Finance Manager


We're combining the best of documents with the best of the web.

At Qwilr we are reimagining the way businesses communicate with their clients.

We help anyone create beautiful, intuitive sales and marketing documents as web pages that look impressive and integrate seamlessly with their business (like this one!).

Our mission is to build the most effective way for customer-facing teams to communicate on the web - simply, creatively and efficiently. We make design and technology easy and enjoyable to use, so our customers can always represent their best professional self. 

Finance Manager

As Qwilr's first finance hire, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our founders, investors and key stakeholders. This role is based in Sydney & you will report into one of our founders.

We are open to working with the right candidate on a part-time or a full time basis (with a minimum of 3 days per week).

We are very much a startup, so your role will be both operational, as well as strategic, having the ability to make and support decisions that impact the business. This entails:

  • Working with our COO on the budgeting and re-forecasting for the business, including revenue, expense, cash, and forex requirements
  • Creating financial modelling frameworks for various business models, revenue attribution and cost attribution that will help guide the business
  • Own full responsibility of annual Australian Tax filing, BAS and IAS, as well as book keeping and payment of monthly invoices
  • Owning monthly payroll for employees and overseas contractors, including calculation of sales commissions
  • Owning the finance strategy, including the forecasting of cash / currency requirements and short term cash strategies
  • Taking ownership of all financial reports, monthly financial updates and analysis provided to founders, and investors, as well as helping the founders prepare quarterly board reports
  • Running and presenting regular management reports with operational information and commentary to assist business decisions
  • Researching and preparing the business for relevant grants
  • Getting involved with ad-hoc business projects and initiatives (we are a startup after all!)
  • About you:

    Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Ideally between 4 - 8 years of relevant experience, including at least a year in a commercial environment
  • CA/CPA (or equivalent) qualified (we will consider candidates currently pursuing this)
  • Experience with building and presenting management reports, budgeting, forecasting, financial modelling and analysis
  • Advanced skills in using Microsoft Excel
  • Experience using Xero
  • Bonus points for experience working in SaaS &/or with US entities
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Self motivated with a desire to learn
  • Highly organised with the ability to work under pressure and within set deadlines

  • Note: This role is open to candidates based in Sydney only, and is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

    Who is Qwilr?

    We have thousands of customers, from over 50 countries, millions of dollars in revenue, and an NPS consistently over 50 - and we're ready to take the next step.

    We're a team of 35 wonderful humans, headquartered in Sydney - with remote teams in California & Europe. We have fantastic company retreats each year.

    We're also very well funded by world class venture capital.


  • Meaningful equity
  • 4 weeks paid leave per year
  • Generous parental leave
  • Amazing company-wide retreats every year
  • Budget for work setup, further education, conferences and books
  • Remote friendly, parent friendly & support for flexible working arrangements
  • Pet-friendly Offices
  • Plus we do the small stuff well too: Free Yoga & Swimming near our Sydney HQ, team dinners out when we're together, team events, and lots more

    But, the real benefit is that at Qwilr you'll get to do challenging, rewarding work with smart and dedicated teammates.

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