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Director, Strategic Finance



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Dandy is transforming the massive ($200B) but antiquated dental industry. Backed by some of the world's leading venture capital investors, we are on an ambitious mission to integrate and simplify every function of the dental practice through technology. By building the operating system for every dental office in America, Dandy is empowering dentists with technology, innovation, and world-class support to achieve more for their practice, their people, and their patients.

About the Role

Dandy is seeking a Senior Manager, Strategic Finance to partner with the Head of Finance in shaping and executing our strategic priorities. This pivotal role involves leveraging financial insights to recommend and drive strategic initiatives, ultimately contributing to the company's growth trajectory.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate closely with the Head of Finance and other members of our executive team to identify and prioritize strategic initiatives aligned with company objectives

  • Dive deep into areas of our business and figure out where we can set aggressive targets, and then work with cross-functional teams to develop and execute initiatives around those recommendations

  • Facilitate collaboration across departments including operations, engineering, and product to drive strategic projects and external engagements. Be an advocate and stakeholder for the Finance team in those rooms.

  • Identify operational inefficiencies and devise scalable solutions to enhance business performance and market positioning

  • Utilize advanced data analysis to inform strategic decision-making and drive business growth.

What We're Looking For

  • 8+ years of experience in finance, private equity or related fields, preferably in high-growth startups

  • Proven ability to creatively solve complex problems in the face of ambiguity. Comfortable with being in the weeds and diving deep into the business, and also operating strategically.

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for innovation and a track record of delivering impactful projects

  • Strong financial modeling capabilities

  • Comfort navigating ambiguity and making data-driven decisions to achieve business objectives

  • Desire for a broad scope of responsibilities, spanning various aspects of the business including operations, finance, and marketing

  • Demonstrated bias for action and a relentless pursuit of results. Not afraid to have backbone or suggest new ideas to more senior leaders.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and prioritize effectively to meet deadlines

Bonus Points For

  • Experience in strategic roles within high-growth startup environments

  • Demonstrated rapid assimilation of information and ability to execute at pace

  • Strong analytical capabilities and background in financial analysis


We offer a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits including healthcare, dental, parental planning, mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

Dandy is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture that celebrates authenticity to win as one. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, citizenship or immigration status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Dandy also fully complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We are dedicated to embracing challenges and creating an accessible, inclusive workplace for all individuals. If you require any accommodations for your interview or have any questions beforehand, rest assured that we will move at Dandy speed and do everything in our power to meet your needs.