FP&A Manager


Brooklyn NY


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Job ID: EB-1609850983
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Our client is a fast-growing fintech leader seeking a Manager of FP&A. This is a critical role with visibility across the organization. As the first FP&A lead, this individual will establish and build the function. Therefore, looking for someone that can effectively flip the switch between strategic and tactical as needed to support the ongoing growth of the company. The company is scaling quickly both organically and through strategic acquisition and this position will play a key role in the company’s continued success.

The Company is seeking an FP&A lead that can work effectively in a vast, information rich environment. A key area where this role will have a meaningful impact is with the volumes of transactional data available. Beyond the corporate finance work, the Manager FP&A will be a liaison with the Software Development team analyzing and deriving actionable insights from this merchant and partner data.
This is a great opportunity for an FP&A leader to join an established company, with a proven CFO and leadership team, that is private equity backed and hitting on all cylinders in a fast-moving sector.


• Report to the CFO and serve as a key resource to senior leaders across the organization
• Collaborate cross functionally and build the strategic long-term plans and value propositions for the business.
• Work in partnership with the CFO building out the company’s operating model and manage overall budgeting, forecasting, and reporting, as well as board presentation and analysis.
• Experience managing a company’s cash flow reporting forecasting.
• Manipulating, extracting, cleansing, validating, testing and interpreting substantial amounts of data by leveraging databases and other applications.
• Develop ad-hoc analytical models to support forecasting, budgeting, and other financial and non-financial data when necessary.
• Organize projects, develop detailed tasks and timelines, and manage deliverables against schedules.
• Evaluate analysis of new project proposals, including financial modeling of resources, costs, projected revenues, and ROI.
• Participate in the cross-functional annual planning processes and the monthly close process.
• Assist in preparing materials for board meetings, investor calls, Townhall presentations, and other ad hoc reporting.
• Develop financial models and analyze them to support strategic initiatives.
• Analyze the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), especially relating to financial metrics
• Present the monthly and quarterly financial reports for various revenue streams and departments.
• Conduct comparable analysis as necessary in support of key business metrics and objectives.
• Develop, track and report meaningful financial metrics to support data driven business decisions.
• Maintain financial models and reports relating to sales (direct and channel) productivity, revenue, and operational activities.
• Monitor KPIs and identify the cause of any unexpected variances.


• BA/BS degree in Finance, Economics, or similar quantitative discipline
• 3+ years’ experience in FP&A roles partnering with business leaders in a finance support role
• Ideally, experience in a fintech or related financial payments business
• Significant attention to detail with an ability to develop a story using strong verbal and written skills for both executives and direct stakeholders
• Demonstrated excellence in business analytics and tools.
• Advanced Excel skills, data warehouse and experience navigating and enhancing financial planning systems.
• Strong work ethic, self-motivated, high sense of urgency, and he ability to deliver impactful results within tight timelines
• Basic SQL experience

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