Beijing, CN
To support our growth in China, we are looking for a Finance Director to join the finance team. The Finance Director will be based in our office located in Beijing, China. The role will be responsible for all finance and accounting related functions in China and will provide leadership and guidance to the China-based finance team. The hands-on role offers both variety and responsibility along with the opportunity to make a strong contribution. This position will report to our CAO/VP of Finance located in the US HQ office.


Oversee all aspects of the financial and accounting operations for the China business.
Oversee the monthly and quarterly close process and prepare accurate and timely submission of financial reports and attachments to US HQ office in compliance with US GAAP.
Ensure that the Beijing office complies with all Zuora policies and operating standards/procedures.
Ensure that the Beijing office complies with all government regulations and requirements, including compliance with FCPA.
Supervise the finance staff of 2.
Assist the Managing Director in the management /administration of the Beijing office, including a) providing effective support and guidance to the management team and other staff on business related matters: (b) Review financial results, highlight variances, and provide analyses.
Ensure that systems are in place for the control of all assets, funds, equipment, property, and facilities.
Prepare and distribute management reporting – financial performance, spend tracking, market trends and ad hoc business insights.
Partner across both business and functional teams and lead efforts around process improvement and operational efficiency.
Close coordination with the HR team on operational and project-based items.
Maintain lines of communication with US HQ finance team.
Build and develop a high performing Finance team to support growth in the China region.
Responsible for OPEX and Balance Sheet review & comments.
Prepare/review monthly reconciliations Review, implement and maintain an effective and robust internal controls system in compliance to SOX requirements, and ensure adherence to approval processes
Manage internal and external audit requirements, as well as ensure compliance to tax laws in respective tax jurisdictions within China.
Manage local statutory reporting, and tax reporting, including VAT, corporate tax, withholding tax and business tax filing.
Ad hoc financial projects.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; MBA or professional accounting certification such as Certified Public Accountant is a plus, but not required.
At least 10 years working experience in a multi-national entity (US organization preferable) with solid financial background and great understanding of China markets and business environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, and good interpersonal skills .
Agile, results oriented, customer focusedActs with integrity and fairness and high standards of accountability
Fluent in English and Chinese (written and spoken).
Strong accounting knowledge.
Ability to plan and organize a substantial workload that includes complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
Leadership skills, including the ability to supervise and motivate qualified professional staff
Analytical, decision making and strategic planning skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities.
Strong experience/knowledge of the Chinese business environment, including a solid understanding of Chinese government regulation, requirements, and taxation rules.
Competent level skills in core IT applications, particularly MS Office, Excel and Netsuite。
Drives efficiencies and operational improvements.

Heidi Burns

Community Manager

Heidi joined WIN in February 2016 as Head of Community. Prior to WIN, Heidi founded Project Happy Hearts and has held positions at DocuSign, Eventbrite and H.Bloom. She studied business at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and has her Masters in Social Entrepreneurship from University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. As a Southern California native she enjoys spending her spare time at the beach and rooting for the Lakers.

Patrick Blute

Community Manager

Patrick Blute is from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Before studying Sustainable Development at Columbia University, Patrick was a travel show host touring in over 54 countries. He has worked with companies such as Switch Communications, BackOffice Associates, National Geographic, and as a theatre producer in New York. He is an active alumni of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and passionate about content creation, event management, and public speaking. Patrick is extremely excited to work in the intersection of technology and culture.

Jonathan Pines


jp Before joining WIN, Jonathan co-founded GiftRocket (Y Combinator W11) and was a Software Engineer at Facebook. He is also an active angel investor. Jonathan studied math at Stanford and CS at Harvard. He enjoys thinking about interesting ideas and helping founders make them happen.

Kevin Webb


kw Having grown up and been educated in Silicon Valley, Kevin has had little choice but to become completely dependent on the Internet. He studied Human Biology at Stanford, and has worked at companies such as Dash Navigation (acquired by RIM) and FunnyOrDie, as well as the Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Kevin’s background lies primarily in writing, web design, and social marketing, and when he’s not working on WIN, he’s generally spending time with friends or writing field shows for the Stanford Band.

Jeremy Schneider


jJeremy Schneider joined WIN as a Senior Associate in January, 2011. Prior to WIN, Jeremy was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he focused on technology companies and worked in the Private Equity Group. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, where he majored in History. He has a Master’s degree in Economic and Social History from The University of Oxford, where he was a Clarendon Scholar. Jeremy grew up in the Bay Area and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurs and to immerse himself in the world of start-ups.

Michael Neril

Co-Founder and Affiliate

Michael has worked with technology startups for 15 years as an advisor, investor, co-founder or operator.   Michael is a co-foundmner of Webb Investment Network (“WIN”), which he launched in 2010. As Managing Director, Michael led all investment activities for the firm, focused largely on enterprise cloud applications, marketplaces, and mobile marketing platforms, investing in over 50 companies across these sectors. Prior to WIN, Michael worked at LiveOps, a cloud-based contact center and labor marketplace, where he ran business development for its next-generation virtual work marketplace.  While there, he also incubated and ran the fastest growing product line within the Company. Michael joined LiveOps after it acquired the second of two technology startups which he co-founded called Ooreka, a virtual work marketplace.  Michael started his career as an investment banker in ING Barings’ Technology Group where he primarily advised venture-backed startups on M&A and corporate finance activities. Michael is also a mentor at several startup accelerators. Michael earned a BA in International Relations from Tufts University.  

Maynard Webb


mw Maynard Webb is a 30-year veteran of the technology industry. An active leader in the technology and business community, Maynard serves as a board member, investor, philanthropist and mentor to young entrepreneurs. As the founder of the Webb Investment Network (WIN), a seed investment firm dedicated to nurturing entrepreneurs, Maynard brings his experience developing and leading high-growth companies. WIN provides its portfolio companies with mentorship and on-demand access to an affiliate network of over 80 industry experts.

Irene Webb


“iw” Irene has been involved in the tech world since 1982. After graduating Rutgers with a degree in statistics, and forecasting sales for Breck and Pine Sol products at American Cyanamid, she went on to earn her MBA from East Carolina University. Eager to begin her tech career outside of her home state of New Jersey, she took a programming job (and later finance roles) with IBM in Boca Raton, Florida where she first met Maynard. Irene later worked at Thomas Conrad and then Quantum Corp before taking leave to focus on her family. She came out of retirement in 2010 to manage WIN's finances. When not managing WIN's budget, Irene enjoys traveling and playing golf.

Katie So’Oto

Executive Assistant

“ks” Katie comes to WIN with years of administrative experience from her prior roles at Tellme, (a Microsoft subsidiary), Russell Reynolds Associates and most recently Sofinnova Ventures. She brings a wonderful, positive attitude and service oriented approach to her role. Katie is a bay area native and lives in Redwood City with her husband and four boys.

Dena Porter

Business Operations Manager

WINteamHeadshotsDPDena brings more than a decade of ‘behind-the-scenes’ productivity and organizational knowledge to the fast-flowing stream of information and infrastructure at WIN. She has held positions in Silicon Valley start-ups fusionOne and Baynote and has teamed with Maynard for years at eBay, LiveOps and now WIN. Dena is fascinated by all things technology keeping her in tune with WIN’s existing and prospective portfolio companies.