives; works cross-departmentally with teams to bring finance tools and expertise to execute on achieving those KPIs and objectives
  • Works with the leadership team and CEO to define, measure, and validate the business model using their expertise
  • Prepare official reports on a weekly, monthly, annual and as-needed basis for the board, current, and potential investors and leadership team
  • Analyze the financial climate and market trends to assist senior executives in creating strategic plans for the future

Core Competencies + Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Management experience; experience building out a team
  • Thorough understanding of business principles and practices
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Planning skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Thorough understanding of data privacy standards
  • Bonus: experience in creating and maintaining financial data pipelines, especially has experience with SQL queries

Personal Attributes:

  • Adaptable
  • Motivated
  • Collaborative

Magic is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.