Your browser cookies must be enabled in order to apply for this job. Please contact if you need further instruction on how to do that.

Director of Finance

Operations | Hybrid | Full Time | From $120,000.00 to $180,000.00 per year

Job Description

Directdefense is seeking a dynamic and experienced Director of Finance to lead our financial operations and strategic planning, ensuring alignment with company objectives and driving sustainable growth in a dynamic cybersecurity industry."The Director of Finance plays a key role in developing, monitoring, and evaluating overall corporate strategy with the COO and executive team, with emphasis on bottom line performance, working capital, and enhancing shareholder value. The Director of Finance provides financial insights to help make better decisions regarding strategy development and execution.

The Director of Finance must interact effectively with all parts of the company and be viewed as a trusted business advisor by all employees, not just the President and COO. Critical outcomes include supporting the executive team with key financial information and operational analytics, and driving a culture of accountability in managing the business, adding value to operating businesses and voicing well-substantiated dissenting opinions, as appropriate. The responsibilities include planning, operations, financial reporting, risk management and treasury.



  • Assist in formulating the company's strategic direction and supporting tactical initiatives
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
  • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction


  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
  • Manage the accounting, payroll, tax, and treasury functions
  • Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
  • Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
  • Implement operational best practices

Financial Reporting

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information
  • Report financial results to the board of advisors, and any future board of directors, as appropriate

Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Report risk issues to the board of advisors (and any future board of directors)
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations


  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing, as required
  • Maintain banking relationships

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 15 years progressive experience in accounting or finance positions
  • Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems
  • Proven effectiveness leading professionals in finance and accounting
  • Technologically savvy, with an ability to point to examples of new processes and systems that increased efficiency in a fast-moving environment
  • Flexible and a self-starter; able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented
  • Unquestionable integrity and credibility


  • CPA or CMA preferred

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or Finance, required
  • MBA, preferred

How to Apply: Please submit your resume outlining your qualifications for the position by clicking the "Apply for this Job" at the bottom of the job description.

Benefits include:

  • 401(k)
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flex PTO program
  • Paid certification and continuing education

Work schedule: Monday through Friday

Work hours: 40 hours a week

A little about DirectDefense

Since coming together in 2011 to form DirectDefense, our team has been committed to offering Cybersecurity defense strategies that are unmatched in the industry. Whether we are performing assessments of networks, platforms, and applications or applying managed services to improve your organization’s security posture, we are focused on providing world-class services that don’t just work–they work for you.


We establish partnerships with our clients based on trust and results. We leverage our deep industry knowledge and expertise to identify and remediate blind spots in your security program, provide meaningful visibility of your entire enterprise, and align your organization with security best practices and compliance standards.


We aim to secure organizations across all industries against advanced threats and attacks in today’s world. Acting in partnership with organizations, we will provide unmatched information security services designed to improve your overall security posture, close gaps, and track vulnerabilities on an ongoing basis through continued education and support.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

Recruiting ends for this role on June 15th