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VP Finance

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Date: Sep 5, 2022

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.



The VP of Finance leads the company’s global Business Finance organization, reports directly to the CFO and will be a key contributor to the future growth and success of the company. The VP of Finance is a core member of the Company’s finance leadership team with responsibility for leading the company’s long range, annual and quarterly planning processes as well as analyzing company-wide performance to help guide optimal business decisions and resource allocation. The ideal candidate will be a proven team builder and leader who is adept at solving complex business problems, is comfortable with ambiguity and has a bias for action as well as experience in rapidly growing, complex global companies.



  • 15+ years of experience in Finance or an analytically intensive role including serving as the corporate-level head of FP&A at a publicly traded company
  • Strong communication skills to present fact-based analysis, reasoned insights, and actionable recommendations
  • Demonstrated success in building and leading high-performance teams
  • Experience in scaling and optimizing financial processes, controls, and financial systems
  • Exposure to international operations, various business models and global complexity, ideally including experience entering new markets
  • Background in identifying, assessing, and modeling complex contract structures, joint ventures, and acquisitions
  • Experience operating in high-growth, entrepreneurial environments preferably related to technology, media/entertainment, or advertising
  • Self-motivated person who is adept at structuring ways to breakdown complex business and financial problems into digestible components and work well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • A data-driven decision-maker and comfortable with uncertainty
  • Ability to operate successfully and drive forward in a rapidly evolving environment with limited precedence or strict guidance
  • Not averse to rolling up your sleeves and becoming involved in the details of the business when needed
  • Accustomed to working in an open, results-oriented culture
  • Strong collaboration and influencing qualities
  • Ability to quickly gain the respect of various stakeholders including the Board, Executive Leadership Team, Colleagues, Customers, Team Members, and External Stakeholders
  • The ability to understand how one’s actions affect the world around them
  • Complete integrity and high ethical standards demonstrated by the individual’s approach to business, adherence to corporate and regulatory governance and impeccable reputation for honesty
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required




  • Lead the company’s core financial processes including long-range and annual operating plans, periodic forecast updates and ongoing financial and key operating metric performance reporting for quarterly Executive Leadership Team Business Reviews, the Audit Committee and Board Meetings
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key business and functional leaders across the Company to ensure awareness of key business activities and performance trends as well as emerging opportunities and risks
  • Partner with Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, and Investor Relations to develop quarterly close and earning deliverables: Financial, KPI performance overview, updated forecast and related external guidance models and analyst estimate consensus tracking
  • Build-out a high performing team with a focus on attracting, developing, and retaining top finance talent that can scale with company growth
  • Ensure practical communication of complex financial concepts to various stakeholders across the Company to improve financial literacy and business decision making processes
  • Responsible for enhancing and scaling the systems, processes, and internal controls to ensure financial discipline and the integrity of data
  • Provide modeling and analytical support for ad-hoc strategic projects






Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland