Job Opportunity: Finance Support Specialist

Are you looking to leverage your background in finance to make a meaningful impact at a fast-growing organization? Are you looking to gain invaluable knowledge through participation in conversations directly with company leadership? We are hiring a self-confident recent college graduate or rising star that is eager to learn and take ownership of different aspects of our company’s finances and operations.

As the Finance Support Specialist you will work alongside the Controller of the company, handling routine tasks daily along with tackling new challenges that come your way on a weekly basis. The work will include projects with initial guidance that you are expected to use your intuition and background to complete.

Why Cygnal?

Cygnal is a culture-oriented, team-built, fail-fast-and-learn, servant-leader, innovative organization. We are passionate about helping our clients get more accurate research that is also affordable. Other polling firms & survey research firms are doing the same thing they’ve always done, while Cygnal is creating new methodologies, new technologies, and new ways to improve decision making. This has also created numerous opportunities for us in the corporate space, which we service under our The Decision Co. brand.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Invoicing Clients & Accounts Receivable follow-up (contact clients that are past due date)
  • Processing Accounts Payable invoices and managing vendor relationships
  • Expense Management & Controls to include processing expense reports, collecting receipts, posting/reconciling charges in accounting software and holding team members accountable
  • Management of the Company Wiki (internal training and learning hub)
  • Administrative support and projects handed down by CEO, President, Chief of Staff & Controller (or other members of the leadership team)
  • Monthly financial reporting to CEO & President with highlights & analysis
  • Cross-train on all responsibilities of Controller so you can fill in when he is on vacation

Required Skills:

  • Self-motivated & driven individual
  • Knowledge of financial statements
  • Experience creating forecasts & working with budgets
  • Good computer skills and ability to work with spreadsheets
  • Ability to learn and adapt rapidly, taking feedback in stride
  • Mental toughness to balance competing project demands on short timelines
  • Thorough attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility to work weekends and/or unconventional hours as needed

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related field
  • Balance of accuracy and efficiency
  • Performance-driven and knowledge-hungry with a teachable mindset and willingness to accept and apply feedback


  • 1-2 years experience in financial role
  • Competent in XERO, GSuite & Microsoft products, and efficient in email
  • Resides in or is willing to relocate to the Nashville, TN area.
  • Prior experience using presentation software (Powerpoint, Google Slides) to creatively communicate insights from data and help President & Controller with proposals for the leadership team and/or clients


  • Competitive base salary
  • Participation in the monthly company share bonus multiplier on company revenue
  • Company contribution toward health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Company-paid laptop
  • Company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance and term life insurance
  • 401k plan with company match

To be considered for this position, please complete the 5-7 minute Culture Index assessment and upload your resume into that platform.Culture Index Assessment: