Director Of IR & Corporate Development

Telenav, Inc. Santa Clara , CA 95051

Posted 2 months ago

Do you dream of what cars of the future will look like when you combine them with connectivity, a smartphone, and cloud services? Can you imagine uniting those dreams with a company that has the skills and relationships to make that a reality? If so, Telenav wants you!

At Telenav, we believe the car is at the beginning of a massive innovation wave that mirrors what happened on the smartphone several years ago. Building on our long history of mobile and in-car navigation software and services, we are on a mission to make people's lives less stressful, more productive and more fun when they're on the go.

We're looking for a highly motivated Director of IR & Corporate Development to join our growing Finance team.


  • Build the Company's internal investor relations function including strategy development and creating and executing the IR operating plan and budget

  • Act as primary spokesperson for all communication with the investment community regarding the Company's business model, operating results, business strategies and special developments

  • Advise on and support all aspects of investor marketing

  • Manage all aspects of quarterly earningsincluding preparation of quarterly financial press releases, conference call scripts, Q&A documents, investor presentations and other associated materials; assist in drafting annual and quarterly SEC filings

  • Assist investors and analysts in modeling the company's historical financial statements

  • Compare internal forecasts with analyst modelstracking analyst estimate changes and ensuring accuracy

  • Review and summarize analyst reports, competitive financial analysis and aggregate information from various financial data sources

  • Manage the IR effort to identify, promote and encourage prospective institutional investors

  • Manage the Company's participation in investor and analyst events such as conferences, meetings, non-deal roadshows

  • Manage the planning of the Company's Analyst Day and Annual Shareholder Meeting

  • Compile disclosures and data for use by senior management in meetings and discussions with investors, analysts and shareholders

  • Provide senior management with feedback and recommendations related to discussions with the investment community, as well as commentary regarding events within the market and industry

  • Collaborate across departments to ensure a consistent corporate image is presented to analysts, institutional investors, individual shareholders, media and all external parties

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships at all levels of the organization and with the investing community

  • Work closely with senior staff on internal and external financial planning, forecasting and reporting

  • Support M&A activities across the finance function and be involved with capital raising efforts and evaluating acquisition opportunities

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in investor relations, finance, FP&A, as a sell side analyst or other Wall Street position. (management consulting, banking, investment management)

  • Technology experience is required; Software experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated understanding of Reg FD and other SEC disclosure rules and regulations

  • Understanding of GAAP accounting practices

  • Ability to develop financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow), quarterly forecasts and annual budgets

  • Understanding of valuation and modeling techniques used by investors and analysts

  • Advanced analytical skills with the ability to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • Advanced communications skills (written and oral) and relationship skills

  • Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software; familiarity with IR focused software/tools preferred

  • Ability to represent the company at investor meetings/conferences as required

  • Keen intellect, unquestioned ethics, a sense of urgency and the ability to simultaneously execute on both tactical and strategic projects with the ability to operate in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Communication or relevant fields that demonstrate quantitative competence; Master's degree preferred

  • Some travel required

About Telenav

Telenav is a leading provider of connected car and location-based platform services, focused on transforming life on the go for people before, during, and after every drive. Leveraging our location platform, global brands such as GM, Toyota and AT&T deliver custom connected car and mobile experiences. Additionally, advertisers such as Nissan, Denny's, Walmart, and Best Buy reach millions of users with our highly-targeted advertising platform. To learn more about how Telenav's location platform powers personalized navigation, mapping, big data intelligence, social driving, and location-based ads, visit

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Director Of IR & Corporate Development

Telenav, Inc.