VP of Finance.


- the low-down -

The Guild is a new hospitality concept that empowers travelers to experience their destination as a local, while enjoying the soft sheets and fancy amenities they've come to expect from a boutique hotel. Think of us as one-part eclectic home, one-part boutique hotel, and one-part local friend who takes you to the secret spots and hidden gems.

 Since our March 2016 launch, we've been off to a blistering start. We’re adding new cities and locations all the time, and our team is doubling in size every 3-6 months.

- your role -

You will be a vital member of our executive team. The successful candidate will be a strategic individual with 5 -10 years of managerial accounting and financial management experience, including experience in a rapidly growing start-up environment.


  • Directing all aspects of accounting operations, overseeing all transactions related to general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting.

  • Analyzing company's financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets. Issue regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management.

  • Providing strategic guidance around capital financing options to support company growth needs. Developing and coordinating all relationships with lending/financial institutions.

  • Developing and maintaining all necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and financial reporting. Ensuring that records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Assisting senior management in financial planning and results management. Work with other team members to understand revenue and cost drivers and define appropriate reports for tracking.

  • Coordinating, preparing and reviewing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.

  • Coordinating and/or preparing tax schedules, returns and information.

  • Managing cash flow.

  • Interacting with venture capital partners, lenders, and board of directors.


  • 5 -10 plus years of managerial accounting and financial management experience.

  • Recent experience scaling a finance operation from inception to triple digit millions in annual revenues.

  • Experience in managing cash flows in a complex businesses with multiple departmental P&Ls, geographies, and significant seasonality

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. CPA and/or CMA preferred but not required.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines.

  • Ability to work without direct supervision, and efficiently manage tasks and time.


  • Startup experience in a venture-backed company, ideally at one where you managed multiple P&L’s

  • Your GIF and meme game is strong to very strong


  • Generous insurance coverage (health, dental, vision)

  • Meaningful equity upside.

  • Latest and greatest hardware required to perform your role

  • Gratuitous helpings of breakfast tacos and viral videos at the Thursday morning all-hands meeting

- your team -

We're a group of people who take our work seriously, but never ourselves. We celebrate weirdness, work our asses off, and enjoy the journey. We all wear multiple hats and are working on at least 5 projects at a time. Life is never boring here. We're risk takers. We care about each other and lend helping hands all day, every day. We say no to politics and drama!


If you're interested, please email Chris Herndon at cherndon@theguild.co