Twilio
developer-apis enterprise-software telephony
San Francisco, CA

VP Finance Product & Engineering

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The Who, What, Where and Why

 

Twilio is seeking a VP of Finance, Product & Engineering, to be a key member of the finance leadership team in helping develop product & engineering strategy in partnership with the Twilio Chief Engineer and Chief Product Officer, in defining the targets and underlying metrics to drive product line profitability and in driving cost competitiveness in the business.

 

Reporting to the CFO, this position will lead our product and engineering finance teams across business unit P&L’s and platform organizations, overseeing short and long range financial planning, target setting, while partnering with our product and go-to-market teams on pricing and packaging initiatives.  This role will have significant interaction with the CFO and product and engineering leadership teams, plus meaningful exposure to other C-Level executives.

 

Who?

 

Twilio is looking for a leader with a demonstrated track record in building and developing superior finance teams with best practices in a high-growth environment.  We seek someone who is a sought-after manager, known for mentoring and professional development of their teams. The successful candidate will likely have at least 10 years of experience inside an operating technology company with significant exposure to product profitability, pricing models, and matrix or business line reporting. Additionally, this leader will be comfortable establishing cross-functional working groups, navigating operational complexity across multiple business units, and synthesizing financial and operational mechanics into relevant and actionable recommendations to C-Level executives.  Finally, the right candidate will be humble, flexible and willing to tackle the necessary hurdles to drive positive collaboration for meaningful business outcomes.

 

What?

 

As the VP Finance, Product & Engineering, you will be a thought-leader in shaping the financial framework for our product families in partnership with our R&D leadership teams.  You will interact extensively with Product Management and will translate product strategy into measurable financial reporting to improve our target setting for revenue, margin and operating investment levels.  Translating business knowledge into consumable, scalable, financial models will be a fundamental attribute of this role. Additionally, a key function of this role will be to ensure that the financial models reflect an aligned approach to product definitions, pricing strategies, margin goals and investment priorities across product, sales, and subject matter experts within COGS, pricing, and network operations.

 

Why?

 

The Finance team is central to Twilio’s decision making process. We guide company investment decisions to maintain Twilio as the platform to fuel the future of communications.  As we scale we need to expand and deepen our product profitability reporting capabilities and we need a leader who is passionate about working in a high growth, dynamic environment, require rapid decision-making ability, plus sustainable processes for longer-term growth.

 

Where?

 

This position will be located in our office at 375 Beale Street in San Francisco. You will enjoy our office perks: catered meals, snacks, game room, ergonomic desks, massages, Wednesday dinners, bi-weekly All Hands and more. What you will also get to experience is a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; seeks well-rounded talent to ensure a full perspective on our customers’ experience, understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture where everyone is able to do and be the best version of themselves.

 

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Twilio is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status and operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

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