Managing Director of Finance and Operations

| Cleveland, OH
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Why Search Discovery?

We have an award winning culture of extraordinary people. Our purpose is to enable people to thrive so that businesses can thrive. We believe that the work you do should matter - it should be meaningful to you professionally and personally, and it should have a positive impact on both you and our clients. If you love data and want to be part of a value driven, diverse, collaborative, and fun team, Search Discovery is for you!

Role Overview

The Managing Director of Finance and Operations will have responsibility for overseeing and directing the organization's financial planning, systems, and business operations to support the execution of our strategy. This role will oversee the finance, information technology, and systems and administration team at Search Discovery and collaborate/support other group companies as needed. 

What you need to have 

  • 10-12+ years of related experience leading financial and business operations in a services and/or SaaS business.
  • Strategy, planning, and management experience with the ability to contribute to executive planning and decision making, manage a team and effectively work across a broad array of stakeholders.
  • Proven ability in creating, implementing, and evolving a system of key metrics and financial measurements use to measure operating and financial performance and help drive executive decision making.
  • Experience in selecting, designing, and implementing scalable systems and processes across a company
  • Excellent communication skills and executive presence / poise.
  • Commitment to embodying our Core Values of Pioneering, Humility, Craftsmanship, Judgment, Resilience, Accountability, Vision, and Wellness.

What you’ll be doing

Strategy and Planning

  • Partner with the Executive leadership team to drive strategic finance and operations decisions.
  • Support the development and implementation of our overall financial and operations strategy to support our long term vision.
  • Partner with and collaborate with other group leaders to ensure alignment with finance, IT, and legal best practices and guidance for the entire group.


  • Perform analysis of company performance, versus plan and forecast, and communicate findings to leadership team
  • Coordinate and lead the company monthly forecasting activities and annual budgeting process
  • Provide analysis, and support for pricing new business opportunities and contract renewals
  • Provide investment analysis and decision support for all short-term and long-term investments
  • Support strategic initiatives, such as M&A activity,  integration, development of a long range strategic plan
  • Support the Finance team and other group companies as required

Business Operations

  • Provide strategic guidance and day to day management over critical business operations including Information technology, business systems, reporting, and legal.
  • Engage with procurement, legal, and other support teams from group operations teams to support growth and needs of the business.

What you need to achieve 

  • Establish a deep understanding of company and group best practices and establish a plan for the ongoing development and maturation of our financial, IT, systems, and legal processes. 
  • Develop and mature  critical metrics and analysis to measure performance of key business processes and show positive impact and improvements to financial and operational metrics.
  • Identify, plan, and execute initiatives across the team to ensure our business processes and systems are scaling to meet the needs of the business.

Location: Atlanta, GA office or Cleveland, OH office

What we offer you:

We provide an industry-leading total rewards package for our people that includes the basics (competitive merit-based compensation, comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance, matching 401k) as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, generous time-off and holiday schedule, parental leave, flexibility for personal obligations, significant investments in growth and development, multiple paths to choose from in your career journey, and more!

More importantly, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding experience with a diverse team of people that are highly collaborative, aligned, and that truly care about one another.

If all this resonates with you and you want to add to our team and culture, apply today!

About Momentum

Momentum is a global innovation leader building a respected collection of independent technology and solutions providers that power digital commerce through amazing people, data and insights, and perpetual innovation. It invests in scaling and incubating modern, values-driven, people-first companies that partner with Fortune 500 brands throughout the entire customer lifecycle. Managing over $2 billion in global media spend annually, Momentum’s portfolio includes: PMG, Koddi, Momentum Commerce, Shipyard, and Search Discovery. For more information:

More Information on Search Discovery
Search Discovery operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. Search Discovery was founded in 2004. It has 195 total employees. To see all 51 open jobs at Search Discovery, click here.
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