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Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

| El Segundo
At Chef’d we believe great food creates memories, enhances moments, and nurtures the soul. Our mission is to enrich lives through culinary adventure with our hand-cultivated, meticulously curated, delicious experiences. Chef’d is the only subscription-free meal marketplace allowing you to discover new foods the way you want—no strings attached. We have over 1500 recipes from some of the best names in food—celebrity chefs, major brands, and culinary influencers.
We're a team filled with chef's, culinary writers, data scientists, marketing/sales experts, production associates and more - all committed to playing our hearts out. We follow through with our goals, move fast, and take risks. The industry is growing and we're at the forefront of innovation and personalization.
Chef'd, a venture-backed, series-B company, is beginning to experience high growth as we scale our operations to new markets and distribution channels. There are plenty of areas where we can innovate and optimize.
This individual will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer and the leadership team in developing (i) company budget, (ii) financial and operational reports, (iii) analysis for supporting cross-functional business teams, and (iv) debt and equity capital markets models. This position will help drive the success of the business by providing information, analysis and recommendations on financial and operational matters to assist in decision-making. Additionally, this individual is expected to provide Excel modeling execution in support of capital markets projects. The role will initially be that of an individual contributor, as he or she gains an understanding of Chef’d and the industry in which the company competes. The role will eventually be expected to manage one or more junior personnel in delivering FP&A and corporate finance analysis and recommendations.


  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting.
  • Build financial and operating planning models.
  • Analyze financial results and product line / channel profitability, distill / synthesize key trends, assess current and future business risks and communicate key messages to senior management.
  • Develop and use financial and business metrics to evaluate business performance and evaluate potential alternatives.
  • Work on the quarterly forecasts and annual budget processes.
  • Perform industry research, market analysis and comparable companies analysis.


  • Must have at least a bachelor’s degree between five and ten years of experience, preferably in (or working for) the consumer packaged goods, consumer staples or food distribution industry.
  • Must demonstrate career progression in investment banking, management consulting and / or corporate finance, corporate development or strategy groups within operating companies.
  • Must be completely proficient in the MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and corporate finance principles
  • Must currently be able to or demonstrate an aptitude for quickly being able to: Develop three-statement financial models; run sensitivity analyses using advanced Excel functions; understand equity and debt capital markets in terms of both macro, “big picture” concepts as well as relevant financial analysis used to communicate with external parties.
  • MBA, CFA and CPA designations preferred.
  • Experience with CRM systems, preferably NetSuite.
  • Ability to manage very large data sets with multiple sources of data.
  • Great communication skills and ability to present data and analysis to senior management.
  • Synthesize complex data into concise messages and presentations.
  • Structured problem solver who can take a project from problem statement to C-level deliverable.
  • Able to listen and interpret requirements of internal customers and guide them to optimal outcomes.
  • Able to working under pressure with tight deadlines and without support infrastructures commonly found in large, mature companies.
  • Ability to work in fast paced, dynamic environment with confidence, as this position offers lots of direct exposure to senior leadership at the company.

Founded in 2014, Chef'd is Headquartered in El Segundo, CA with production facilities in El Segundo, CA, Brooklyn, NY, and Pico Rivera, CA. Chef'd offers competitive compensation packages including full medical, dental, and vision benefits, flexible PTO, pet insurance, and discounts on meal kits!

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Just south of LAX, conveniently located near two train stops and only 2 miles from the beach!