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Head of Finance

New York, NY

Captions is the AI-powered creative studio. Millions of creators around the world have used Captions to make their video content stand out from the pack and we're on a mission to empower the next billion. 

Based in NYC, we are a team of ambitious, experienced, and devoted engineers, designers, and marketers. You'll be joining an early team where you'll have an outsized impact on both the product and company's culture.

We’re very fortunate to have some the best investors and entrepreneurs backing us, including Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Uncommon Projects, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger, Antoine Martin, Julie Zhuo, Ben Rubin, Jaren Glover, SVAngel, 20VC, Ludlow Ventures, Chapter One, Lenny Rachitsky, and more.

Please note that all of our roles will require you to be in-person at our NYC HQ (located in Soho)


  • Strategic Financial Leadership: Work closely with the founders and relevant management to shape financial and strategic initiatives aligning with the company's vision and objectives.
  • Financial Planning & Analysis: Oversee FP&A, ensuring accurate forecasting, budgeting, and strategic financial planning.
  • Subscription Business Expertise: Delve deep into subscription metrics, optimizing recurring revenue streams, churn rates, and customer lifetime value.
  • Operational Efficiency: Partner with business operations to refine processes, cost structures, and scalability metrics.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential financial risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure the company is compliant with all financial regulations and standards.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or related field. An MBA or relevant master’s degree is preferred.
  • Experience: 7+ years of experience in finance, with a notable tenure in consulting and/or investment banking at a top-tier firm.
  • High level of integrity, discretion, and professionalism.
  • Adaptive and agile in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Startup Exposure: Proven track record in a high-growth startup environment, with a keen understanding of the challenges and dynamics of scaling businesses.
  • Subscription Business Acumen: Deep knowledge of subscription-based business models and key performance metrics.
  • Analytical Prowess: Exceptional analytical and modeling skills, with a proficiency in financial software and tools.
  • Communication: Outstanding communication skills, with an ability to present complex financial data to stakeholders at all levels.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Anything you need to do your best work 
  • We’ve done team off-sites to places like Paris, London, Park City, Los Angeles, and Nashville with more planned in the future.

Captions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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