Careers at Burkland

Business Operations Manager, CFO Practice

About Us

Burkland’s core purpose is to Accelerate Dreams. So often, turning dreams into reality helps change the world. We thrive at the forefront of this transformation. Startups desire our professionals — they are the best in the business. Startups seek our content — we are an industry thought leader. Startups trust our expertise, so founders can focus on their companies, products, and value-add. As a part of our demonstrated value, our clients raised over $3B just last year.

At Burkland, we lead with our Core Purpose. We do this for both our clients and our employees. We believe that leaning on our Core Values (Fresh Perspectives, Exponential Value, Empathy, Trusted Partner) will lead to happy clients and happy employees.

We are a remote-first company with over 180 incredible team members, more than 800 clients, and a commitment to Accelerating Dreams.

The Role

As the CFO Practice Business Operations Manager, you’ll be instrumental in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our CFO division. You’ll collaborate closely with team leads and act as a representative for the Managing Director, CFO Practice across various projects and initiatives. This multifaceted role entails a wide range of duties, including providing guidance, managing administrative tasks, driving strategic initiatives, coordinating team efforts, and fostering transparent communication throughout the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the CFO organization and other Service Delivery Leads to ensure timely execution of projects and initiatives.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives, applying project management best practices to monitor progress, mitigate risks, and enhance operational efficiency for increased productivity and cost-effectiveness while maintaining high standards.
  • Champion a culture of high performance and continuous improvement, emphasizing a high service quality commitment.
    Serve as the main point of contact between the Managing Director, department heads, and stakeholders to promote synergy and problem-solving.
  • Foster open communication, leveraging collective expertise to align with company objectives and lead cross-functional teams for collaborative and successful project execution.
  • Ensure effective team communication, maintaining clarity, responsiveness, and mutual understanding.
  • Generate and disseminate operational reports and executive summaries to keep the Managing Director and stakeholders informed, condensing data into actionable insights, and providing feedback and observations on operational matters.
  • Maintain a clear reporting framework to communicate progress, hurdles, and successes consistently.
  • Participate in strategic planning sessions, providing a practical viewpoint on operational viability and obstacles.

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in accounting, finance, project management, business operations, or a closely related area.
  • Proven track record of managing cross-functional teams and projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Familiarity with project management software and tools.
  • Deep commitment to organizational excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical thinker with a strategic approach to problem-solving.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

What We Offer

  • Flexible work schedule to promote a healthy work-life balance.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance to support you when you need it the most.
  • Flexible PTO – Take time off from work when you need it.
  • 401k with a company match to ensure you are ready for retirement.
  • A generous home office expense reimbursement so you have the office you need to be productive.
  • Forget the commute! We’re a remote-first workplace, so you can work from your home office or from the beach if you’d like!
  • We offer a collaborative, communicative culture driven by our Core Purpose + Values. We work with incredibly smart people who love to learn and share what they know. If this sounds like a team you’d like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.

Burkland Associates is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Burkland Associates is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or another legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request accommodation, please visit our careers page

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The base pay range target for the role described in this job description is $180,000 OTE. Final offer amounts depend on multiple factors such as candidate experience and expertise, geographic location, total compensation, and market data. In addition, full-time regular positions are eligible for 401(k), health benefits, and other benefits; some of these benefits may be available for part-time employees.