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Senior Finance Manager


New York, NY
Minneapolis, MN

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Company: Solsten uses AI to help brands understand the psychological traits, motivations, and wants of their users to create human-centric experiences.

  • They are primarily in the gaming industry right now (helping gaming studios understand their users) but plan to expand into other verticals and use cases in the future.
  • Something to think about in terms of marketing--- is "gaming" an appealing keyword to utilize or should we market it more broadly? I could see there potentially being an advantage with the gaming keyword with male candidates and potentially the opposite with women... Supporting the gaming industry can have a negative connotation depending on the audience, but once you dig deeper into Solsten you realize its broader use cases.

Role: Senior Finance Manager

  • Work directly with founders/leadership team to develop financial plans and processes
  • Support investor relations with financial insights and metrics
  • Analyze financial performance and prepare monthly financial reporting
  • Contribute to the overall business strategy and direction of the company
  • Make recommendations on allocations of resources or business cases

Why we like this

  • Company - Solsten doubled in revenue last year and is set for strong growth in 2023. Raised $26M in 2022 so they have plenty of runway for upcoming years. Are at 58 employees currently and plan to be around 100 by the end of the year.
  • Company - Are primarily in the gaming space currently, but their technology is applicable to other verticals and use cases as well. Large opportunity to scale.
  • Role - Opportunity to join as first Finance hire and build out the department. Virtually unlimited runway for growth within the company.
  • Role - Work directly with leadership team to determine overall business strategy
  • Role - Generous benefits and a flexible work environment. Stock options. 100% of medical/dental/vision premiums are paid for employees and dependents. $2000 year health and wellness stipend. Unlimited PTO w/ minimum of 25 days that must be taken per year.


  • Exponent estimates market compensation to be between $110-175k with opportunity for bonus and equity depending on experience and location.
* Comp figures, if included above, are estimates made by the KBS team using internal assumptions and conversations with the employer. Figures are dependent upon experience and subject to change.
Job Description

As our Head of Finance, you are the go to person with respect to financial planning, accounting, as well as overall business metrics at Solsten. By working closely with the founding team of Solsten, you will steer and empower strategic decision making across the company backed by financial insights.

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At Solsten we believe the path to a better future lies in unlocking the true potential of humankind. We do this through harmonizing human behavior data with a neuroassessment-based foundation, leveraging a multitude of scientifically valid data perspectives that allow us to understand human beings more deeply and sustainably than ever before: ushering in a new era of personalized experiences, starting in the rapidly growing gaming industry, optimized for human potential and health.