BARRY JAHANSETAN | CFO PRINCIPAL & FOUNDER
Barry is a 20-year veteran of the Silicon Valley growth stage startup community and a SaaS financial management expert. He combines strong financial, operational, analytical, accounting, systems, and funding skills to deliver winning results for companies. Barry typically joins teams when the CEO feels a need to boost business performance and create actionable financial clarity.
Barry understands both the challenges and the culture of startups and knows how to win over the minds of the team when for instance he identifies a gap in management policy like not paying enough attention to CAC, churn, or segmentation.
Barry is known as an out-of-the-box thinker, “a CEO’s best friend”, and is often a catalyst that brings about change in a company’s strategy when the current one is not working.
IPO + EXIT TEAMS
Nearpod, Exit, 2016, ED Tech
Bina Technologies, Exit, 2015, Big Data
Netdocuments, Exit, 2014, Doc Management
Saba Software, IPO, 2000, HCM
Barry has been on several IPO and exit teams and led the implementation of several installations of Zuora and Netsuite, most recently at Redbooth, Inc., a project management platform.
THE MRR GROUP FINANCIAL TEAM
Jaimie Veas | Controller
Jaime is an experienced Controller with strong sales modeling, financial planning, analysis, systems, and month-end close skills. Jaime started his career as a financial analyst and , has worked for both large companies and technology startups.
Parisa Hamedanian | FP&A Manager
Parisa is an experienced Finance Manager with Strategic and Operational Planning experience with both start-ups and global organizations like Cisco and Visa. Parisa has a demonstrated track record of providing management teams comprehensive Financial Forecasting, Budgeting, and Analysis.
Diana Yesypenko | Controller
Diana is an experienced Controller with a wide set of skills across GAAP Accounting, Financial Controls, Management of Accounting Teams, Systems ranging from Netsuite to Quickbooks, and Financial Planning and Modeling. Diana started her career as an Auditor with KPMG.
MRR GROUP PRINCIPLES
Principal No. 1
What works for one SaaS company may not work for another. The sales plan model, KPI’s, and Sales Ops financial processes need to be tailored to the Co.’s specific business model dynamics.
Principal No. 2
Results are delivered within the budgets and timelines we have agreed upon.
Principal No. 3
Reliable data is backed by best practices processes and controls. Systems implementations must be executed correctly in order to be reliable and produce positive ROI.
Principal No. 4
Step back and ask, "Does this make sense? Having that relationship and dialogue with the CEO is important to us.
Ready to upgrade your financial plan?
Is your financial plan sophisticated enough to manage the risks inherent in a dynamic business?
Have you been able to easily achieve your target valuation or secure a bank loan? Is your management team getting the SaaS metrics they need to make the best business decisions? Are you getting a high ROI on your sales and marketing spend?
If your answer to any of these questions is “no”, you have probably outgrown your in-house accountant or other outsourced accounting and CFO service. We offer a 1:1 feasibility study to quickly discover the fastest ways to solve these challenges.