Senior Director of Strategic Finance & FP&a
Posted on 2/7/2024
Pontera

201-500 employees

Fintech
B2B

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$158.7M

Founded

2012

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

29%

1 year growth

45%

2 year growth

153%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Finance & Banking
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • Proven experience (8+ years) in strategic finance, FP&A, investment banking, or management consulting, with at least 3 years in a leadership role; prior startup experience strongly preferred
  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting techniques, and quantitative analysis
  • Experience in fast-paced, high-growth environments, preferably within the technology or startup sector
  • Exceptional analytical skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate financial information to diverse audiences
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think creatively, anticipate future challenges, and drive innovative solutions
  • Proficiency in financial systems and tools (e.g., ERP systems, Excel, BI platforms)
  • Leadership qualities including integrity, resilience, adaptability, and a collaborative approach to decision-making
Responsibilities
  • Evolve all aspects of strategic planning and forecasting to support operational efficiency and resource allocation in line with the Company’s long term strategic goals, including annual budgeting, rolling reforecasting, and long-range planning
  • Drive continued enhancement of all analytical processes, measurements, and models required to support deep ongoing tracking of KPIs across key facets of the business, and support ROI-based decision-making across the organization
  • Work cross-functionally with leaders across the organization to provide analytical support and financial rigor around key business decisions
  • Drive continued improvement in margins and profitability by working across the organization to understand, quantify, and execute on initiatives to improve operating leverage & efficiency
  • Assist in the preparation of key internal and external stakeholder financial communication, including preparation of Board of Directors and investor presentations