Finance Manager

| Santa Monica

We are looking for a strategic Finance Manager that is passionate about developing a deep understanding of the business and using data to inform key business initiatives and decisions. Drive key strategic analysis around key business initiatives and help inform decision-making through data and modeling

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the key drivers of the business (e.g. growth, repayment, conversion, unit economics/lifetime value of customer), identify the different levers and trade-offs, and work with cross-functional and leadership teams to align on strategy and define the metrics that drive the business
  • Perform detailed financial analysis to model out new investments and strategic initiatives (e.g. ROI, market comparables, market sizing, etc.), identifying the potential risks & opportunities across different scenarios
  • Report on monthly financial performance and analyze variances to plan/forecast, articulating the impact to the business from both the vertical (revenue/profit) as well as horizontal (unit economics/LTV) perspective
  • Lead annual operational planning and reforecasts, including budgeting for headcount, OPEX, and capital allocation
  • Identify opportunities to improve operating spend and allocate capital efficiently - will have the opportunity to work on currency hedging initiatives and capital market raises
  • Build and scale repeatable business processes to enable better and faster insights - including custom analytics tools, dashboards, and financial reports
  • Invest in the team - bring your own personality, quirks and let’s have fun while leveling each other, and the business, up

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Finance, Economics, Mathematics or other quantitative focus
  • 5-8 years of relevant finance experience in an analytical environment - such as investment banking, private equity, management consulting and/or strategic finance at either a high-growth tech startup or an established technology company
  • Expertise in quantitative analysis and building complex financial models, with the ability to distill insights through data and use those insights to drive strategic planning and initiatives
  • Deeply analytical problem-solver
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence in a unstructured, cross-functional environment

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Comfortable with analytics/programming languages, e.g. SQL, Python, R
  • Experience using Data Visualization tools, preferably Looker
  • International, fintech, and/or consumer lending experience
  • Passion for social enterprise and finds meaning in working to make the world a better place
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Location

429 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
429 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

What are Tala Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Professional development opportunities – from conferences and online classes to weekly lunch & learns. Company-sponsored health and wellness activities, including local sports leagues and at-work massages! Gender-neutral paid parental leave for 12 weeks.

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